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  • Street food vendors around North Bridge Road and Hill Street vicinity, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows two street food stalls in front of a shophouse "Teo Soon Seng Pork Seller". Strips of meat hung on hooks and pieces of meat on the chopping board can be seen at the meat shop. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Woman food-street vendor in front of shophouses, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a woman street-food vendor cycling past a row of shophouses. There are vehicles parked in front of the shophouses that housed businesses such as "Fook Hin Engineering Co" and "K. V. V. Kutty & Co. Electro-plating works". Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street vendors along a street, circa 1966-1980 [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows some street vendors along a street selling a variety of stuff from drinks and eggs to cooked food. There are a number of customers in the area. An Indian shopowner is sitting by the sidewalk beside his shop in the background. Further up the street to the...
  • Tuas area, near Tanjong Gul Camp, circa 1966-1980 [6]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a street scene in Tuas area, near Tanjong Gul Camp. Three-storey and single-storey kampong-styled buildings with zinc roof and street stalls in front of the buildings are seen by the side of the road. An ice-cream street vendor is seen on the right. Title devised by Library...
  • Food stalls at Havelock Road, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a few food stalls next to a field. Residential buildings are visible in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Scene at Boat Quay, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Economy
    This photograph shows a row of shophouses along the bank of the Singapore River with some bumboats docked by the quay. Cars are seen parked along the front of the shophouses and children crowded around a street vendor. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tuas area, near Tanjong Gul Camp, circa 1966-1980 [7]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a street scene in Tuas area, near Tanjong Gul Camp. The owner of the street food stall in front of the kampong-styled building with zinc roof is making preparation at his stall. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shophouses at Prinsep Street, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a view of the shophouses and motor vehicles lining the side of the street. A street-food vendor is visible in front one of the shophouses. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street-food vendor along Middle Road, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a street-food vendor pushing his pushcart passing by a car plate maker shop, with the shop next to it displaying unit number 224 at the shop's entrance. A big pot and a stool can be seen on his pushcart. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street vendors along a street, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows some street vendors along a street selling a variety of stuff from fruits, drinks and eggs to cooked food. There are a number of customers in the area. A block of residential building is visible in the background. The photograph was taken in the vicinity of Blair...
  • Street-food vendor, circa 1966-1980

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a street-food vendor preparing food at her stall. An elderly man is seen walking pass the stall and on the right, a woman is seen bending over to pick up a bag of fruits. The photograph was taken in the vicinity of Blair Road, Everton Road, and...
  • Ice cream street vendor, circa 1966-1980

    Economy · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows an ice-cream street vendor having his meal at his cart, which has been parked by the side of a sloping road near a rubbish bin. A pathway up the slope can be seen on the right. Location unknown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street vendors along a street, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows some street vendors along a street selling a variety of stuff from drinks and eggs to cooked food. There are a number of customers in the area. With her pushcart parked in front of the shophouse, a woman food vendor is seen packing food onto a piece...
  • Chinatown street vendors, 1960s [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a street scene in Chinatown area. Shophouses lined both side of the street. Clothes hanging on bamboo poles can be seen on the upper level of the shophouses. On the left, two street vendors, probably selling second-hand goods, spread out their items on the ground for sale....
  • Street-food vendor at Koek Road, 1960s

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a street-food vendor at Koek Road. The stall owner is busy preparing food. A little girl with a plate in her hand on the right is probably waiting for her food. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Food vendor at Siong Leng Musical Association's 70th anniversary banquet [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Xinjiapo xiang ling yin yue she
    This photograph shows a makeshift stall resembling roadside stalls in the earlier days of Singapore offering longevity noodles at Siong Leng Musical Association's 70th anniversary banquet. A man, who is acting as a food vendor, is getting ready bowls of noodles at the stall. The banquet which took place in...
  • Food vendor at Siong Leng Musical Association's 70th anniversary banquet [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Xinjiapo xiang ling yin yue she
    This photograph shows an Indian man carrying a basket on his head during Siong Leng Musical Association's 70th anniversary banquet. Posing as the "kachang puteh" man, his duty was to give out cones of nuts and titbits during the banquet. The banquet which took place in 2011, was held at...
  • Food vendor at Siong Leng Musical Association's 70th anniversary banquet [3]

    Heritage and Culture · Xinjiapo xiang ling yin yue she
    This photograph shows an Indian man giving out ice cream snacks to guests during Siong Leng Musical Association's 70th anniversary banquet. The banquet which took place in 2011, was held at Chong Wen Ge, next to Thian Hock Keng Temple. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Orchard Road car park food centre, 1977

    Streets and Places · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1977 photograph shows a food centre at an open-air carpark next to Specialist's Shopping Centre in Orchard Road, popularly known as Glutton's Square. The picture depicts the rows of makeshift food stalls selling a variety of Chinese, Indian and Malay food. People in the carpark are either queuing for...
  • Fried oyster omelette stall, 1970

    Streets and Places · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “S’pore, 24 Sept 70: fried oysters omlet.” This 1970 photograph shows a roadside fried oyster omelette stall in Chinatown. Spring onions, eggs, condiments and chopsticks are some of the ingredients and items at the stall. The food vendor is seen standing behind the counter, frying oyster...
  • Chinese food stall at car park food centre, 1971

    Streets and Places · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “Singapur/car park. 14 Août 71.” This 1971 photograph shows a Chinese food stall at a car park food centre which sells a variety of food items. A man can be seen choosing his food and a woman waiting for her food. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street hawker at Chinatown, 1977

    Streets and Places · Economy · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1977 photograph shows a street hawker in Chinatown. The hawker is seen cooking a dish at his food stall, while a person looks on. There are also several other people queuing in front of the stall. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Mutton soup stall

    Streets and Places · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “New Bridge Rd.? Singapore Muton Sop Hokkien. 5 Dec 70.” This 1970 photograph shows a roadside mutton soup stall. An unlit kerosene lamp and a hand-drawn signage in Chinese hangs from the stall. The food vendor is standing behind the counter, with his ladle in the...
  • Food centre on Chin Hin Street, 1970 [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Transportation · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “Food center on Chin Hin Street. Singapore/05.12.70. New Bridge Road & Hongkong Street”. This 1970 photograph shows part of New Bridge Road and the open-air roadside food ’hawker’ centre on the now-expunged Chin Hin Street. The makeshift food stalls with their canvas canopies, tables and chairs,...