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  • Cordoned off planters at Singapore Botanic Gardens during circuit breaker period

    Sports and Recreation · Politics and Government · Tan, Berny
    Contributed by Berny Tan, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows a few planters cordoned off with tape at Singapore Botanic Gardens during the circuit breaker period. Description by Library staff. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lake at Botanic Gardens, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a lake at the Singapore Botanic Gardens, with trees and plants growing on a small plot of land in the middle of the lake. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Jurong Bird Park, mid-1970s

    Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a general view of a lake at Jurong Bird Park, with a few pelicans and ducks in the foreground and a large, unique round wooden pavilion on stilts jutting out into the lake at the back. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Botanic Gardens, mid-1970s

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows flowering shrubs and trees at Singapore Botanic Gardens. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Botanic Gardens, mid-1970s

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a row of flowering shrubs at Singapore Botanic Gardens. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Botanic Gardens, mid-1970s

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows colourful potted flowers and plants by the side a flight of brick steps at the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Banana trees bearing fruits, circa 1966-1980

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a few banana trees with some bearing fruits. The trees are among other plants and trees. Barely visible in the background are the roofs of two houses. The photograph was taken in the vicinity of Trengganu Street, Temple Street, Cross Street and Telok Ayer Street. Exact location...
  • Farmers in a vegetable farm

    Nature and Environment · Economy
    This photograph shows farmers working in a vegetable farm. The farm has rows upon rows of vegetable plots, while banana trees lined the edge of the farm. In the background, are an attap shed, low hills and vegetation. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Letterbox of house 31-B Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Communications · Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a standing letterbox in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. Covering the letterbox's body is the address of the house which is handwritten and reads "31-B Lorong Buangkok". The letterbox stands next to a plant and behind is a partially hidden wooden bench. The whole area...
  • Makeshift shelter made with umbrella in Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a shelter made of an umbrella cover in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. It is attached to the top of a thin wooden pole which is buried into the soil. It provides shade to an area of low plants and undergrowth. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Ms Liesel Strauss and residents of Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Streets and Places · Arts · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    Left-to-right: Mdm Sng Mui Hong, landlady of Kampong Lorong Buangkok, Ms Liesel Strauss, museum docent, and Jamil Kamsah, resident of Kampong Lorong Buangkok
  • Garden compound

    Streets and Places · Arts · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows the big compound of a house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok that has rich landscaping. The vegetation includes ferns, flowering plants and fruit trees such as bananas. Madam Sng Mui Hong who is the landlady of the village is standing in the centre of the garden with her...
  • Man holding bird cage in Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a man reaching up to a suspended bird cage outside a house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The house is a wooden one with zinc roofs, and a wire mesh gate at its entrance. Outside the gate is a paved compound that is covered with trees and shrubs...
  • Plants outside a home in Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows an external view of a house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok that is lined with plants. The single-storey house has a zinc roof and wooden walls which are painted in green. The plants neatly decorate the perimeter of the house and includes a narrow maroon-coloured offshoot and tapioca...
  • Bicycle wheel with part of car license plate

    Nature and Environment · Transportation · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a wheel of a bicycle with part of a car license plate pasted on it. The wheel is attached to a tree trunk. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dirt path in Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a dirt path in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The path is lined on both sides with low vegetation such as tapioca plants and banana trees, as well as tall trees such as coconut palms. Two individuals, presumably residents judging by their relaxed attire, are walking on the path...
  • Zinc house surrounded by greenery

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a rural scene of dense vegetation bordering a zinc-roofed house. The ubiquitous tapioca leaves, aloe vera and banana trees are among the vegetation that makes up the greenery. A small portion of the skies in the background is still visible amidst the tall trees. Title devised by...
  • Visitor holding two coconuts tied with red strings

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photographs shows a Caucasian woman holding a coconut in each hand which is tied with a red string. There is a camera hanging from the woman's wrist. She is standing next to a partially captured white gate. Behind her is greenery around the paved veranda of a house. Title...
  • Ms. Liesel Strauss posing in Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph features Ms. Liesel Strauss, a heritage enthusiast, posing near a street sign that reads "Lorong Buang Kok". She has her hand on another sign that reads "Surau Kampong Lorong Buang Kok", which means the mosque of the Kampong Lorong Buang Kok. On the opposite side of the road...
  • Hibiscus bush

    Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a close-up view of flowering pink hibiscus plant along a dirt road. Other plants found in the same area include ferns and banana trees. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Coconut trees in Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Liesel Strauss
    This photographs shows a long view of two tall coconut trees that tower above nearby flower and fruit plants. This view of Kampong Lorong Buangkok is also scenic for the vast expanse of clear blue skies in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Garden outside a home in Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Liesel Strauss
  • Gate of a home at Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Streets and Places · Arts · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows an arched gateway to a house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok which is secured by a low wooden gate. The archway is garlanded with leaves. Outside the gate, the compound is decorated with big ferns. bougainvillea and other plants. Inside the compound, a mini landscape is found in...
  • Greenery in Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a side view of the green outdoors in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. On the left are several fronds of banana leaves. In the centre are pink hibiscus trees . A wooden fence separates a trimmed hedge from a small paved road. Partially hidden among the greenery is a...