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  • Three Malay boys sitting beside the river in a kampong : group photograph

    Arts · Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Percy Hill Collection
    This photograph shows a picturesque scene of attap houses built on stilts on the banks of a river. In the centre of the photograph, three Malay boys are seen sitting casually on a rock, while to the right, several boats can be seen on the river. Title devised by Library...
  • Women in a shed, weaving attap leaves : general view

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Percy Hill Collection
    Pictured here in a shed with thatched roof, are some women busy weaving attap palm leaves. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Malay men cooking under a shelter : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Percy Hill Collection
    Against a backdrop of tall coconut trees, several Malay men clad in songkok and sarong, are photographed cooking in a makeshift shelter with a thatched roof. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Men sitting under an attap shelter : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Arts · Heritage and Culture · Percy Hill Collection
    This picture provides a view of several men seated and working in a thatched-roof shelter under the shade of leafy banana plants and other trees at a corner of a fenced compound. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Attap huts and children : general view

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Percy Hill Collection
    This photonegative shows two huts with sloping attap roofs sited in a clearing. Nearby a large banyan tree towers above five children standing in front of it. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sampans and attap houses on stilts along a river bank : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Percy Hill Collection
    A picturesque view is taken here of attap houses built on stilts along a river bank, and in the foreground, several sampans are shown anchored on the sand. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hut on Chia Eng Say Road : general view [1]

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows a hut in an abandoned village on Chua Eng Say Road. The hut stands on a slope, surrounded by wilderness. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Kampong Bugis in 1890 : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890 photograph shows a view of Kampong Bugis. The photograph has been incorrectly identified as "Kampong Glam, Singapore" (written in pencil). A similar view found in the NHB (National Heritage Board) website http://www.sgcool.sg describes this view as Kampong Bugis, a village that was established by the Bugis from Sulawesi....
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  • Malay village by New Harbour, 1863 : panoramic view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    An 1863 photograph illustrating a Malay village on stilts, situated near New Harbour. After 1900, New Harbour was renamed Keppel Harbour. It was also nicknamed "Dragon's Teeth Gate" after it was discovered by Chinese seafarers, during the 14th century. The image was digitised from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled...
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  • Hut on Chia Eng Say Road : general view [2]

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows a hut in an abandoned village on Chua Eng Say Road. The hut stands on a slope, surrounded by wilderness. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Malay village by New Harbour, 1863 : panoramic view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1863 photograph illustrating a Malay village on stilts, situated near New Harbour. 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
  • Kampong Bugis, [1890s] : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This probably taken in 1890s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of Kampong Bugis. There is an inscription "Campong Buggis. 90" at the bottom left hand side of the photograph. It shows traditional Malay timber houses raised on stilts by the waterfront. There is a row boat...
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  • Village hut, 1900s : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1900s photograph shows a hut in a village, surrounded by trees. The hut is built above the ground, on wooden columns. There appears to be bushels of leaves outside the house. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
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  • 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
  • Thatched kampong huts, 1863 : general view

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1863 photograph illustrating a group of Indian children, in front of a village hut. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from donor. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Sungei Khatib Bongsu old prawn ponds and huts, 1988 : panoramic view [2]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1988 photograph shows the old prawn ponds near Sungei Khatib Bongsu and Seletar River, which is now known as Sungei Seletar. The huts on stilts are seen on the right, at the side of the pond.
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  • Sungei Khatib Bongsu old prawn ponds and huts, 1988 : panoramic view [1]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1988 photograph shows the huts built on stilts in the old prawn ponds. The ponds are near Sungei Khatib Bonsu and Seletar River, which is now known as Sungei Seletar. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Sungei Khatib Bongsu old prawn ponds, 1988 : panoramic view [19]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1988 photograph shows the old prawn ponds near Sungei Khatib Bongsu and Seletar River, which is now known as Sungei Seletar. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available