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  • Kampung Lorong Buangkok [22]

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a plot of land in Kampong Lorong Buangkok that has been cleared and cultivated with banana trees. The trees include young banana shoots. A man is seen at the back of the plot, near a cluster of coconut husks. Behind the plot of land is a thick...
  • Plucking coconuts in Kampung Lorong Buangkok

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a man using a long pole to bring down coconuts from a coconut tree in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. With his back facing the camera, he is standing near the coconut tree and poking the fruits with a long wooden rod. Nearby are several other coconut trees as...
  • Roadside houses in Kampung Lorong Buangkok [1]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a street view of a row of wooden houses in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The houses have zinc roof and are situated alongside a rough tarred road. The house in the middle has laundry drying from clothes hangars that are suspended from the roof. Banana trees grow freely...
  • Kampung Lorong Buangkok [17]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows an exterior view of a house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. There is a white iron mesh gate at the entrance, and a red mailbox stands in front of the gate. The house is single storey with zinc roofs and white wooden walls. Its wooden windows are painted...
  • Kampung Lorong Buangkok [140]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a group of Caucasian visitors mingling with residents of Kampong Lorong Buangkok. One of the residents is Madam Sng Mui Hong, the landlady of the village, who is wearing a blue shirt and black pants. Another resident is an elderly man who is squatting beside a dog...
  • Kampung Lorong Buangkok [120]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows the exterior of a house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok viewed from outside its wire-mesh fence. The house is single storey with zinc roofs and white wooden walls. Its wooden windows are painted in red and white. The flooring of the compound outside the house is paved and...
  • Banana sellers around North Bridge Road and Hill Street vicinity, circa 1966-1980

    Economy
    This photograph shows a street vendor weighing bananas probably in front of a shophouse. One man is seen inspecting a bunch of bananas. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street stalls around Amoy Street vicinity, circa 1966-1980

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows two street stalls in front of shophouses around Amoy Street vicinity. The stall in the foreground is selling bananas while the other stall is selling live poultry. The bananas are displayed on wooden plank supported by large wooden crates while the live poultry are in small metal...
  • Shop selling bananas along North Bridge Road and Hill Street vicinity, circa 1966-1980

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the front entrance of a shop, Nam Chuan & Co, with unit number 41. Bunches of bananas are hung at the entrance. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Banana, tapioca and coconut trees in Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a plot of land in Kampong Lorong Buangkok which is cultivated with tapioca plants and banana trees. Around the plot are also coconut trees, which provide shade to two individuals sitting near the plot. Another man partially hidden by the dense vegetation can be seen on the...
  • Potted plants in Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a compact collection of plants in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. A potted plant and banana trees including fruiting ones are among those grown around what could probably be a pond. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dog on a dirt path in Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a dog standing in the middle of a dirt path leading to a house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The house is a single-storey house with zinc roofs and wooden walls, and has a red banner with Chinese words hanging on its door. It is nestled among trees...
  • Man tilling soil in Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a man working the soil with a hoe in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. There are already a few newly-planted banana plants on the plot. Opposite the plot are a yellow truck and a motorcycle. A wide expanse of rich greenery in the background adds to the scene's serene...
  • Close-up view of hibiscus bush

    Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a close-up view of flowering pink hibiscus plant along a dirt road. Other plants found in the same area include ferns and banana trees. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Close-up view of bananas growing on a tree

    Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a close-up view of bunches of bananas up in a tree. The bananas are still green. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Mr Jamil Kamsah, resident of Kampong Lorong Buangkok [3]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows Jamil Kamsah, a resident of Kampong Lorong Buangkok, in his outdoor garden. Dressed in t-shirt and sarong, and standing in his clogs, he appears relaxed around his greens which include potted plants and fruiting banana trees. Title devised by Library staff.