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  • 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....
  • Hock Lam Street, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Economy · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a street scene at Hock Lam Street. On both sides of the street are rows of shophouses with clothes on bamboo poles hanging out from the windows of the upper floors. Outside the shops are street hawkers selling food, fruits and other goods. A trishaw is seen...
  • Lido Theatre and Shaw House,1960s

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a view of the Lido Theatre and Shaw House located at the junction of Orchard Road and Scotts Road. The building was completed in 1958. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • North Boat Quay, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Economy · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a scene of North Boat Quay along Singapore River. There are clothes hanging on bamboo poles on the upper level of the shophouses, children playing near and in the river and street vendors in front of the shophouses, along the river bank. Date of creation estimated. Title...
  • Newton Circus, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Communications · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a view of the traffic and low-rise buildings at Newton Circus. One of the buildings on the left houses the Newton Post Office. A variety of vehicles can be seen at the roundabout. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hill Street, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a street scene at Hill Street. On the left, four school children are walking by the side of the street in front of a row of shophouses with Central Fire Station located at the far end. Motor vehicles turning to Hill Street can be seen on the...
  • Trishaw rider at work,1960s

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Transportation · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a trishaw rider peddling his trishaw with a woman passenger on the side seat travelling on a busy street near the junction of North Bridge Road and Hock Lam Street. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Temple Street, 1963

    Streets and Places · Economy · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a busy street scene at Temple Street in Chinatown area. Shophouses lining both sides of the street, vehicles parked along the side of the street, clothes hanging on bamboo poles on the upper level of the shophouses, street vendors and people walking on the street are all...
  • Capitol Theatre, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a general view of Capitol Theatre located at the junction of Stamford Road and North Bridge Road. It was built in 1929 by the Namazie brothers, a Persian family, who completed the accompanying four-storey building, Shaws Building in 1933. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
  • HDB flats at Queensway, 1965

    Streets and Places · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows an aerial view of HDB (Housing and Development Board) flats at Queensway. Clothes hanging out to dry on bamboo poles are visible from some of the blocks. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Queen Elizabeth Walk, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows the view of the seaside promenade, Queen Elizabeth Walk, at the Esplanade Park. People can be seen walking along the promenade. Anderson Bridge and Fullerton Building, located at Fullerton Square which houses the General Post Office, are visible on the left. Date of creation estimated. Title devised...
  • Raffles Place, 1963

    Streets and Places · Economy · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a view of Raffles Place with the Chartered Bank building on the right. On the left is an open car park with a row of shophouses behind it. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinatown street vendors, 1960s [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a street scene, probably Smith Street in the Chinatown area. Street hawkers selling fruits, vegetables and other goods can be seen in front of the shophouses and by the side of the street. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Junction of High Street and North Bridge Road, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a street scene at the junction of High Street and North Bridge Road. Shophouses lined the side of the road on the left. At the traffic light junction, motor vehicles and trishaw stopped while pedestrians cross the road. High Street sign can be seen on the right...
  • 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.
  • Watts & Baker Ltd at Orchard Road, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows the exterior of Watts & Baker Ltd, located at 304-N, Orchard Road with a big canal in front of the building. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Collyer Quay, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a general view of the street and buildings at Collyer Quay. Motor vehicles can be seen travelling on the street. Clifford Pier is visible on the far left. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street vendors at Holland Village Market, 1960s

    Economy · Streets and Places · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows two street vendors selling textiles at Holland Village Market. Some of the textiles are hung over a stand and a few are on the floor. There are also a number of bales placed upright in the background. A few women and children are standing in front of...
  • Street market in Chinatown, 1963

    Streets and Places · Economy · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a busy street market in Chinatown. Fresh vegetables, seafood, meat and roast food are displayed either on the ground, makeshift stands or at the stalls. Customers are seen patronising the stalls. Clothes hanging on bamboo poles on the upper level of the shophouses are visible in the...
  • Junction of Hock Lam Street and North Bridge Road, 1963

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Economy · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a busy street scene at the junction of Hock Lam Street and North Bridge Road. There are motor vehicles travelling on the road, street stall selling fruits and pedestrians walking along the roadside. Clothes hanging on bamboo poles on the upper level of the shophouses are visible...
  • Coastal village, 1965

    Streets and Places · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows an aerial view of a coastal village. The houses have thatched or zinc roofs, and are on stilts. Several boats are moored to a few of the houses facing the sea. In the background, parts of the land have been cleared. Title devised by Library staff.