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  • Seaside cliff overlooking the sea, 1953

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of the sea taken from the shore. An overhanging sea cliff high above the shore is seen to be covered with vegetation and a built structure. A rocky outcrop is also visible near the water's edge. This photograph was taken in Singapore with a...
  • Ships in Singapore seas, 1953 [1]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of ships in Singapore waters taken from the sea. Different types of vessels can be seen including sampans, bumboats and the coastal cargo ship, Rengam Singapore. The photograph was taken with a Roflex in February 1953. Title devised by Library staff.
  • 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.
  • Ships in Singapore seas, 1953 [2]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a close-up view of ships in Singapore waters. They are made of bumboats and huge vessels. This photograph was taken with a Roflex in February 1953. Title devised by Library staff.
  • 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.
  • A young Caucasian on a paved seafront at the Pagar, 1952

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a Caucasian guy placing his hands on a coconut tree on a paved seafront at the Pagar. The Pagar is a fenced-in swimming area next to the Changi Yacht Club, and is also known as the Pagar Beach by British servicemen in Singapore. It was among the...