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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.
  • Home-based learning during circuit breaker [1]

    Geography and Travels · Education · Politics and Government · Foo Siang Hwee
    "Home Based Learning includes watching some clips recommended by the school"--Contributed by Foo Siang Hwee, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows two young boys watching a video clip on a screen as part of their home-based learning routine during the circuit breaker...
  • Boy washing hands during SHN

    Geography and Travels · Politics and Government · Tan Kai Li
    "Child washing his hands independently at the sink. Having returned to Singapore from the US, our family of 4 was to fulfil our Stay Home Notice (SHN) at a designated hotel. As we have young children with us, we prepared for the SHN as though we were preparing for a...
  • Making a thank you card for frontliners during circuit breaker

    Geography and Travels · Politics and Government · Foo Siang Hwee
    "Saying thanks to frontline workers"--Contributed by Foo Siang Hwee, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows a young boy making a card during the circuit breaker period. The card is his way of saying thank you to frontliners for their efforts in fighting...
  • Flag by a window during circuit breaker

    Geography and Travels · Politics and Government · Foo Siang Hwee
    "Flags were allowed to be displayed during this difficult times"--Contributed by Foo Siang Hwee, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows a little boy looking at the Singapore flag through his balcony railing. The flag is hung by a window at the opposite...
  • Boy with mask on during phase 2 of re-opening [1]

    Geography and Travels · Politics and Government · ZHAO XINER
    Contributed by ZHAO XINER, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows a boy wearing a mask, walking by a swimming pool during phase 2 of re-opening. Description by Library staff. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boy with mask on during phase 2 of re-opening [2]

    Geography and Travels · Politics and Government · ZHAO XINER
    Contributed by ZHAO XINER, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows a boy wearing a mask, playing with a ball during phase 2 of re-opening. Description by Library staff. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Two boys standing at a balcony during circuit breaker

    Geography and Travels · Politics and Government · Foo Siang Hwee
    "You appreciate your Planterbed (balcony) more... watching plane fly pass is a bonus at home"--Contributed by Foo Siang Hwee, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows the backs of two boys standing at a balcony during the circuit breaker period. As playing outdoors...
  • Little boys wearing face masks during circuit breaker

    Geography and Travels · Politics and Government · Foo Siang Hwee
    "Even the boys learnt the importance of mask"--Contributed by Foo Siang Hwee, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows two little boys standing at a corridor during the circuit breaker period. Both boys are wearing face masks. Additional description by Library staff. Title...
  • Keeping track of time during circuit breaker period

    Geography and Travels · Politics and Government · Dee
    "Time during the circuit breaker blurred so much that it became difficult to tell the days apart. A simple tool helped my preschooler son and I to separate each day from the next, acting as a physical reminder that time did really pass and we could count down to the...
  • Boys with mask on during phase 2 of re-opening

    Geography and Travels · Politics and Government · ZHAO XINER
    Contributed by ZHAO XINER, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows two boys wearing masks, standing behind a closed gate during phase 2 of re-opening. One of the boys is holding a ball. Description by Library staff. 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.
  • Mother and son with face mask on the first day of school during phase 1 of re-opening

    Geography and Travels · Politics and Government · Khoo Wei Yun Diana
    "2nd June 2020 back to school"--Contributed by Khoo Wei Yun Diana, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows a close-up view of mother and son with face mask on the first day of school during phase 1 of re-opening. Additional description by Library...