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  • Workers unloading goods from boat at Kallang Basin, 1950s [1]

    Transportation · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows workers on a boat unloading charcoal into gunny sacks to be transported to shore. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Woman buying flowers at Lim Tua Tow Road market, 1960s [1]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a lady in sarong kebaya buying flowers from a vendor at a market in Lim Tua Tow Road. She is making payment for a bouquet of flowers consisting of a few stalks of orchids and other flowers. The Chinese flower vendor, wearing samfoo, is surrounded by baskets...
  • Visitors at Tiger Balm Garden, 1960s [2]

    Sports and Recreation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a group of visitors to Tiger Balm Garden or Haw Par Villa, looking at a diorama behind a high wired fence. The women are wearing traditional Malay costumes. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Workers unloading goods from boat at Kallang Basin, 1950s [4]

    Transportation · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows workers on a boat getting ready to transport goods in gunny sacks to the shore. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Two Malay girls at Lim Tua Tow Road market, 1960s [1]

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows two Malay girls at Lim Tua Tow Road market. One of the girls is wearing a dress while the other is wearing a baju kurung. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Two Malay girls at Lim Tua Tow Road market, 1960s [2]

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows two Malay girls at Lim Tua Tow Road market. One of the girls is wearing a dress while the other is wearing a baju kurung. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Workers unloading goods from boat at Kallang Basin, 1950s [3]

    Transportation · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows workers on a boat getting ready to transport goods in gunny sacks to the shore. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Workers unloading goods from boat at Kallang Basin, 1950s [2]

    Transportation · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows workers on a boat unloading charcoal into gunny sacks to be transported to shore. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Visitors at Tiger Balm Garden, 1960s [1]

    Arts · Sports and Recreation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a group of five visitors to Tiger Balm Gardens. The group consists of two men, two women and a baby. The women are dressed in traditional Malay costume and one of the men is wearing the traditional Malay black headgear or songkok. At the background is a...
  • Woman buying flowers at Lim Tua Tow Road market, 1960s [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a lady in sarong kebaya buying flowers from a vendor at a market in Lim Tua Tow Road. She is making payment for a bouquet of flowers consisting of a few stalks of orchids and other flowers. The Chinese flower vendor, wearing samfoo, is surrounded by baskets...
  • Procession to celebrate Prophet Muhammad's birthday [3]

    Kemp, Jack
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat collection. It shows a group of Malay men and children wearing a uniform-coloured baju kurung standing at an open field with kompang in their hands waiting to participate in the procession that marks the Prophet Muhammad's birthday. Title devised...
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [44]

    Arts · Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows a group of five Malay girls in their traditional costumes dancing on the stage. The performance is part of the programme for "Malam Burdaya". Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [45]

    Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows a Malay lady on the stage with a young boy. This is part of the programme for "Malam Burdaya". Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [46]

    Arts · Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows a group of five Malay girls in their traditional costumes dancing on the stage. The performance is part of the programme for "Malam Burdaya". Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [43]

    Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows a group of young Malays in their traditional costumes singing on the stage. The performance is part of the programme for "Malam Burdaya". Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [68]

    Arts
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It shows five Malay men and women on the stage. All are seated at a table except for one long-haired lady. This seems to be a scene from a play. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [13]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It shows a Malay lady telling a story to a group of Malay children in a room in library. Some of the children are seated on a carpet on the floor. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 4) [24]

    Personalities · Arts · Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 4) collection. It was taken during the opening ceremony of Queenstown Branch Library on 30 April 1970. The ceremony started at 8.15pm. This shows two young couples in traditional Malay costume dancing on the stage. Title devised by Library staff.
  • A group photograph of three local men

    Arts · Nature and Environment
    This is a photograph of three local (native) men posing for a group shoot. Behind them are rolling fields. A small shed, and a sign with words that include "packing cases" above a pile of crates can also be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff. Date of...
  • Provision shop selling newspapers in Potong Pasir, 1970s

    Communications · Streets and Places
    This picture shows a provision shop with the address No. 90 in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. Other than food items, this shop sells magazines and newspapers which are hung just outside its entrance. A Malay woman can be seen walking to the back of the shop. Title devised by...
  • Children and female guests at a wedding in Potong Pasir, 1970s [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Geography and Travels · Events
    This picture shows a group of guests at a Malay wedding in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. A few Malay women and a few children are sitting and enjoying a performance by a musical band (hidden in the left-hand side of the picture). Title devised by Library staff.
  • Wooden houses near the main road in Potong Pasir, 1970s

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This picture shows two wooden houses near the main road in Potong Pasir during the 1970s. These houses are located in an area near to the marketplace and an area referred to as "Area B". A Malay woman can be seen peeling apart a coconut near the threshold of one...
  • Preparations for a wedding feast in Potong Pasir, 1970s

    Heritage and Culture · Events
    This picture shows a Malay wedding in Potong Pasir during the 1970s. A few men can be seen preparing plates and cutleries for the guests at the wedding. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Children and female guests at a wedding in Potong Pasir, 1970s [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Geography and Travels · Events
    This picture shows a group of guests at a Malay wedding in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. A few Malay women and a few children are sitting and enjoying a performance by a musical band. Title devised by Library staff.