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  • Rexom Ngim and son standing in front of Bukit Timah Nature Reserve signboard

    Streets and Places · Nature Society (Singapore)
    This photograph is part of the collection of Malayan Nature Society group trip. It shows Rexon Ngim and his young son. Mr Ngim is in a long-sleeved white shirt while his son is wearing a white t-shirt. They are posing in front of a signboard at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve....
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [47]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows a boy viewing a book display for Children's Day in a library. The theme of the display is "Children everywhere". Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [47]

    Geography and Travels · Events
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It was taken during the finals of "Tell A Folktale Competition" organised by the National Library. This photograph shows a boy with a pair of paper rabbit ears on his head and a carrot in his hand on the...
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [45]

    Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows a Malay lady on the stage with a young boy. This is part of the programme for "Malam Burdaya". Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [44]

    Geography and Travels · Events
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It was taken during the finals of "Tell A Folktale Competition" organised by the National Library. This photograph shows an Indian boy with a turban and in a Punjabi shirt on the stage. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [51]

    Geography and Travels · Events
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It was taken during the finals of "Tell A Folktale Competition" organised by the National Library. This photograph shows a boy in a dark coat and dark top hat on the stage. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 4) [78]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 4) collection. It shows two of boys looking at a sign in a library. The sign informs in Chinese that there will be a storytelling session at 3pm that day. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boys playing by a pond in Potong Pasir, 1970s [2]

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places
    This picture shows two boys playing by a pond in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. One of them appears to be off camera. The pond is located behind a community centre (the building is obscured by the tree branches). Title devised by Library staff.
  • Children fishing in Potong Pasir, 1970s [2]

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This picture shows a group of boys who are fishing in Potong Pasir during the 1970s. They are using fishing lines and twigs to fish in a drain. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese temple in Potong Pasir, 1970s [1]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This picture shows a Chinese temple in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. This temple is located in an area known as "Area B" along the main road. Two children can be seen playing in the area surrounding the temple. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boys playing by a pond in Potong Pasir, 1970s [1]

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places
    This picture shows two boys playing by a pond in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. The pond is located behind a community centre (the building is obscured by the tree branches). Title devised by Library staff.
  • Entrance gate of a village in Potong Pasir, 1970s

    Arts · Streets and Places
    This picture shows the entrance gate of a village in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. The addresses of the different houses in the village, i.e. 132-C, 138-L, 136-A, 136-E, 140-A and 140-B, are stated on the left and right sides of the entrance gate which is made of sheets of...
  • Children fishing in Potong Pasir, 1970s [1]

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This picture shows a group of boys who are fishing in Potong Pasir during the 1970s. They are using fishing lines and twigs to fish in a drain. Title devised by Library staff.
  • A boy pushing a cart with some metal containers, 1970s [1]

    Geography and Travels · Transportation · Streets and Places · Chin, LY
    This photograph shows a boy with a cap pushing a cart with some metal containers along Middle Road. A lorry loaded with bottles of drinks in wooden crates can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Queen Elizabeth Walk, 1970s [2]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Sports and Recreation · Chin, LY
    This photograph shows a man photographing a little girl along the seaside promenade, Queen Elizabeth Walk, at the Esplanade Park. A little boy and another person behind the man are looking at the sea. Title devised by Library staff.
  • A boy pushing a cart with some metal containers, 1970s [3]

    Geography and Travels · Transportation · Personalities · Economy · Streets and Places · Chin, LY
    This photograph shows a boy with a cap pushing a cart with some metal containers while a cyclist passes him at the junction of Queen Street and Middle Road. Street stalls and “Middle Road” sign are visible in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • A boy pushing a cart with some metal containers, 1970s [2]

    Geography and Travels · Transportation · Economy · Streets and Places · Chin, LY
    This photograph shows a boy with a cap pushing a cart with some metal containers along Middle Road near a road junction. Motor vehicles and trishaw can be seen moving on the road. Some street vendors are visible in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Two little boys, 1963-1965

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Barker, Dave
    This 1963-1965 photograph shows two little boys playing in front of a wooden house probably in the vicinity of Orchard Road. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Two animal handlers posing for a photograph at Tang Dynasty City

    Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows two animal handlers, one holding a camel and the other a horse, posing for a photograph for the boy on the right. Camel and horse rides are offered to visitors at Tang Dynasty City (唐城), located at Jurong in Singapore. No creation date estimated. Title devised by...
  • Woman and child at playground, Circuit Road

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a Chinese woman and a little boy at a playground located in a Housing and Development Board (HDB) housing estate on Circuit Road. The woman is sitting on the edge of a merry-go-round, while the boy is standing on it in the centre. In the background is...
  • Boy in a kampung at Jalan Ulu Sembawang, 1980s

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a Chinese boy and a brown dog, standing under a tree. They are in a kampung at Jalan Ulu Sembawang. The boy is dressed simply in a light blue T-shirt, dark blue shorts, and a pair of slippers. The photograph was taken in the 1980s. Date of...
  • Woman and boy in a kampung at Jalan Ulu Sembawang, 1980s

    Personalities · Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a Chinese woman and a little boy posing for a photograph in a kampung at Jalan Ulu Sembawang. Behind them are laundry and cushions propped on chairs put out in the sun to dry. In the background are some single-storey wooden houses with zinc roofs. The houses...
  • Chinese woman and boy at Queen Elizabeth Walk, 1987

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a Chinese woman and boy posing for a photograph at Queen Elizabeth Walk, a promenade. In the background is the statue of Merlion, which stands at the mouth of Singapore River. A partial view of Fullerton Building and Anderson Bridge can be seen on the upper right...
  • Boy on the bearch : single

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows a boy on the beach along Amber Road. This boy is bending over and picking up something along the coast. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available