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  • Chinatown, Singapore

    Streets and Places · NAS Photographs {18708754}
    Chinatown, Singapore. Upper Chin Chew Street (Beancurd Street-豆腐街). Looking from after South Bridge Road toward New Bridge Road. Mei-ling Saloon can be seen. Hawkers selling grocery on road.
  • Laundry outside a house in Kampung Lorong Buangkok [20]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows an exterior view of a large wooden house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok with its rows of hanging laundry. The house is single storey with zinc roofs. There is an abundance of greenery around the house. Continuous low hedges outline the compound of the house. Behind the house,...
  • Kampung Lorong Buangkok [27]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a street view of a row of zinc-roof houses in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. Laundry is seen hanging under the zinc roofs. In front of the houses are the trunk of a coconut tree and banana trees. A gravel road runs in front of the houses. Behind the...
  • Outdoor garden in Kampung Lorong Buangkok [4]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Arts
    This photograph shows an external view of a home garden in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The garden is decorated with flower canopies, hanging ferns and potted plants. Clothing lines with laundry can be seen in the background. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Camp laundry, 1952

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a laundry barrack with a string of hanging laundry in front. It is situated on a rolling field with well-trimmed grass and dotted by trees. A heavy forest cover is seen at the rear of the barrack. This photograph was probably taken in 1952. Title devised by...
  • Back view of a house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows the side view of the back of a wooden house with zinc roof in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. Laundry is hung out to dry outside the house. Overhead cables crisscrossed above the roof while tall trees including coconut palms tower above the houses providing shade. Title devised by...
  • Backyard of a house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [1]

    Streets and Places · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a single-storey zinc-roofed wooden house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. It shows the backyard with laundry lines and washing pails. Also found are discarded furniture and scraps of building materials. Part of backyard's sandy surface is already paved with bricks and cement. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Corridor of a house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [1]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows the landscaping along the external corridor of a wooden house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. Groups of potted plants are neatly arranged along the paved corridor. Laundry hung from clothing lines are also seen outside the house. Title devised by Library staff.
  • House number 25A at Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows an external view of the house number 25A in Kampong Lorong Buangkok and its compound. It is single storey with a roughly patched zinc roof and wooden upper walls that are louvered and painted in green. The front compound is paved while the side is partly turfed...
  • Outdoor home garden in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [2]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Arts · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows an external view of a home garden in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The garden is decorated with flower canopies, hanging ferns and potted plants. Clothing lines with laundry can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View of yard through hole in a house gate at Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Streets and Places · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a framed view of a yard of a house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok through a square hole in a metal gate. Through that frame, it shows two tall ladders and laundry lines hanging out to dry in a paved yard. The view also shows a single-storey zinc-roof...
  • Exterior of a house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [3]

    Streets and Places · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a close-up side view of a zinc-roofed house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The house is single storey with wooden louvered walls and wooden windows that are painted in peach. Outside the windows hung a bird cage. The compound outside the house is paved in cement and is...
  • Large house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [2]

    Streets and Places · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows the exterior view of a large house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The house which has zinc roofs is half-wooden, half-brick and looks worn-off. Mattresses and pillows are being brought out to air, and laundry are hung to dry outside the houses. The ground outside the house is...
  • Sarongs drying on a line outside a house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows the hanging of laundry in the backyard of a house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. Clipped onto a washing line are clothes that include three pieces of sarongs. The single-storey wooden house has zinc roof and the backyard is shaded by trees including a banana tree. Potted plants...
  • Provision shop in Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Economy · Streets and Places · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows the exterior view of a Chinese provision shop in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The front of the shop is surrounded by raised concrete. A Malay woman in headscarf is standing outside the shop by the steps. The items in the shop are arranged in baskets, tiered racks or...
  • Backyard of a house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [2]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows the backyard of a single-storey house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The house has two layers of zinc roofs. Under the lower roof, garments are hung from clothes lines that overlook a paved open compound which is also used to dry laundry. A pruned tree with a leaf-covered...
  • Back door of a house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a close-up view of the back door of a zinc-roofed house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The house is single storey and has several layers of zinc roofs. Under one of them are hung garments for drying. The house compound is paved, where plants grown in potted plants...
  • View of a house compound at Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Streets and Places · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a view of a house with concrete compound seen from a narrow opening between two doors of a metal gate that are ajar. The tall doors of the gate are painted in brownish-red and the right door has a small square opening. Inside the compound are washings...
  • Margaret Drive, block 6C, corridor : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows laundry hanging out to dry along the corridor of a HDB (Housing and Development Board) flat. The flat is in block 6C at Margaret Drive. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Kampong Lorong Buangkok laundry line : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This is a 2009 photograph showing laundry hanging on a laundry clothes line in the backyard of a house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. Three different batik sarongs are part of the laundry. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Commonwealth Crescent, laundry area : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the laundry areas for units at the ground floor of a Housing and Development apartment block at Commonwealth Crescent. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Margaret Drive, block 6C, corridor : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows laundry hanging out to dry along the corridor of a HDB (Housing and Development Board) flat. The flat is in block 6C at Margaret Drive. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Traditional laundry shop : close-up

    Economy · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the interior of a traditional Chinese laundry shop, at Serangoon Road. Clothes on hangers can be seen hung from a pole in the shop. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinatown shophouse, 1979 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Economy · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1979 photograph shows a shophouse in Chinatown. It has the sign “廣益洗衣” hanging on the wall outside of the shop. The owner of the shop most likely provides laundry services. Some vegetable sellers can be seen selling vegetables in front of the shophouse. Title devised by Library staff.