This is a 2007 photograph of a shop in Chinatown. Stacks of paper cartons, wooden boxes and plastic baskets can be seen in the shop's interior which bears little furnishing. A lady sits at a low table in front of the shop's rusty metal grilles. Title devised by Library staff.
This photograph is a close-up on the tower of Wesley Methodist Church with its exposed red brickwork, narrow, arched windows and decorative top. Plants and moss can be observed on the tower, giving it a weathered and authentic feel. Title devised by Library staff.
Shown in this photograph are hoarding boards, a common sight in Singapore, as the city state undergoes almost continuous urban renewal in different areas. This area is in Chinatown, near the New Bridge Centre. Title devised by Library staff.
This 2007 photograph shows the distinctive Pearl Bank Apartments in the background through a misty curtain of raindrops. A shophouse, several street lamps and the blue-coloured Lower Barracks at Pearl's Hill Terrace are also partially seen in the picture, in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff.
This is a picture of shophouses along the junction of South Bridge Road and Smith Street. The shophouses are 3 storeys tall with five foot way. At the background of photograph, there are blocks of flats and a commercial building. Title devised by Library staff.
This photograph shows some canvas covered goods, outside the 101 Fresh Fruits Trading, in Chinatown. It is still too early in the morning for the shops to be fully open for business. Title devised by Library staff.
This colour photograph shows the Cenotaph, which was erected as a memorial in honour of the men who died in action during World War I and II. It was unveiled by the Prince of Wales on March 31 1922. Title devised by Library staff.
Shown in this photograph is the World War II memorial, erected in 1967 in Civilian Memorial Park. This memorial is in honour of the civilians who died during the Japanese Occupation. Title devised by Library staff.