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  • Sausage stall in a wet market

    Economy · Geography and Travels
    This photograph shows a Chinese woman in Samfu buying pork sausages form a stall in a wet market. The sausages are hung onto poles above the counter. Meat carcasses are also hung from rails onto the poles. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • A Chinese cobbler on a five-foot way

    Economy
    This photograph shows an elderly Chinese cobbler on a five-foot way mending shoes. He is sitting on a stool and his equipment and supplies as well as shoes are seen around him. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Open-air Chinese wet market [2]

    Economy
    Chinese Market
  • Pork stall in a wet market

    Economy · Geography and Travels
    This photograph shows an close-up view of a pork meat stall in a wet market. The meat is hung from rails onto poles placed above the counter. Next to it a stall selling duck meat which is also displayed in the same fashion. The back of a Chinese woman in...
  • Open-air Chinese wet market [1]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    Chinese Market
  • Chinese roadside stalls selling market produce

    Economy
    This photograph shows a street view of Chinese roadside stalls selling market produce. Situated under a huge tree, the goods are displayed on wooden crates and benches. A woman street peddler is also seen walking by the stalls. A young girl wearing clogs is standing in front of the stalls....
  • Two Chinese men at a cafe among coconut trees

    Economy · Nature and Environment
    Chinese at Café
  • A Chinese herbal tea stall

    Economy
    Chinese Market
  • Woman selling vegetables, 1960s

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a Chinese woman vegetable seller holding a bunch of tied-up vegetables. Standing in front of her, is another Chinese woman. Both women are wearing samfoos. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cleaning ducks at a poultry stall in a wet market, 1960s

    Economy · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows two Chinese men and a Chinese woman at a poultry stall, cleaning freshly slaughtered, de-feathered ducks, in basins full of water. Cages of live ducks are partially visible on the left. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Elderly Chinese woman spinning thread on a wheel, 1960s

    Geography and Travels · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows an elderly Chinese woman wearing a samfoo. She is sitting on a low stool, spinning thread on a wheel by hand. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Two boys at a street market, 1960s [2]

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows three boys hanging out on or near a pushcart at a street market. Shophouses can be seen in the background, while a coconut drink stall is partially visible on the right in the foreground. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Rickshaw puller, 1960s

    Transportation · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a Chinese rickshaw puller with his passengers - a woman and a girl. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Young Chinese boys at a market stall, 1960s

    Geography and Travels · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows two young Chinese boys at the foreground and another boy at the back standing at a stall in a market. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Selling live chicks at a poultry stall in a wet market, 1960s

    Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows live chicks at a poultry stall at a market. A Chinese woman is seen selecting the chicks from the large rattan basket and placing them in a small crate in front of a man who is watching her. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Two boys at a street market, 1960s [1]

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows three boys hanging out on or near a pushcart at a street market. Shophouses can be seen in the background, while a coconut drink stall is partially visible on the right in the foreground. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese rojak hawker, 1961

    Transportation · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a Chinese rojak seller pushing his three-wheeled cart along a road. Besides the rojak ingredients, the push cart also has a clock. Across the road can be seen a billboard promoting the movie "Breakfast at Tiffany's". Title devised by Library staff.
  • Isolation wagon, Changchun, 1921

    Events · Politics and Government
    This photograph shows a group of Russian and Chinese men. They are standing outside a train wagon that was used for isolating plague suspects in Changchun, China, in 1921. Three of the men are wearing helmets. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dr. Wu Lien-teh working with Russians at Dalainor, 1921

    Personalities
    Dr. Wu Lien-teh, fourth from left, front. This photograph shows Dr. Wu, a Penang-born physician, with his team and Russians whom they worked with. There are six Chinese and four Russian men. This was taken outside a meeting room at Dalainor in 1921. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Russian and Chinese colleagues standing in front of a train

    Politics and Government · Economy
    This photograph shows four Russian and Chinese colleagues of Dr. Wu Lien-teh, a Penang-born physician, standing in front of a train. They are two Chinese and two Russians. Dr. Wu worked with them while he was fighting plagues in China. Title devised by Library staff.
  • A portrait of Dr. Wu Lien-teh's friend, Shanghai, 1936

    Personalities · Arts
    This is a photograph of a portrait of a friend of Dr. Wu Lien-teh. This Chinese gentleman is in a suit. This was taken in Shanghai in 1936. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Organisation of people in plague times, 1911

    Streets and Places · Events
    This photograph shows a group of people in Harbin during plague times. The men and women, adults and children, are dressed in thick clothing and most have headgears with flaps protecting the ears. This was taken in the outdoors in 1911. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Ng Lin Fatt and Dr. Wu Lien-teh

    Personalities
    This photograph shows Dr. Wu Lien-teh (right) and Mr. Ng Lin Fatt. A Penang-born physician, Dr. Wu is in a light-coloured suit with a tie while Mr. Ng is in a light-weight jacket over a collarless shirt. Both Chinese men are bespectacled. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Daven Chang-keng Wu with his family [1]

    Arts
    This is a group photograph of Mr Daven Chang-keng Wu and his family. Mr Wu is the eldest son of Dr Wu Lien-teh and Ruth Huang. Mr Wu and his two children are in Western-style clothing while his wife, Arlene Hsu Hsiu-Lin, is wearing a dark jacket over a cheongsam....