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  • 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...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Female military officers : two people

    Geography and Travels · Personalities · Politics and Government · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph depicts two women in military ceremonial uniform. One woman is helping to make adjustments to the uniform of the other, who is looking at her reflection in the mirror and adjusting her collar. On the left, a drill weapon is propped up against the wall while a notice...
  • Standing Indian Sepoy, 1863 : full-length portrait

    Arts · Politics and Government · Heritage and Culture
    This 1863 photograph portrays an Indian soldier, known as Sepoy, standing upright for a studio shoot. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from donor.
  • Gun carriage in the 1870s : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Politics and Government
    This photograph, taken between 1870 and 1879, shows a damaged gun carriage. Such artillery was a common sight at the forts (such as Fort Canning and Fort Siloso) that were built by the Colonial Government for the defence of early Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Oval portrait of two Sepoys, 1863 : front view

    Politics and Government · Arts · Heritage and Culture
    This 1863 photograph depicts a studio shoot of two Indian soldiers posing, with one standing and the other sitting. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from donor.
  • Cannon, 1870s : close-up

    Politics and Government
    This 1870s photograph shows part of a cannon. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Marine policeman, 1950s : profile

    Politics and Government · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph illustrating a marine policeman, with a rifle by his side, on duty to protect the rice cargo ship from pirates. In the background from the centre, there is the Union Building followed by the Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank and Fullerton Building (now known as...
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  • Pasir Panjang Police Post : side view

    Politics and Government · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1984 photograph shows a side view of Pasir Panjang Police Post, located at Pasir Panjang Road. The shophouse-influenced two-storey building has a pitched roof, window overhangs, and a pillared porch. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Pasir Panjang Police Post : general view [1]

    Politics and Government · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1984 photograph shows of Pasir Panjang Police Post, located at Pasir Panjang Road. The shophouse-influenced two-storey building has a pitched roof, window overhangs, and a pillared porch. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Pasir Panjang Police Post : general view [2]

    Politics and Government · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1984 photograph shows of Pasir Panjang Police Post, located at Pasir Panjang Road. The shophouse-influenced two-storey building has a pitched roof, window overhangs, and a pillared porch. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Clementi Road Military Camp, from junction at Sunset Way : general view

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1995 photograph shows a military camp, partially hidden by greenery (in the background), at Clementi Road (viewed from junction at Sunset Way). Clementi Road was formerly known as Reformatory Road because of a boys' home that was situated along the road. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Clementi Road Military Camp grounds : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Nature and Environment · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1995 photograph shows the grounds of Clementi Road Military Camp, at Clementi Road (opposite Sunset Way). Some areas of the grounds are fenced off. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Clementi Road Military Camp, opposite Sunset Way : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Nature and Environment · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1995 photograph shows Clementi Road Military Camp, at Clementi Road (opposite Sunset Way), and its grounds. There are some buildings at the top of the hill in the background of the photograph. Some areas of the grounds are fenced off. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available