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  • Satay sellers at work, postcard

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a postcard from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows an itinerant street vendor selling satay, or grilled skewered meat. The street vendor squats next to his makeshift stall. His young assistant, seated on a low stool, fans the fire to grill the satay. In the background is an...
  • Stilt houses over water, postcard

    Streets and Places · Arts · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a postcard from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows several houses which are built on stilts over the water. A group of ducks are swimming in the water, in the foreground. A caption on the postcard reads “Malay House, Singapore”. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
  • Meyer’s apartments and Crescent Flats, postcard

    Arts · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a postcard from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows the residential buildings known as Meyer Apartments (built in 1928) on the extreme left and the whole block of Crescent Flats (built in 1909) on the right. They overlooked the old Sea View Hotel site. A handwritten note on...