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  • Padang, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of the Padang with Singapore Cricket Club building and skyline of the Central Business District in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Padang and Singapore Cricket Club, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of the Padang with Singapore Cricket Club building and skyline of the Central Business District in the background, and the towering OCBC Centre under construction on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
  • A huge tree with bird's nest ferns, circa 1966-1980

    Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a huge tree with many bird's nest ferns nestled in between the branches. Another similar tree can be seen behind. The photograph was taken in the vicinity of Trengganu Street, Temple Street, Cross Street and Telok Ayer Street. Exact location unknown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Road under construction, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a road under construction in the foreground. Rows of houses and an open field is visible in the background. The photograph was taken in the vicinity of Trengganu Street, Temple Street, Cross Street, and Telok Ayer Street. Exact location unknown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • School children at an open field, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Geography and Travels · Events
    This photograph shows school children and adults on a field. They seemed to be involved in some sporting activities as most of the children are wearing PE attire. Location unknown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • School children at an open field, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Events
    This photograph shows school children at an open field. They seemed to be involved in some sporting activities organised by the school. Huge trees shaded the school buildings that are partially visible in the background behind a fenced perimeter. Location unknown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese temple around Havelock Road vicinity, circa 1966-1980 [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a small excavator near an almost demolished structure and a Chinese temple partially visible on the right. Earthworks have been carried out in the area and a "PWD" signboard is barely visible behind some trees further beyond. Blocks of high-rise residential building are seen in the background....
  • Old warehouse at Havelock Road, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a view of a single-storey old warehouse. In front of the building, the ground has been cleared and the earth exposed. A building under construction is on the left and blocks of residential buildings on the right. 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...
  • Two young Caucasians at the Pagar, 1952 [2]

    Sports and Recreation · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows two shirtless Caucasian lads sitting on a fence enjoying the outdoors. Behind them is a grass field, a shed and a goal post. The area at the end of the field is covered by tall trees including coconut trees. This area is known as the Pagar, which...
  • View of large grass field from Bedok, 1952

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows an aerial view of a large flat grassy field, with a long stretch of tarmac in the centre. The grass field is dotted with trees. Viewed from Bedok, the photograph offers an uninterrupted view of the clear skyline. It was probably taken in 1952. Title devised by...
  • 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...
  • View of British airbase camp from billet, Changi

    Politics and Government · Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a general view of the British airbase from a serviceman's billet. It shows a well-trimmed open field, low buildings and a partly hidden hangar where a plane is parked. Several grass-cutters clutching trimmed grasses can be seen walking across the field. In the background can be seen...
  • A three-storey building

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a partial view of a three-storey block situated in an open field. A large tree partly covers the building. Straight and narrow concrete paths stretch across the field. Title devised by Library staff. No creation date estimated.
  • From Padang : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph captures a panaromic view of commerical buildings from the Padang. Title devised by Library staff.