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  • Hock Lam Street, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Economy · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a street scene at Hock Lam Street. On both sides of the street are rows of shophouses with clothes on bamboo poles hanging out from the windows of the upper floors. Outside the shops are street hawkers selling food, fruits and other goods. A trishaw is seen...
  • Lido Theatre and Shaw House,1960s

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a view of the Lido Theatre and Shaw House located at the junction of Orchard Road and Scotts Road. The building was completed in 1958. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • North Boat Quay, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Economy · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a scene of North Boat Quay along Singapore River. There are clothes hanging on bamboo poles on the upper level of the shophouses, children playing near and in the river and street vendors in front of the shophouses, along the river bank. Date of creation estimated. Title...
  • Hill Street, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a street scene at Hill Street. On the left, four school children are walking by the side of the street in front of a row of shophouses with Central Fire Station located at the far end. Motor vehicles turning to Hill Street can be seen on the...
  • Floral clock at Raffles Place carpark rooftop garden, 1965 [1]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows the floral clock, designed and made by Japanese watch-maker, Seiko at Raffles Place. The garden was built above Singapore’s first underground car park at Raffles Square. In the background is Mercantile Bank building and Robinson's Department Store is on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Temple Street, 1963

    Streets and Places · Economy · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a busy street scene at Temple Street in Chinatown area. Shophouses lining both sides of the street, vehicles parked along the side of the street, clothes hanging on bamboo poles on the upper level of the shophouses, street vendors and people walking on the street are all...
  • Capitol Theatre, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a general view of Capitol Theatre located at the junction of Stamford Road and North Bridge Road. It was built in 1929 by the Namazie brothers, a Persian family, who completed the accompanying four-storey building, Shaws Building in 1933. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
  • Singapore harbour from the book cover of "The way we were : Singapore 1963-1965"

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Barker, Dave
    This photograph of Singapore harbour was taken from the cover of Dave Barker's photobook, "The way we were : Singapore 1963-1965". It shows two ships in Singapore waters. High and low-rise buildings are visible in the background.
  • Raffles Place, 1963

    Streets and Places · Economy · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a view of Raffles Place with the Chartered Bank building on the right. On the left is an open car park with a row of shophouses behind it. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore River, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows bumboats and barges, docked along the Singapore River. Shophouses, Fullerton Building which housed the General Post Office, and the distinctive domed tower of Supreme Court building are visible across the river in the background. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Junction of High Street and North Bridge Road, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a street scene at the junction of High Street and North Bridge Road. Shophouses lined the side of the road on the left. At the traffic light junction, motor vehicles and trishaw stopped while pedestrians cross the road. High Street sign can be seen on the right...
  • Floral clock at Raffles Place carpark rooftop garden, 1965 [3]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows the floral clock, designed and made by Japanese watch-maker, Seiko at Raffles Place. The garden was built above Singapore’s first underground car park at Raffles Square. In the background are Bank of America and Gian Singh & Co. Ltd. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cathay Building at Dhoby Ghaut area, 1965

    Streets and Places · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows the 16-storey Cathay Building at the foot of Mount Sophia in Dhoby Ghaut area (centre of the photograph). Constructed between 1939 and 1941, it housed Cathay Hotel, Cathay Restaurant and Cathay Cinema. Shophouses and low-rise buildings can be seen in the surrounding area. Partially visible on the...
  • Floral clock at Raffles Place carpark rooftop garden, 1965 [2]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows the floral clock, designed and made by Japanese watch-maker, Seiko at Raffles Place. The garden was built above Singapore’s first underground car park at Raffles Square. In the background are Bank of America and Gian Singh & Co. Ltd. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Watts & Baker Ltd at Orchard Road, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows the exterior of Watts & Baker Ltd, located at 304-N, Orchard Road with a big canal in front of the building. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Collyer Quay, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a general view of the street and buildings at Collyer Quay. Motor vehicles can be seen travelling on the street. Clifford Pier is visible on the far left. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Keppel Harbour, 1965

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows an aerial view of Keppel Harbour. Three vessels are docked at the wharf in front of a row of low waterfront buildings. A vessel on dry dock is visible further up the wharf. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street market in Chinatown, 1963

    Streets and Places · Economy · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a busy street market in Chinatown. Fresh vegetables, seafood, meat and roast food are displayed either on the ground, makeshift stands or at the stalls. Customers are seen patronising the stalls. Clothes hanging on bamboo poles on the upper level of the shophouses are visible in the...
  • Junction of Hock Lam Street and North Bridge Road, 1963

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Economy · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a busy street scene at the junction of Hock Lam Street and North Bridge Road. There are motor vehicles travelling on the road, street stall selling fruits and pedestrians walking along the roadside. Clothes hanging on bamboo poles on the upper level of the shophouses are visible...