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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.
  • Tuas area, near Tanjong Gul Camp, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of kampong-styled buildings with attap or zinc roof at the junction of two roads in Tuas area, near Tanjong Gul Camp. There are small stores selling food and fruits on the right and a large 3-storey building on the left with a signage board "San...
  • Tuas area, near Tanjong Gul Camp, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a three-storey kampong-styled building with zinc roof and attap awning in Tuas area, near Tanjong Gul Camp. The owner of the food stall in front of the building is preparing food for the customer who has taken a seat at his stall. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tuas area, near Tanjong Gul Camp, circa 1966-1980 [6]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a street scene in Tuas area, near Tanjong Gul Camp. Three-storey and single-storey kampong-styled buildings with zinc roof and street stalls in front of the buildings are seen by the side of the road. An ice-cream street vendor is seen on the right. Title devised by Library...
  • Tuas area, near Tanjong Gul Camp, circa 1966-1980 [3]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a street scene in Tuas area, near Tanjong Gul Camp. Kampong-styled buildings with zinc or attap roof and street stalls are seen by the side of the road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tuas area, near Tanjong Gul Camp, circa 1966-1980 [7]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a street scene in Tuas area, near Tanjong Gul Camp. The owner of the street food stall in front of the kampong-styled building with zinc roof is making preparation at his stall. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tuas area, near Tanjong Gul Camp, circa 1966-1980 [4]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a street scene in Tuas area, near Tanjong Gul Camp. Kampong-styled buildings with zinc or attap roof and street stalls in front of the buildings are seen by the side of the road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tuas area, near Tanjong Gul Camp, circa 1966-1980 [5]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a street scene in Tuas area, near Tanjong Gul Camp. Kampong-styled buildings with zinc or attap roof and street stalls in front of the buildings are seen by the side of the road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Houses at rural area, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows some kampung-styled houses with zinc roof at a rural area. The houses are located along a drain. On the left, development works are being carried out. Three men are on site and a lorry is seen beside a mount of earth and rubbles. Exact location unknown. Title...
  • Zinc house surrounded by greenery

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a rural scene of dense vegetation bordering a zinc-roofed house. The ubiquitous tapioca leaves, aloe vera and banana trees are among the vegetation that makes up the greenery. A small portion of the skies in the background is still visible amidst the tall trees. Title devised by...
  • 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
    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
    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