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  • Views of Kampong Tanglin Ellis area, circa 1969 [5 of 11]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a partial view of a mosque at Kampong Tanglin Ellis on the left. An atap-roofed Malay kampong is on the right and Kum Hing Court can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Posing at Kampong Mata Ikan in Changi, between 1967-1968 : two people

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture
    This is a photograph of Tan Peck Lian with her mother at Kampung Mata Ikan, a Malay village, off Upper Changi Road. Photograph donated by Tan Peck Lian, at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_648. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sembawang Kampong, 1980s : two people

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture
    This is a photograph of two young boys in a kampong at Jalan Ulu Sembawang. This photograph depicts rural living in the 70s. The villages were demolished to make way for new developments from 1970 onwards. Photograph donated by Tang Kian Cheong and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_297....
  • Kampong life in Jalan Ulu Sembawang, 1980s : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Sports and Recreation · Heritage and Culture
    This is a photograph of a young boy on a bicycle in front of a stretch of open land where Kampong Jalan Ulu Sembawang was located . In the background are some zinc-roof wooden houses. "Kampung" is the Malay word for village, and before the advent of modernization in Singapore,...
  • Front entrance of a kampong house, 1974 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This is a photograph of front view of a village house in Jalan Siput off East Coast Road. Such houses are found in most rural areas. The walls are made of wooden planks and the roof are made of zinc. The smiles on the young boys' faces reflect the simplicity...
  • Kampong house : general view

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a traditional Malay kampong house on stilts, with a timber frame, attap roof and walls. The house is surrounded by coconut palms and other types of forestation. The people living in the house can be seen at the...
  • Man posing outside a kampong house, 1970s : full-length portrait

    Arts · Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This is a photograph of a man posing outside a kampong house at No. 2, Jalan Teck Kee. Behind him are some potted plants. The plus side to kampong living lies in having outdoor space for growing plants. Donated by Desmond Ng, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_088....
  • Front entrance of a kampong house, 1974 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This is photograph of a village house in Jalan Siput off East Coast Road. The windows have vertical bars for added ventilation. The front porch of the house is enclosed by a low wall with ventilation holes and a small steel gate. Above the entrance are wooden trellis where pots...
  • Kampong houses : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows attap-roofed houses in a kampong. The two houses seen in the middle ground serve as shops. Stacks of rattan fish traps are displayed outside each house. No date of creation provided. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed...
  • Posing at Kampong Mata Ikan in Changi, between 1965-1968 : single

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Arts · Heritage and Culture
    This is a personal portrait of Tan Piak Choo at Kampung Mata Ikan, a Malay village, off Upper Changi Road. Photograph donated by Tan Piak Choo and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_643. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Children at Choa Chu Kang village, 1972 : group photograph

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Arts · Heritage and Culture
    This 1972 photograph shows children posing amidst the carefree and rustic atmosphere of a village in Choa Chu Kang. In the background is a kampong house. The appealing side to rural life was the communal spirit among kampong dwellers. Photograph donated by Low Soi Moi and displayed at the Heritage...
  • Kampong with three attap houses and coconut trees : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Percy Hill Collection
    This is a photograph showing three attap houses nestling among coconut trees in a kampong. In the foreground is a narrow mud track. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Posing with a bicycle at Kampong Mata Ikan in Changi, between 1973-1975 : single

    Arts · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Heritage and Culture
    This is a photograph of a man standing next to a bicycle at Kampung Mata Ikan, a Malay village, off Upper Changi Road. Photograph donated by Tan Piak Choo and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_644. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Jalan Singa no. 10 : side view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows a side view of house no. 10, at Jalan Singa. It is one of the last houses in the Eunos area. It is known that roads in this area, namely Jalan Singa (lion) and Jalan Rimau (tiger), are separated by Jalan Punai (dove), to maintain peace...
    Reproduction Available
  • Jalan Singa no. 10 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows house no. 10, at Jalan Singa. It is one of the last houses in the Eunos area. It is known that roads in this area, namely Jalan Singa (lion) and Jalan Rimau (tiger), are separated by Jalan Punai (dove), to maintain peace between the two beasts....
    Reproduction Available
  • Jalan Singa no. 10 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows house no. 10, at Jalan Singa. It is one of the last houses in the Eunos area. It is known that roads in this area, namely Jalan Singa (lion) and Jalan Rimau (tiger), are separated by Jalan Punai (dove), to maintain peace between the two beasts....
    Reproduction Available
  • Chong Pang Village : general view [17]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Heritage and Culture · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1985 photograph shows a cluster of shops in Chong Pang Village (originally called Westhill Village). To the left, can be seen several wooden houses, and vehicles parked along the roadside. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Chong Pang Village house : general view [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1985 photograph depicts a wooden house with a zinc roof in Chong Pang Village (originally called Westhill Village). The house stands on a raised cement platform, and is surrounded by wire fencing. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Chong Pang Village : general view [16]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1985 photograph of Chong Pang Village (originally called Westhill Village), showing a row of wooden multi-storey houses with zinc roofs. Many clay flower pots can be also seen in the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Chong Pang Village : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1985 photograph depicts several rural houses in Chong Pang Village (originally called Westhill Village). A dirt road overrun with weeds, leads to these houses. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Andrews Avenue no. 51 : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1985 photograph shows a single-storey wooden house, at no. 51 Andrews Avenue. Near the house stands a signboard indicating the house as the premises for an association of Muslim residents of the area. There is also a pavilion which serves as a storage place for a stack of chairs....
    Reproduction Available
  • Hillside Drive no. 66 : general view [5]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1985 photograph shows a house located at no. 66 Hillside Drive (at Leith Road end). The house is made of wood, with a thatched roof. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Hillside Drive no. 66 : general view [4]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1985 photograph shows a house located at no. 66 Hillside Drive (at Leith Road end). The house is made of wood, with a thatched roof. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Hillside Drive no. 66 : general view [3]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1985 photograph shows a house located at no. 66 Hillside Drive (at Leith Road end). The house is made of wood, with a thatched roof. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available