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  • Public Works Department - auxilary fire station at Kolam Ayer

    Politics and Government · NAS Photographs {18708754}
    Public Works Department - auxilary fire station at Kolam Ayer.
  • Central Fire Station, Singapore

    Politics and Government · NAS Photographs {18708754}
    Central Fire Station, Singapore.
  • Public Works Department - auxilary fire station at Kolam Ayer

    Politics and Government · NAS Photographs {18708754}
    Public Works Department - auxilary fire station at Kolam Ayer.
  • British soldiers saluting

    Politics and Government · Events
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of a military ceremony. It shows British soldiers, wearing white uniforms and helmets, saluting. Several sailors can be seen amongst them, wearing their naval uniforms and boaters. The soldiers are standing beneath the shelter of a canvas awning. Title devised...
  • Soldiers and a Rising Sun flag

    Politics and Government · Transportation
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of a navy ship bearing the Rising Sun flags. Many sailors can be seen on the ship, while other sailors are seen climbing up the stairs to get on board. A smaller vessel, also carrying sailors, and a boat are...
  • British soldiers with dignitaries

    Politics and Government · Personalities
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of a group of men. It shows British soldiers, wearing uniforms and helmets, standing with several dignitaries. The dignitaries are wearing traditional South Asian garb and turbans. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Singapore - soldiers on guard

    Politics and Government
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of soldiers on guard. The soldiers are standing at attention near the entrance of what looks like a fort. Groups of people can be seen on the left and right of the postcard, looking on. A carriage can be seen...
  • Soldiers on parade

    Politics and Government · Events
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of a military ceremony. It shows British soldiers, wearing white uniforms and helmets, walking past a military formation, made up possibly of Gurkha soldiers. The soldiers in formation, wearing possibly khaki-coloured jackets and shorts, are carrying guns. In the background...
  • H. H. the Sultan of Johore as Coloniel of the Johore Forces at King's Birthday Parade in Singapore

    Politics and Government · Personalities
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of the Sultan of Johor astride a horse. The Sultan, as Colonel of the Johor Forces, is leading his soldiers at a parade. A column of soldiers is marching in his wake. A crowd of people are watching from the...
  • British soldiers

    Politics and Government · Events
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of a military ceremony. It shows British soldiers, wearing white uniforms and helmets, viewing an event. In the left and in the background is a sheltered area for spectators to view the event. Title devised by Library staff. Date of...
  • Singapore, Commerical Square, soldiers returning from an official reception Johnson Pier

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of a column of soldiers marching through Commercial Square. On either side of the column are milling crowds who are following the progress of the soldiers. On the right is a two-storey, colonial-style building. The words "Singapore, Commerical Square, soldiers...
  • Commodore Friedberger’s School at the Naval Base

    Personalities · Politics and Government · Streets and Places
    This is a group photograph of a navy office with the staff and students of Commodore Friedberger’s School at the Naval Base. There are four staff members and 34 elementary school students. All are Caucasians. Title devised by Library Staff.
  • A British serviceman in a camp, Kuala Lumpur

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a British army officer leaning against a pillar of one of the camp buildings in Kuala Lumpur. Behind him are the camp's one-storey barracks. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Women construction workers near a hangar [1]

    Geography and Travels · Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a group of women working near a hangar. They are using cangkul or hoes and one of them is carrying filled buckets hung from a shoulder pole. Behind them can be seen low barracks and sheds. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • View of military airfield construction site from cemetery

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a wide view of a construction site in a British military airfield from a cemetery. It captures female construction workers and building materials on an unfinished site. Two airplanes can be spotted near the site. In the background are the mountain ranges and thick forests. Title devised...
  • Barber in an airbase barrack, Changi [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows an Indian army barber named Spiv at the corridor of a camp block. He is seen with his bicycle. In the background are barracks in the opposite block. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • British station cinema

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the external view of a cinema located in a British base. It is a double-storey building with a sloping roof and a paved walkway. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Military aircrafts outside a hangar

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows two military aircrafts outside a hangar. One of them is an Anson C19 VM 355, which is being serviced by British servicemen. Aircraft maintenance tools are can be seen near the entrance of the hangar. Title devised by library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Women construction workers at a petrol tank site [4]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows women construction workers working on petrol tanks of an airfield. They are carrying building materials up a sloping terrain. The materials are placed in two buckets hung on each end of a wooden pole which is then slung over their shoulders. They also put on oversized hats...
  • Panoramic view of an airbase camp [1]

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of an airbase camp that is bordered by mountain ranges. An open field leads to the hangar and several one-storey buildings. A tree stands in the middle of this field while a cluster of coconut palms are seen on the right. A parked aircraft...
  • A serviceman posing with a coconut fruit at a camp's barrack

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a serviceman standing on a lawn outside a barrack, posing with a coconut fruit. He has a shirt, khaki pants and boots on. Two other officers as well as a partially hidden sweeper are seen behind him. There is also a bicycle against pillar at the barrack's...
  • A British RAF Standard Vanguard van [1]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a British cadet standing by an open door of a Standard Vanguard van, which is a British RAF crew transport vehicle. The van is parked in a field. Behind the cadet is a shirtless serviceman in a shed checking his camera. Title devised by Library staff. Date...
  • A group of servicemen with their transport on a jungle road

    Transportation · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a group of British officers on stand down mode on a road near a jungle. Some of them are waiting by their truck, car or pick-up while others are sitting inside their vehicles. Another group is sitting on the road. Behind them are thick forest hills. Title...
  • Close-up view of a stripped helicopter

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a close-up view of the innards of a helicopter after it is stripped from its body cover. It is parked in a hangar, and a ladder is at its side for servicing works. Title devised by library staff. Date of creation estimated.