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  • Ladies posing at Japanese Garden : group photograph

    Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels · Streets and Places
    This is a 1974 photograph of a group of young ladies, posing on the arched bridge at the Japanese Garden. The garden in Jurong provides a pleasant and quiet environment for a leisurely stroll. Photograph donated by Low Soi Moi and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_434. Title devised...
  • Family posing at National Theatre, 1979 : group photograph [1]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Arts · Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of a mother and her three children outside the National Theatre at River Valley Road. The mother is standing on a grass verge, while her daughters and son are seated on the grass in front of her. Photograph donated by Neo Siok Leng and displayed at...
  • Seletar Reservoir, 1970 : full-length portrait

    Arts · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    A man posing in front of the commemorative plaque at the entrance of Seletar Reservoir. The reservoir was officially declared open by Her Royal Highness, Princess Alexandra on 10 August 1969. Now renamed as Upper Seletar Reservoir, it was built in 1920 as Singapore's third impounding reservoir. Donated by Tang...
  • Jurong Hill lookout tower, 1971 : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This is a photograph of Jurong Hill Lookout Tower, a three-storey spiral tower, built on top of a 60-metre hill. It houses the Hilltop Japanese and Indonesian Restaurant. Photograph donated by Gan Cheng Guat and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_227. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Seletar Reservoir, 1971 : group photograph

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Sports and Recreation
    Group photograph of Yong Mei Lin and her friends at the entrance of Seletar Reservoir. Built in 1920 as Singapore's third impounding reservoir, it was renamed Upper Seletar Reservoir in 1992. It is located within Singapore's Central Water Catchment area bound by Mandai Road and Seletar Expressway. Donated by Yong...
  • Sentosa Island, 1960s : two people

    Arts · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    Chew Cher Neo's wife and son, standing on a high-land, overlooking the Sentosa Island in the background. Donated by Chew Cher Neo and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_708. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tan Kim Seng Fountain, 1960s : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of Chew Cher Neo at the Tan Kim Seng Memorial Fountain, at Esplanade. The memorial was unveiled in 1882. Donated by Chew Cher Neo and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_706. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore River, 1970s : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of bumboats carrying goods which docked alongside the pier in the Singapore River. The river has undergone major changes since 1819. Photograph donated by Tan Gak Chee and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_267. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa entrance, 1963 : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Arts
    This is a photograph of visitors posing at the entrance of Haw Par Villa (Tiger Balm Garden). The oriental theme park is a treasure trove of moral tales and traditional Chinese stories. Photograph donated by Lim Kee Oon and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_506. Title devised by Library...
  • Kusu Island, 1969 : two people

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of two ladies posing on a large rock at Kusu Island. Kusu, which means 'Tortoise Island' in Chinese, is also known as Peak Island or Pulau Tembakul in Malay. Every year, during the Kusu festival in the ninth lunar month, thousands of devotees make their pilgrimage...
  • King George's Park, swing set, 1958 : general view

    Geography and Travels · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows children riding on swings, in the playground at King George V Jubilee Park at Fort Canning, bounded by Clemenceau Avenue and River Valley Road. Donated by Chung Shui Ken and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_642. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Jurong Bird Park, 1971 : couple

    Arts · Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a couple posing on a bridge near the waterfall in Jurong Bird Park. One side of the bridge bears the words 'Bridge of Eternity' and the other, 'Bridge of Love'. This was the choice spot for photo-taking for many visitors. Donated by Chee Yoke Leung, and displayed...
  • Picnic at MacRitchie Reservoir, 1955 : group photograph

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of students having a picnic at the MacRitchie Reservoir with Dr Ho Kah Leong (second from right). Completed in 1868, MacRitchie Reservoir is Singapore's oldest reservoir and was formerly known as Impounding Reservoir or Thomson Reservoir. Photograph donated by Tan Ewe Liang and displayed at the...
  • Haw Par Villa, early 1970s : two people

    Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of visitors posing in front of the figurines of a dance couple at the 'Spanish Corner' at Haw Par Villa (Tiger Balm Gardens). The oriental theme park is a treasure trove of moral tales and traditional Chinese stories. Photograph donated by Zhang Jiajie and displayed at...
  • Women posing at Haw Par Villa, 1971 : two people

    Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of two ladies posing at the Haw Par Villa, built in 1937, formerly known as Tiger Balm Gardens. In the background is the entrance to the Villa. Photograph donated by Yong Mei Lin and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_655. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Jurong Bird Park waterfall, 1971 : general view

    Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of the waterfall in Jurong Bird Park, which is the highest man-made waterfall in the world, standing at over 30 metres. This photograph was taken before nets were placed high above the grounds to create one of largest open walk-in aviaries. Photograph donated by Gan Cheng...
  • Toa Payoh Town Garden, 1970s : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    Developed in the seventies, the Toa Payoh Town Garden (now Toa Payoh Town Park) was a popular spot for wedding photography. It was also a favourite place for leisure walks among the residents. One of the main features of the park is the cascading waterfall. Photograph donated by Neo Siok...
  • Singapore Zoo, 1974 : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Nature and Environment
    This is a photograph of a pair of tiger sculptures greeting visitors near the zoo entrance. The Singapore Zoo, located at 80 Mandai Lake Road, is also known as Mandai Zoo or Singapore Zoological Garden. It opened its gates to guests on 27 June 1973. Photograh donated by Ho Seng...
  • Boy posing in Haw Par Villa, 1960s : full-length portrait

    Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of a boy posing next to sculptures and figurines at Haw Par Villa (Tiger Balm Gardens). The oriental theme park is a treasure trove of moral tales and traditional Chinese stories. Photograph donated by Poon Lee Eng and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_519. Date...
  • Botanic Gardens, 1958 : group photograph

    Sports and Recreation
    Portrait of Jerroy's family, standing on the steps, in the Singapore Botanic Gardens, located in Cluny Road, founded in 1859. Donated by Chang Wei Jie Jerro and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. Title devised by Library staff. HRS3_679
  • Queen Elizabeth Walk, 1970s : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This is a photograph depicting a seafront promenade, Queen Elizabeth Walk (Esplanade Park). The Esplanade got its name in 1953 when Elizabeth II became the Queen of England. The paved promenade was a popular spot for families and courting couples who go there to catch the sea breeze and admire...
  • Posing at Chinese Garden, 1970s : two people

    Arts · Geography and Travels · Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This is a photograph of a woman and a child at the Chinese Garden. Built in 1975, the Chinese Garden is modelled along the northern Chinese imperial style of architecture and landscaping. Photograph donated by Tan Geok Neo and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_245. Title devised by Library...
  • At Merlion Park, early 1970s : full-length portrait

    Politics and Government · Arts · Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of a lady standing next to the small Merlion at the Merlion Park near Clifford Pier. Situated at the mouth of the Singapore River as a tourism symbol, the Merlion cub is 2 m tall and weighs three tonnes. The bigger Merlion weighs 70 tonnes and...
  • Woman at Collyer Quay, 1969 : full-length portrait

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This is a 1969 photograph of Loo Siew Koon taken at Collyer Quay. In the background is Anderson Bridge and the Fullerton Building, which was built in 1928. Presently, Fullerton Building is occupied by Fullerton Hotel. Donated by Loo Siew Koon and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. Title devised...