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  • Seaside, 1959 or 1960 : action

    Sports and Recreation
    A group of young people enjoying outdoor cooking by the seaside in the east of Singapore. The area's relaxed atmosphere is partly due to its proximity to the beach and sea. Donated by Chee Yoke Leung, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_063. Date of creation estimated. Title devised...
  • Frolicking, in the sun : action

    Geography and Travels · Sports and Recreation · Wong, Lily
    This photograph captures two children playing and having a fun time in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Wolf Cubs and Girl Guides, 1937

    Organisations · Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It is taken at the Boy Scout Association headquarters at No. 124 Buffalo Road. The picture shows a group of wolf cubs from 5th Pack (a Malay pack from Outram School) around Akela (cubmaster), Mrs A. J. Braga at an event...
  • Scouts, 1930s : group photograph

    Organisations · Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is an undated photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows the 5th Scout Troop, Victoria Bridge School in front of an attap hut constructed on the school playing field. The Scouter in the centre (seated) is Edward Payne (EMF Payne) who came to Singapore from Mauritius in 1935....
  • A crowd at the beach : general view

    Streets and Places · Percy Hill Collection
    Pictured here is a beach scene taken in the early part of the 20th century, showing a gathering of men, engrossed in something which appears to have attracted their full attention. Shown too is a peddler and his makeshift stall stationed outside a wooden fence under the shade of tall...
  • Esplanade Park : general view [2]

    Sports and Recreation · Pang, Gerald
    This is a picture of the Esplanade Park. People walking, cycling and resting can be seen in the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boy scout : full-length portrait

    Organisations · Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels · Arts · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is an undated photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a boy scout standing in front of a tent. The two white stripes on his shirt pocket indicate that he holds the rank of a patrol leader. The location is likely to be the Singapore Volunteer Corps (SVC)...