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  • Cordoned off planters at Singapore Botanic Gardens during circuit breaker period

    Sports and Recreation · Politics and Government · Tan, Berny
    Contributed by Berny Tan, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows a few planters cordoned off with tape at Singapore Botanic Gardens during the circuit breaker period. Description by Library staff. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lake at Botanic Gardens, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a lake at the Singapore Botanic Gardens, with trees and plants growing on a small plot of land in the middle of the lake. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Jurong Bird Park, mid-1970s

    Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a general view of a lake at Jurong Bird Park, with a few pelicans and ducks in the foreground and a large, unique round wooden pavilion on stilts jutting out into the lake at the back. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Botanic Gardens, mid-1970s

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows flowering shrubs and trees at Singapore Botanic Gardens. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Botanic Gardens, mid-1970s

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a row of flowering shrubs at Singapore Botanic Gardens. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Botanic Gardens, mid-1970s

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows colourful potted flowers and plants by the side a flight of brick steps at the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Whampoa Drive block, corridor : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a common corridor of an apartment block at Whampoa Drive. The owner of a unit there has transformed part of the corridor into a mini garden. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Kampong Lorong Buangkok greenery : general view [2]

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This is a 2009 photograph that shows some palm trees and greenery outside a house at 45D Lorong Buangkok. The house is located in Kampong Lorong Buangkok which is the last kampong or village in Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore Botanic Gardens, Melaleuca cajuputi signage : close-up

    Nature and Environment · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a sign listing the common name for a tree in Singapore Botanic Gardens. It also lists a number which one can send an SMS to obtain information about the plant. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Choa Chu Kang Street 52, Residents’ Committee garden : top view

    Sports and Recreation · Nature and Environment · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a top view of the Residents’ Committee (RC) garden which is located at block 542 Choa Chu Kang Street 52. The garden features various types of plants and vegetables. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore Botanic Gardens, signboard on enclosure fence : general view

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a signboard and a palm, growing from a coconut in Singapore Botanic Gardens. The palm, within an enclosure, is a Singapore Botanic Gardens experiment in germination. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Kampong Lorong Buangkok greenery : general view [1]

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This is a 2009 photograph that shows coconut trees and other plants outside a wooden house in Lorong Buangkok. The house is located in Kampong Lorong Buangkok which is the last kampong or village in Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Kampong Lorong Buangkok backyard : general view [1]

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This is a 2009 photograph showing some palms and other plants in the compound of a house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. Kampong Lorong Buangkok is the last kampong or village in Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Wessex Estate, garden foliage : general view

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the concrete steps leading to a house off Whitchurch Road, Wessex Estate. It also shows the greenery that surrounds the steps. The houses in the estate date back to the colonial times in Singapore. Part of the One-north development initiative, the houses in this area have...
  • Kampung Lorong Buangkok [26]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a Chinese lady bending over a small chili plant and picking green chilies in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. Behind her is a chicken coop. A young banana shoot is also seen at the front left corner. In the background is a continuous cover of trees. No date of...
  • 31-B, Kampung Lorong Buangkok

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a standing mailbox for house number 31-B, Lorong Buangkok. A clump of shrubs grows around the mailbox. A partially-hidden wooden bench is seen next to the mailbox. In the background is dense vegetation. No date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Pathway in Kampung Lorong Buangkok [6]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a dirt path that runs between houses in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. On the right side of the path is a patch of soil where a group of plants are grown including a young banana tree. Long fronds of a coconut palm hang above this soil patch. On...
  • Two women and puppies in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [2]

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows Madam Sng Mui Hong, the landlady of Kampong Lorong Buangkok, interacting with a Cacausian lady. They are both looking at a group of puppies in Madam Sng's house compound or backyard. Behind her is a net of coconuts. The area is shaded by a continuous row of...
  • A dirt path in Kampung Lorong Buangkok [3]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a narrow dirt path in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The path leads to a blue wooden house with zinc roof. A wheelbarrow is seen in front of the house. Tall trees and shrubs grow on each side of the path. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
  • A small plant in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [2]

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This photographs shows a close-up view of a small plant growing on a dirt path in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. Behind it is a long plank covered by a piece of zinc sheet. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Overgrown roadside verge during circuit breaker period

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Politics and Government · Tan Sini
    "Only essential services were allowed to operate during the circuit breaker period. This means that grass cutting was halted and wildflowers bloom by the roadside, we also saw a lot more butterflies."--Contributed by Tan Sini, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows a...
  • Banana trees bearing fruits, circa 1966-1980

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a few banana trees with some bearing fruits. The trees are among other plants and trees. Barely visible in the background are the roofs of two houses. The photograph was taken in the vicinity of Trengganu Street, Temple Street, Cross Street and Telok Ayer Street. Exact location...
  • 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.
  • Letterbox of house number 31-B at Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Communications · Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a standing letterbox in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. Covering the letterbox's body is the address of the house which is handwritten and reads "31-B Lorong Buangkok". The letterbox stands next to a plant and behind is a partially hidden wooden bench. The whole area...