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  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [2]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows library users in Raffles Library, later renamed to National Library of Singapore. Users are reading at the tables. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [15]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows two Chinese gentlemen in Raffles Library. One seems to be handing over something to the other. Two men are seated behind them. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [5]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows library users in Raffles Library, later renamed to National Library of Singapore. This may be the Children's section as the users are children and the shelves and tables are low. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [18]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows users in Raffles Library. Some children are queuing up near a table on the left. They may be waiting for their turn to borrow or return books. A number of men are reading at the...
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [11]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows some student users in Raffles Library. They are looking at the displays on the noticeboard. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [3]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows library users in Raffles Library, later renamed to National Library of Singapore. This may be the Children's section as the users are children and the shelves and tables are low. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [13]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows two Caucasian gentlemen in Raffles Library. They are both viewing a book placed on a table. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [6]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows library users in Raffles Library, later renamed to National Library of Singapore. A male user is reading at a table while three ladies are browsing at the shelves. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [1]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows library users in Raffles Library, later renamed to National Library of Singapore. Users are reading at three tables. A male library patron is seen at the cabinet containing the catalogue cards. Title devised by Library...
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [14]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows two gentlemen, one Caucasian and one Chinese, sharing a light moment in Raffles Library. A sign bearing the words "British Council book display (child welfare)" is seen at the shelf of displays on the right....
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [10]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows posters and selected books displayed in a corner of Raffles Library. A sign displaying the name of Raffles Library in English, Chinese, Jawi and Tamil is attached to the ceiling. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [12]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows three gentlemen in Raffles Library. They are standing near a display of books. The words "British book design" can be seen on the display stand. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [7]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows library users in Raffles Library, later renamed to National Library of Singapore. This may be the Children's section as the users are mostly children and the shelves are low. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [4]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows library users in Raffles Library, later renamed to National Library of Singapore. This may be the Children's section as the users are children and the shelves and tables are low. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [19]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows three gentlemen, one of whom is a Caucasian, walking towards the foreground in Raffles Library. Library patrons are reading at the tables. A bust of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles can be seen on the right...
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [17]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows users in Raffles Library. Four library patrons are standing in front of a shelf of books while four others are reading at a big table in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [9]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows two gentlemen, one Caucasian and one Asian, viewing selected books placed in a display shelf in Raffles Library. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Raffles Library Junior Section : general view

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Arts · Singapore. National Library Board
    A black and white photograph of the reading area in the junior section of the Raffles Library.
  • Raffles Library, entrance : general view

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Singapore. National Library Board
    This is a black-and-white photograph showing a queue of children outside the entrance to Raffles Library. Two staircases lead up to the entrance of the library. The one on the right leads to the entrance while the one on the left leads down from the exit. Title devised by Library...
  • Raffles Library and Museum, 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. has a handwritten note "Museum Singapore (Orchard Road)" on the front. The photograph shows a view of the original 1887 front block of the Raffles Library and Museum, at Stamford Road. The design was guided by the Renaissance principles of balance and...
    Reproduction Available
  • Raffles Library and Museum, 1890s : exterior

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph shows the exterior of Raffles Library and Museum, located at Stamford Road. The museum was designed in Neo-Palladian and Renaissance style. It consists of two rectangular parallel blocks, with a dome at the front of the building. Metal gates with stone posts surround the museum grounds. The...
    Reproduction Available