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  • Women construction workers near a hangar [1]

    Geography and Travels · Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a group of women working near a hangar. They are using cangkul or hoes and one of them is carrying filled buckets hung from a shoulder pole. Behind them can be seen low barracks and sheds. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • View of military airfield construction site from cemetery

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a wide view of a construction site in a British military airfield from a cemetery. It captures female construction workers and building materials on an unfinished site. Two airplanes can be spotted near the site. In the background are the mountain ranges and thick forests. Title devised...
  • Military aircrafts outside a hangar

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows two military aircrafts outside a hangar. One of them is an Anson C19 VM 355, which is being serviced by British servicemen. Aircraft maintenance tools are can be seen near the entrance of the hangar. Title devised by library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Women construction workers at a petrol tank site [4]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows women construction workers working on petrol tanks of an airfield. They are carrying building materials up a sloping terrain. The materials are placed in two buckets hung on each end of a wooden pole which is then slung over their shoulders. They also put on oversized hats...
  • Indian woman carrying a basket on her head [1]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    Women Carrying Baskets on the Head
  • Panoramic view of an airbase camp [1]

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of an airbase camp that is bordered by mountain ranges. An open field leads to the hangar and several one-storey buildings. A tree stands in the middle of this field while a cluster of coconut palms are seen on the right. A parked aircraft...
  • Panoramic view of Tiger Moth flying over an airfield

    Transportation · Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a Tiger Moth, a primary trainer aircraft, flying at low altitude above an airfield. The photograph captures the sprawling airfield and airstrip, the trees, mountain ranges and the uninterrupted skyline. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Basic piling work at a building site in an airbase [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows construction workers carrying out piling work at a building site in an airbase. A pile-driver is set up at the centre of the site with workers seen coordinating its operation. There are piles of building materials around the site. Behind the site is a wooden shed. Title...
  • Panoramic view of airbase from sergeant's mess [5]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of a one-storey mess in an airbase. The mess is built like a typical kampung house with sloping roofs but of zinc materials. Communication lines, street lamps and paved roads indicate a modern airbase. The mountain ranges in the background accentuates the scenic view....
  • A British serviceman at a camp's swimming pool

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a British serviceman sitting at the edge of a swimming pool's diving plank posing for a photograph. There are several other officers inside the camp's swimming pool, while three Asian lads are watching from the edge of the pool. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation...
  • Panoramic view of an airbase camp [4]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of an airbase camp that is bordered by thick forests on its sides. Sprawling open fields that are dotted by trees including coconut palms spread across the camp. The camp's buildings are low-rise structures. The camp's airfield with several aircrafts can be seen in...
  • Panoramic view of airbase from sergeant's mess [3]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of a British airbase from the sergeant's mess. It captures sloping fields, long one-storey barracks, huts, paved roads, as well as street lamps and pruned trees. The sprawling airfield is the centrepiece of the airbase. Beyond the airfield to the left are coconut trees...
  • Women construction workers at a petrol tank site [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows women construction workers working on petrol tanks of an airfield. They are carrying building materials up a sloping terrain. The materials are placed in two buckets hung on each end of a wooden pole which is then slung over their shoulders. They also put on oversized hats...
  • Women construction workers at a petrol tank site [3]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows women construction workers working on petrol tanks of an airfield. They are carrying building materials up a sloping terrain. The materials are placed in two buckets hung on each end of a wooden pole which is then slung over their shoulders. They also put on oversized hats...
  • A British RAF Standard Vanguard van [2]

    Transportation · Politics and Government
    This photograph shows a close-up rear view of a Standard Vanguard van, which is a British RAF crew transport vehicle. Parked in an airfield, the back door of the automobile is open to reveal a long seat. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • View of airbase camp from Chinese cemetery

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a wide view of a British airbase camp from a Chinese cemetery. The cemetery is partly hidden by overgrown grasses. There is a dirt road next to the cemetery leading to the camp. The mountain ranges beyond the army camp is visible in the background. Title devised...
  • Panoramic view of an airbase camp [5]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of an airbase camp that is bordered by thick forests. Sprawling open fields that are dotted by trees including coconut palms spread across the camp. The camp's buildings are low-rise structures including a three-storey building on the left edge of the photograph. The camp's...
  • View of a passenger aircraft in an airfield

    Organisations · Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a side view of a passenger plane in an air field. The aircraft with the serial number G-ALHU is identified as a BOAC (British Overseas Airways Corporation) Argonaut jetliner. The Argaonaut is a passenger and cargo aircraft manufactured by Canadair. Title devised by library staff. Date of...
  • Women construction workers at a petrol tank site [1]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows women construction workers working on petrol tanks of an airfield. They are carrying building materials up a sloping terrain. The materials are placed in two buckets hung on each end of a wooden pole which is then slung over their shoulders. They also put on oversized hats...
  • Basic piling work at a building site in an airbase [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows construction workers carrying out piling work at a building site in an airbase. A pile-driver is set up at the centre of the site with workers seen coordinating its operation. There are piles of building materials around the site. Behind the site is a wooden shed. Title...
  • View of a building site in an airbase

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of a building site in an airbase. Heaps of felled trees lie on the grass field where a group of Asian men presumably workers are standing and clearing the site. Behind them are the single-storey barracks. Coconut palms are seen on the right edge...
  • Worker sharpening a saw at a camp's barrack

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a man sitting down at a corridor of a barrack sharpening a saw. He has a long-sleeve shirt, long pants and a hat on. An Asian man is seen squatting on the concrete floor nearby. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Cutting down a tree at a building site in an airbase

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a tree at a camp's building site that has been cut down. A group of Asian men are standing and hovering around the tree, which also has its roots uprooted. Behind them are single-storey barracks. The mountain ranges behind the airbase are visible...
  • Aircrafts in a camp's airfield [2]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a wide view of military air crafts in an airfield of an airbase camp. It also capture a rear view of several service crew checking an aircraft. The photograph also captures the airfield's flooring and hangar. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.