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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.
  • Suez Canal, 1952

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a silhouette view of the Suez Canal, taken from the sea. It features a darkened skyline dotted by tall trees. This photograph was probably taken in 1952. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • 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...
  • Panoramic view of a seaside

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This photographs shows a panoramic view of the sea taken from an elevated angle from the shore. The shoreline is covered by thick vegetation. At the top edge, the shore is lined by coconut trees. A partially hidden bungalow nestled among the trees further into the shore near the top...
  • A young Caucasian playing on the beach at the Pagar, 1952

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a Caucasian guy playing on the beach at the Pagar, which is a fenced-in swimming area next to the Changi Yacht Club. It is also known as the Pagar Beach by British servicemen in Singapore. It was among the facilities developed to serve the RAF officers and...
  • Singapore waterfront, 1953

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows small vessels plying the edge of Singapore waters next to the city centre. Commercial buildings and a busy vehicle traffic are separated from the waters by a sea wall. A few sampans including one carrying three passengers can also be seen. This photograph was taken with a...
  • 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...
  • A view of a harbour

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of ships mooring in a harbour. A wharf building can also be seen near the shore. Various types of vessels crowd the waters in front of the harbour, including sampans and bumboats. Title devised by Library staff. No creation date estimated.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Collyer Quay waterfront, 1953

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of the Collyer Quay waterfront. Sampans and boats ply the waters behind the seawall, while on ground, commercial buildings such as the Ocean Building and the Alkaff Arcade stand in front of busy roads. This photograph was taken with a Roflex in February 1953....
  • Panoramic view of the sea with seaside bungalows

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of the sea taken from an elevated angle from the shore. Seafront bungalows and tall coconut trees create a tropical and idyllic scene. Title devised by Library staff. No creation date 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...