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  • Indian woman carrying a basket on her head [1]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    Women Carrying Baskets on the Head
  • Panoramic view of an airbase camp [1]

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of an airbase camp that is bordered by mountain ranges. An open field leads to the hangar and several one-storey buildings. A tree stands in the middle of this field while a cluster of coconut palms are seen on the right. A parked aircraft...
  • A serviceman posing with a coconut fruit at a camp's barrack

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a serviceman standing on a lawn outside a barrack, posing with a coconut fruit. He has a shirt, khaki pants and boots on. Two other officers as well as a partially hidden sweeper are seen behind him. There is also a bicycle against pillar at the barrack's...
  • British serviceman's sleeping quarters, 1952

    Politics and Government · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows sleeping quarters of British servicemen in Singapore. There are a few cupboards and a charpoy bed in the foreground. A serviceman boots and shoes are placed underneath the bed. It was probably taken in 1952. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Panoramic view of airbase from sergeant's mess [5]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of a one-storey mess in an airbase. The mess is built like a typical kampung house with sloping roofs but of zinc materials. Communication lines, street lamps and paved roads indicate a modern airbase. The mountain ranges in the background accentuates the scenic view....
  • Panoramic view of an airbase camp [4]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of an airbase camp that is bordered by thick forests on its sides. Sprawling open fields that are dotted by trees including coconut palms spread across the camp. The camp's buildings are low-rise structures. The camp's airfield with several aircrafts can be seen in...
  • Panoramic view of airbase from sergeant's mess [3]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of a British airbase from the sergeant's mess. It captures sloping fields, long one-storey barracks, huts, paved roads, as well as street lamps and pruned trees. The sprawling airfield is the centrepiece of the airbase. Beyond the airfield to the left are coconut trees...
  • Servicemen' sleeping quarters: supplies kit on a bed [2]

    Politics and Government · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a serviceman's bed on which items in a cadet supplies kit are neatly laid out. The items include folded sheets, a beret, a satchel, gloves and belts. The photograph also captures a half-open cupboard of hung shirts, a locker and a neat rack of personal items that...
  • Panoramic view of an airbase camp [5]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of an airbase camp that is bordered by thick forests. Sprawling open fields that are dotted by trees including coconut palms spread across the camp. The camp's buildings are low-rise structures including a three-storey building on the left edge of the photograph. The camp's...
  • Two servicemen outside their billet [1]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows two young servicemen at an open field posing in front of their billet in the rain. Both are bare-chested with one standing and another sitting on a chair. Behind them is a zinc-roofed wooden structure. A partially hidden concrete building will pillars is seen next to it....
  • Servicemen' sleeping quarters : inspection [1]

    Politics and Government · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows fully-uniformed servicemen inside their sleeping quarters. Two are standing by their beds on which their kits of personal effects are neatly laid out. A partial view of a corporal can be seen on the left of the photograph, probably inspecting the room. Title devised by library staff....
  • View of a building site in an airbase

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of a building site in an airbase. Heaps of felled trees lie on the grass field where a group of Asian men presumably workers are standing and clearing the site. Behind them are the single-storey barracks. Coconut palms are seen on the right edge...
  • Worker sharpening a saw at a camp's barrack

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a man sitting down at a corridor of a barrack sharpening a saw. He has a long-sleeve shirt, long pants and a hat on. An Asian man is seen squatting on the concrete floor nearby. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Cutting down a tree at a building site in an airbase

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a tree at a camp's building site that has been cut down. A group of Asian men are standing and hovering around the tree, which also has its roots uprooted. Behind them are single-storey barracks. The mountain ranges behind the airbase are visible...
  • Two servicemen outside their billet [2]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows two young servicemen at an open field posing in front of their billet in the rain. Both are bare-chested with one standing and another sitting on a chair. Behind them is the wide uninterrupted skyline. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Panoramic view of airbase from sergeant's mess [2]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of a well-kept British airbase from the sergeant's mess. It captures trimmed fields, one-storey barracks, paved roads, as well as street lamps and pruned trees. Beyond the barracks is the airfield with parked aircrafts and a helicopter flying above. Beyond the airfield, kampong houses...
  • Panoramic view of airbase from sergeant's mess [1]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of a British airbase from the sergeant's mess. It captures a narrow road and a group of one-storey barracks at the base of a slope. Tall trees encapsulate the base towards the top of the photograph. The mountain range is slightly visible in the...
  • Panoramic view of airbase from sergeant's mess [4]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of a British airbase from the sergeant's mess. It captures a long one-storey barrack, paved roads, telegraph lines and pruned trees. The majestic mountain ranges tower above the airfield in the centre of the photograph. Title devised by library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Panoramic view of an airbase camp [3]

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of an airbase camp that is bordered by thick forests on its right. Sprawling open fields that are dotted by coconut trees spread across the camp. Two huge trees at the bottom edge of the photograph partially block the view of the camp. A...