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  • Woodlands Checkpoint : general view

    Politics and Government · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows Woodlands Checkpoint, located at no. 21 Woodlands Crossing. It is painted with different shades of grey, and in front of the building there is a wide road. Behind the Checkpoint is the Straits of Johor, and the Causeway. Woodlands Checkpoint facilitates immigration services, custom checks and...
  • Exhibition on satay : general view

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a makeshift satay stall in the food section of Singapore Living Galleries, at the National Museum of Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Gallery in National Museum of Singapore : interior

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the interior of one of the galleries located in the National Museum of Singapore. Besides reading descriptions of the works, visitors can also watch the videos being played on the screen. Title devised by Library staff.
  • MICA Building, sculpture : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a sculpture at the entrance of MICA (Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts) Building. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore History Gallery : interior

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows an exhibition space in the Singapore History Gallery. Hanging from the ceiling are old street signs and framed artworks line the walls. A wooden exhibition display cabinet and benches occupy the centre of the room. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Batu lesong : general view

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a variety of batu lesong (granite mortar and pestle) exhibited in the food section of Singapore Living Galleries, at the National Museum of Singapore. Batu lesong is used to pound fresh spices and herbs. Title devised by Library staff.
  • National Museum, before Night Festival 2010 : night view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the National Museum, just before the start of the Night Festival, New World 2010 act. Six giant satellite dishes spring from the urban ground right in front the National Museum of Singapore. At the core of the satellite dishes, stroboscopic light flashes quietly, signalling activity. The...
  • Singapore flag : general view

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the Singapore flag at the National Museum of Singapore. The Singapore National Pledge is also put up on the wall in English, Malay, Chinese and Tamil. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chin Swee Service Centre signage : general view

    Economy · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This is a 2009 photograph showing a sign indicating the location of a Housing and Development Board (HDB) Service Centre, which is situated at 54 Chin Swee Road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Ang Mo Kio-Yio Chu Kang Town Council (Yishun Office) : general view

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the Yishun office of Ang Mo Kio-Yio Chu Kang Town Council, located at block 845, Yishun Street 81. Title devised by Library staff.
  • 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...
  • Couple posing at City Hall entrance, 1987

    Personalities · Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a Chinese couple posing on the steps leading to the entrance of City Hall. Colourful vertical flags decorated the fluted Corinthian columns, in celebration of National Day. In the foreground (left corner), a little girl looks on. City Hall is located at 3 St. Andrew's Road. The...
  • OCBC Centre along Singapore River, 1978 : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Shown in this photograph are bumboats (also called twakows or tongkangs) in the Singapore River. Towering over the shophouses at Boat Quay is OCBC Centre. In the background are financial skyscrapers in Shenton Way, set against the skyline. These include Hong Leong Building, DBS Tower (also known as DBS Building),...
  • OCBC Centre along Singapore River, 1970s : aerial view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows bumboats (also called twakows or tongkangs) in the Singapore River. Towering over the shophouses at Boat Quay is OCBC Centre. In the background are financial skyscrapers in Shenton Way, set against the skyline. These include Hong Leong Building, DBS Tower (also known as DBS Building), CPF Building...
  • City Hall area, 1970s : aerial view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Presented in this black-and-white photograph is an aerial view of the City Hall area taken in the late 1970s. Landmarks include Saint Andrew's Cathedral, War Memorial Park, the Padang, Fort Canning Park at the top left corner and the land where Raffles City is presently located, in which the ground-breaking...
  • Paya Lebar Police Station, 1980s : general view

    Streets and Places
    This is a 1982s photograph of the colonial-style building of the Paya Lebar Police Station as seen from a traffic junction. Flags adorn the walls of the government building in the run-up to the country's National Day. Donated by Sathakathuda Sahib S/O Peer Mohd, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow...
  • Singapore landscape, 1986 : aerial view [5]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a portion of Singapore's landscape behind the Padang area, from a south-west direction. Prominent landmarks include the Singapore Cricket Club and the Old Supreme Court beside the Padang, Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, the Singapore River, Boat Quay and the Central Business District around Raffles Place. Title...
  • Elgin Bridge and OCBC Centre : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows Elgin Bridge and OCBC Centre. Beyond the bridge, moored along Singapore River, are bumboats, also called twakows or tongkangs. In the background are financial buildings like the UIC Building, DBS Tower and Central Provident Fund (CPF) Building, framed against the skyline. Physical dimensions of original: 13 x...
  • OCBC Centre and Boat Quay, 1970s : aerial view [1]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph of the OCBC Centre. The 52-storey building, designed by I.M. Pei, is a tower of three window segments supported by two solid pillars. Financial buildings like the Hong Leong Building, DBS Tower (also known as DBS Building) and CPF Building are framed against the skyline. Physical...
  • Shenton Way and Robinson Road : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of Shenton Way and Robinson Road against Singapore's skyline. In the foreground are shophouses and financial skyscrapers including Hong Leong Building, DBS Tower (also known as DBS Building), CPF Building and International Plaza in the Central Business District (CBD). Date of creation estimated. Title...
  • City Hall, Merdeka Day, 1960s : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Politics and Government
    This photograph shows the steps of the City Hall decorated for the Malaysia Week celebrations. Hanging from the Corinthian columns of this stately building is a large banner bearing a map of Singapore and Malaysia, with the word "Merdeka". Donated by S. Zahra Aljunied, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow...
  • MICA Building, 2003 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Heirwin Mohd Nasir
    This 2003 photograph shows the exterior front view of the renovated MICA Building, which retains its trademark neo-classical architecture and colourful window frames and shutters. Title devised by Library staff.
  • City Hall and the new Supreme Court : panoramic view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph shows a view taken from across the Padang along Connaught Drive, featuring the new Supreme Court building and the City Hall. The new Supreme Court is designed by Sir Norman Foster. Title devised by Library staff.