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  • Town Hall, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of Town Hall. It shows a view of Town Hall, or Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, as it is known today. In the left foreground stands the Dalhousie Obelisk. In the background are several colonial-style buildings. The back of the postcard is...
  • Singapore

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of Connaught Road. Motor cars and rickshaws are seen on the road which is lined with trees on both sides. The Cenotaph is on the right. The back of the postcard is unwritten. Date of creation estimated.
  • Town Hall, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of Town Hall. It shows an aerial view of Town Hall, or Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, as it is known today. In the left foreground stands the Dalhousie Obelisk. In the background are several, colonial-style buildings. The words "Town...
  • Memorial Hall - Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of Victoria Memorial Hall, with its prominent clock tower. It shows a front and side view of Victoria Memorial Hall, with the Dalhousie Obelisk on the left. The words "Memorial Hall - Singapore" are printed at the top of the...
  • Connaught Drive, Singapore

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This shows the front of a black-and-white picture postcard with a photograph of the view of Esplanade Park along Connaught Drive. The three-tiered Tan Kim Seng Fountain is on the right while part of the Cenotaph can be seen in the background.
  • Connaught-Drive

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This shows the front of a black-and-white picture postcard with a photograph of the view of Esplanade Park from Connaught Drive. The three-tiered Tan Kim Seng Fountain is featured. Part of the Drive can be seen in the foreground. Ships on the sea are seen in the background.
  • Ander S. Andrew's Cathedral and Raffle's Monument Esplanade Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This postcard from the “Lim Shao Bin Collection” features a photograph that shows a monument of Sir Stamford Raffles at the Esplanade, as well as St Andrew's Cathedral in Singapore. This photograph is taken from across a grass field, with the statue on the left and the cathedral partially hidden...
  • Trafalgar Square, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Trafalgar Square, postcard". A message in black ink is handwritten on the left side of the divided back postcard. Dated "22/11/22", the postcard is written by "S. H." to "Miss B. N. Song". The writer informs that his or her condition is...
  • Trafalgar Square, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows the Trafalgar Square in London. Nelson's Column and the bronze sculpted lions at the base of the column can be seen in the middle. The two fountains at the square can also be seen in the foreground. The postcard bears the caption "D_42499, London: Trafalgar Square" on...
  • Kranji War Cemetery, circa 1966 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places
    The photograph shows a general view of the Kranji War Cemetery. Taken probably in 1966 or 1967, the picture depicts the view as seen from the entrance of the cemetery. The Stone of Remembrance with the inscription "Their name liveth forever more" sits at the bottom of the stairs, near...
  • Kranji War Cemetery, circa 1966 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places
    The photograph shows a general view of the Kranji War Cemetery. The white headstones are spread out in neat rows on a gently sloping green hill, overlooking the hills of Singapore in the background. The picture was probably taken in 1966 or 1967. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by...
  • Inscriptions on base of Civilian War Memorial : close-up

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a close-up of the inscriptions on the platform base of the Civilian War Memorial. The memorial was built in memory of the civilians killed during the Japanese occupation of Singapore in World War II. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Sultan, 2010 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows Masjid Sultan (Sultan Mosque), a national monument gazetted in 1975. Built in 1928 by Denis Santry, it is considered as one of the most important mosques in Singapore. The windows have an arch-shaped design, and there is a qubba at the top of the mosque. Two...
  • House of Tan Yeok Nee, roof : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the intricate roof details on the house formerly belonging to Tan Yeok Nee. The building was gazetted as a National Monument on 29th November 1974. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hong San See temple, ceiling : close up [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the details of the timber beam in the middle hall of the Hong San See temple (风山寺). The are intricate carvings, with two dragon sculptures, as well as a black board with traditional Chinese art on it. Hong San See temple is located at no. 31...
  • Lim Bo Seng memorial : general view

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the Lim Bo Seng memorial at Esplanade Park. The pagoda-shaped monument was built to honour Lim Bo Seng for his heroism and patriotism during World War II. Title devised by Library staff.
  • MICA Building : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows MICA (Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts) Building. The building was formerly known as Old Hill Street Police Station. It was gazetted as a National Monument on 18 December 1998. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple, pillars : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the intricate details on the pillars of Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple, at Serangoon Road. It is one of the oldest Hindu temples in Singapore and was gazetted as a national monument on 10th November 1978. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple : interior [1]

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the interior of Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple at Serangoon Road. It is one of the oldest Hindu temples in Singapore and was gazetted as a national monument on 10th November 1978. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Hajjah Fatimah, plaque, 2009 : close-up [2]

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a plaque by the Preservation of Monuments Board which commemorates the gazetting of Masjid Hajjah Fatimah or Hajjah Fatimah Mosque as a national monument. It includes information on the construction of the mosque. The mosque is located at 4001 Beach Road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • War Memorial Park : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 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. Esplanade Theatre and Esplanade Mall can be seen in the background. Title devised by...
  • The Cenotaph : general view [2]

    Arts · Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 black and white photograph shows the Cenotaph located at Esplanade Park. The Cenotaph is a war memorial which commemorates the sacrifice of the men who perished during World War I and World War II. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hong San See temple, ceiling : close up [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the details of the timber beam in the courtyard of the Hong San See temple (风山寺). The red beams are decorated with intricate gold carvings. Hong San See temple is located at no. 31 Mohamed Sultan Road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Memorial within the Civilian War Memorial : close-up

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows an urn on a platform found within the Singapore Civilian War Memorial. There are inscriptions on the base of the platform, stating that the memorial is dedicated to the memories of victims killed during the Japanese occupation. Title devised by Library staff.