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  • National Museum, 1972 : group photograph

    Streets and Places
    This is a photograph of students posing outside the National Museum of Singapore located at Stamford Road. The museum used to be known as the Raffles Library and Museum, when it was established in 1849. It had moved to different locations before being relocated to Stamford Road. The landmark building...
  • Fuk Tak Chi Museum display

    Heritage and Culture · Arts · Heirwin Mohd Nasir
    This is a top view of a mini display depicting street scenes of a bygone era. Rickshaws, bullock carts and people in traditional clothing are seen near two- and three-storey shophouses. There is also what seems to be a Chinese religious procession. The display is in Fuk Tak Chi Museum....
  • Asian Civilizations Museum : exterior [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    Shown in this photograph is part of the exterior of the Asian Civilizations Museum. The unique dark green shade of the awnings contrasts with the cream beige coloured buildings. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Model of a soldier : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Heirwin Mohd Nasir
    This is a front view of a model of a local soldier in a green British army uniform of the colonial era, on guard with a gun. The signage behind commemorates "A History of Blakang Mati 1880's - 1960's". It is part of the military museum in Fort Siloso, Sentosa....
  • Singapore Philatelic Museum, post box : exterior

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph shows a special mailbox outside the Singapore Philatelic Museum. The letters that are posted here are imprinted with a special stamp. The mailbox is red and black in colour. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Model of a British soldier at Fort Siloso : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Heirwin Mohd Nasir
    This is a photograph of a wax model of a British soldier in khaki-coloured colonial army uniform, standing guard with a gun at the military museum in Fort Siloso. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Mata dan hati percubaan berani G. Hamid : general view [2]

    Personalities · Abdul Ghani Hamid Collection
    This is a newspaper clipping dated 16th April 1972 published in the Berita Minggu entitled “Mata dan hati perchubaan berani G. Hamid”. It is about Abdul Ghani’s upcoming art exhibition called Mata Dan Hati (the Eyes and the Heart). He combines visual arts with poetry. Date of creation estimated. Title...
  • Central Fire Station, built in 1909 : exterior

    Arts · Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Tay, Lionel
    Shown in this photograph is Singapore's first emergency response building, constructed in 1909. It is Singapore's oldest fire station and now houses the Civil Defence Heritage Gallery. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore Philatelic Museum, built in 1906 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    This is a picture of the Singapore Philatelic Museum along Coleman Street which was built in 1906. The building was part of Anglo-Chinese School at one time. At the foreground of the picture, a group of students are queuing up to enter the museum. Title devised by Library staff.
  • National Museum of Singapore : exterior

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph shows a grandeur view of the National Museum of Singapore, formerly the Raffles Library and Museum from 1887 to 1969. Title devised by Library staff.
  • National Museum of Singapore : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Sports and Recreation · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph shows an angled view of the National Museum of Singapore. Title devised by Library staff
  • Singapore Art Museum, fountain : close-up

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph shows a view of the fountain within the compound of the Singapore Art Museum. Title devised by Library staff.
  • National Museum, 1950s : night view

    Streets and Places
    This picture shows a night view of the National Museum Singapore in the 1950s. It was built in 1887, and was closed in 2003 for redevelopment and officially opened to the public in December 2006. Photograph donated by Tan Que Seng and displayed at Heritage Roadshow 2007. Title devised by...
  • Fort Siloso military barrack exhibit : interior

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Heirwin Mohd Nasir
    This is a model of a barrack interior, depicting a soldier's living quarters at the military museum in Fort Siloso in Sentosa. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore Art Museum : close-up

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Tay, Lionel
    Shown in this photograph is a close-up view on the extensive architectural details of the Singapore Art Museum. Title devised by Library staff.
  • National Museum of Singapore : close-up

    Streets and Places · Arts · Sports and Recreation · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph is a close-up on one of the wings in National Museum of Singapore, displaying Neoclassicism styled architectural features. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Fuk Tak Chi Museum entrance : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Heirwin M. Nasir
    This is a view of the entrance to the Fuk Tak Chi Museum, with its curved tiled roof with intricate colourful carvings of flora and fauna. Two red lanterns are suspended on either side of the doorway. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Stamford Raffles bust, 2003 : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    This is a bust of Sir Stamford Raffles, mounted on a square pedestal with a plaque at the centre. It is displayed in the Singapore History Museum. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore Philatelic Museum, 2004 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Communications · Tan, Bonny
    This is a general view of Singapore Philatelic Museum (previously the Methodist Book Room) at the junction of Coleman and Armenian Streets shows its pastel pink and orange exterior walls and wooden louvred windows. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Fort Siloso ammunition room : exterior

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Heirwin Mohd Nasir
    This is an exterior view of the ammunition room for storing artillery. It is now part of the military museum in Fort Siloso, in Sentosa. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Old Tao Nan School and former Asian Civilisation Museum : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tay, Lionel
    Shown in this photograph is the building of the former Tao Nan School, and later, the Asian Civilisation Museum at Armenian Street. It is currently undergoing renovation works to become a Peranakan Museum. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Asian Civilisations Museum : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph shows the Asian Civilisations Museum, formerly known as the Empress Place. It used to function as offices for various government departments. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore Philatelic Museum, 2007 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph shows some banners hanging outside Singapore Philatelic Museum, advertising ongoing exhibitions. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore Art Museum : exterior

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph shows the Singapore Art Museum. The building was formerly Saint Joseph's Institution from 1867 to 1987. Title devised by Library staff.