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  • Shop "Hong Hng" selling roasted duck at Amoy Street, circa 1966-1980

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a shop "Hong Hng" selling cook food along Amoy Street. Roasted ducks are hung up and displayed for sale at the shop. A cyclist cycled passed the shop while the owner is serving a customer. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street scene along Bras Basah, Middle Road and Beach Road vicinity, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of a street with two-storeyed shophouses along the side. Trishaws, bicycles, push cart and car are seen parked along the side of the street in front of the shophouses. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore River at the Boat Quay area, circa 1966-1980 [4]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of bumboats moored on the Singapore River at the Boat Quay area. Shophouses are visible near the river bank. Read Bridge, which spans the Singapore River and links Clarke Quay and South Boat Quay is seen on the left. Housing Development Board flats are visible...
  • Busy scene at Boat Quay, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a busy scene at Boat Quay, along the Singapore River. There are a number of lorries and cranes used to move sacks from the lorries. The tide is low and a few men are seen directing the work while others looked on. Behind them are large warehouses....
  • Street food vendors around North Bridge Road and Hill Street vicinity, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows two street food stalls in front of a shophouse "Teo Soon Seng Pork Seller". Strips of meat hung on hooks and pieces of meat on the chopping board can be seen at the meat shop. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shophouses around Chinatown with a view of DBS Tower and CPF Building, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a partial view of shophouses around Chinatown. Clothes hanging on a bamboo pole can be seen on the upper level of the shophouse. DBS Tower (left) and CPF (Central Provident Fund) Building (right) which is still under construction are visible in the background. The photograph was taken...
  • Exterior of a shophouse around Amoy Street vicinity, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the exterior of a shophouse around Amoy Street with the brickworks exposed. Weeds and creepers have also climbed the pipe on the adjoining wall. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Woman food-street vendor in front of shophouses, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a woman street-food vendor cycling past a row of shophouses. There are vehicles parked in front of the shophouses that housed businesses such as "Fook Hin Engineering Co" and "K. V. V. Kutty & Co. Electro-plating works". Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street vendors along a street, circa 1966-1980 [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows some street vendors along a street selling a variety of stuff from drinks and eggs to cooked food. There are a number of customers in the area. An Indian shopowner is sitting by the sidewalk beside his shop in the background. Further up the street to the...
  • View of Oasis Building and Khong Guan Flour Milling Limited building from the sea, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows Oasis Building (left) and Khong Guan Flour Milling Limited’s building (right) from the sea. A small boat can be seen in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boat Quay near Four Seas Communications Bank Ltd, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows some bumboats docked along the Singapore River near Four Seas Communications Bank (building partially visible on the right). Rows of shophouses lined the bank while new buildings that are under construction visible in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shophouses along the Singapore River near Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows wooden-framed stilt huts and shacks lining the edge of the Singapore River. Rows of shophouses are visible behind them while the Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall clock tower can be seen in the background on the left of the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shophouses around Chinatown with a view of International Plaza, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a view of a street with shophouses on both sides around Chinatown. The street seems to lead towards the 51-storey International Plaza. Clothes hanging on bamboo poles can be seen on the upper level of the shophouses. The photograph was taken in the vicinity of Trengganu Street,...
  • United Engineers Limited building and its surrounding vicinity, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of the former United Engineers Limited building at River Valley Road, among other buildings in the vicinity. Formed in 1912, United Engineers Limited is one of Singapore's pioneer company and has developed many local landmark and iconic structures. In the background, buildings under construction and...
  • A row of shophouses at Havelock Road, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a row of two-storey shophouses. A few unit numbers are visible, starting from (the left), 465, 467 and 471, which belongs to "Yong Huat Dentist". The building seemed rather dilapidated with peeling paints and chipped walls. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View of Singapore River near The Chartered Bank, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a view of bumboats on the Singapore River at the Boat Quay area. The Chartered Bank building is visible on the left while Asia Insurance Building towers in the background on the right of the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore River at the Boat Quay area, circa 1966-1980 [3]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of bumboats moored on the Singapore River at the Boat Quay area. Shophouses are visible near the river bank. Read Bridge, which spans the Singapore River and links Clarke Quay and South Boat Quay is partially visible on the right while a few Housing Development...
  • Singapore River at the Boat Quay area, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of bumboats moored on the Singapore River at the Boat Quay area. Shophouses are visible near the river bank. Read Bridge, which spans the Singapore River and links Clarke Quay and South Boat Quay and Housing Development Board flats are seen in the background. Title...
  • Shophouses at corner of Trengganu Street and Temple Street, 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This is a view of the three-storey shophouses at the corner of Tringganu Street (right) and Temple Street (left). Street vendors and trishaws can be seen in front of the shophouses. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tuas area, near Tanjong Gul Camp, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of kampong-styled buildings with attap or zinc roof at the junction of two roads in Tuas area, near Tanjong Gul Camp. There are small stores selling food and fruits on the right and a large 3-storey building on the left with a signage board "San...
  • Hotel Miramar, circa 1966-1980

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a side view of the 16-storey Hotel Miramar that is under construction. The hotel is located at Havelock Road. There are still some scaffoldings on the hotel exterior, and rubbles and machinery in the foreground. Blocks of flats with clothes hanging out to dry on bamboo poles...
  • Three-storey shophouses along river bank, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a row of three-storey shophouses along Singapore River. Clothes hanging on bamboo poles can be seen on the upper level of the shophouses. A block of Housing Development Board flats is visible in the background. The photograph was taken in the vicinity of North Bridge Road and...
  • Bumboats along Boat Quay at low tide, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows bumboats along the Singapore River at low tide. Small kampung-styled houses and small huts dotted the bank with two- and three-storey shophouses lined behind them. In the background, DBS Tower (also known as DBS Building) and the former CPF Building visible against the skyline. Title devised by...
  • Shophouses at Balestier Road, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a two-storey shophouse. The corner shophouse on the left is a Chinese restaurant "Luan Fung Juan Restaurant" and has decorative plaster mouldings on the façade of its roof. Title devised by Library staff.