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  • Tan Kim Seng Fountain, 1960s : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of Chew Cher Neo at the Tan Kim Seng Memorial Fountain, at Esplanade. The memorial was unveiled in 1882. Donated by Chew Cher Neo and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_706. Title devised by Library staff.
  • University Cultural Centre (UCC) Theatre at National University of Singapore (NUS) : interior [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a photograph of the stage at the University Cultural Centre Theatre at the National University of Singapore. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Nanyang University Arch, 1955 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph shows the Arch at the entrance of the Old Nantah Campus, with a bus from the Green Bus Company, passing through. Donated by Chung Shui Ken and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_640. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Posing at Mount Faber, 1968 : full-length portrait

    Sports and Recreation · Arts · Geography and Travels · Streets and Places
    This is a photograph of Dorothy Seah's mother posing next to a structure that was the trademark of Mount Faber. Dorothy says: "The structure acts as a fence, built to protect the pole with a 'ball' at the top. My mother said that the 'ball' would illuminate at night with...
  • At Merlion Park, early 1970s : full-length portrait

    Politics and Government · Arts · Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of a lady standing next to the small Merlion at the Merlion Park near Clifford Pier. Situated at the mouth of the Singapore River as a tourism symbol, the Merlion cub is 2 m tall and weighs three tonnes. The bigger Merlion weighs 70 tonnes and...
  • Seletar Reservoir Tower, 1974 : group photograph

    Streets and Places · Arts
    A group of adults standing in front of the majestic look-out tower at Seletar Reservoir. People can be seen viewing from the top of the 60 feet viewing tower. Donated by Lim Geok Lian, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_083. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa entrance, 1960s : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This is a photograph of visitors leaving and arriving at Haw Par Villa (Tiger Balm Gardens), through its familiar entrance. Known for its many sculptures and figurines, the oriental theme park is a treasure trove of moral tales and traditional Chinese stories. Donated by Koh Tiang Thai, and displayed at...
  • The Merlion, 1973 : side view

    Arts · Politics and Government · Streets and Places
    Shown in the picture at the Merlion Park near Clifford Pier, is the Merlion which weighs 70 tonnes and is 8.6m high. The part-fish, part-lion icon was situated at the mouth of the Singapore River as a tourism symbol. Photograph donated by Monita Lee, at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_169....
  • View from a window in England

    Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the view from a window showing a house with 2 chimneys. Photograph was taken in England. Title devised by Library staff.
  • University Cultural Centre (UCC) Theatre at National University of Singapore (NUS) : interior [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a photograph of the side view of the stage at the University Cultural Centre Theatre at the National University of Singapore. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Nanyang University Memorial, 1960s : exterior

    Streets and Places
    This is a photograph of the old Nanyang University Memorial that marked the building of Nanyang University. It was declared a national monument and gazetted under the Preservation of Monuments Board (PMB) in December 1998. Donated by Koh Tiang Thai, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_079. Title devised...
  • Temple Street pre-war shophouse, 1960s : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This is a photograph of a two storey pre-war shophouse along Temple Street, in Chinatown, which houses the Lido Hotel. This pre-war shophouse is designed with a narrow frontage and considerable depth in the interior. Photograph donated by Ho Khuan Lin and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_609. Title...
  • Seletar Reservoir Tower, 1960s : single

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Sports and Recreation
    Chew Cher Neo's wife, posing for a photograph in front of the viewing tower, Seletar Reservoir. Built in 1920 as Singapore's third impounding reservoir, it was renamed Upper Seletar Reservoir in 1992. It is located within Singapore's Central Water Catchment area bound by Mandai Road and Seletar Expressway. Donated by...
  • Cenotaph War Memorial, 1960s : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places
    This picture shows a general view of the Cenotaph War Memorial, which commemorates the sacrifice of the men who perished during World War I and World War II. Around the monument is the lush foliage of trees and shrubs. Photograph donated by Chua Ai Lin and displayed at Heritage Roadshow...
  • Anderson Bridge, 1950s : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This 1950s photograph shows Anderson Bridge with the Fullerton Building in the background. Photograph donated by Peh Heng Huat and displayed at Heritage Roadshow 2007. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Changi International Airport taxiway bridge, 1981 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Transportation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a Singapore Airlines (SIA) Boeing 747 aeroplane crossing the Changi International Airport taxiway bridge. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore scenery as seen from under a bridge : general view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a general view of prominent landmarks in the Central Business District such as the OCBC Centre and the UOB Plaza, framed within the arches of the Benjamin Sheares Bridge. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Benjamin Sheares Bridge under construction, 1970s : general view [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a section of the Benjamin Sheares Bridge under construction. The buildings in the Central Business District form the background against Singapore's skyline. Built over reclaimed land, the Bridge links the East Coast Parkway to Marina Bay. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • University Cultural Centre (UCC) Theatre at National University of Singapore (NUS) : interior [3]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a photograph of the stage at the University Cultural Centre Theatre which is located at the National University of Singapore. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cenotaph, 1960s : group photograph

    Arts · Streets and Places
    This is a group photograph taken at the Cenotaph War Memorial. The memorial was unveiled on 31 March 1922. It was built in memory of Singaporeans who died during the World War. Donated by Chew Cher Neo and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_707. Date of creation estimated. Title...
  • Benjamin Sheares Bridge under construction, 1970s : general view [1]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a section of the Benjamin Sheares Bridge under construction. The buildings in the Central Business District form the background against Singapore's skyline. Built over reclaimed land, the Bridge links the East Coast Parkway to Marina Bay. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Flyover, 1986 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Transportation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a C-shaped flyover, most probably the East Coast Parkway (ECP). The newly reclaimed land in the Marina Bay area is surrounded by the river upon which numerous, small boats can be seen traversing. What seems like the National Stadium can be spotted at the top left corner....
  • Lookout tower at Seletar Reservoir, 1960s : general view

    Arts · Geography and Travels
    This is a photograph of a little girl trotting along the walkway at Seletar Reservoir. Pictured in the background behind her is the majestic look-out tower. Shown too are people admiring the view from the top of the 60 feet tower. Photograph donated by Ang Suan Poh, and displayed at...
  • Cenotaph War Memorial, 1960s : side view

    Arts · Streets and Places
    This picture shows a side view of the Cenotaph War Memorial, which commemorates the sacrifice of the men who perished during World War I and World War II. Photograph donated by Chua Ai Lin and displayed at Heritage Roadshow 2007. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.