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  • Seletar Reservoir, 1970 : full-length portrait

    Arts · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    A man posing in front of the commemorative plaque at the entrance of Seletar Reservoir. The reservoir was officially declared open by Her Royal Highness, Princess Alexandra on 10 August 1969. Now renamed as Upper Seletar Reservoir, it was built in 1920 as Singapore's third impounding reservoir. Donated by Tang...
  • Seletar Reservoir, 1971 : group photograph

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Sports and Recreation
    Group photograph of Yong Mei Lin and her friends at the entrance of Seletar Reservoir. Built in 1920 as Singapore's third impounding reservoir, it was renamed Upper Seletar Reservoir in 1992. It is located within Singapore's Central Water Catchment area bound by Mandai Road and Seletar Expressway. Donated by Yong...
  • Well in Kampong Jalan Ulu Sembawang, 1987 : close-up

    Nature and Environment · Heritage and Culture
    This is a photograph of a water well that is operated with the use of taps and hoses. This photograph depicts rural living in Kampong Jalan Ulu Sembawang where people draw their water supplies from a common source. In the days when there was no running water, families depended on...
  • Picnic at MacRitchie Reservoir, 1955 : group photograph

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of students having a picnic at the MacRitchie Reservoir with Dr Ho Kah Leong (second from right). Completed in 1868, MacRitchie Reservoir is Singapore's oldest reservoir and was formerly known as Impounding Reservoir or Thomson Reservoir. Photograph donated by Tan Ewe Liang and displayed at the...
  • MacRitchie Reservoir, 1965 or 1966 : full-length portrait

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    A man is shown standing at the bridge that joins the floating pavilion in the background at MacRitchie Reservoir. The pavilion is known to many visitors to the park as it often serves as a meeting spot. The reservoir is located off Lornie Road and was the first water supply...
  • 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.
  • Boating at Jurong pond, 1970 : two people

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This is a photograph of two ladies wearing sunglasses rowing a boat in Jurong pond. In the background are some more boats that resemble sampans, docked near a shelter. Photograph donated by Teo Gek Huay and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_477. 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....
  • Well in Kampong Jalan Ulu Sembawang, 1987 : general view

    Nature and Environment · Heritage and Culture
    This is a photograph of a Chinese lady doing her washing near a water well that is operated with the use of taps and hoses. This photograph depicts rural living in Kampong Jalan Ulu Sembawang where people draw their water supplies from a common source. In the days when there...
  • Seletar Reservoir, 1974 : group photograph [2]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    Two women posing with children near the edge of water at Seletar Reservoir. In the background is the finger pier. Donated by Lim Geok Lian, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_082. Title devised by Library staff.
  • MacRitchie Reservoir, 1965 or 1966 : single

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Arts
    A man is seen posing at a pavilion at MacRitchie Reservoir. The reservoir is located off Lornie Road and was the first water supply system implemented in Singapore. Photograph donated by Chow Seng Lim, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_166. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
  • Seletar Reservoir Tower, 1960s : single

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Sports and Recreation
    Chew Cher Neo's wife, posing for a photograph in front of the viewing tower, Seletar Reservoir. Built in 1920 as Singapore's third impounding reservoir, it was renamed Upper Seletar Reservoir in 1992. It is located within Singapore's Central Water Catchment area bound by Mandai Road and Seletar Expressway. Donated by...
  • Seletar Reservoir, 1969 : panoramic view

    Streets and Places
    This photograph, taken at the opening ceremony of the Seletar Reservoir on 10 August 1969, shows a panoramic view of the Seletar Reservoir, and a sailboat is seen sailing in the reservoir. Photograph donated by Chua Ai Lin and displayed at Heritage Roadshow 2007. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Seletar Reservoir, 1971 : half-length portrait

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Sports and Recreation
    Photograph of Yong Mei Lin, in front of the viewing tower, at the Seletar Reservoir. Built in 1920 as Singapore's third impounding reservoir, it was renamed Upper Seletar Reservoir in 1992. It is located within Singapore's Central Water Catchment area bound by Mandai Road and Seletar Expressway. Donated by Yong...
  • Seletar Reservoir, 1969 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Events
    This photograph, taken at the opening ceremony of the Seletar Reservoir on 10 August 1969, shows guests walking towards the reservoir. Photograph donated by Chua Ai Lin and displayed at Heritage Roadshow 2007. Title devised by Library staff.
  • MacRitchie Reservoir, 1977 : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This is a general view of the MacRitchie Reservoir and its surrounding greenery. Photograph shows the bridge and floating pavilion, which are familiar to many visitors to the park. Located off Lornie Road, it was the first water supply system implemented in Singapore. Donated by Choo Hai Boon, and displayed...
  • Posing at Mount Faber, 1969 : group photograph

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This is a photograph of three people posing at Mount Faber amidst the natural tranquillity, and luscious greenery. The top of this park offers cool views of the sea along the south-west coast of Singapore including Keppel Harbour and the island of Sentosa. Donated by Tang Kian Cheong, and displayed...
  • Seletar Reservoir, 1969 : close-up [2]

    Streets and Places · Events
    This photograph, taken at the opening ceremony of the Seletar Reservoir on 10 August 1969, shows a close-up of an artwork, erected at the Seletar Reservoir. Photograph donated by Chua Ai Lin and displayed at Heritage Roadshow 2007. Title devised by Library staff.
  • MacRitchie Reservoir, 1969 : group photograph

    Streets and Places · Arts · Sports and Recreation
    This is a group photo taken at MacRitchie Reservoir. Located off Lornie Road and completed in the late 1860s, the reservoir was the first water supply system implemented in Singapore. Photograph donated by Teo Gek Huay and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_484. Title devised by Library staff.
  • MacRitchie Reservoir, 1965 or 1966 : group photograph

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Arts
    This is a picture of a group of young men posing with a pavilion in the background at MacRitchie Reservoir. The reservoir is located off Lornie Road and it was the first water supply system implemented in Singapore. Photograph donated by Chow Seng Lim, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow...
  • Seletar Reservoir, 1974 : group photograph [1]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    A woman posing with three children near the edge of the water at Seletar Reservoir. In the background is the finger pier. Donated by Lim Geok Lian, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_081. Title devised by Library staff.
  • MacRitchie Reservoir, between 1968 - 1971 : front view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of Loo Siew Koon, seated on the grass, at MacRitchie Reservoir, formerly known as The Impounding River, located off Lornie Road. It was completed in the late 1860s. The reservoir was renamed Thomson Road Reservoir in 1907 and Macritchie Reservoir in 1922. Donated by Loo Siew...
  • Seletar Reservoir, 1969 : close-up [3]

    Streets and Places · Events
    This photograph, taken at the opening ceremony of the Seletar Reservoir on 10 August 1969, shows a close-up of the guests standing at the top of the viewing tower looking out at the reservoir. Photograph donated by Chua Ai Lin and displayed at Heritage Roadshow 2007. Title devised by Library...
  • Seletar Reservoir, 1969 : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph, taken at the opening ceremony of the Seletar Reservoir on 10 August 1969, shows a number of rowboats and sailboats on the reservoir, and in the foreground a motor launch bedecked with a Singapore flag is seen passing by. Photograph donated by Chua Ai Lin and displayed at...