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  • Orchard Road car park food centre, 1977

    Streets and Places · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1977 photograph shows a food centre at an open-air carpark next to Specialist's Shopping Centre in Orchard Road, popularly known as Glutton's Square. The picture depicts the rows of makeshift food stalls selling a variety of Chinese, Indian and Malay food. People in the carpark are either queuing for...
  • Fried oyster omelette stall, 1970

    Streets and Places · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “S’pore, 24 Sept 70: fried oysters omlet.” This 1970 photograph shows a roadside fried oyster omelette stall in Chinatown. Spring onions, eggs, condiments and chopsticks are some of the ingredients and items at the stall. The food vendor is seen standing behind the counter, frying oyster...
  • Chinese food stall at car park food centre, 1971

    Streets and Places · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “Singapur/car park. 14 Août 71.” This 1971 photograph shows a Chinese food stall at a car park food centre which sells a variety of food items. A man can be seen choosing his food and a woman waiting for her food. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Men eating Teochew porridge, 1977

    Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
  • Mutton soup stall

    Streets and Places · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “New Bridge Rd.? Singapore Muton Sop Hokkien. 5 Dec 70.” This 1970 photograph shows a roadside mutton soup stall. An unlit kerosene lamp and a hand-drawn signage in Chinese hangs from the stall. The food vendor is standing behind the counter, with his ladle in the...
  • Chai tao kway at Sago Lane, 1981

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1981 photograph shows chai tao kway (also known as “fried carrot cake”) being cooked at a food stall or coffee shop in Sago Lane. The picture shows a pair of "wok chan" (a small shovel-like ladle with a long wooden or metal handle) being used to stir fry the...
  • Family of six at car park food centre, 1971

    Streets and Places · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide reads: “Singapur / Car Park 14 Août 71.“ This 1971 photograph shows a family of six having a meal at a car park food centre. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Food centre on Chin Hin Street, 1970 [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “Food centre on Chin Hin Street. Singapore 05 Dec 70.” This 1970 photograph shows an open-air roadside food ’hawker’ centre on the now-expunged Chin Hin Street. The picture depicts the makeshift food stalls, and the people in the street either queuing for food or eating. The round...
  • Elderly man having a meal : action [3]

    Heritage and Culture · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    An elderly man is eating a simple meal of porridge with some dishes in this photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Elderly man having a meal : action [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    An elderly man is eating a simple meal of porridge with some dishes in this photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Elderly man having a meal : action [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    An elderly man is eating a simple meal of porridge with some dishes in this photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Mandarin oranges : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Kouo, Shang-Wei · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows small mandarin oranges with stems attached, laid out for display in trays. Other types of fruits such as apples are also seen in the photograph. The fruits are piled up in layers, on top of one another. Mandarin oranges are associated with good luck or good fortune,...
  • Geylang Lorong 1 food stall owners : two people [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1992 photograph shows the owners of a food stall selling "ngoh hiang" (five-spice meat roll), located in a coffeeshop at Geylang Lorong 1. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Geylang Lorong 1 food stall owners : two people [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1992 photograph shows the owners of a food stall selling "ngoh hiang" (five-spice meat roll), located in a coffeeshop at Geylang Lorong 1. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Café at an exhibition at Septfest, 1998

    Events · Substation (Organization)
    This photograph shows steps leading to a cafe at an exhibition that was held during Septfest 1998. On the left side of the photograph are art works that have been hung on the wall. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Wessex Estate, Colbar Cafe signage : close-up

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the white exterior wall and a sign for Colbar Cafe, with an advertisement for Mirinda drinks on the wall. The cafe's present address is 9A Whitchurch Road, Wessex Estate. Currently managed by Mr and Mrs Lim, the cafe was opened around 1948 by Mrs Lim's father....
  • Queuing up for bak kwa : night view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows people queuing up to buy barbequed meat slices at a well known shop called Lim Chee Guan which is located on New Bridge Road. This image was taken before the Chinese New Year in 2010. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bee Cheng Hiang signage : night view

    Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the neon signboard for a well known barbequed meat slices shop called Bee Cheng Hiang that is located along New Bridge Road. This image was taken before the Chinese New Year in 2010. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Man choosing some biscuits : night view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a man choosing a container of biscuits from the multitude of biscuit varieties that are displayed at a Chinatown stall. This image was taken before the Chinese New Year in 2010. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Wessex Estate Colbar Cafe : exterior [6]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the blue painted exterior and signage of the Colbar Cafe, with a view of the surrounding external greenery. Its present address is 9A Whitchurch Road, Wessex Estate. The cafe was opened around 1948. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Geylang Serai, market : interior [1]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the second storey of the market and food centre at Geylang Serai, which is the food centre section. It was reopened in 2009 after a 40-month upgrading process. Title devised by Library staff.
  • North Bridge Road, shop : general view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a sundry shop which is located at North Bridge Road. This type of shop usually sells a variety of items, such as daily essentials, toiletries, snacks and tobacco products. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street stall selling peanuts : close-up

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a stall owner in his street stall in Chinatown that sells packets of Farmer brand peanuts. This image was taken before the Chinese New Year in 2010. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Geylang Serai, market : interior [2]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the second storey of the market and food centre at Geylang Serai, which is the food centre section. It was reopened in 2009 after a 40-month upgrading process. Title devised by Library staff.