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  • Ladies posing at Japanese Garden : group photograph

    Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels · Streets and Places
    This is a 1974 photograph of a group of young ladies, posing on the arched bridge at the Japanese Garden. The garden in Jurong provides a pleasant and quiet environment for a leisurely stroll. Photograph donated by Low Soi Moi and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_434. Title devised...
  • Jurong Hill lookout tower, 1971 : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This is a photograph of Jurong Hill Lookout Tower, a three-storey spiral tower, built on top of a 60-metre hill. It houses the Hilltop Japanese and Indonesian Restaurant. Photograph donated by Gan Cheng Guat and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_227. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Seletar Reservoir, 1971 : group photograph

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Sports and Recreation
    Group photograph of Yong Mei Lin and her friends at the entrance of Seletar Reservoir. Built in 1920 as Singapore's third impounding reservoir, it was renamed Upper Seletar Reservoir in 1992. It is located within Singapore's Central Water Catchment area bound by Mandai Road and Seletar Expressway. Donated by Yong...
  • Sentosa Island, 1960s : two people

    Arts · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    Chew Cher Neo's wife and son, standing on a high-land, overlooking the Sentosa Island in the background. Donated by Chew Cher Neo and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_708. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa entrance, 1963 : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Arts
    This is a photograph of visitors posing at the entrance of Haw Par Villa (Tiger Balm Garden). The oriental theme park is a treasure trove of moral tales and traditional Chinese stories. Photograph donated by Lim Kee Oon and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_506. Title devised by Library...
  • Kusu Island, 1969 : two people

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of two ladies posing on a large rock at Kusu Island. Kusu, which means 'Tortoise Island' in Chinese, is also known as Peak Island or Pulau Tembakul in Malay. Every year, during the Kusu festival in the ninth lunar month, thousands of devotees make their pilgrimage...
  • King George's Park, swing set, 1958 : general view

    Geography and Travels · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows children riding on swings, in the playground at King George V Jubilee Park at Fort Canning, bounded by Clemenceau Avenue and River Valley Road. Donated by Chung Shui Ken and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_642. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Jurong Bird Park, 1971 : couple

    Arts · Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a couple posing on a bridge near the waterfall in Jurong Bird Park. One side of the bridge bears the words 'Bridge of Eternity' and the other, 'Bridge of Love'. This was the choice spot for photo-taking for many visitors. Donated by Chee Yoke Leung, and displayed...
  • Picnic at MacRitchie Reservoir, 1955 : group photograph

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of students having a picnic at the MacRitchie Reservoir with Dr Ho Kah Leong (second from right). Completed in 1868, MacRitchie Reservoir is Singapore's oldest reservoir and was formerly known as Impounding Reservoir or Thomson Reservoir. Photograph donated by Tan Ewe Liang and displayed at the...
  • Haw Par Villa, early 1970s : two people

    Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of visitors posing in front of the figurines of a dance couple at the 'Spanish Corner' at Haw Par Villa (Tiger Balm Gardens). The oriental theme park is a treasure trove of moral tales and traditional Chinese stories. Photograph donated by Zhang Jiajie and displayed at...
  • Women posing at Haw Par Villa, 1971 : two people

    Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of two ladies posing at the Haw Par Villa, built in 1937, formerly known as Tiger Balm Gardens. In the background is the entrance to the Villa. Photograph donated by Yong Mei Lin and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_655. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Jurong Bird Park waterfall, 1971 : general view

    Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of the waterfall in Jurong Bird Park, which is the highest man-made waterfall in the world, standing at over 30 metres. This photograph was taken before nets were placed high above the grounds to create one of largest open walk-in aviaries. Photograph donated by Gan Cheng...
  • Toa Payoh Town Garden, 1970s : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    Developed in the seventies, the Toa Payoh Town Garden (now Toa Payoh Town Park) was a popular spot for wedding photography. It was also a favourite place for leisure walks among the residents. One of the main features of the park is the cascading waterfall. Photograph donated by Neo Siok...
  • Boy posing in Haw Par Villa, 1960s : full-length portrait

    Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of a boy posing next to sculptures and figurines at Haw Par Villa (Tiger Balm Gardens). The oriental theme park is a treasure trove of moral tales and traditional Chinese stories. Photograph donated by Poon Lee Eng and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_519. Date...
  • Botanic Gardens, 1958 : group photograph

    Sports and Recreation
    Portrait of Jerroy's family, standing on the steps, in the Singapore Botanic Gardens, located in Cluny Road, founded in 1859. Donated by Chang Wei Jie Jerro and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. Title devised by Library staff. HRS3_679
  • Queen Elizabeth Walk, 1970s : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This is a photograph depicting a seafront promenade, Queen Elizabeth Walk (Esplanade Park). The Esplanade got its name in 1953 when Elizabeth II became the Queen of England. The paved promenade was a popular spot for families and courting couples who go there to catch the sea breeze and admire...
  • Posing at Chinese Garden, 1970s : two people

    Arts · Geography and Travels · Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This is a photograph of a woman and a child at the Chinese Garden. Built in 1975, the Chinese Garden is modelled along the northern Chinese imperial style of architecture and landscaping. Photograph donated by Tan Geok Neo and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_245. Title devised by Library...
  • Group photo of children at Haw Par Villa, 1950s : general view

    Geography and Travels · Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of a group of smiling children at Haw Par Villa (Tiger Balm Gardens). A few of them are seen with toothless grins. They are posing in front of the legendary Eight Immortals who had always done good deeds for human beings and are therefore much respected...
  • Posing at Mount Faber cable car station, 1970s : single

    Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels · Transportation
    This is a photograph of a woman smiling for the camera near the Cable Car Station at Mount Faber. Two cable cars, going to and coming from Sentosa, can be seen passing behind her. Photograph donated by Low Soi Moi and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_440. Title devised...
  • Haw Par Villa entrance, 1960s : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This is a photograph of visitors leaving and arriving at Haw Par Villa (Tiger Balm Gardens), through its familiar entrance. Known for its many sculptures and figurines, the oriental theme park is a treasure trove of moral tales and traditional Chinese stories. Donated by Koh Tiang Thai, and displayed at...
  • Queen Elizabeth Walk, 1968 : full-length portrait [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph depicts a man posing at Queen Elizabeth Walk or Esplanade Park. In the background is the Fullerton Building, now the Fullerton Hotel, and Anderson Bridge. Built in 1928, it was designed as an office building. It has in the past housed the General Post Office and the Inland...
  • Sentosa, 1977 : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This is a photograph of a bus stop and visitor map of Sentosa showing directions and distance to the swimming lagoon, camp site and canoe centre. The location map also points out directions to other attractions such as the Cable Car Station, Merlion Museum and Holiday Chalets on the island....
  • DHL Balloon : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Wong, Linus
    This is a photograph of the DHL Balloon, located at Rochor Road, next to the New 7th Storey Hotel. The attraction operated between 2006 to 2008. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Jalan Besar Stadium East Gate 3 entrance : exterior

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Tan, Bonny
    This 2004 photograph shows the exterior view of Jalan Besar Stadium's East Gate 3 entrance with its lemon-yellow walls, closed metal gates, and orange railing at the staircase leading up to the stands. Title devised by Library staff.