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  • Circus elephants at a parade for H.R.H. the Prince of Wales’ visit : general view

    Events · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown’s collection. The picture shows the elephants from the Royal Italian Circus marching by the stands to entertain the 10,000 children (and some adults) at ‘Children’s Corner’ while they awaited the arrival of H.R.H. the Prince of Wales on 31 March 1922. The...
  • To cool off, between times : general view

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Arts · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph depicting two elephants, being ridden by Indian handlers, moving towards the sea to cool off after a hard day's work of logging. There is a boat on the left side. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff...
  • Elephant carrying a piece of wood : close-up

    Nature and Environment · Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1950s photograph shows a close-up view of an elephant carrying a piece of wood with its trunk. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
  • Operation Teakwood : general view

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph capturing an elephant carrying a log of wood with its trunk while being ridden by its Indian handler. Behind them, are a few factories where the logs of timber are being kept. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K....
  • Being trained in the art : close-up

    Nature and Environment · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1950s photograph capturing an elephant being ridden by its Indian handler. Elephants were commonly used at work to lift heavy equipments in the past. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album. Date...