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  • Fitzpatrick's supermarket, 1961 [1]

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows Fitzpatrick's, a supermarket located at the current site of The Paragon, in Orchard Road. Taken from across the road, the photograph shows a view of the exterior of the supermarket and the carpark near its entrance. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Ocean Building, 1962

    Streets and Places · Arts · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows Ocean Building taken from the across the car park, featuring its tower and arches over windows and entranceways. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Rochor River, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a view of the Rochor River between 1974 and 1976. It shows bumboats mooring on each side of the river, while two sampans, one carrying passengers, are plying the river. In the background is the old demolished Kallang Gas Works. Title devised by Library staff.
  • 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.
  • Raffles Lighthouse, mid-1970s

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph shows a wide view of the Raffles Lighthouse taken from the shore between 1974 and 1976. It shows the lighthouse situated on a tiny island surrounded by coconut trees, and a long pier leads from the lighthouse to the sea. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tanjong Rhu, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a panoramic south view of Tanjong Rhu between 1974 and 1976, with ships mooring on the river. On the right of the photograph is the Khong Guan Flour Mill and on the left is the now demolished floating Oasis Restaurant. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tanjong Rhu, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of the Rochor River between 1974 and 1976. It shows the view of the river facing the now demolished floating Oasis Restaurant and the National Stadium. Ships and bumboats are mooring along the shores and on the waters. On the other side of the...
  • 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...