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  • Thiam Siew Avenue, 1968 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows Thiam Siew Avenue. A push cart can be been set up outside one of the private residences. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Amber Road, 1967 : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a tree-lined Amber Road with some houses by the side of the road. A push cart can be been set up outside one of the house. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Amber Road sea view, fishing, 1968 : general view

    Nature and Environment · Economy · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows the sea view from Amber Road. A boat and some people fishing in the shallow part of the sea are featured here. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Men stacking firewood : general view [2]

    Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    A photograph of three Chinese men stacking bundles of firewood near a jetty as there are several sails in the background of the picture. The firewood could be transported to be sold. Digitised from an album page containing 5 photographs described collectively as "Cane Basket shops". Part of a compiled...
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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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  • Chinese female street vendor, 1950s

    Geography and Travels · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
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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 stacking firewood : general view [1]

    Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    A photograph of three Chinese men stacking bundles of firewood near a jetty as there are several sails in the background of the picture. The firewood could be transported to be sold. Digitised from an album page containing 5 photographs described collectively as "Cane Basket shops"."Photographs by R.K. Tyers. Staff...
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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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  • Clive Street, at Dunlop Street : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1982 photograph shows Clive Street, at Dunlop Street towards Upper Weld Road. Row of shophouses, a street vendor and a trishaw rider can be seen in the photograph, as well as a van and a truck. Located in the Little India area, Clive Street is named after British general...
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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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  • Clive Street, at Dunlop Street : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1982 photograph shows shophouses and vendors at the south eastern side of Clive Street, with Dunlop Street on the left junction. Located in the Little India area, Clive Street is named after British general Robert Clive. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Clive Street, at Hastings Road : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1982 photograph shows Clive Street, at Hastings Road corner. It depicts a row of shophouses with several wheeled vehicles parked in front. There are also some street vendors along the street. Several large baskets can also be seen in the foreground of the photograph. Located in the Little India...
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  • Clive Street shophouses, Hastings Road, north corner : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1984 photograph shows two-storey shophouses, located at Clive Street (Hastings Road, north corner), located in Little India. Street vendors can be seen selling goods at the side of the road. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Clive Street, at Hastings Road : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1982 photograph shows Clive Street, at Hastings Road corner. It depicts a row of shophouses with several wheeled vehicles parked in front. There are also some street vendors and trishaw riders along the street. Several large baskets can also be seen in the foreground of the photograph. Located in...
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  • Clive Street, at Hastings Road : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1982 photograph shows Clive Street, at Hastings Road corner. It depicts a row of shophouses with several wheeled vehicles parked in front. A trishaw rider pushing his trishaw and several large baskets can be seen in the foreground of the photograph. Located in the Little India area, Clive Street...
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  • North Boat Quay shop : interior

    Economy · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1983 photograph shows the interior of a shop, at North Boat Quay. This photograph was from South Boat Quay, near Ellenborough Market. Three people can be seen working in the shop. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Cumming Street shophouses, west corner of Kerr Street : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1984 photograph shows shophouses, located at Cumming Street (at west corner of Kerr Street from Fisher Street). A street vendor can be seen in the photograph. Cumming Street is named after Freemason Dr. J.P. Cumming, and is now a pedestrian mall located within Merchant Square. Title devised by Library...
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