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  • Indian stall selling spices at Lim Tua Tow Road market, 1962 [1]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows an Indian spice seller at his stall in a market at Lim Tua Tow Road. The spice seller is using a stone grinder to grind the spice into a paste. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shoppers at Lim Tua Tow Road market, 1960s

    Economy · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows shoppers at a shop in Lim Tua Tow Road market. The Indian shopkeeper, wearing singlet and sarong, is standing behind a basket of betel leaves, with several shoppers nearby. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Indian stall selling spices at Lim Tua Tow Road market, 1962 [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows an Indian spice seller at his stall in a market at Lim Tua Tow Road. He is grinding the spice into a paste using a stone grinder. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [34]

    Arts · Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows a gentleman giving a speech on a stage at the National Library at Stamford Road. Mr. Yusof Ishak (right), Head of State, is one of the three gentlemen seated at the back of the stage....
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [2]

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. It shows an Indian lady talking to a group of Indian children in a room. They are all seated, the lady facing the children who are in turn facing the photographer. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 2) [10]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 2) collection. It shows a three library users in the Tamil section in the library. A man is browsing a book at the bookshelves while two others are at the reading tables in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 4) [25]

    Personalities · Arts · Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 4) collection. It was taken during the opening ceremony of Queenstown Branch Library on 30 April 1970. The ceremony started at 8.15pm. This shows five men in Indian costume dancing on the stage. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 5) [52]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 5) collection. It shows an Indian lady seated facing children, all Indians, seated in rows of chairs in a library. This is likely a storytelling session in Tamil. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 5) [11]

    Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 5) collection. It shows a gentleman seated at a table and looking at a piece of rug which has been folded into half. An Indian lady is standing at the same table, looking at the same piece of rug. Title devised...
  • Indian couple, 1971

    Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows an Indian couple posing for a photo on their wedding day at a temple along South Bridge Road while others look on. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Indian man balancing a basket on his head : front view

    Arts · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Percy Hill Collection
    Pictured here standing on a five-foot way along a long corridor is a barefoot Indian peddler clothed in a traditional white dhoti with a long-sleeve jacket, balancing a big round basket on his head. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Selvi, a shop in Little India : interior

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph shows a shop selling traditional Indian jewellery. A sign advertising henna artwork can be seen as well. Title devised by Library staff.
  • British Indian soldiers : general view

    Politics and Government · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a team of turbaned Indian soldiers pulling a gun carriage through Chinatown. A row of shophouses can be seen in the background. Shophouse signboards (seen in the picture, from left to right) advertise a dentist, a Chinese medicine...
  • Two Indian workers by fruit stall, 1863 : two people

    Economy · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1863 photograph depicting two Indian men, in front of a fruit stall. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from donor. Title devised by Library staff.
  • An Indian man in front of an oil palm : front view

    Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Percy Hill Collection
    This photo negative shows a bare-bodied Indian man wearing a head cloth and a dhoti standing in front of an oil palm. He is holding a changkol in his right hand. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Man in traditional Indian attire : full-length portrait

    Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph shows a barefoot man in traditional Indian attire posing in a field. He is holding a small pot which is placed on a log of wood. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
    Reproduction Available
  • An Indian man and boy : two people

    Personalities · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Percy Hill Collection
    This photonegative shows a bare-bodied Indian man clad in a white sarong carrying baskets on his head and a changkol on his left shoulder. Beside him is a bare-bodied boy also clad in an ankle length sarong which is rolled at the waist. Title devised by Library staff. Date of...
  • Standing Indian Sepoy, 1863 : full-length portrait

    Arts · Politics and Government · Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1863 photograph portrays an Indian soldier, known as Sepoy, standing upright for a studio shoot. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from donor.
  • Indian fishermen, 1950s : general view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph showing several Indian fishermen dragging some fishing nets, on a beach. Coconut trees can be seen in the background. Digitised from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Indian characters in Singapore". Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY...
    Reproduction Available
  • Photograph of an Indian couple : full-length portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is an old photograph found in a house at McNair Road (Family portraits of Mr P.R.S Pandian of house No. 103). It is likely taken in early 20th century. The picture is a posed photograph is of an Indian male and Indian female. The Indian female is seated and...
    Reproduction Available
  • Seated Indian man with umbrella, 1863 : half-length portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1863 photograph shows an Indian man, dressed in a traditional ethnic costume, seated for a studio shoot. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from donor.
  • Man wearing a turban : full-length portrait

    Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph shows a jaga (watchman) posing outside a building. The barefoot man is dressed in traditional Indian attire, wearing a turban on his head and a cloth wrapped around his waist. He appears to be holding a bird in his left hand. Date of creation estimated. Title devised...
    Reproduction Available
  • Indian woman carrying food on her head, 1950s : half-length

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of an Indian woman carrying several branches of leaves on her head with a wicker basket on her right arm. Digitised from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Indian characters in Singapore". Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS...
    Reproduction Available
  • Turbaned Indian man in a Kurta, 1863 : full-length portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1863 studio photograph shows an Indian man dressed in a Kurta, which is a traditional ethnic costume. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from donor.