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  • Wooden house on Pulau Tekong, 1979 : close-up

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1979 photograph shows a close-up view of a wooden house on Pulau Tekong. The windows and door are made of wood as well. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Raised attap house on Pulau Tekong, 1979 : general view

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1979 photograph shows the general view of a raised attap house on Pulau Tekong. There is what looks like a fishing net drying under the sun in front of the house. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Pulau Seking, 1982

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows Pulau Seking, a small fishing village. Stilt houses can be seen along the shore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tradition Chinese provision shop on Pulau Tekong, 1979

    Geography and Travels · Economy · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1979 photograph shows a tradition Chinese provision shop “永妙生” on Pulau Tekong. An elder woman can be seen sitting at the entrance of the shop with a fan in her hand. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Pulau Kusu, 1979

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Transportation · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1979 photograph taken most probably from Singapore main island, shows Pulau Kusu at a far distance. A ferry can be seen leaving the pier. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Pulau Ubin, 1981 : two people

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places
    This is a photograph of two ladies seated on a rock in Pulau Ubin, an offshore island, situated in the northeastern coast of Singapore. Donated by Lee Wan Goh, at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_713. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Pulau Hantu Besar coast : general view

    Nature and Environment · Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · M. Ashif Padili
    This is a view of the coast of Pulau Hantu Besar coast, with its wide expanse of wet sand, and trees further inland. Resting shelters are a distance away in the background for the few people visiting the island. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Quarry at Pulau Ubin, 1960s : general view

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Streets and Places
    This is a photograph of Chew Cher Neo taken at the Quarry at Pulau Ubin. It is known as Pulau Batu Ubin, or 'Granite Stone Island' to the Malays and 'Chioh Sua' in Hokkien, which means 'Stone Hill'. Donated by Chew Cher Neo and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008....
  • 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.
  • Pulau Ubin walkway : general view

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Sports and Recreation · Tan, Bonny
    This is a view of the Pulau Ubin walkway from the jetty, with decorative signage welcoming visitors to the island. The walkway leads to the visitors' centre. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Pulau Ubin village : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Geography and Travels · Sports and Recreation · M. Ashif Padili
    This is a general view of a small village on Pulau Ubin, near the water's edge. The houses have wooden walls and zinc roofs and tall trees tower over them. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Pulau Ubin quarry : general view

    Nature and Environment · Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    This photograph shows a general view of the disused granite quarry on Pulau Ubin, now filled with water, and its surroundings lush with vegetation. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Entrance to New Harbour. 86, in the 1880s : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Geography and Travels · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1880s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of the entrance to New Harbour. New Harbour was later renamed Keppel Harbour, after 1900. It was nicknamed "Dragon's Teeth Gate" after it was discovered by Chinese seafarers during the 14th century. The small island in the centre was...
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