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  • A man climbing a coconut tree

    Nature and Environment
    This photographs show the rear view of an Indian man who is perched on a coconut tree trunk with a trap strapped to his back. On the open field below, several spectators including children are looking up at him. Rows of chairs are arranged on the left of the field...
  • Close-up view of a monsoon drain

    Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a typical monsoon drain that seemed to follow the hill terrain. It is surrounded by thick vegetation. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Farmers in a vegetable farm

    Nature and Environment · Economy
    This photograph shows farmers working in a vegetable farm. The farm has rows upon rows of vegetable plots, while banana trees lined the edge of the farm. In the background, are an attap shed, low hills and vegetation. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • A serviceman posing with a coconut fruit at a camp's barrack

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a serviceman standing on a lawn outside a barrack, posing with a coconut fruit. He has a shirt, khaki pants and boots on. Two other officers as well as a partially hidden sweeper are seen behind him. There is also a bicycle against pillar at the barrack's...
  • Rubber tree in a rubber plantation

    Nature and Environment · Transportation
    This photograph shows a rubber tree in a rubber plantation. It captures the cut in the tree's bark and the rubber milk inside the slit. A narrow road lies in the middle of the plantation. Title devised by library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • A Caucasian man in suit

    Arts · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a young Caucasian man in full suit leaning against a tree trunk. In the background is a sprawling well-trimmed open field. Title devised by Library staff. No creation date estimated.
  • A close-up view of rubber tree tapping [3]

    Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a close-up view of the tapping of a rubber tree. It captures the cut in the tree's bark and the rubber milk oozing from the slit into a bowl attached to the bark to collect the milk. Title devised by library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • A man with a bicycle on a dirt road

    Nature and Environment
    This photographs shows an open space which has a gentle slope and is heavily covered by vegetation. Dirt roads are seen on the slope's top edge and centre. Tall coconut trees give the scene a rustic and rural backdrop. A man with a bicycle is standing on the slope's dirt...
  • Cutting down a tree at a building site in an airbase

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a tree at a camp's building site that has been cut down. A group of Asian men are standing and hovering around the tree, which also has its roots uprooted. Behind them are single-storey barracks. The mountain ranges behind the airbase are visible...
  • A close-up view of rubber tree tapping [1]

    Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a close-up view of the tapping of a rubber tree. It captures the cut in the tree's bark and the bowl attached to the bark to collect the rubber milk. Title devised by library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Men at a cafe among coconut trees [1]

    Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows three men in front of a cafe situated among rows of coconut trees. Two are wearing shirts and long pants while another is in shirt and a knee-length shorts. In the foreground, there is a table with refreshments, while in the background, two cars are parked nearby....
  • A close-up view of rubber tree tapping [2]

    Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a close-up view of the tapping of a rubber tree. It captures the cut in the tree's bark and the rubber milk inside the slit. Title devised by library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • A Caucasian man posing among thick vegetation

    Arts · Nature and Environment
    This photographs shows a young Caucasian man in bermuda shorts surrounded by thick vegetation. Smiling and with hands in his pockets, he appears relaxed amidst nature's abundance. Title devised by Library staff. No creation date estimated.
  • A young Caucasian on a coconut tree at the Pagar, 1952

    Sports and Recreation · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a young shirtless Caucasian perched on a coconut tree taken from the ground. It was taken at the Pagar, which is a fenced-in swimming area next to the Changi Yacht Club. The photograph was developed by the photographer on 10 November 1952. Title devised by Library staff.
  • A coconut plantation

    Nature and Environment
    This photographs shows a coconut plantation heavily covered with fully grown coconut palms. A dirt road is also seen in the middle of the plantation. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • A view of a rubber tree plantation

    Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a general view of a rubber tree plantation. Most of the trees have tapping marks on their barks. Title devised by library staff. Date of creation estimated.