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  • Development Bank of Singapore building construction [23 of 95] : set "750", circa 1973 [13 of 15]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows an exterior view of the alley behind the DBS Building. The parking lot sign is up but the driveway has yet to be paved, and construction debris is left on the kerb. Title devised by Library...
  • Development Bank of Singapore building construction [73 of 95] : set "5" [7 of 7]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a view of an alley located along the rear of a few three-storey buildings, with a number of food hawkers setting up their stalls under makeshift tents. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinatown backalley

    Streets and Places · Kemp, Jack
    This photograph shows a back alley at Chinatown. A woman carrying a pail of water and two children near a flight of steps can be seen. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Back alley of shophouses at Garden Street, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a back alley between two rows of shophouses at Garden Street, along Beach Road. Clothes hanging on bamboo poles can be seen on the upper level of the shophouses. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Narrow back alley, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a crowded alley with some cars, motorcycles and a bicycle parked at the narrow alley located between two rows of buildings. A man is seen in the foreground and another man partially visible behind a car. Exact location unknown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Back alley around North Bridge Road and Hill Street vicinity, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of a back alley. A man is seen standing next to a table on the left. Baskets, wooden cartons and bicycles are visible at the far end. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Back alley of residential houses, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a back alley leading to a few residential houses. On the left are a few staggered two-storey houses with parked cars, while on the right, the alley passes through houses with high wall and fenced up perimeter. The photograph was taken in the vicinity of Blair Road,...
  • Back alley of shophouses at Garden Street, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a back alley between two rows of shophouses at Garden Street, along Beach Road. Clothes hanging on bamboo poles can be seen on the upper level of the shophouses. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Back alley of houses around Amoy Street vicinity, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a back alley that seemed to be under construction between two rows of houses. The alley is blocked with a few cement blocks with a no-entry and no dumping signage at the side. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shophouses number 17 "Rong Jian" and 23 "Cheong Hng Tailor", circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Organisations
    This photograph shows a view of two corner shophouses by the side of a street with cars parked in front. On the left at number 17 is "Rong Jian" and on the right at number 23 is "Cheong Hng Tailor". There is an alley between the two shophouses, and a...
  • Stangee Place, back alley : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the back alley at Stangee Place. The alley is flanked by shophouses. There are many spiral staircases that lead to the apartment units above the shops. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cheow Keng Road shophouse : side view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the back and side view of a shophouse at Cheow Keng Road. Next to the shophouse is an alley. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Back alley of shophouses : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a back alley between two rows of shophouses, along Blair Road. Air conditioner condenser units which have been mounted onto ledges can also be seen. Title devised by Library staff.
  • North Bridge Road, back alley : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a back alley between two HDB (Housing and Development Board) apartment blocks at North Bridge Road. Air conditioner condenser units which have been mounted onto ledges can also be seen. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tiong Bahru, back alley : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a back alley at Tiong Bahru, with shops on both sides of the alley. Tiong Bahru was developed in the 1920s as Singapore’s first public housing estate. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Stone table : close-up

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a close-up view of a stone table in a back alley at East Coast Road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Palembang Road, side alley : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a side alley along Palembang Road. Palembang Road, named after an Indonesian town, was located close to the Rochor River on the Crawford Street side. Palembang Road is no longer listed in the street directory and its surrounding area has since made way for a HDB...
    Reproduction Available
  • Tembeling Road back lane : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1972 photograph shows the back lane behind a building along Tembeling Road. Tembeling Road was previously known as Lorong 203 East Coast, but was renamed in 1933. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Man posing at Cheang Hong Lim Place, 1970s : full-length portrait

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph shows a man standing near old shophouses at Cheang Hong Lim Place. Laundry being hung on bamboo poles to dry, can be seen sticking out from the windows. The scene is reflected in a puddle of rainwater. Donated by Ang Tiong Cheng, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow...
  • Cheang Wan Seng Place, 1970s : general view [1]

    Streets and Places
    This 1970s photograph depicts some houses and old shops at Cheong Wan Seng Place, where the donor stayed. It shows the congested conditions in an overcrowded, narrow alley that serves as motorcycle parking and laundry-drying space. Donated by Ang Tiong Cheng, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_028. Date...
  • Street leading to Masjid Sultan, 2004 : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    This is a general view of the street that leads to Masjid Sultan. It has been converted to a walkway lined on each side with tall palm trees and two-storeyed conserved shophouses. The red brick walkway has interspersed Islamic geometrical motifs. The main golden dome is dominant. Title devised by...
  • Cheang Wan Seng Place, 1970s : general view [2]

    Streets and Places
    This 1970s photograph shows houses and old shops at Cheang Wan Seng Place, where the donor stayed. It also shows the congested conditions in the overcrowded, narrow alley that served as a motorcycle parking and laundry drying space. Donated by Ang Tiong Cheng, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008....
  • Back alley of Campbell Lane : general view

    Streets and Places
    This 1992 photograph shows the back alley of Campbell Lane and Dalhousie Lane, lined with shophouses. Campbell Lane was named after the Honourable Robert Campbell, managing partner of Martin Dyce & Co. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Monk's Hill Terrace no. 4 - 28 back lane : general view [3]

    Streets and Places
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting an alley at the rear of houses no. 4 - 28 Monk's Hill Terrace, facing Bukit Timah Road. It shows a view of the alley in the foreground with the back walls of the houses in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available