STREET SCENE IN SINGAPORE
A gathering of street hawkers and others in front of Tong Cheong Tailor at the junction of South Bridge Road and Cross Street in Chinatown, Singapore. Cross Street was a busy street in the city popular for its many street shows and shops. Although in Chinatown, the district between Cross Street and the nearby Chulia Street was home to a substantial Indian community. The image reflects the multi-ethnic nature of Singapore society.
1860-1880
19980005493 - 0073
92,119/07
131888
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Courtesy of National Archives of Singapore
This image is reproduced from a postcard published by G R Lambert & Co.

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A gathering of street hawkers and others in front of Tong Cheong Tailor at the junction of South Bridge Road and Cross Street in Chinatown, Singapore. Cross Street was a busy street in the city popular for its many street shows and shops. Although in Chinatown, the district between Cross Street and the nearby Chulia Street was home to a substantial Indian community. The image reflects the multi-ethnic nature of Singapore society.

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