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  • Rexom Ngim and son standing in front of Bukit Timah Nature Reserve signboard

    Streets and Places · Nature Society (Singapore)
    This photograph is part of the collection of Malayan Nature Society group trip. It shows Rexon Ngim and his young son. Mr Ngim is in a long-sleeved white shirt while his son is wearing a white t-shirt. They are posing in front of a signboard at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve....
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [47]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows a boy viewing a book display for Children's Day in a library. The theme of the display is "Children everywhere". Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [47]

    Geography and Travels · Events
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It was taken during the finals of "Tell A Folktale Competition" organised by the National Library. This photograph shows a boy with a pair of paper rabbit ears on his head and a carrot in his hand on the...
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [45]

    Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows a Malay lady on the stage with a young boy. This is part of the programme for "Malam Burdaya". Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [44]

    Geography and Travels · Events
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It was taken during the finals of "Tell A Folktale Competition" organised by the National Library. This photograph shows an Indian boy with a turban and in a Punjabi shirt on the stage. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [51]

    Geography and Travels · Events
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It was taken during the finals of "Tell A Folktale Competition" organised by the National Library. This photograph shows a boy in a dark coat and dark top hat on the stage. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 4) [78]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 4) collection. It shows two of boys looking at a sign in a library. The sign informs in Chinese that there will be a storytelling session at 3pm that day. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Woman and child at playground, Circuit Road

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a Chinese woman and a little boy at a playground located in a Housing and Development Board (HDB) housing estate on Circuit Road. The woman is sitting on the edge of a merry-go-round, while the boy is standing on it in the centre. In the background is...
  • Boy in a kampung at Jalan Ulu Sembawang, 1980s

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a Chinese boy and a brown dog, standing under a tree. They are in a kampung at Jalan Ulu Sembawang. The boy is dressed simply in a light blue T-shirt, dark blue shorts, and a pair of slippers. The photograph was taken in the 1980s. Date of...
  • Woman and boy in a kampung at Jalan Ulu Sembawang, 1980s

    Personalities · Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a Chinese woman and a little boy posing for a photograph in a kampung at Jalan Ulu Sembawang. Behind them are laundry and cushions propped on chairs put out in the sun to dry. In the background are some single-storey wooden houses with zinc roofs. The houses...
  • Chinese woman and boy at Queen Elizabeth Walk, 1987

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a Chinese woman and boy posing for a photograph at Queen Elizabeth Walk, a promenade. In the background is the statue of Merlion, which stands at the mouth of Singapore River. A partial view of Fullerton Building and Anderson Bridge can be seen on the upper right...
  • Boy on the bearch : single

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows a boy on the beach along Amber Road. This boy is bending over and picking up something along the coast. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Two people by the window

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Personalities · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “L 17 Nov 80 near Banda St.” This 1980 photograph shows an elderly woman and a boy standing by the window on the upper floor of a Chinatown shophouse. Laundry can be seen hanging on bamboo poles to dry. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese boy playing mahjong, 1970 : close-up

    Geography and Travels · Sports and Recreation · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1970 photograph shows a Chinese boy playing mahjong at Hock Lam Street while another boy looks on. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Childhood photo taken at Ming Ngai Studio, 1947 : full-length potrait

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Heritage and Culture
    This is a photograph of donor Tang Kian Cheong as a little boy, taken at Ming Ngai Studio, located at no. 189, Jalan Besar. He is wearing large spectacles and standing next to a pot of flowers with the figurine of a medium-sized dog in the foreground. Such photographic studios...
  • Sembawang Kampong, 1980s : two people

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture
    This is a photograph of two young boys in a kampong at Jalan Ulu Sembawang. This photograph depicts rural living in the 70s. The villages were demolished to make way for new developments from 1970 onwards. Photograph donated by Tang Kian Cheong and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_297....
  • Boy posing in Haw Par Villa, 1960s : full-length portrait

    Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of a boy posing next to sculptures and figurines at Haw Par Villa (Tiger Balm Gardens). The oriental theme park is a treasure trove of moral tales and traditional Chinese stories. Photograph donated by Poon Lee Eng and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_519. Date...
  • Boy standing in front of butcher stall in Hock Lam Street, 1960s : front view

    Geography and Travels · Economy
    This is a photograph of a boy standing in front of a butcher shop at Hock Lam Street, in Chinatown. Cuts of meat are displayed on the chopping table and hung down from skewers. Photograph donated by Ho Khuan Lin and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_611. Date of...
  • Kampong life in Jalan Ulu Sembawang, 1980s : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Sports and Recreation · Heritage and Culture
    This is a photograph of a young boy on a bicycle in front of a stretch of open land where Kampong Jalan Ulu Sembawang was located . In the background are some zinc-roof wooden houses. "Kampung" is the Malay word for village, and before the advent of modernization in Singapore,...
  • Boy and motorboat at Pulau Hantu Besar : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Geography and Travels · Nature and Environment · M. Ashif Padili
    This 2005 photograph shows a young boy sitting on a motorboat on the shores of Pulau Hantu Besar. The island in the background is Pulau Hantu Kechil. A motorboat is the main mode of transportation at Pulau Hantu Besar. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Water fountain : off-beat [1]

    Arts · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph shows another view of a little boy having fun at the fountain at Bugis Junction, all wet but happy. The water shoots out from the fountain periodically, dousing him. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boys posing with Buddha statue, Haw Par Villa, 1965 - 1968 : two people

    Sports and Recreation
    This is a picture of the brothers of Loo Siew Koon, posing for a photograph with a Buddha statue in Haw Par Villa. Built in 1937, the oriental theme park was formerly known as Tiger Balm Gardens. Donated by Loo Siew Koon and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_674....
  • Boys posing in Haw Par Villa, 1953 : two people

    Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels
    This is a photograph of two boys posing at the statue of Jiang Zi Ya, also known as Jiang Taigong, fishing in the signature pond at Haw Par Villa (Tiger Balm Gardens). The oriental theme park is a treasure trove of moral tales and traditional Chinese stories. Donated by Lye...
  • Lorong Tai Seng, 1956 : general view

    Nature and Environment · Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places
    This is a photograph of a rural scene at Lorong Tai Seng showing a Chinese boy, catching fish with a net. In the background, there are attap houses nestling among coconut trees. It was once a Chinese kampong near Paya Lebar. Photograph donated by Tan Que Seng and displayed at...