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  • British Indian soldiers : general view

    Politics and Government · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a team of turbaned Indian soldiers pulling a gun carriage through Chinatown. A row of shophouses can be seen in the background. Shophouse signboards (seen in the picture, from left to right) advertise a dentist, a Chinese medicine...
  • Sun Kee Heng Eating House : exterior

    Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows Sun Kee Eating House which is at the corner of a three-storey shophouse on Upper Hokkien Street in Chinatown. These shophouses with shuttered windows and covered ‘five foot’ walkways at street level were typical in the 1900s. The...