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  • The Padang, Kuala Lumpur

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of the Padang in Kuala Lumpur. It captures the well-trimmed open field and a string of Tudor-styled bungalows at the edge of the Padang. Spectators can be seen at the side of the field and sitting on the bandstand, probably watching a cricket game....
  • Sultan Abdul Samad Building [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of Sultan Abdul Samad Building front facade from a far spot on the Padang in Kuala Lumpur. The photograph captures the well-trimmed and sprawling Padang with several tall trees and coconut palms on its perimeter. The Sultan Abdul Samad Building with its Mogul-inspired architecture...
  • A panoramic view of the Padang, Kuala Lumpur

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of the Padang in Kuala Lumpur, where a cricket match is being played. Historic buildings such as the Sultan Abdul Samad Building and the Railway Administration Building can be seen at the background. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • City Hall and the Padang, 1953

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a long and side view of City Hall and the Padang. A row of vintage cars are parked along the edge of the Padang. The spire of the St. Andrew's Cathedral is visible above the City Hall building on the top right of the photograph. This photograph...
  • Old Supreme Court building

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a front view of the former Supreme Court with the Padang in front of the building. It was situated next to the City Hall building. Several cars are parked along the edge of the Padang. Today the former Supreme Court and former City Hall buildings house the...
  • Indian workers sitting at the Padang in front of the Selangor Club, Kuala Lumpur

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a group of two Indian men and two Indian women sitting on the Padang in front of the Selangor Club in Kuala Lumpur. One of the Indian men is sitting on his cangkul or hoe and one of the Indian women on a stool. Behind them, the...
  • View of the Padang and the Selangor Club, Kuala Lumpur

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a wide view of the Padang and the Selangor Club in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The photograph is taken from a building directly opposite the club, which could be the Sultan Abdul Samad Building judging from the arch opening that frames the padang and the club. Thick cloud...
  • View of the Padang and the old Chartered Bank building, Kuala Lumpur

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph shows a wide view of the Padang and the old Chartered Bank building in Kuala Lumpur, taken probably from the Sultan Abdul Samad Building. It captures the road next to the Padang and the light traffic. The Victorian fountain is at the left edge of the Padang is...
  • Busy row of shops at Change Alley, 1953

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a front view of a busy Change Alley lane in Singapore. Shoppers are checking out the wares displayed outside the row of shops, which include watches, handbags, children's clothes and household items. This photograph was taken with a Roflex in February 1953. Title devised by Library staff.
  • A Caucasian woman at the Padang, Kuala Lumpur

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a Caucasian woman standing on a road next to the Padang in Kuala Lumpur. The photograph also captures a long line of spectators at the edge of the Padang, with many on their bicycles watching a cricket game. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.