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  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [18]

    Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It is a group photograph of 22 men and women. Some of these young people are Asians while others are Caucasians. This was taken outside a building with brick walls. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 4) [91]

    Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 4) collection. It shows a Caucasian lady standing next to a Chinese gentleman seated at a table. She is pointing at an entry on a page of an open volume on the table. A Chinese lady is seated next to the...
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 4) [92]

    Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 4) collection. It shows a Caucasian lady and a Chinese gentleman looking at a book resting on both hands of the lady. A Chinese lady is standing next to the Caucasian lady. They are in front of a row of bookshelves....
  • Gazing at parked planes

    Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    Photograph shows a man standing against a low parapet wall and looking into the distance, where an Air BP plane is parked. In front of him is the airport apron where planes are parked. Towards his left, can be seen another man also gazing at the planes parked at the...
  • Open burning of stumps and branches in forested area

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Foo, Chin Hwa
    Photograph depicts a forested area with smoke rising from a small fire burning on the forest ground. A group of men are seen clearing the land and carrying away plant materials. One of the men which stands out from among the group, is in a safari suit and hat. He...
  • Man posed seated on low wall in front of a parked plane

    Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    Photograph shows a man seated on a low wall that cordons off the apron area of the old Paya Lebar Airport . There are two other man standing a short distance away from where he is seated. Just behind him is a parked plane. The airport apron is the area...
  • Group of men posing at Paya Lebar Airport

    Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    Photograph shows a group of men posing for their photograph to be taken in front a building at the old Paya Lebar Airport.
  • Men walking on narrow stone path along a stretch of water

    Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    This is a white and black photograph which depicts a group of men in white shirts and dark coloured shorts, walking in single file along a narrow stone path. The path is beside a stretch of water and in the distance are some boats. Trees are seen growing along the...
  • 2 men digging grave with shovel watched by a group of onlookers.

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    Photograph shows a group of people, comprising men, women and children standing around and looking at two men below them, digging what looks like a grave. A man is seen carrying a shovel and above them is the covering of a tent. Title devised by library staff.
  • European man sitting in a trishaw in 1919 : single

    Arts · Transportation · Personalities · Heritage and Culture
    This 1919 photograph is mounted on a board, with the handwritten words "MISS STEPHENS. SINGAPORE 1919. J.B. 2nd MATE" on the front. This photograph shows Captain J.B. Brown sitting on a trishaw and posing for a photograph. He is dressed in a white suit with a bowtie and is holding...
  • Workers weighing bananas : group photograph

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph depicting a scene on a boat where several busy men are weighing bananas which are located beside a few woven baskets. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album....
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  • Europeans posing with a trishaw in the 1910s : group photograph

    Arts · Transportation · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph, taken between 1910 and 1919, shows a European man sitting in a trishaw, and two European women standing on either side of the trishaw. They are all posing for a photograph. Date of creation estimated.
  • Chinese ship handlers : two people

    Organisations · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph depicting a scene on a cargo ship where two Chinese men, possibly ship handlers, discussing about the time taken to load goods onto the ship. A ship chandler is a retail dealer who deals with special supplies or equipment for ships. Part of a compiled...
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  • Quartermaster at the wheel : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Transportation · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph illustrating a quartermaster manning the steering wheel in a ship. Quartermasters are usually assigned to bridge watches and their main task is to steer the ship and carry out orders given by the Captain or watch-keeping officers. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs...
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