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  • Bridge over a creek at Changi Point, 1952

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a bridge above a creek in Changi Point. Underneath the bridge are several stationary boats. The photograph also highlights the rustic backdrop of greenery of the creek. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Workers repairing a road in Changi

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows Indian workers operating a steamroller to level a road in Changi. On the right side of the photograph, a pavement separates the road from a grass slope, while on the left, an attap-roof structure is partially visible. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Changi jail warden

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Events
    This photograph shows a Changi prison warden standing in front of the jail's entrance. It also shows concrete drive-in and imposing prison walls. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Panoramic view of Changi Point, 1952

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph show a panoramic view of the sea at Changi Point. In the foreground are three lorries one of which belongs to Lee Saw Mills in Lavender Street. Wide swathes of green can be seen in the middle of the photograph, extending out to the shoreline. Title devised by...
  • Aerial view of hangar from roof of an airbase block in Changi

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows an aerial view of the hangar at the British airbase in Changi from the roof of a camp block. A large field dotted with trees leads into the hangar where several planes are parked. The runaway and the sea are also visible. Title devised by Library staff....
  • Apparel shop in Changi Village

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a shop selling apparel in Changi Village. Four men probably shop assistants are standing at the entrance while another behind a glass counter inside the shop. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Changi Prison

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government
    This is a side and long view of the Changi Prison (Changi Jail). It shows a sprawling low-rise building with several towers. An open field lays in front of the building. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Fruit sellers at Changi Point, 1952

    Streets and Places · Economy · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows street vendors selling fruits under makeshift tents in Changi Point. Tall trees provide shade to the stacked-up and hanging fruits and highlight the lush greenery of the area. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street stalls at Changi Point

    Economy
    This photograph shows street stalls near the beach on Changi Point. The vendors are selling fruits under pushcart tents. A boy with his two baskets of wares is also seen on the left corner of the stalls. Big trees provide shade to the stalls, and the sea can be seen...
  • Panoramic vew from the roof of an airbase block in Changi [1]

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows an aerial view of the Changi airbase from the roof of an camp block. The blocks of barracks occupy well-trimmed fields that are interspersed with trees. The vast expanse of the sea is also visible. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Panoramic view from the roof of an airbase block in Changi [2]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of Changi from the roof of camp block. It captures the sprawling open fields and greenery that provide an uninterrupted view of the skyline. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • H.M. Customs at Changi Point, 1952

    Arts · Streets and Places
    This photographs shows the front and partial view of H.M. Customs Changi Station building at Changi Point. It is a one-storey building nestled among tall trees. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Kampong Padang Terbakar, Changi

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a row of attap huts in Kampong Padang Terbakar, a Malay village in Changi. The structures are set against the backdrop of tall coconut trees, which is a typical view of rural villages in Singapore. A signboard bearing "16 Kampong Padang Terbakar" is planted into the sand...
  • View of Changi from billet

    Nature and Environment · Politics and Government · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of the natural landscape and sea in Changi from the British airbase's billet. It captures the rolling fields as well as the other barracks that are tucked into the abundant vegetation of the air base. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Boats on Changi Creek at Changi Point, 1952

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a close-up view of tied boats on Changi Creek at Changi Point. A continuous strip of trees at the edge of the creek provides a rustic backdrop to the scene. Title devised by Library staff.