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  • Man at Tanjong Irau beach : single

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1981 photograph shows a man, standing at the beach of Tanjong Irau, looking through a pair of binoculars. Tanjong Irau no longer exists on the map of present day Singapore. Today, the area is probably at the northern coast of Singapore, overlooking the Johor Strait. Title devised by Library...
    Reproduction Available
  • Man sitting at five-foot way along Koon Seng Road : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows a man, most probably a cobbler, sitting at a five-foot way along Koon Seng Road. Koon Seng Road is off Joo Chiat Road. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Amber Road beach, 1969 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows a group of people by the beach at Amber Road. They are either standing or sitting, two of them are swimming in the sea. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Amber Road beach, 1969 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows a group of people by the beach at Amber Road. They are either standing or sitting, two of them are swimming in the sea. Some children can be seen playing with sand. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Reptile seller in Chinatown, 1980

    Streets and Places · Economy · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1980 photograph shows a man in a white singlet tying a monitor lizard that has its underside slit open on a newspaper. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Man rolling dough, 1979

    Personalities · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1979 photograph shows a man sitting by a table rolling most likely some dough. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sago Lane shophouse, 1972 : close-up

    Streets and Places · Arts · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1972 photograph shows a close-up view of windows on the upper level of a shophouse at Sago Lane. A man can be seen standing by the window with three lanterns hanging above him. Transom windows for light and air ventilation can be seen above the windows. Title devised by...
  • Letter writer at Johore Road, 1990

    Economy · Arts · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1990 photograph shows a letter writer sitting in front of a shop at Johore Road waiting for his customers. The poster behind him indicates his specialties and operating hours. Letter writer is a person who writes letters for the semi-literate and the illiterate for a fee. Title devised by...
  • Chinese food stall at car park food centre, 1971

    Streets and Places · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “Singapur/car park. 14 Août 71.” This 1971 photograph shows a Chinese food stall at a car park food centre which sells a variety of food items. A man can be seen choosing his food and a woman waiting for her food. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Men eating Teochew porridge, 1977

    Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
  • Letter writer along a five-foot-way, 1971

    Economy · Arts · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows a letter writer sitting along a five-foot-way. Letter writer is a person who writes letters for the semi-literate and the illiterate for a fee. He is most probably waiting for his customers. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Side building of Chinese temple at Balestier Road, 1977

    Streets and Places · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “Balestier Rd D. 3 Avril 1977.” This 1977 photograph shows the side building of Goh Chor Tua Pek Kong Temple at Balestier Road. A man can be seen sitting in front of the building with some chairs around him. He most likely is the interpreter for...
  • Group of attentive people watching Chinese street opera

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1972 photograph shows a group of people sitting by a small drain. They are watching Chinese street opera (wayang). Title devised by Library staff.
  • Group of people watching street opera at Sungei market

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Arts · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1970 photograph shows a group of people watching street opera in a hot day at Sungei market. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre inauguration : two people

    Events · Economy · Arts · Organisations · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows two men at the opening of the 52-storey Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre. The backdrop shows the OCBC Bank's logo which depicts a Chinese junk, reflecting the bank's strong Asian heritage. Physical dimensions of original: 27 x 21 cm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Indian man balancing a basket on his head : front view

    Arts · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Percy Hill Collection
    Pictured here standing on a five-foot way along a long corridor is a barefoot Indian peddler clothed in a traditional white dhoti with a long-sleeve jacket, balancing a big round basket on his head. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Visitors to SAF Open House : rear view [2]

    Politics and Government · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows visitors turning up at the Paya Lebar Airport during a two-day exhibition by the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF), the air arm of the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF). Visitors are greeted with a welcome sign at the entrance. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised...
  • Dinner guests celebrating the opening of the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre : general view [13]

    Events · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing three ladies and a man at the OCBC Centre. They were among the many guests at the OCBC Centre Inauguration. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Malay man chopping wood, with some Malay boys looking on : general view

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Percy Hill Collection
    This is a photograph showing a Malay man chopping wood, watched by two boys. In the background, several more men and smoke from a cooking fire in an attap shelter can be seen. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dinner guests celebrating the opening of the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre : general view [11]

    Events · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing two ladies and a man at the OCBC Centre. They were among the many guests at the OCBC Centre Inauguration. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Man posing in front of St. Andrew's Cathedral

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. The picture is in an album marked ‘pre 1914’, and it shows a Chinese man standing barefoot by the St. Andrew's Cathedral. He is dressed in a long-sleeved jacket with knot buttons and light-coloured trousers. No date of creation provided. Title...
  • OCBC Centre : interior [22]

    Economy · Arts · Personalities · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing a group of men, including Tan Sri Tan Chin Tuan, during the OCBC Centre Inauguration. They are standing in a carpeted room with a partially hidden grand piano on the right. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre : interior [23]

    Economy · Arts · Organisations · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing two men in suits and a lady wearing cheongsam, arriving of the OCBC Centre. They were among the many guests at the OCBC Centre Inauguration. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre : interior [16]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the mezzanine of the banking hall during the OCBC Centre Inauguration. A man makes a speech as others who are seated, look on. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.