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  • Buddhist priest on visit aboard a ship at Mergui : front view

    Personalities · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1950s photograph of a Buddhist priest, dressed in a robe. The priest is on a ship, on his way for visitations, in Mergui, Burma. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album. Date...
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  • A smart stewardess : full-length portrait

    Geography and Travels · Transportation · Personalities · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph showing a Malayan Airways stewardess who is dressed in her sky-blue jacket and skirt with a soft white blouse. Malayan Airways was founded in 1937 and was renamed Malaysia Airways after independence in 1963. Digitized from an album page containing 9 photographs described collectively as...
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  • Malay men, 1950s : two people

    Personalities · Arts · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A [1950s] photograph of two Malay men, standing at the side of the road, wearing songkok and sarong (Cloth which is tightly tied around the waist). Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Date of creation estimated....
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  • Quartermasters : two people

    Personalities · Organisations · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph depicting two quartermasters, one aged and the other is young, posing for the photograph. 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 watchkeeping officers. Digitized from an album...
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  • A young Tamby : general view

    Geography and Travels · Economy · Arts · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph showing a young Tamby (also known as peon) holding a set of documents in the Malayan Airways office at the Ocean Building. In the background, there is the… Digitized from an album page containing 9 photographs described collectively as "Malayan Airways". Part of a compiled...
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  • Booth for Nanyang University, 1950s : group photograph

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1950s photograph has the stamped words "SINGAPORE INFORMATION SERVICES PHOTO. Please acknowledge source." on the back. It shows a group of people posing for a photograph under a "Nanyang University" signboard. They may be attending an exhibition or fair. Date of creation estimated.
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  • Buddhist priest and follower : two people

    Personalities · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1950s photograph of a Buddhist priest, dressed in a robe, with a Buddhist female follower seated next to him on a ship. Buddhist priests are highly respected in Burma due to the majority practising Buddhism as their religion. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY...
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  • Building fishing stakes : general view

    Personalities · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1950s photograph of the seaside where there are several fishermen constructing fish stakes out of wood. Fish stakes are poles that are placed in shallow water to outline fishing areas. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD....
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  • Malay fisherman, 1950s : headshot

    Personalities · Arts · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a Malay fisherman which could have been taken while he was doing his job. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Mrs Lee Kip Lin and friends : group photograph [2]

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a half-length portrait of Mrs Lee Kip Lin, and three of her friends, taken at the grounds of Changi Airport. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Chinese lady : profile

    Geography and Travels · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph shows a bespectacled Chinese lady, who is a friend of Mrs. Lee Kip Lin, at Changi Airport. She is wearing a dress and carries a shoulder bag. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Mrs Lee Kip Lin and friends : group photograph [3]

    Arts · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a full-length portrait of Mrs Lee Kip Lin, and four of her friends, taken at the grounds of Changi Airport. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Mrs Lee Kip Lin and friends : group photograph [1]

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph shows Mrs Lee Kip Lin, with two of her friends at Changi Airport. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Panglima Prang, ancestral portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1971 photograph features an ancestral portrait of a seated Chinese man wearing traditional clothing in an ornate photo frame. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • 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.
  • European man sitting in a trishaw in 1919 : single

    Arts · Transportation · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    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...
  • Chinese girl at the Singapore Botanic Gardens, circa 1950s : full-length portrait

    Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a small girl under a parasol in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. She is wearing her ethnic costume, a cheongsam, while walking in the gardens. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE."...
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  • Chinese lady eating at a street stall : half-length portrait

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a Chinese lady squatting at the side of the road, probably in Chinatown. She seems to be enjoying a meal at a street stall. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE."...
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  • Photograph of two ladies in kebaya : full-length portrait [3]

    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. McNair Road is named after Major J.F.A. McNair, who served as the first Colonial Engineer. McNair Road is near Serangoon...
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  • Bugis seaman : headshot

    Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1950s photograph of a Bugis seaman aboard his ship. He was most probably a marintime trader as the Bugis were quite well-known for being traders. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title devised by Library...
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  • Boy and calf : full-length portrait

    Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Nature and Environment · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1950s photograph of an Indian boy standing inside a cow pen next to his calf. It was taken from a dairy farm located in Cameron Highlands, located at the north-western tip of Pahang in Malaysia. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS....
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  • Photograph of two ladies in kebaya : full-length portrait [1]

    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. McNair Road is named after Major J.F.A. McNair, who served as the first Colonial Engineer. McNair Road is near Serangoon...
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  • Chinese lady, with boy and girl, 1919 : group photograph

    Personalities · Arts · Sports and Recreation · Heritage and Culture · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a G.R. Lambert & Co. photograph from 1919, of a Chinese woman seated, with her two children standing. They are wearing traditional clothing and are posing for the photograph in a garden. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • 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...
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