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  • Snake charmer, 1960s

    Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows an Indian snake charmer with a cobra in a basket. The man is playing a pungi, a type of wind instrument to "charm" the snake out of the basket. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Flower vendors at Lim Tua Tow Road market, 1960s [1]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows Chinese ladies selling flowers at a market in Lim Tua Tow Road. They are seated under umbrellas, with baskets and re-used metal containers filled with stalked orchids and loose orchids in front of them. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Indian stall selling spices at Lim Tua Tow Road market, 1962 [1]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows an Indian spice seller at his stall in a market at Lim Tua Tow Road. The spice seller is using a stone grinder to grind the spice into a paste. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Woman selling vegetables, 1960s

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a Chinese woman vegetable seller holding a bunch of tied-up vegetables. Standing in front of her, is another Chinese woman. Both women are wearing samfoos. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Basket seller at open market in Lim Tua Tow Road, 1960s [1]

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a Chinese basket seller at the open market at Lim Tua Tow Road. Wearing a samfoo and a woven hat, the lady is carrying bamboo and wicker shopping baskets of various sizes. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cleaning ducks at a poultry stall in a wet market, 1960s

    Economy · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows two Chinese men and a Chinese woman at a poultry stall, cleaning freshly slaughtered, de-feathered ducks, in basins full of water. Cages of live ducks are partially visible on the left. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Elderly Chinese woman spinning thread on a wheel, 1960s

    Geography and Travels · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows an elderly Chinese woman wearing a samfoo. She is sitting on a low stool, spinning thread on a wheel by hand. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cigarette seller at Lim Tua Tow Road, 1960s

    Economy · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a Chinese cigarette seller at an open market in Lim Tua Tow Road. The cigarette seller has a small portable stand with boxes of cigarettes in front of him. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Two fishermen on a boat, 1960s

    Economy · Transportation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows two men on a rowing boat. The man on the left is casting a fishing net into the waters, while the man on the right is steering the boat with his oars. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Metalsmith at work, 1960s

    Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a metalsmith outside a wooden hut, working on what looks like a sickle. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boatman ferrying a passenger on his sampan, 1960s

    Economy · Transportation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a boatman ferrying a passenger on his sampan. At the bottom of the photograph are inscribed the words "Water taxi Singapore Harbour". Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street market at junction of Lim Tua Tow Road and Teck Chye Terrace, 1960s

    Economy · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a scene at a street market at the junction of Teck Chye Terrace (ahead) and Lim Tua Tow Road (on the right). It depicts a busy scene with shoppers carrying shopping baskets, and shops selling fruits and vegetables. A young boy can be seen in the middle...
  • Shoppers at Lim Tua Tow Road market, 1960s

    Economy · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a few shoppers at the open market at Lim Tua Tow Road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street vendor at Lim Tua Tow Road market, 1960s

    Economy · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a street vendor sitting besides a vegetable stall at an open market in Lim Tua Tow Road. He has two baskets and a daching, or scale, in front of him. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Charcoal packing along Kallang River, 1960s

    Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows rows of sacks full of charcoals at a shed along Kallang River. Some men can be seen packing and moving these sacks. A partial view of a truck can be seen on the right. An elderly Chinese woman can also be seen squatting on the ground, next...
  • Kacang puteh seller with a group of children, 1960s

    Transportation · Geography and Travels · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows an Indian kacang puteh seller with a group of children, standing around his cart which is full of bottles filled with nuts, preserves, sweets, and other goods. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Fruit stall at night market near Cuscaden Road, 1960s [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This is a photograph of a fruit stall at a night market near Cuscaden Road. A group of people, including children, are standing around the stall. A few are having a taste of the fruit (probably chiku). Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Kelong, 1950s

    Streets and Places · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a kelong in the middle of the sea. A small wooden hut sits on stilts surrounded by many poles. There is a small sampan hanging from the poles outside the hut on the left. There is also a fishing net and containers on the right. Photograph taken...
  • Two elderly Chinese women at Teck Chye Terrace market, 1960s

    Geography and Travels · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows two elderly Chinese women in a market at Teck Chye Terrace with bananas in their hands. A cart, attached to a bicycle, is partially visible in the foreground. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street vendor selling seafood at Lim Tua Tow Road market, 1960s [1]

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a Chinese lady street vendor selling seafood such as prawns and fish. The seafood are in small rattan baskets placed on the ground in front of her as well as a daching or scale. A Chinese lady shopper is seen checking on the fish. Photograph taken between...
  • Street vendor selling food, 1960s [2]

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a Chinese street vendor sitting on a makeshift crate selling food, which has been laid in front of him. There is a also a container holding forks and chopsticks. A few small stools are visible on the right and behind him, is another street vendor. Photograph taken...
  • Street vendors at open market in Lim Tua Tow Road, 1960s

    Economy · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows Chinese street vendors at an open market in Lim Tua Tow Road. The vendor on the left is selling what looks like dried food products in shallow baskets. Next to him is a basket seller who is selling wicker baskets of various sizes. Photograph taken between 1960-1962....
  • Street fruit hawker at Lim Tua Tow Road, 1960s

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a Chinese lady, wearing samfoo and holding a daching or scale, squatting on the street, hawking a basket of fruits. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sleeping street vendor at a tourist souvenir stand, 1960s

    Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a man sleeping on a raised platform at a souvenir stand. There are columns of postcards and other souvenirs such as bamboo umbrellas and straw hats. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.