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  • 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.
  • 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
  • Two people by the window

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Personalities · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “L 17 Nov 80 near Banda St.” This 1980 photograph shows an elderly woman and a boy standing by the window on the upper floor of a Chinatown shophouse. Laundry can be seen hanging on bamboo poles to dry. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese boy playing mahjong, 1970 : close-up

    Geography and Travels · Sports and Recreation · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1970 photograph shows a Chinese boy playing mahjong at Hock Lam Street while another boy looks on. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Childhood photo taken at Ming Ngai Studio, 1947 : full-length potrait

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Heritage and Culture
    This is a photograph of donor Tang Kian Cheong as a little boy, taken at Ming Ngai Studio, located at no. 189, Jalan Besar. He is wearing large spectacles and standing next to a pot of flowers with the figurine of a medium-sized dog in the foreground. Such photographic studios...
  • Sembawang Kampong, 1980s : two people

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture
    This is a photograph of two young boys in a kampong at Jalan Ulu Sembawang. This photograph depicts rural living in the 70s. The villages were demolished to make way for new developments from 1970 onwards. Photograph donated by Tang Kian Cheong and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_297....
  • Boy posing in Haw Par Villa, 1960s : full-length portrait

    Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of a boy posing next to sculptures and figurines at Haw Par Villa (Tiger Balm Gardens). The oriental theme park is a treasure trove of moral tales and traditional Chinese stories. Photograph donated by Poon Lee Eng and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_519. Date...
  • Boy standing in front of butcher stall in Hock Lam Street, 1960s : front view

    Geography and Travels · Economy
    This is a photograph of a boy standing in front of a butcher shop at Hock Lam Street, in Chinatown. Cuts of meat are displayed on the chopping table and hung down from skewers. Photograph donated by Ho Khuan Lin and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_611. Date of...
  • Kampong life in Jalan Ulu Sembawang, 1980s : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Sports and Recreation · Heritage and Culture
    This is a photograph of a young boy on a bicycle in front of a stretch of open land where Kampong Jalan Ulu Sembawang was located . In the background are some zinc-roof wooden houses. "Kampung" is the Malay word for village, and before the advent of modernization in Singapore,...
  • Boys posing with Buddha statue, Haw Par Villa, 1965 - 1968 : two people

    Sports and Recreation
    This is a picture of the brothers of Loo Siew Koon, posing for a photograph with a Buddha statue in Haw Par Villa. Built in 1937, the oriental theme park was formerly known as Tiger Balm Gardens. Donated by Loo Siew Koon and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_674....
  • Boys posing in Haw Par Villa, 1953 : two people

    Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels
    This is a photograph of two boys posing at the statue of Jiang Zi Ya, also known as Jiang Taigong, fishing in the signature pond at Haw Par Villa (Tiger Balm Gardens). The oriental theme park is a treasure trove of moral tales and traditional Chinese stories. Donated by Lye...
  • Lorong Tai Seng, 1956 : general view

    Nature and Environment · Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places
    This is a photograph of a rural scene at Lorong Tai Seng showing a Chinese boy, catching fish with a net. In the background, there are attap houses nestling among coconut trees. It was once a Chinese kampong near Paya Lebar. Photograph donated by Tan Que Seng and displayed at...
  • Malay boy : profile

    Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A [1950s] photograph of a Malay boy wearing a songkok, sitting by the river, looking into the distance. He seems to be waiting for a sampan according to the description in the album. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "Photographs by : R.K. Tyers. Staff Straits Steamship...
    Reproduction Available
  • Old Malay woman and child : two people

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of an old Malay woman carrying a young child. In the album, the photographer inscribes below the picture "The past, age and wisdom with the future who doesn't know what its' all about". Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY :...
    Reproduction Available
  • Fun in the river : two children

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1950s photograph of a young boy and girl playing in a river, possibly the Singapore River, with several sampans around them. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
    Reproduction Available
  • Malay boy in a garden, 1950s : headshot

    Geography and Travels · Nature and Environment · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a young Malay boy playing with a frangipani tree in front of him with a cheeky smile. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Date of creation estimated. Title devised by...
    Reproduction Available
  • Old Chinese woman and child : two people

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of an old Chinese woman sitting at the side of the road with a young child standing next to her, who could probably be her grandchild. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD....
    Reproduction Available
  • Jurong Crescent quarters occupants : full-length portrait [1]

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Heritage and Culture · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1983 photograph shows a full-length portrait of three children, living in the quarters for the Singapore Broadcasting Corporation (SBC) workers (located at Jurong Crescent). Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Jurong Crescent quarters occupants : full-length portrait [2]

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Heritage and Culture · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1983 photograph shows a full-length portrait of three children, living in the quarters for the Singapore Broadcasting Corporation (SBC) workers (located at Jurong Crescent). Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available