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  • Tree at Botanic Gardens, mid-1970s

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a few aerial roots of a tree that have anchored themselves to the ground at Singapore Botanic Gardens. 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.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [115]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. It shows a small plot of land surrounded by an old five-storey building and a block of flats on one side in the background and two perpendicular roads in the foreground. Trees are seen. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Colonial bungalow in Lorong Buangkok [3]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows the side view of a double-storey colonial bungalow in Lorong Buangkok and its trimmed lawn. A spacious veranda with a pulled-up black-and-white stripe awning forms the entrance to the bungalow, and it is furnished with a wooden bench and a sofa. Outside at the lawn sits a...
  • Exterior of a house and compound in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [6]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a close-up exterior view of a house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The house has a pitched roof that is roughly layered with zinc. The upper louvered wooden walls are painted in a light hue while the lower concrete walls in red. The back of the wooden windows...
  • Kampung Lorong Buangkok [131]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a narrow dirt road in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. On each side of the road are low shrubs and taller trees. At the end of the road is a wooden house with a car parked in front. Overhead power cables run across the skies. No date of creation...
  • Narrow path in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [2]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a long narrow path in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. On the left of the path is a building which is covered by zinc sheets at the bottom. Several other zinc-roof structures are seen at the end of the path. On the right of the path are shrubs and...
  • Kampong Lorong Buangkok laundry lines [1]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows rows of laundry line outside a wooden house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. There is an abundance of greenery around the house. Neatly-trimmed shrubs stretch across the compound of the house. Behind the house, tall trees tower above the roof and provides effective shade. No date of creation...
  • Signboards in Lorong Buangkok

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a close-up view of two road signs in front of a big tree trunk in Lorong Buangkok. One of them is a blue signboard that describes the area behind it as the private property of KTMB, with a $50 penalty for illegal parking. The other sign advises...
  • Kampung Lorong Buangkok [88]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows the exterior of a zinc-roof house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The wall of the house is half-wooden and half-concrete, and is painted in turquoise blue. The house has a small porch outside and is occupied by two sofa chairs. The area outside the house is paved and...
  • Colonial-style building in Lorong Buangkok

    Streets and Places · Arts · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows the exterior view of a double-storey white colonial-style building in Lorong Buangkok. It has a pitched roof and rows of windows in the upper storey. A small pickup truck with workers from a construction company is parked on a tiled pavement in front of the building. A...
  • Provision shop in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Transportation · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a paved road leading to a zinc-roofed Chinese provision shop in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. A pile of concrete slab is seen at the left edge of the path. A lorry is parked in a shed in front of the shop. A rack of laundry is also being...
  • Chinese altars in front of Sunlove Home, Lorong Buangkok

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a front view of a row of Chinese altars in Lorong Buangkok. The altars are placed under a big tree with sprawling branches. Behind the altars is the long stone wall of the Sunlove Home, which is partially covered by tall trees. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Houses in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [6]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a dirt path leading to two zinc-roof houses in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The house at the top of the path has a long laundry line outside. In front of the house is a tree trunk with most of its branches removed. Opposite is another house with only...
  • Covered walkway and courtyard of a wooden building in Lorong Buangkok [2]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a top-covered walkway that is adjoining a wooden outhouse in Lorong Buangkok. The walkway is paved and its open sides are furnished with black and white stripe awnings. A square grass courtyard with low shrubs lies in the middle of the grounds. The walkway connects the single-storey...
  • Front gate and driveway of a colonial-style building in Lorong Buangkok

    Streets and Places · Arts · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of a driveway leading to a double-storey colonial-style bungalow in Lorong Buangkok. On each side of the narrow road are rolling lawns that are dotted with big trees. An iron gate secures the driveway. The bungalow could well be a ward of a hospital...
  • Kampung Lorong Buangkok [23]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows the long backyard of a house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The house has zinc roofs and wooden louvered walls. An open shed covered by zinc roofs adjoins the house at the front. The flooring is paved with tiles in geometric patterns. On the right, a continuous row...
  • Exterior of a house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [6]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows an exterior view of a zinc-roof house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The house has a pitched roof that is roughly layered with zinc. The upper louvered wooden walls are lightly painted and while the lower walls are painted in red. The wooden windows are painted in red...
  • Kampung Lorong Buangkok [25]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photographs shows a wooden house in the centre of dense vegetation in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. It has a pitched zinc roof which looks old and rusted. A window is open to reveal blue curtains. In front of the house are overgrown shrubs and grasses. The house is also surrounded...
  • Street view of Sunlove Home, Lorong Buangkok

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a street view of the Sunlove Home in Lorong Buangkok. A huge old tree with sprawling trunk and branches and overflowing trellis stands by the roadside and provides a prominent landmark to the area. A row of altar is seen at the foot of the tree. The...
  • Stream in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [2]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a general view of a long narrow stream running through thick vegetation in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The back and middle of river is heavily silted with mud. Wooden planks are placed between the sandy banks of the stream for pedestrian crossing. Date of creation estimated. Title devised...
  • Side view of a colonial-style building

    Streets and Places · Arts · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows the side view of a wooden building in Lorong Buangkok that is connected to a partially-hidden covered walkway. The building is painted in a white and black theme that harks back to colonial Singapore. It has a pitched roof, white louvered walls and swing windows. The compound...
  • House in Kampung Lorong Buangkok [17]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows an exterior side view of a house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The house has wooden louvered walls that are painted in orange. Its wooden windows are painted in green and are open to reveal white lacy curtains. The compound outside the house is spacious with trees growing...
  • Path between houses in Kampung Lorong Buangkok [2]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a path in between two houses in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The houses have wooden walls and are covered by zinc roofs. The house on the right has a verandah that is fenced up. Tall trees including coconut palms tower above the house. The house on the left...