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  • Pulau Semakau fishing village, 1969 : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    Shown in this photograph are houses in the Pulau Semakau fishing village. They are perched on stilts elevated over the water. The island is presently a landfill set up by the Singapore Government in 1999. This village comprised of a small community of subsistence fishermen who made a living off...
  • Pulau Semakau fishing village, 1969 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places
    Shown in this photograph are houses in the Pulau Semakau fishing village. They are perched on stilts elevated over the water. The island is presently a landfill set up by the Singapore Government in 1999. This village comprised of a small community of subsistence fishermen who made a living off...
  • Pulau Semakau fishing village, 1969 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    Shown in this photograph are houses in the Pulau Semakau fishing village. They are perched on stilts elevated over the water. The island is presently a landfill set up by the Singapore Government in 1999. This village comprised of a small community of subsistence fishermen who made a living off...
  • Malay kampong on stilts, 1863 : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1863 photograph captures a scene showing three kampong (village) houses on stilts, with a couple of sampans (small boats) floating nearby. The image was digitised from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from donor. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Mata Ikan Village temple : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1985 photograph shows a Chinese temple at Mata Ikan Village. The single-storey temple sits by the roadside, nestled among a grove of trees. Mata Ikan Village was a small fishing village at the end of Somapah Road. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Mata Ikan Village sign post : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1985 photograph shows the sign post of Mata Ikan Village. Mata Ikan Village was a small fishing village at the end of Somapah Road. In the background can be seen a small house, partially hidden by trees. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available