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  • A row of shops with a goldsmith, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Economy
    This photograph shows a view of a row of shops, with two of the units spotting a second floor. One of the shop on the left is "Eng Hin Goldsmith". Two display cabinets and a few chairs are placed near the entrance to the shop. Title devised by Library staff.
  • A row of shops with a goldsmith, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Economy
    This photograph shows a closer view of "Eng Hin Goldsmith" shop on the left. Two Malay women in traditional baju kurung and scarf can be seen patronising the goldsmith and being served by two staff from behind the display cabinet on the left. A man can also be seen sitting...
  • Night market at Orchard Road, 1960s

    Economy · Arts · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a pasar malam or night market at Orchard Road. In the foreground, a woman street vendor selling artificial flowers is holding a stalk of flowers in her hand. The stall further back is selling costume jewellery. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • K.M. Oli Mohamed, 1980s : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph shows the exterior of K.M. Oli Mohamed Ltd, which is one of the oldest jewellery shops in Singapore. Jeweller K.M. Oli Mohamed set foot in Singapore and founded his costume jewellery business after embarking on a journey from India in 1914. Donated by Sathakathuda Sahib S/O Peer Mohd,...
  • Jewels and crafts shop : exterior

    Economy · Arts · Heritage and Culture · Pang, Gerald
    Shown in this photograph is Gokulam, a shop at Little India Arcade. It sells traditional Indian jewellery, paintings, and handicrafts, such as statues and figurines . Title devised by Library staff.
  • Coloured bangles : close-up

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Pang, Gerald
    Shown in this photograph are colourful bangles on sale at the Little India Arcade. These bangles come in many colours and are usually sold in a set. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Price board : close-up

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Economy · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph is a close-up of a price board for colourful bangles, with slightly mangled grammar. It states that a set of bangles is selling at S$10, while two sets retail at S$15. Title devised by Library staff.
  • The jingle of bangles : general view

    Economy · Arts · Heritage and Culture · Pang, Gerald
    This is a picture of traditional Indian bangles found in the Little India Arcade. The bangles are colourful and come in various designs. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Classic Watches Trading : interior

    Arts · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Pang, Gerald
    This is a picture of a shop in the Little India Arcade, dealing with among others, watches and crystal costume jewellery. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Jewellery shop : interior

    Economy · Arts · Heritage and Culture · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph shows the interior of a goldsmith shop in Little India. Gold pieces are displayed in the locked glass cases. Gold jewellery is often worn or presented as gifts by Indian women on important occasions like weddings, birthdays etc. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese goldsmith shop : general view

    Arts · Economy · Pang, Gerald
    Shown in this photograph is Soon Huat Goldsmith, a Chinese goldsmith shop in Little India. An uncommon shop in the Little India area as this trade is mostly dominated by the Indians in the area. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Goldsmith shop : interior [2]

    Arts · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Pang, Gerald
    Shown in this photograph is one of the many goldsmith shops in Little India. Indian ladies are fond of purchasing gold items. Gold jewellery is also bought as presents for important occasions like weddings. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Gold coloured bangles : close-up

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph shows some coloured bangles on sale at Little India Arcade. They are sold in a pack of fifteen bangles. Each pack consists of gold and one other colour, such as blue, green and purple. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Jewels and crafts shop : close-up

    Economy · Arts · Heritage and Culture · Pang, Gerald
    Shown in this photograph is Gokulam, a shop at Little India Arcade. It sells traditional Indian jewellery and craft. Title devised by Library staff.