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  • National Theatre, mid-1970s [2]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a close-up view of the former National Theatre located in King George V Park (later Fort Canning Park) near River Valley Road. The building was demolished in August 1986. Title devised by Library staff.
  • National Theatre, mid-1970s [1]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the exterior view of the former National Theatre building located in King George V Park (later known as Fort Canning Park) near River Valley Road. The building was demolished in August 1986. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Raffles Hotel, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of Raffles Hotel and its surroundings along Beach Road. Cars are seen travelling along Beach Road on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore Conference Hall and Trade Union House, circa 1961 : interior

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows the interior of the building from the mezzanine with the conference area on the left. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore Conference Hall and Trade Union House, circa 1961 : frontage

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows the front of the building facing the main road near the roundabout. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore Conference Hall and Trade Union House, 1961

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows the exterior view of the building facing the main road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore Conference Hall and Trade Union House, circa 1961 : interior

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows the high ceiling-to-floor glass panels and ladies cleaning the windows and interior. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Capitol Theatre : night view

    Streets and Places · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows a view of the Capitol Theatre at night, with large signboards displaying movie screenings atop the theater and bright neon signs on other nearby buildings. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Town Hall, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of Town Hall. It shows a view of Town Hall, or Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, as it is known today. In the left foreground stands the Dalhousie Obelisk. In the background are several colonial-style buildings. The back of the postcard is...
  • Town Hall, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of Town Hall. It shows an aerial view of Town Hall, or Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, as it is known today. In the left foreground stands the Dalhousie Obelisk. In the background are several, colonial-style buildings. The words "Town...
  • Victoria Memorial Hall

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of Victoria Memorial Hall, with its prominent clock tower. It shows a front view of Victoria Memorial Hall, with a wide road running in front of it. There are some pedestrians and cyclists on the road, as well as a...
  • South Bridge Road Jinrikisha Station, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    A black-and-white postcard showing a street view of the Jinriksha building at the junction of Tanjong Pagar and Neil road. Built in 1903, the building became the main depot for rickshaws when it opened the following year. Bullock carts, another early form of transportation in Singapore, were also seen plying...
  • Victorial Memorial Hall

    Streets and Places
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of Victoria Memorial Hall, with its prominent clock tower. It shows a side view of Victoria Memorial Hall, outlined in lights, taken at night. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Memorial Hall - Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of Victoria Memorial Hall, with its prominent clock tower. It shows a front and side view of Victoria Memorial Hall, with the Dalhousie Obelisk on the left. The words "Memorial Hall - Singapore" are printed at the top of the...
  • Victoria Memorial Hall

    Streets and Places
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of Victoria Memorial Hall, with its prominent clock tower. It shows a front view of Victoria Memorial Hall, with several trees on the left. The words "Victoria Memorial Hall" are printed at the top-left hand corner of the postcard. The...
  • Victorial Memorial Hall

    Streets and Places
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of Victoria Memorial Hall, with its prominent clock tower. It shows a front view of Victoria Memorial Hall, outlined in lights, taken at night. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Cricket Club, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This postcard from the “Lim Shao Bin Collection” features a photograph that shows the building of the Cricket Club, Singapore. It is a two-storey building with Western architectural design, and it has a sheltered porch in front. Rickshaws can be seen on the road outside the building. The words "Cricket...
  • Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This postcard from the “Lim Shao Bin Collection” features a photograph that shows a scene in Singapore. In the foreground a man wearing a hat is fishing on a boat in the lake. Multi-storey buildings with Western architectural style can be seen in the midst of trees. The spire of...
  • Singapore, "Tyersall" Residence Sultan of Jahore

    Streets and Places
    This postcard from the “Lim Shao Bin Collection” features a photograph that shows Tyersall, the residence of the Sultan of Johor, located in Singapore. It is a white building with red roof. There is a grass field in front of the building, and a lake in front of the field....
  • 東宮殿下御渡歐紀念

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This postcard from the “Lim Shao Bin Collection” features a collage of three pictures. The picture in the middle shows a road leading to a double-storey building with a tower at the centre. The picture on the left shows a scene at a beach, with coconut trees. The picture on...
  • Singapore, "Tyersall" Residence Sultan of Jahore

    Streets and Places
    This postcard from the “Lim Shao Bin Collection” features a photograph that shows Tyersall, the residence of the Sultan of Johor, located in Singapore. It is a single-storey white building. There is a grass field in front of the building, and a lake in front of the field. The words...
  • Custom House of Yokohama

    Streets and Places
    This postcard from the “Lim Shao Bin Collection” features a photograph that shows a road leading to the Custom House of Yokohama, Japan. Electricity posts lined both sides of the road. The Custom House is a two-storey building with a tower built at the centre. Some words are written at...
  • Memorial Hall & Government Secretary Office, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This postcard from the “Lim Shao Bin Collection” features a photograph that shows the Memorial Hall and Government Secretary Office in Singapore. These are multi-storey buildings built in Western architectural style. There is a clock tower behind the Memorial Hall, and a monument in front of the building. Two rickshaws...
  • Victorial Memorial Hall, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This postcard from the “Lim Shao Bin Collection” features a photograph of the Victoria Memorial Hall in Singapore. It is a two-storey building built in Western architectural style. There is a clock tower at the centre of the building. People and rickshaws can be seen in front of the Hall....