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  • A man casting a net in a river

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a wide view of an Asian man standing in a river casting a net, with the water coming up to above his ankle. Above the banks appears to be a flat dirt pavement. 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.
  • View of a building site in an airbase

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of a building site in an airbase. Heaps of felled trees lie on the grass field where a group of Asian men presumably workers are standing and clearing the site. Behind them are the single-storey barracks. Coconut palms are seen on the right edge...
  • Men at a cafe among coconut trees [1]

    Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows three men in front of a cafe situated among rows of coconut trees. Two are wearing shirts and long pants while another is in shirt and a knee-length shorts. In the foreground, there is a table with refreshments, while in the background, two cars are parked nearby....
  • Men at a cafe among coconut trees [2]

    Economy · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows two Chinese men standing in front of a cafe situated among rows of coconut trees. Across, there is a table with refreshments. Two cars are parked nearby. The sea is barely visible beyond the trees and car on the left. Title devised by Library staff. Date of...
  • A Chinese herbal tea stall, Kuala Lumpur

    Economy
    This photograph shows three big metal water dispensers on a stand in a Chinese market. The water dispensers probably contain Chinese herbal teas as there are drinking bowls next to them. A Chinese man smoking a cigarette is standing next to the dispensers. Title devised by Library staff. Date of...