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  • General view of Goodwood Park Hotel, 1960s [2]

    Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This is a general view of Goodwood Park Hotel, standing on slightly raised ground. In the foreground are three palm trees. The name of the hotel is just visible behind one of the palm trees. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Palm Valley Lawn at Botanic Gardens, mid-1970s

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a view of the Palm Valley Lawn at the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Makeshift shed in Kampung Lorong Buangkok [1]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a makeshift shed besides a narrow gravel path in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The shed has a zinc roof and is covered on its side by corrugated zinc sheets. A row of palm trees grow next to the shed. The gravel path, which lies on the left of...
  • Front facade of a building in Lorong Buangkok

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Arts
    This photograph shows the front view of the entrance of a sprawling three-storey white building in Lorong Buangkok. The building's wooden door is flanked on each side by tall Corinthian columns. Palm trees adorn the compound in front of the building. A woman in white is seen sweeping the compound,...
  • Makeshift shed in Kampung Lorong Buangkok [2]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a makeshift shed besides a narrow gravel path in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The shed is covered on its side by rusty corrugated zinc sheets. A row of palm trees grow next to the shed. No date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Pathway in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [1]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a long view of a gravel pathway in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The path leads to an arched canopy entrance of a house. On each side of the path is dense vegetation, which includes tall trees and tall palms. The trees hide the view of the house except...
  • Pathway in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [3]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photographs shows a sandy pathway that runs between houses in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. A section of the path is paved with cement and square tiles. A tall palm tree with long fronds, banana and tapioca plans are part of the rich vegetation that grow around the houses. One of...
  • Licuala grandis : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a fruit-bearing Licuala grandis palm tree, commonly known as the fan palm. It is located near a block of Housing and Development Board (HDB) flats. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Palm leaf : close-up [1]

    Nature and Environment · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a close-up of a plant from the Latania genus, belonging to the Palmae family. This stalk of pinnately compound leaves (leaflets arranged along the main or mid-vein) is shaped like a palm leaf. Dew drops or rainwater can be seen on the surface. Title devised by Library...
  • Palm trees, Raffles Hall : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Arts · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph shows the palm trees lining the perimeter of the Raffles Hall of the Raffles Hotel, giving it a resort-like ambience. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Fan palm : close up [2]

    Nature and Environment · Wong, Lily
    This photograph shows the serrated leaves of the fan palm. Its family name is Palmae, and the common names are Fan Palm, Vanuatu Fan Palm or Palas Payung. It originates from Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. This photo was taken in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Fan palm : close up [1]

    Nature and Environment · Wong, Lily
    This photograph shows the Licuala grandis palm, with its cluster of red berries. The family name is Palmae, and the common names are Fan Palm, Vanuatu Fan Palm or Palas Payung. It originates from the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. This photo was taken in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Title devised...
  • Pea-like fruits : close-up

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Tay, Lionel
    Shown in this photograph is a close-up of bunches of interesting pea-like fruits of a palm, growing in the garden of Armenian Church compound. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Palm trees, Bukit Timah : general view

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows several palm trees at the filter beds on Bukit Timah Road. A Palmyra Palm is seen on the left, while two Traveller’s Palms are on the right. Gravestones in the old Bukit Timah Cemetery on the far side...
  • Palms, in a pond : general view

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Arts · Wong, Lily
    This photograph shows three palms in a koi pond, near the water feature in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Bright coloured kois can also be seen in this picture. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Traveller's Palm outside the Raffles : general view

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    A photograph of two Traveller's palm at the entrance of the Raffles Hotel located at Beach Road. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "Photographs by R.K. Tyers. Staff Straits Steamship Co., Ltd. Singapore." Date of creation estimated.
    Reproduction Available
  • Traveller's palm, 1910 : general view

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R.
    This photograph taken by A G.R. Lambert & Co. in 1910 shows a Traveller's Palm is also known as Ravenala madagascariensis, found at the Botanic Gardens. Underneath the tree there are several Malay and Indian men standing and posing for the picture. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation...
  • Traveller's palm : general view [1]

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph of a Traveller's palm located beside Raffles Hotel. Raffles Hotel is located at Beach Road. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Palm trees, 1863 : general view

    Nature and Environment
    This 1863 photograph depicts six palm trees, amidst a forest. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from donor.
  • Palm tree, 1863 : general view

    Nature and Environment
    This 1863 photograph shows a palm tree, in the midst of other types of plants. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from donor.
  • Fishtail Caryota palm tree, 1908 : general view [1]

    Nature and Environment · Lambert, G. R.
    A G.R. Lambert & Co. 1908 photograph showing a Fishtail Caryota palm tree, or scientifically known as Caryota rumphiana. It is called a Fishtail Caryota probably because of its fishtail appearance, with its irregular fan-shapped jagged bi-pinnate leaves, with tips showing many veins. Title devised by Library staff. Date of...
  • Traveller's palm, 1863 : general view

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation
    This 1863 photograph depicts a shot of a Travellers' palm, also known scientifically as Ravenala madagascariensis, located at the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Underneath the palm tree, four Malay men are resting. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information...
  • Guillemard Circus, from Geylang Lorong 8 : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This 1982 photograph shows Guillemard Circus, from Geylang Lorong 8. Trees are planted by the roadside. Tittle devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Istana's gates in the 1960s : general view

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Cheah, Seng Kee
    This photograph, taken between 1960 and 1969, shows the gates of the Istana in the background, which is located at Orchard Road. In the foreground can be seen several tall coconut trees.
    Reproduction Available