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  • Merlion, view from Esplanade : general view

    Politics and Government · Arts · Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph captures a view of the sea front and the Merlion, set against the backdrop of tall buildings near the Merlion Park. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Vanda Ms Joaquim plants : general view

    Politics and Government · Nature and Environment · Tan, Bonny
    This photograph shows a view of four Vanda Ms Joaquim orchid plants with their long slender tendrils supported by short wooden stakes. Charcoal is the planting medium and small boulders form the boundary around the plants. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Vanda Ms Joaquim orchid : close-up

    Politics and Government · Nature and Environment · Tan, Bonny
    This is a close-up photograph of the purplish white Vanda Ms Joaquim orchid which is Singapore's national flower. Unlike other orchids its delicate nature inhibits widespread cultivation. Title devised by Library staff.
  • The Merlion : night view

    Arts · Politics and Government · Streets and Places · M. Ashif Padili
    This is a 2003 side-view photograph of the Merlion statue, taken at night. It is one of Singapore's national icons, designed by Fraser Brunner for the Singapore Tourism Board. Since 15 September 1972, the Merlion statue has been guarding the mouth of the Singapore River at Merlion Park. Exactly 30...