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  • Hylam Street, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of Hylam Street. Shophouses line both sides of the street and rickshaws and a car are seen on the road. Hylam Street is now an air-conditioned "indoor street" located within Bugis Junction shopping mall. The back of the postcard is unwritten. Date...
  • Singapore. Suburban, police station

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This postcard features a coloured picture showing a suburban scene of Singapore in the 1900s. It shows a road in the middle. On both sides of the road are single-storey buildings made mainly of wood. Further down, beyond the buildings, are trees lined along the road. In the foreground on...
  • Singapore, Tanjong Pagar Police Station

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of Tanjong Pagar Police Station. It is a two-storey colonial building with a dome structure at the top. A rickshaw is parked in front of the building. The back of the postcard is unwritten. Date of creation estimated.
  • Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This postcard features a coloured picture of a part of Singapore. It shows colonial-style multi-storey buildings with green trees. The back of the postcard is bears a postmark dated 1919. It is mailed to Holland. Date of creation estimated.
  • Road with trams leading to Singapore General Post Office and the Cavenagh Bridge

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of a road leading to the Singapore General Post Office and the Cavenagh Bridge. Trams are on road. The bridge is on the left in the background. Two rickshaws are in the foreground. The back of the postcard is unwritten. Date of...
  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1970s (Album 6) [92]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1970s photographs (Album 6) collection. It shows a view of Queenstown Branch Library, a two-storey building. The front and side of the building can be seen. The library was officially opened on 30 April 1970. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1970s (Album 6) [89]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1970s photographs (Album 6) collection. It shows a view of the entrance of Queenstown Branch Library, a two-storey building. The library was officially opened on 30 April 1970. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1970s (Album 6) [90]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1970s photographs (Album 6) collection. It shows a view of the back of Queenstown Branch Library, a two-storey building. Three cars are parked outside the building and a tall Housing and Development Board flat can be seen in the background. The library...
  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1970s (Album 6) [93]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1970s photographs (Album 6) collection. It shows a view of the front of Queenstown Branch Library, a two-storey building. The library was officially opened on 30 April 1970. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1970s (Album 6) [91]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1970s photographs (Album 6) collection. It shows a view of Queenstown Branch Library, a two-storey building. The front and side of the building can be seen. A tall Housing and Development Board flat is seen in the background. The library was officially...
  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1970s (Album 6) [88]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1970s photographs (Album 6) collection. It shows a view of the exterior of Queenstown Branch Library, a two-storey building. The library was officially opened on 30 April 1970. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [115]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. It shows a small plot of land surrounded by an old five-storey building and a block of flats on one side in the background and two perpendicular roads in the foreground. Trees are seen. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [113]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. It shows an old five-storey building in front of a slightly taller block of flats. Debris is seen on the land in front of the building. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sea View Hotel, Tanjong Katong, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This coloured postcard features a photograph showing Sea View Hotel at Tanjong Katong, Singapore. It is behind tall coconut trees in the foreground. This card has a divided back. Date of creation estimated.
  • Sea shore of Tanjong Katong, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    A black and white postcard of Tanjong Katong beach. The outhouses and jetty most probably belonged to the establishment (slightly hidden) further inland. They formed part of the many holiday lodgings that made Tanjong Katong a popular seaside resort in the early 1900s. Many of these were demolished during World...
  • Stamford Road, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This is the front of a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of the four-storey Namazie Mansions at the junction of North Bridge Road (left) and Stamford Road (right). This was later renamed as Capitol Building. Motor cars can be seen on Stamford Road. Date of creation estimated.
  • The Singapore Stock-Exchange

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This black-and-white picture postcard shows the building of the Stock Exchange of Singapore in the old days. It is a two-storey colonial building. This card has a divided back. Date of creation estimated.
  • Tanjong Kalong, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    A black and white postcard of Tanjong Katong beach with coconut trees leaning towards the sea from the shore. An attap outhouse linked to a jetty adds a rustic charm to the scenic seaside. Date of creation estimated.
  • South Bridge Road, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white picture postcard with a photograph showing a scene at South Bridge Road. Double- and triple-storey shophouses line both sides of the street. This postcard has a divided back. Date of creation estimated.
  • Y.M.C.A., Stamford Road, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) building located at Stamford Road. It was established in 1903, providing members with access to self-enrichment programmes and sports facilities. A few motor cars can be seen on the road. Date of creation estimated.
  • Beach Road, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This postcard shows a view of Beach Road. Three-storey shophouses are seen on the left. On the road are rickshaws and bullock carts.
  • Bras Basah Road & North Bridge Road, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This coloured picture postcard shows a view of Bras Basah and North Bridge Roads. There is a sheltered walkway on the right. A two-storey colonial building is behind the walkway. This postcard has a divided back format.
  • Connaught Drive, Singapore

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This shows the front of a black-and-white postcard with a photograph Connaught Drive and its surroundings. Beside the sea is Esplanade Park. Esplanade (present-day Padang) is the rectangular piece of land just behind the road. Colonial-style buildings are seen on the left, behind Connaught Drive.
  • Hill Street, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This shows the front and back of a coloured picture postcard with a photograph of a scene at Hill Street. A rickshaw is seen on the road. The two-storey building on the right side is the Masonic Hall. The postcard has a divided back and was mailed to England.