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  • Rose garden, postcard : back

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Nature and Environment
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Rose garden, postcard". A message in black ink is handwritten on the divided back postcard. Dated "25th April", the postcard is written by Christina Dalglish to "Miss Darling Song" from "16 Nevern Square, Earls Court, London S.W. 5". The writer writes to...
  • Rose garden, postcard : front

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Nature and Environment
    The image shows a view of a landscape garden with rose bushes. Roses in full bloom and other plants line both sides of a path leading to a hexagonal gazebo with a water feature, in the middle of the picture. Several pergolas on the left and right of the gazebo...
  • Meyer Road coconut trees : general view [2]

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows some coconut trees along Meyer Road. The trees are spread out in the surrounding area of a bungalow seen on the left background. Meyer Road is situated in the East Coast vicinity, which was formerly a coconut plantation grove. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Ketapang tree at Katong Park : general view

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows a ketapang tree at Katong Park. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Forested area in the East : aerial view [1]

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows an aerial view of a forested area in the East. An aeroplane in the sky, above a canopy of trees and some Housing and Development Board (HDB) residential apartments can be seen. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Meyer Road coconut trees : general view [1]

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows some coconut trees along Meyer Road. Meyer Road is located in the East Coast vicinity, which was formerly a coconut plantation grove. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Upper Serangoon Road : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1972 photograph shows a tree-lined Upper Serangoon Road. A bus stop and some buildings can be seen by the side of the road on the left. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Upper Serangoon Road : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Nature and Environment · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1972 photograph shows Upper Serangoon Road, lined with traditional wooden houses and coconut trees on both sides. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Jalan Eunos : general view

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows some houses nestled among coconut trees and other wild plants. The photographer's notes indicate that this area has been cleared to build Jalan Eunos, which exists today. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Thomson Road house, garden : general view [1]

    Arts · Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the front garden of a house on Thomson Road. It was probably taken from the entrance of the house. Also seen are the stone balustrades and what may be Chinese potted plants. Title devised by Library Staff.
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  • Forested area in the East : aerial view [2]

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows an aerial view of a forested area in the East. Some houses can be seen nestled among coconut trees and other wild plants. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Amber Road coast, 1966 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows the coast along Amber Road. A thriving growth of trees is seen here and it is likely to be part of a backyard. The vegetation is enclosed by a concrete wall. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Misty view of MacRitchie Reservoir, 1982

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows a misty view of MacRitchie Reservoir. Weeping willow can be seen in the foreground of the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1977 : general view

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1977 photograph shows flowers blooming in Singapore Botanic Gardens. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tree with autumn-coloured leaves : general view [2]

    Nature and Environment · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Shown in this photograph is a tree with autumn-coloured leaves and a lady sweeping the fallen leaves that are on the ground. There is a monsoon drain on the right side of the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Palm leaves : close-up

    Nature and Environment · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a close-up of the palm leaves, commonly found in tropical Singapore. The distinct lines branching out from the centre form symmetrical patterns on the leaves. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Heliconia Stricta : close-up [2]

    Nature and Environment · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a close-up of a plant from the Heliconia Stricta species, family name "Heliconiacaea". It has bright red flowering bracts with yellow sepals. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Palm leaf : close-up [1]

    Nature and Environment · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a close-up of a plant from the Latania genus, belonging to the Palmae family. This stalk of pinnately compound leaves (leaflets arranged along the main or mid-vein) is shaped like a palm leaf. Dew drops or rainwater can be seen on the surface. Title devised by Library...
  • Orchids : general view [5]

    Nature and Environment · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a bunch of white and pink-coloured orchid flowers. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Orchids : close-up [3]

    Nature and Environment · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a close-up of a bunch of purple-coloured orchid flowers. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Colocasia Esculenta : close-up

    Nature and Environment · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph focuses on a broad leaf from the Colocasia Esculenta plant, which is commonly known as Elephant's Ear, Taro or Yam. It is from the Araceae family. Visible is a network of veins, with drops of water on the surface. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Orchids : general view [4]

    Nature and Environment · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a bunch of reddish-coloured orchid flowers. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Orchids : close-up [1]

    Nature and Environment · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a close-up of a bunch of purple-coloured orchid flowers. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Ravenala Madagascariensis : close-up

    Nature and Environment · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph focuses on the petioles (by which the leaf blade is attached to the plant stem) of a Ravenala Madagascariensis plant, or more commonly termed, the traveller's palm. The petioles form an interesting interlocking, zigzag line down the middle. It is a member of the bird-of-paradise family, Strelitziaceae. Dew...