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  • Aerial view of an urban village

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Geography and Travels
    This photograph shows a top view of a compact group of kampong houses in an urban setting next to modern buildings. The high sloping roofs of these wooden structures are partially visible. The village is surrounded by trees. To the left of the photograph are one-storey and low-rise buildings and...
  • Sitting area in a home

    Streets and Places · Arts · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a top-covered veranda of a wooden house which is open at its sides. There is a cat lazing on the floor which is covered with a woven mat. Outside the veranda is a dense garden of potted plants and trees. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Wooden-frame houses : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows a few traditional wooden houses, nestled among some banana trees. Much of the coconut and rubber plantation has been cleared, to make way for settlement and farming. A dirt road can also be seen. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Sea gypsies on the Burma South Siam Coast, 1950s : general vew

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    A [1950s] photograph depicting a Burmese sea gypsy (also known as Salon or Saloun) standing by a few small boats. Behind her, there are several attap houses on stilts, with an abundance of coconut trees, adding on to the scenery. Title transcribed from album. Part of a compiled album, with...
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  • Sea gypsies ashore, 1950s : general view

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph showing sea gypsies ashore, in front of a wooden house. Sea gypsies are known to have a nomadic lifestyle and live most of their lives on their thatch-roofed wooden boats. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff...
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  • Sea gypsies, 1950s : group photograph

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph showing sea gypsies, or more commonly known as Salon or Saloun, in front of a wooden house. Sea gypsies are known to have a nomadic lifestyle and live most of their lives on their thatch-roofed wooden boats. Part of a compiled album, with a label...
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