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  • Tree with autumn-coloured leaves : general view [2]

    Nature and Environment · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Shown in this photograph is a tree with autumn-coloured leaves and a lady sweeping the fallen leaves that are on the ground. There is a monsoon drain on the right side of the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tree bark : close-up

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Wong, Lily
    This photograph captures the interesting textured bark of a tree trunk in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Wayside trees : general view

    Nature and Environment · Percy Hill Collection
    Captured in this photograph are trees with spreading branches growing wild along a stretch of unpaved road at a corner of a pond. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tembusu tree : close up [1]

    Nature and Environment · Mok, Joanne
    This photograph shows a close-up view of the roots of the grand old tembusu tree in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. The bark is fissured and dark brown in colour. Behind the tree, it depicts a lawn and some other plants. Title devised by Library staff.
  • 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.
  • Ravenala Madagascariensis : close-up

    Nature and Environment · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph focuses on the petioles (by which the leaf blade is attached to the plant stem) of a Ravenala Madagascariensis plant, or more commonly termed, the traveller's palm. The petioles form an interesting interlocking, zigzag line down the middle. It is a member of the bird-of-paradise family, Strelitziaceae. Dew...
  • Traveller's palm : general view [2]

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Percy Hill Collection
    This photo negative shows a traveller's palm standing isolated on the grounds of a park or a landscaped area. The palm, partly a banana plant, has long leaf stems and broad green leaves like those of the banana. These extend out from the trunk and appear as a giant hand...
  • Tree with autumn-coloured leaves : general view [1]

    Nature and Environment · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Shown in this photograph is a tree with yellowish brown leaves. In the background is a monsoon drain and some shophouses. This may be a scene from everyday life in the heartlands. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Men climbing up coconut trees : general view

    Nature and Environment · Arts · Percy Hill Collection
    This photograph provides an overall view of a coconut plantation, and seen in action in the distance are some men climbing up the vertical trunks of the coconut trees. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Telok Blangah, 1960s : aerial view [2]

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This is a photograph of Telok Blangah interpreted in Hokkien as "sit lat mng" meaning "north west gate". The aerial view is from Mount Faber and shows a large section of tree-covered slopes. The two popular nature spots in the area are Mount Faber and Labrador Park. Photograph donated by...
  • Fraser's Hill, Pahang : general view

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a view of the forested hillside on Fraser’s Hill and the driveway to Singapore House (located on the hill) in the foreground. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
  • Palms, in a pond : general view

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Arts · Wong, Lily
    This photograph shows three palms in a koi pond, near the water feature in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Bright coloured kois can also be seen in this picture. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tree : general view [3]

    Nature and Environment · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1991 photograph shows a tree along Jalan Kampong Chantek area. Governor Guillemard was reported to have commented on the pretty village thus giving it the name, Chantek, Malay for pretty. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Rifle Range Road plants : close-up

    Nature and Environment · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1991 photograph shows lush greenery along Rifle Range Road, with views from the road. The road mentioned is near Bukit Timah Reserve and Murnane Reservoir. Rifle Range Road was named after the rifle range built by the Singapore Gun Club and also, home to Chartered Industries and School of...
    Reproduction Available
  • Rifle Range Road vegetation : general view [2]

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1991 photograph shows Rifle Range Road, with views from the road. The road mentioned is near Bukit Timah Reserve and Murnane Reservoir. Rifle Range Road was named after the rifle range built by the Singapore Gun Club and also home to Chartered Industries and School of Ammunition. Date of...
    Reproduction Available
  • Tree : general view [1]

    Nature and Environment · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1991 photograph shows a tree along Jalan Kampong Chantek area. Governor Guillemard was reported to have commented on the pretty village thus giving it the name, Chantek, Malay for pretty. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Tree : general view [2]

    Nature and Environment · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1991 photograph shows a tree along Jalan Kampong Chantek area. Governor Guillemard was reported to have commented on the pretty village thus giving it the name, Chantek, Malay for pretty. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available