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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.
  • Malay/Muslim organisations' tribute to Mr Abdullah Tarmugi, 2002 [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Events
    This photograph shows guests watching a performance at a tribute event called "Majlis Menjunjung Budi", held on 25 May 2002 at Pan Pacific Hotel. The event was organised by various Malay/Muslim organisations to pay tribute to Mr Abdullah Tarmugi. Seated at the round table are Mr Yatiman Yusof (first from...
  • Malay/Muslim organisations' tribute to Mr Abdullah Tarmugi, 2002 [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Events
    This photograph shows Mr Yaacob Ibrahim (second from left) presenting a memento to Mr Abdullah Tarmugi (second from right), at a tribute event held on 25 May 2002 at Pan Pacific Hotel. Standing on Mr Abdullah Tarmugi's right is Haji Wan Hussin bin Haji Zoohri. The event was organised by...
  • Malay man chopping wood, with some Malay boys looking on : general view

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Percy Hill Collection
    This is a photograph showing a Malay man chopping wood, watched by two boys. In the background, several more men and smoke from a cooking fire in an attap shelter can be seen. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Three different types of headgear : front view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Percy Hill Collection
    This is an interesting photograph showing three males in different types of headgear. The man seated on the grass is a hawker who wears a skull cap. In front of him on his left are his basket of food and a pail. On his right is a smiling Malay boy...
  • Malay boy in front of some palm trees : front view

    Heritage and Culture · Nature and Environment · Percy Hill Collection
    This is a photograph taken of a Malay boy clad in a sarong, posing in front of a tall palm tree. In the background, another palm tree together with some other trees, are seen growing on a grassy slope. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Nine children squatting on a bridge : group photograph

    Geography and Travels · Nature and Environment · Heritage and Culture · Percy Hill Collection
    Shown in this photograph are nine naked Malay children squatting on a wooden bridge. Some are hugging themselves probably to keep warm. Behind them is a mountain. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.