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  • Southern islands, mid-1970s

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a wide view of a Southern offshore island taken from the sea between 1974 and 1976. A group of pitched-roof wooden houses can be seen along the shore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shophouses along the Singapore River near Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows wooden-framed stilt huts and shacks lining the edge of the Singapore River. Rows of shophouses are visible behind them while the Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall clock tower can be seen in the background on the left of the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Houses on stilts and boats by the river, circa 1966-1980 [5]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows several wooden houses on stilts by the river's edge. In the foreground, several boats are moored closely together in the water. A boy is seen squatting by the river bank with his back to the camera. Location is unknown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Houses on stilts and boats by the river, circa 1966-1980 [4]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows several wooden houses on stilts by the river's edge. In the foreground, several boats are moored closely together in the water. A boy is seen squatting by the river bank with his back to the camera. Location is unknown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Houses on stilts and boats by the river, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows several wooden houses on stilts by the river's edge. In the foreground, several boats are moored closely together in the water. Location is unknown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Houses on stilts and boats by the river, circa 1966-1980 [3]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows several wooden houses on stilts by the river's edge. In the foreground, two houseboats are moored closely together in the water. Location is unknown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Houses on stilts and boats by the river, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows several wooden houses on stilts by the river's edge. In the foreground, several boats are moored closely together in the water. Location is unknown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Houses on stilts and boats by the river, circa 1966-1980 [6]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows several wooden houses on stilts by the river's edge. In the foreground, several boats are moored closely together in the water. A boy is seen squatting by the river bank with his back to the camera. Location is unknown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boats along the Singapore River near Old Hill Street Police Station, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows bumboats along the bank of the Singapore River. Shacks and small huts lined the edge of the river while shophouses lined behind them on the right of the photograph. On the opposite bank, cars and lorries are parked at the edge of the bank. The Old Police...
  • Houses on stilts and boats by the river, circa 1966-1980 [7]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows several wooden houses on stilts by the river's edge. In the foreground, a houseboat is moored by the river with several smaller boats moored behind it. Location is unknown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Abandoned houses and boats by the river, circa 1966-1980

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a few boats tied closely together during low tide. Four men are seen on the boats. Abandoned wooden houses can be seen in the background. Location unknown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Resident of 29D Kampong Lorong Buangkok [2]

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Liesel Strauss
    Mdm Sng Mui Hong, landlady of Kampong Lorong Buangkok
  • House number 29D Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Liesel Strauss
    Mdm Sng Mui Hong, landlady of Kampong Lorong Buangkok
  • 7 Lorong Buangkok

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
  • 2 Lorong Buangkok

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a red letterbox for house number 2 in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. It is hung onto a wire mesh fence outside the house. The house inside the fence is wooden and single storey, and is painted in orange and beige. Suspended bird cages are seen in front of...
  • Man and his bicycle

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows an elderly Chinese man posing with his bicycle. He is wearing a hat and is in his work clothes and slippers. The bicycle is painted in yellow. Behind him is a wooden house that is painted in dark yellow and green. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Resident of 29D Kampong Lorong Buangkok [5]

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Liesel Strauss
    Mdm Sng Mui Hong, landlady of Kampong Lorong Buangkok
  • House in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [11]

    Streets and Places · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a close-up side view of a house with a grass lawn in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The house is single storey with sloping roof, wooden louvered walls that are painted in bright orange and wooden windows painted in green. Outside the house right below the middle window are...
  • Resident of 29D Kampong Lorong Buangkok [4]

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Liesel Strauss
    Mdm Sng Mui Hong, landlady of Kampong Lorong Buangkok
  • House in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [9]

    Streets and Places · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows an external view of a zinc-roofed house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok that has a spacious yard. The house is single storey with mostly wooden louvered walls and wooden windows that are painted in peach. The house compound is paved in cement and the area beyond comprises trimmed...
  • Man holding bird cage in Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a man reaching up to a suspended bird cage outside a house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The house is a wooden one with zinc roofs, and a wire mesh gate at its entrance. Outside the gate is a paved compound that is covered with trees and shrubs...
  • 13 Lorong Buangkok

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows an external view of house number 13 of Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The letter box is painted in red with the number "13" painted in white. It is hung on a metal gate at the entrance of the house. The gate leads into the compound and an outhouse...
  • House in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [8]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows an external view of a single-storey zinc-roofed house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The windows are open revealing orange curtains. The upper wooden louvered walls are painted in blue while the lower mortar walls in red. The rundown state of the house is evidenced from the slanted rusty...
  • House in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [6]

    Streets and Places · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows an external view of a single-storey zinc-roofed wooden house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. It shows the backyard with laundry lines and washing pails. Also found are discarded furniture and scraps of building materials. Part of backyard's sandy surface is already paved with bricks and cement. Title devised...