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  • Ploughing the field, 1950s : full-length portrait [2]

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    A [1950s] photograph of an old Malay man ploughing the field. He looks like he has been doing it for years and is wizened with experience. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Life in a Paddy field". Part of a compiled album, with a label...
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  • Rubber tapping, 1950s : half-length portrait [2]

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph of an Indian worker tapping rubber so that the sap would be collected in a small bowl at the bark of the rubber tree. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Tin Mining Rubber Tapping". Part of a compiled album, with...
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  • Indian fishermen, 1950s : general view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph showing several Indian fishermen dragging some fishing nets, on a beach. Coconut trees can be seen in the background. Digitised from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Indian characters in Singapore". Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY...
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  • Ploughing the field, 1950s : full-length portrait [3]

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    A [1950s] photograph of a Malay man ploughing the mud using a buffalo to get it ready for sowing. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Life in a Paddy field". Title transcribed from album. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY...
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  • Men selling firewood : general view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph of two Chinese men selling firewood. The firewood has been stacked and tied in bundles. It is a very important necessity in households as it is needed to do things such as starting a fire, and cooking. Digitised from an album page containing 5 photographs...
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  • Ploughing the field, 1950s : full-length portrait [1]

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph of a young Malay man using a buffalo to plough the paddy field for it to be ready to plant the shoots. Digitized from an album page containing 5 photographs described collectively as "Life in a Paddy field". Part of a compiled album, with a...
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  • Rubber tapping, 1950s : half-length portrait [1]

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph of an Indian worker tapping rubber so that the sap would be collected in a small bowl at the bark of the rubber tree. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Tin Mining Rubber Tapping". Part of a compiled album, with...
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  • Rubber tapping, 1950s : close-up

    Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph of the bark of a rubber tree where the bark has been cut diagonally so that the sap of the tree would trickle down and collect in a small bowl below it. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Tin Mining...
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  • Lantern-making, 1950s : general view

    Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph of a Bugis seaman making lanterns to be sold. However, this trade no longer exists in Singapore and is now a vanished trade. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Date of...
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  • Bugis seaman making lanterns : general view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    A 1950s photograph of a Bugis seaman making lanterns to be sold. However, this trade no longer exists in Singapore and is now a vanished trade. 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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