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  • [Hotel d'Europe and tower, sideview

    Arts
    The picture shows the sideview of Hotel d"Europa and a tower on its left, located at the Esplanade in Singapore. The hotel began in 1857 when Frenchman J. Casteleyns started a modest establishment called the Hotel d'Europe at Hill Street. In 1860, the hotel moved to Beach Road. The hotel...
  • 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.
  • North Bridge Road during circuit breaker period [3]

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Mok, Matthew
    "This photograph shows the quiet atmosphere along North Bridge Road near Raffles Hotel at noon on 9 April 2020, the third day of the COVID-19 Circuit Breaker."--Contributed by Matthew Mok, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows a single car along North Bridge...
  • Junction of North Bridge Road and Middle Road during circuit breaker period

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Politics and Government · Mok, Matthew
    "This photograph shows the junction of North Bridge Road and Middle Road at noon on 9 April 2020, the third day of the COVID-19 Circuit Breaker."--Contributed by Matthew Mok, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows a deserted junction, save for a car...
  • Close-up view of posters at the entrance to Victoria Hotel during circuit breaker period

    Politics and Government · Ang, Seow Leng
    "Various signages advising hotel guests on the wearing of masks, contact-tracing, and temperature screening."--Contributed by Ang Seow Leng, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows a close-up view of the notices pasted at the entrance to the hotel during the circuit breaker period,...
  • Aerial view of the junction at Scotts Road and Orchard Road, Jan. 2002

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Massot, Gilles, 1955-
    View of intersection of Orchard Road and Scotts Road, January 2002, taken by Mr Gilles Massot. This photograph shows an aerial view of the traffic moving towards the traffic junction at Scotts Road and Orchard Road with Tangs and Marriott Hotel on the left. Various high rise buildings are also...
  • War Memorial Park [2]

    Streets and Places · Massot, Gilles, 1955-
    Photograph of the War Memorial Park, taken by Mr Gilles Massot, January 2002. This photograph shows the War Memorial Park, which is dedicated to civilians of all races who were victims of World War ll. The War Memorial consists of four columns representing the four races in Singapore. Commercial buildings...
  • View of Robertson Quay from Singapore River

    Streets and Places · Massot, Gilles, 1955-
    Photograph of Robertson Quay, taken from the Singapore River, by Mr Gilles Massot, January 2002. This photograph shows Robertson Quay, as viewed from across the Singapore River. Shophouses and alfresco dining area can be seen along the river. Swissotel Merchant Court Hotel is visible on the far right. Additional description...
  • View of Merlion statue at Merlion Park from Singapore River

    Arts · Streets and Places · Massot, Gilles, 1955-
    Photograph of The Merlion, taken from the Singapore River by Mr Gilles Massot, January 2002. This photograph shows Merlion statue sprouting water at Merlion Park, as viewed from the Singapore River. In the background, The Fullerton Hotel and some commercial buildings are visible. Esplanade Bridge can be seen on the...
  • Shangri-La Hotel at night [1]

    Streets and Places
    Goodwood Hill
  • Singapore Hilton at dusk

    Streets and Places
    Goodwood Hill
  • Shangri-La Hotel at night [2]

    Streets and Places
    Goodwood Hill
  • Serving out stay-home notice (SHN) while jetlagged

    Events · Tan Kai Li
    "Jetlag at 4am. Having returned to Singapore from the US, our family of 4 was to fulfil our Stay Home Notice (SHN) at a designated hotel. As we have young children with us, we prepared for the SHN as though we were preparing for a ''glamping" trip. In order to...
  • Anson Road along M Hotel during circuit breaker period

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Jerome Quek
    Contributed by Jerome Quek, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows Anson Road with a view of M Hotel and a bus stop during the circuit breaker period. The area is deserted except for a single car on the road, a cyclist and...
  • Dessert served during quarantine at Hilton Singapore Orchard

    Politics and Government · Rebecca Tan Hui Qing
    "Food served during the stay in Hilton Singapore. When the Singapore government announced that it would mandate a 2-week Stay-Home Notice at designated facilities for individuals arriving from specific countries, I was sitting in my apartment in Los Angeles. Having opted to ride out the pandemic there instead of returning...
  • Meal served during quarantine at Hilton Singapore Orchard [1]

    Politics and Government · Rebecca Tan Hui Qing
    "Food served during the stay in Hilton Singapore. When the Singapore government announced that it would mandate a 2-week Stay-Home Notice at designated facilities for individuals arriving from specific countries, I was sitting in my apartment in Los Angeles. Having opted to ride out the pandemic there instead of returning...
  • Children playing during stay-home notice (SHN) [1]

    Geography and Travels · Events · Tan Kai Li
    "Having returned to Singapore from the US, our family of 4 was to fulfil our Stay Home Notice (SHN) at a designated hotel. As we have young children with us, we prepared for the SHN as though we were preparing for a ''glamping" trip. In order to minimise mess from...
  • Meal served during quarantine at Hilton Singapore Orchard [3]

    Politics and Government · Rebecca Tan Hui Qing
    "Food served during the stay in Hilton Singapore. When the Singapore government announced that it would mandate a 2-week Stay-Home Notice at designated facilities for individuals arriving from specific countries, I was sitting in my apartment in Los Angeles. Having opted to ride out the pandemic there instead of returning...
  • Serving Stay-Home-Notice (SHN) in a room at Hilton Singapore Orchard [2]

    Politics and Government · Rebecca Tan Hui Qing
    "Room in Hilton Hotel Singapore. When the Singapore government announced that it would mandate a 2-week Stay-Home Notice at designated facilities for individuals arriving from specific countries, I was sitting in my apartment in Los Angeles. Having opted to ride out the pandemic there instead of returning home and finishing...
  • Children playing during stay-home notice (SHN) [2]

    Geography and Travels · Events · Tan Kai Li
    "Having returned to Singapore from the US, our family of 4 was to fulfil our Stay Home Notice (SHN) at a designated hotel. As we have young children with us, we prepared for the SHN as though we were preparing for a ''glamping" trip. In order to minimise mess from...
  • Exterior of Meng Yew Hotel at 488, Geylang Road during circuit breaker period

    Economy · Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Han Jok Kwang
    Contributed by Han Jok Kwang, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows Meng Yew Hotel located at no. 488 Geylang Road during the circuit breaker period. It shows a two-storey building with blue louvered French windows. Description by Library staff.
  • Serving Stay-Home-Notice (SHN) in a room at Hilton Singapore Orchard [1]

    Politics and Government · Rebecca Tan Hui Qing
    "Room in Hilton Hotel Singapore. When the Singapore government announced that it would mandate a 2-week Stay-Home Notice at designated facilities for individuals arriving from specific countries, I was sitting in my apartment in Los Angeles. Having opted to ride out the pandemic there instead of returning home and finishing...
  • Meal served during quarantine at Hilton Singapore Orchard [2]

    Politics and Government · Rebecca Tan Hui Qing
    "Food served during the stay in Hilton Singapore. When the Singapore government announced that it would mandate a 2-week Stay-Home Notice at designated facilities for individuals arriving from specific countries, I was sitting in my apartment in Los Angeles. Having opted to ride out the pandemic there instead of returning...
  • Meal served during quarantine at Hilton Singapore Orchard [4]

    Politics and Government · Rebecca Tan Hui Qing
    "Food served during the stay in Hilton Singapore. When the Singapore government announced that it would mandate a 2-week Stay-Home Notice at designated facilities for individuals arriving from specific countries, I was sitting in my apartment in Los Angeles. Having opted to ride out the pandemic there instead of returning...