Search Results for "STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO"

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  • Traveller's Palm outside the Raffles : general view

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A photograph of two Traveller's palm at the entrance of the Raffles Hotel located at Beach Road. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "Photographs by R.K. Tyers. Staff Straits Steamship Co., Ltd. Singapore." Date of creation estimated.
  • Clifford Pier from Fullerton Building : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of Clifford Pier located at Collyer Quay. Clifford Pier has ceased operations, to be replaced by a two-storey pier at Marina South in order to market Marina Bay as a residential and commercial centre. This photograph was taken from Fullerton Building and many steamships are...
  • Keong Saik Road building : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting Keong Saik Road, with a building dated 1939. Keong Saik Road was named after Tan Keong Saik, who co-founded the Straits Steamship Company with Tan Jiak Kim and Lee Cheng Yan, and owned many houses in Keong Saik Road. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Keong Saik Road shophouses : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting Keong Saik Road, with three-storey shophouses between Neil Road and Jiak Chuan Road, on the west side. Keong Saik Road was named after Tan Keong Saik, who co-founded the Straits Steamship Company with Tan Jiak Kim and Lee Cheng Yan, and owned many houses...
    Reproduction Available
  • M.V. Matang : general view

    Transportation · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1950s photograph of the M.V. Matang where the M.V. stands for Motor Vessel. It used to be a battle ship involved in the Battle of Wuhan. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "Photographs by R.K. Tyers. Staff Straits Steamship Co., Ltd. Singapore." Date of creation estimated.
  • Through the temple window : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A photograph showing the view from the circular window of a temple, possibly the Kek Lok Si Temple in Penang, and a hill (possibly Penang Hill), flourished with trees. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "Photographs by R.K. Tyers. Staff Straits Steamship Co., Ltd. Singapore." Title transcribed...
  • M.V. "Marudu" : general view

    Transportation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A photograph of the M.V "Marudu". It was purchased by the Singapore Government in 1964, re-named "Singapore" and converted to a training ship for seamen. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "Photographs by : R.K. Tyers. Staff Straits Steamship Co., Ltd. Singapore." Title devised by Library staff....
  • Chinese woman street vendor : front view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A photograph of an old Chinese woman street vendor sitting at the side of the road probably in Chinatown. She seems to be a fortune teller. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "Photographs by : R.K. Tyers. Staff Straits Steamship Co., Ltd. Singapore."
  • Malay boy : profile

    Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A [1950s] photograph of a Malay boy wearing a songkok, sitting by the river, looking into the distance. He seems to be waiting for a sampan according to the description in the album. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "Photographs by : R.K. Tyers. Staff Straits Steamship...
  • Siamese architecture, 1950s : side view

    Streets and Places · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph showing a pavilion in a temple in Burma with prominent features of Siamese architecture, such as the swooping multi-tiered rooflines. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album. Date...
  • Chinese girl at the Singapore Botanic Gardens, circa 1950s : full-length portrait

    Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a small girl under a parasol in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. She is wearing her ethnic costume, a cheongsam, while walking in the gardens. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE."...
  • The police boat alongside a sailboat : top view

    Sports and Recreation · Transportation · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph depicting a Malayan police boat, alongside a sailboat. A man wearing a beret is sitting casually inside the boat. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title devised by Library staff.
  • Jungle scene : general view

    Nature and Environment · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph showing the dense landscape inside a jungle located in Malaysia. The jungle floor is densely covered in plants and many tall trees surround the area. The photograph is part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP...
  • Shores of Penang Island, 1950s : general view

    Nature and Environment · Arts · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of the landscape of the shores of Penang Island which are covered with mostly forests and jungles. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
  • Buddhist priest on visit aboard a ship at Mergui : front view

    Personalities · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1950s photograph of a Buddhist priest, dressed in a robe. The priest is on a ship, on his way for visitations, in Mergui, Burma. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album. Date...
  • Workers weighing bananas : group photograph

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph depicting a scene on a boat where several busy men are weighing bananas which are located beside a few woven baskets. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album....
  • Chinese lady eating at a street stall : half-length portrait

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a Chinese lady squatting at the side of the road, probably in Chinatown. She seems to be enjoying a meal at a street stall. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE."...
  • To cool off, between times : general view

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Arts · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph depicting two elephants, being ridden by Indian handlers, moving towards the sea to cool off after a hard day's work of logging. There is a boat on the left side. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff...
  • A Sakai and his blowpipe : full-length portrait

    Arts · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a Sakai and his blowpipe. A Sakai inhabits the interior tropical mountainous regions of Perak and Kelantan states in Malaysia. They are called Orang Asli, aboriginal people. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP...
  • Bugis seaman : headshot

    Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1950s photograph of a Bugis seaman aboard his ship. He was most probably a marintime trader as the Bugis were quite well-known for being traders. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title devised by Library...
  • Traveller's palm : general view [1]

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a Traveller's palm located beside Raffles Hotel. Raffles Hotel is located at Beach Road. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bugis boat : general view

    Transportation · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1950s photograph a Bugis boat with several Bugis sailing ships in the background. It was probably used by the traders to transport their goods from their ships to the harbour. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD....
  • Boy and calf : full-length portrait

    Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Nature and Environment · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1950s photograph of an Indian boy standing inside a cow pen next to his calf. It was taken from a dairy farm located in Cameron Highlands, located at the north-western tip of Pahang in Malaysia. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS....
  • The Chinese mine : general view

    Economy · Streets and Places · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph showing a Chinese tin mine. Digitized from an album page containing seven photographs described collectively as "Tin Mining Rubber Tapping". Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album. Title...