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  • China trip : group photograph

    Arts · Personalities · Sports and Recreation · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a group photograph of Prof. Edwin Thumboo and two friends standing outside a building in China in 1999. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Prof. Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Title devised by Library staff.
  • New World Park : general view [3]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the Jalan Besar entrance of the New World Park. It was demolished and City Square Residences condominium was built on the site. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • New World Park : general view [1]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the grounds of the New World Park located in the Jalan Besar area. There are stalls selling clothes and other goods. It was demolished and City Square Residences condominium was built on the site. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • The Esplanade and Hotel de l'Europe, 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph shows the Esplanade grounds, with Hotel de l'Europe and St. Andrew's Cathedral in the background. This photograph was likely to be taken from the Cricket Club. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Capitol Cinema escape stairs : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the escape stairs of Capitol Cinema on Stamford Road. Previously known as Capitol Theatre, dated 1930, it was Shaw Organisation's flagship cinema. In 1984, it was earmarked for urban redevelopment and relaunched as Capitol Building (formerly Shaw Building) in 1992. It screened its last movie on...
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  • Capitol Cinema exit, on Stamford Road : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the exit from the old Capitol Cinema on Stamford Road. Previously known as Capitol Theatre, dated 1930, it was Shaw Organisation's flagship cinema. In 1984, it was earmarked for urban redevelopment and relaunched as Capitol Building (formerly Shaw Building) in 1992. It screened its last movie...
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  • Gay World entrance : exterior [3]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the Gay World Park entrance, from the side road between Geylang Road and Mountbatten Road. The roads mentioned are in the Geylang area. Geylang is considered the traditional cultural heartland of the Malays. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Changi River : panoramic view [9]

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph depicts Changi Beach, the section opposite the Changi International Exhibition and Convention Centre and along Nicoll Drive. It was taken during its low tide and some people were exploring the shallow water area on foot. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • New World Park : general view [5]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the ornate gate at the Jalan Besar entrance of the New World Park. It was demolished and City Square Residences condominium was built on the site. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • New World Park : general view [2]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the grounds of the New World Park located in the Jalan Besar area. There are stalls selling clothes and other goods. It was demolished and City Square Residences condominium was built on the site. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • New World Park : general view [4]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the Jalan Besar entrance of the New World Park with some visitors approaching it. It was demolished and City Square Residences condominium was built on the site. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • New World Park, entrance, 1982 : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows Kitchener Road, with the New World Park entrance on the left, and shophouses on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Sikh man at Haw Par Villa, 1950s : full-length portrait

    Sports and Recreation · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a Sikh man posing next to a statue in front of Haw Par Villa also known as Tiger Balm Gardens. It is an oriental theme park located off Pasir Panjang Road. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Indian characters...
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  • Beach near Changi Sailing Club : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1990 photograph shows the beach at Changi Sailing Club, on Netheravon Road. The club is in the Changi area, was named after the Chengai tree (Blanocarpus heimii) that used to grow in the district but cleared to make way for Royal Air Force Base with one Chengai tree left...
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  • Beach near Changi Sailing Club : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1990 photograph shows the beach and seafront of Changi Sailing Club, on Netheravon Road. The club is in the Changi area, was named after the Chengai tree (Blanocarpus heimii) that used to grow in the district but cleared to make way for Royal Air Force Base with one Chengai...
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  • Beach near Changi Sailing Club : general view [5]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1990 photograph shows the beach at Changi Sailing Club, on Netheravon Road. The club is in the Changi area, was named after the Chengai tree (Blanocarpus heimii) that used to grow in the district but cleared to make way for Royal Air Force Base with one Chengai tree left...
    Reproduction Available
  • Calvary Charismatic Centre, Ropheka Hall : exterior

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows the exterior of Ropheka Hall of the Calvary Charismatic Centre. It shows the entrance to a two-storey building. Several vending machines can be seen on the left. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Beach near Changi Sailing Club : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1990 photograph shows the beach at Changi Sailing Club, on Netheravon Road. The club is in the Changi area, was named after the Chengai tree (Blanocarpus heimii) that used to grow in the district but cleared to make way for Royal Air Force Base with one Chengai tree left...
    Reproduction Available
  • New World Amusement Park entrance : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows the entrance of New World Amusement Park, at Jalan Besar. Established in 1920s, the park was a prominent landmark in Jalan Besar, and finally ceased operation in 1987. Standing on its site now is the new City Square shopping mall, public park and private condominium. Title...
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  • New World Amusement Park El Amigo : exterior

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows the back view of El Amigo, at the New World Amusement Park, on Jalan Besar. Established in 1920s, the park was a prominent landmark in Jalan Besar, and finally ceased operation in 1987. Standing on its site now is the new City Square shopping mall, public...
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  • Beach near Changi Sailing Club : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1990 photograph shows the beach at Changi Sailing Club, on Netheravon Road. The club is in the Changi area, was named after the Chengai tree (Blanocarpus heimii) that used to grow in the district but cleared to make way for Royal Air Force Base with one Chengai tree left...
    Reproduction Available
  • Aroozoo Avenue : general view [1]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1988 photograph shows a public green space at Aroozoo Avenue. Aroozoo Avenue was named after Simon Aranjo or Araujo, rendered Aroozoo, of Portugese descent, who worked with Guthrie & Co. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Gay World Amusement Park, entrance : general view [2]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the entrance to Gay World Amusement Park, at Geylang Road. Gay World was one of the three "World" amusement parks that provided affordable entertainment for Singaporeans, in the form of cabaret, operas, movies, gaming, sport matches, stunts and shopping. It was set up in 1936 and...
    Reproduction Available
  • Beach near Changi Sailing Club : general view [6]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1990 photograph shows the beach at Changi Sailing Club, on Netheravon Road. The club is in the Changi area, was named after the Chengai tree (Blanocarpus heimii) that used to grow in the district but cleared to make way for Royal Air Force Base with one Chengai tree left...
    Reproduction Available