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  • Town Hall, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of Town Hall. It shows a view of Town Hall, or Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, as it is known today. In the left foreground stands the Dalhousie Obelisk. In the background are several colonial-style buildings. The back of the postcard is...
  • Town Hall, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of Town Hall. It shows an aerial view of Town Hall, or Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, as it is known today. In the left foreground stands the Dalhousie Obelisk. In the background are several, colonial-style buildings. The words "Town...
  • Victoria Memorial Hall

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of Victoria Memorial Hall, with its prominent clock tower. It shows a front view of Victoria Memorial Hall, with a wide road running in front of it. There are some pedestrians and cyclists on the road, as well as a...
  • South Bridge Road Jinrikisha Station, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    A black-and-white postcard showing a street view of the Jinriksha building at the junction of Tanjong Pagar and Neil road. Built in 1903, the building became the main depot for rickshaws when it opened the following year. Bullock carts, another early form of transportation in Singapore, were also seen plying...
  • Victorial Memorial Hall

    Streets and Places
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of Victoria Memorial Hall, with its prominent clock tower. It shows a side view of Victoria Memorial Hall, outlined in lights, taken at night. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Memorial Hall - Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of Victoria Memorial Hall, with its prominent clock tower. It shows a front and side view of Victoria Memorial Hall, with the Dalhousie Obelisk on the left. The words "Memorial Hall - Singapore" are printed at the top of the...
  • Victoria Memorial Hall

    Streets and Places
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of Victoria Memorial Hall, with its prominent clock tower. It shows a front view of Victoria Memorial Hall, with several trees on the left. The words "Victoria Memorial Hall" are printed at the top-left hand corner of the postcard. The...
  • Victorial Memorial Hall

    Streets and Places
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of Victoria Memorial Hall, with its prominent clock tower. It shows a front view of Victoria Memorial Hall, outlined in lights, taken at night. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Cricket Club, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This postcard from the “Lim Shao Bin Collection” features a photograph that shows the building of the Cricket Club, Singapore. It is a two-storey building with Western architectural design, and it has a sheltered porch in front. Rickshaws can be seen on the road outside the building. The words "Cricket...
  • Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This postcard from the “Lim Shao Bin Collection” features a photograph that shows a scene in Singapore. In the foreground a man wearing a hat is fishing on a boat in the lake. Multi-storey buildings with Western architectural style can be seen in the midst of trees. The spire of...
  • Singapore, "Tyersall" Residence Sultan of Jahore

    Streets and Places
    This postcard from the “Lim Shao Bin Collection” features a photograph that shows Tyersall, the residence of the Sultan of Johor, located in Singapore. It is a white building with red roof. There is a grass field in front of the building, and a lake in front of the field....
  • 東宮殿下御渡歐紀念

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This postcard from the “Lim Shao Bin Collection” features a collage of three pictures. The picture in the middle shows a road leading to a double-storey building with a tower at the centre. The picture on the left shows a scene at a beach, with coconut trees. The picture on...
  • Singapore, "Tyersall" Residence Sultan of Jahore

    Streets and Places
    This postcard from the “Lim Shao Bin Collection” features a photograph that shows Tyersall, the residence of the Sultan of Johor, located in Singapore. It is a single-storey white building. There is a grass field in front of the building, and a lake in front of the field. The words...
  • Custom House of Yokohama

    Streets and Places
    This postcard from the “Lim Shao Bin Collection” features a photograph that shows a road leading to the Custom House of Yokohama, Japan. Electricity posts lined both sides of the road. The Custom House is a two-storey building with a tower built at the centre. Some words are written at...
  • Memorial Hall & Government Secretary Office, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This postcard from the “Lim Shao Bin Collection” features a photograph that shows the Memorial Hall and Government Secretary Office in Singapore. These are multi-storey buildings built in Western architectural style. There is a clock tower behind the Memorial Hall, and a monument in front of the building. Two rickshaws...
  • Victorial Memorial Hall, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This postcard from the “Lim Shao Bin Collection” features a photograph of the Victoria Memorial Hall in Singapore. It is a two-storey building built in Western architectural style. There is a clock tower at the centre of the building. People and rickshaws can be seen in front of the Hall....
  • Carlisle Castle, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Carlisle Castle, postcard". A message in black ink is handwritten on the divided back of the postcard. Dated "16/8/22", the postcard is written by "S. H." to "Miss B. N. Song". The writer writes about their travels to Carlisle and Gretna Green....
  • Tower of London and Tower Bridge, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Tower of London and Tower Bridge, postcard". A message in black ink is handwritten on the divided back postcard. Dated "7/12/22", the postcard is written by S. H. to "Miss B. N. Song". The writer writes about spending a pleasant evening having...
  • Carlisle Castle, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows a general view of Carlisle Castle, located in Carlisle in the English county of Cumbria. Passers-by dressed in attire reminiscent of the 1920s period on bicycle and automobile are also seen in the picture. The postcard bears the caption "Carlisle Castle" at the bottom middle of the...
  • Tower of London and Tower Bridge, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows the Tower of London and the Tower Bridge. The White Tower with its projecting corner towers and the outer corner walls can be seen in the middle of the image. The twin towers and the high-level walkways of the Tower Bridge can be seen at a distance,...
  • Fullerton Building and Anderson Bridge, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Fullerton Building and Anderson Bridge, postcard". A message in red ink is printed on the back of the postcard, which reads "Wishing you a bright & happy new year. My heart awakes with joy and song to send you greetings true along...
  • Fullerton Building and Anderson Bridge, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows a view of Fullerton Building and Anderson Bridge, as seen from Queen Elizabeth Walk. The steel arches with supporting steel ribs and the rusticated archways of the bridge can be seen in the middle of the picture, with the distinctive façade of the Fullerton Building behind the...
  • Connaught Park and Dover Castle, postcard : front

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    The image shows a general view of the Connaught Park and Dover Castle, located in Kent, England. The ornamental lake and lawns of the park are seen in the foreground, with visitors walking along the paths of the park. The medieval castle sitting on the hills over the park, is...
  • House of Parliament & Westminster Abbey, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "House of Parliament & Westminster Abbey, postcard". A message in black ink is handwritten on the divided back postcard. Dated "1/11/22", the postcard is addressed to "Miss P. N. Song" by "your humble SIL & dear B.". The writer writes about the...