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  • Southern islands, mid-1970s

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a wide view of a Southern offshore island taken from the sea between 1974 and 1976. A group of pitched-roof wooden houses can be seen along the shore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Raffles Lighthouse, mid-1970s

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph shows a wide view of the Raffles Lighthouse taken from the shore between 1974 and 1976. It shows the lighthouse situated on a tiny island surrounded by coconut trees, and a long pier leads from the lighthouse to the sea. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Southern islands, mid-1970s

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a wide view of a Southern offshore island taken from sea between 1974 and 1976, with rocky cliffs interspersed with vegetation. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Jurong Industrial Estate, mid-1970s [2]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph shows a general view of Jurong Industrial Estate with oil refineries and storage facilities on the southern islands off Jurong in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Keppel Harbour, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Geography and Travels
    This photograph shows a panoramic aerial view of the Keppel Harbour taken between 1974 and 1976. It shows a vessel docking at the wharf and low waterfront buildings on the left, and along the shore on the right, is a group of wooden ptiched-roof houses on stilts. Title devised by...
  • Panorama of Singapore from DBS Building, circa 1973 [18 of 18]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a panoramic view of the harbour and the seafront from the DBS Building, capturing the numerous low-rise waterfront buildings including godowns, part of a building under construction at the bottom right, and offshore islands in the...
  • Panorama of Singapore from DBS Building, circa 1973 [17 of 18]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a panoramic view of the seafront from the DBS Building, capturing the harbour, low-rise waterfront buildings including godowns in the foreground, and offshore islands further away. 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.
  • Sentosa Island, 1960s : two people

    Arts · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    Chew Cher Neo's wife and son, standing on a high-land, overlooking the Sentosa Island in the background. Donated by Chew Cher Neo and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_708. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Kusu Island, 1969 : two people

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of two ladies posing on a large rock at Kusu Island. Kusu, which means 'Tortoise Island' in Chinese, is also known as Peak Island or Pulau Tembakul in Malay. Every year, during the Kusu festival in the ninth lunar month, thousands of devotees make their pilgrimage...
  • 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.
  • 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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