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  • Kuala Lumpur Railway Station [4]

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph shows a front and street view of the Kuala Lumpur Railway Station. A few vintage cars are seen on nearby roads driving away from the station. The building is influenced by Mogul architecture as seen by its minaret towers and arched windows and entrances. Title devised by Library...
  • A framed view of the Railway Administration Building and the Kuala Lumpur Railway Station

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a framed view of the Railway Administration Building, Kuala Lumpur, taken from an arched window located opposite. It captures the facade of the right section of the three-storey building, which is partly hidden by coconut palms. The framed view also manages to capture a portion of the...
  • St. Andrews's Cathedral, Singapore, 1953

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a street view of the St. Andrew's Cathedral building at City Hall. Its signature spire towers above a nearby tree. Several cars are parked in front of the church, This photograph was taken with a Roflex in February 1953. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Kuala Lumpur Railway Station [6]

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph shows a front and street view of the Kuala Lumpur Railway Station. The strong influence of Mogul architecture on the building is seen in its the minarets and domes as well as its many arches. Vintage cars and a bicycle make up the visible vehicular traffic in a...
  • External view of Sultan Abdul Samad Building, Kuala Lumpur

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph shows a front view of the Sultan Abdul Samad Building in Kuala Lumpur, with the wide padang or field sprawling in front of it. Completed just before the turn of the 20th century, it used to house many government offices. Its signature features which include its clock tower...
  • Kuala Lumpur Railway Station [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph shows a street and front view of the Kuala Lumpur Railway Station, taken from an elevated angle opposite of the building. It also shows the quiet traffic on the road in front of the building. The building is influenced by Mogul architecture as seen in the minaret towers...
  • Changi jail warden

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Events
    This photograph shows a Changi prison warden standing in front of the jail's entrance. It also shows concrete drive-in and imposing prison walls. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Railway Administration Building, Kuala Lumpur [2]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph shows a close-up view of Railway Administration Building in Kuala Lumpur. Built in 1917, it shows the three-storey building's numerous arches that are influenced by Mogul architecture. A spacious landscaped lawn spreads in front of the building. A sign "Venning Road" is visible in the background. Title devised...
  • Sultan Abdul Samad Building [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of Sultan Abdul Samad Building front facade from a far spot on the Padang in Kuala Lumpur. The photograph captures the well-trimmed and sprawling Padang with several tall trees and coconut palms on its perimeter. The Sultan Abdul Samad Building with its Mogul-inspired architecture...
  • Changi Prison

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government
    This is a side and long view of the Changi Prison (Changi Jail). It shows a sprawling low-rise building with several towers. An open field lays in front of the building. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Kuala Lumpur Railway Station [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of the Kuala Lumpur Railway Station, taken from an elevated angle. It shows its front facade which is is influenced by Mogul architecture as seen in the minaret towers and arched windows and entrances. It also captures the street below which separates it from...
  • Sultan Abdul Samad Building, Kuala Lumpur, 1953 [2]

    Streets and Places · Events
    This photographs shows a street view of Sultan Abdul Samad Building in Kuala Lumpur during Queen Elizabeth II coronation week. An arched gateway bearing the initials "E" and "R" as well as the words "Long Live the Queen" is seen at the far end of the of the road. The...
  • City Hall and the Padang, 1953

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a long and side view of City Hall and the Padang. A row of vintage cars are parked along the edge of the Padang. The spire of the St. Andrew's Cathedral is visible above the City Hall building on the top right of the photograph. This photograph...
  • Old Supreme Court building

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a front view of the former Supreme Court with the Padang in front of the building. It was situated next to the City Hall building. Several cars are parked along the edge of the Padang. Today the former Supreme Court and former City Hall buildings house the...
  • Indian workers sitting at the Padang in front of the Selangor Club, Kuala Lumpur

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a group of two Indian men and two Indian women sitting on the Padang in front of the Selangor Club in Kuala Lumpur. One of the Indian men is sitting on his cangkul or hoe and one of the Indian women on a stool. Behind them, the...
  • Jamek Mosque, Kuala Lumpur [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph shows the Jamek Mosque, the oldest mosque in Kuala Lumpur. It captures the brick facade of the low walls of the mosque, as well as the Mogul-inspired features of the building such as the alternate-coloured pillars of the minarets and the building's domes. A rectangle stone compound is...
  • Robinsons building, 1953

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the front view of the Robinsons building at Raffles Place. It is a three-storey sprawling building with an above ground car park. Several cars are seen parked in front of the building. This photograph was taken with a Roflex in February 1953. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sultan Abdul Samad Building, Kuala Lumpur, 1953 [1]

    Streets and Places · Events
    This photographs shows a street view of Sultan Abdul Samad Building in Kuala Lumpur during Queen Elizabeth II coronation week. An arched gateway bearing the initials "E" and "R" as well as the words "Long Live the Queen" is seen at the far end of the road. The minarets and...
  • Kuala Lumpur Railway Station [5]

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph shows a front view of the Kuala Lumpur Railway Station. It also shows a quiet scene with only a few people and a cycle rickshaw spotted near the entrance. The building is influenced by Mogul architecture as seen in the minaret towers and arched windows and entrances. From...
  • Sultan Abdul Samad Building [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts
    [Sultan Abdul Samad Building, KL]
  • View of the Padang and the Selangor Club, Kuala Lumpur

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a wide view of the Padang and the Selangor Club in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The photograph is taken from a building directly opposite the club, which could be the Sultan Abdul Samad Building judging from the arch opening that frames the padang and the club. Thick cloud...
  • Railway Administration Building, Kuala Lumpur [1]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph shows a close-up view of Railway Administration Building in Kuala Lumpur. Built in 1917, the three-storey building has a Moorish-rich architecture with its numerous arches and domed minaret. A spacious landscaped lawn spreads in front of the building. Title devised by cataloguer. Date of creation estimated.
  • View of the Padang and the old Chartered Bank building, Kuala Lumpur

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph shows a wide view of the Padang and the old Chartered Bank building in Kuala Lumpur, taken probably from the Sultan Abdul Samad Building. It captures the road next to the Padang and the light traffic. The Victorian fountain is at the left edge of the Padang is...
  • View of Sultan Abdul Samad Building from across a river, Kuala Lumpur

    Streets and Places · Arts · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows the external front view of the Sultan Abdul Samad Building from across a river. Completed just before the turn of the 20th century, it used to house many government offices. It is also influenced by Mogul architecture with its generous arches and domes. A long row of...