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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.
  • 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...
  • Makeshift shelter using umbrella in Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a makeshift shelter using an umbrella in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. It is tied to a wooden pole staked to the ground and seems to shade an area of low plants and undergrowth. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Close-up window of a home in Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a window of a home in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The window is open and painted in orange with green at its edges. Both the windows and the walls of the home are wooden. A row of grey cylinders are seen at the bottom...
  • Pathway in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [2]

    Streets and Places · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a clear straight pathway in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The path leads to an arched canopy entrance of a house. The path also looks like it acts as a bridge as there are low wooden rails on each side of the path where a drain runs. A dense...
  • Man and bird cage in Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a man reaching up to a suspended bird cage outside a house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The house is a wooden one with zinc roofs, and a wire mesh gate at its entrance. Outside the gate is a paved compound that is covered with trees and shrubs...
  • Plants outside a house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows an exterior view of a house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok that is lined with plants. The single-storey house has a zinc roof and wooden walls which are painted in green. The plants neatly decorate the perimeter of the house and includes a narrow maroon-coloured offshoot and tapioca...
  • Painted wooden gate in Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a wooden gate in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The gate is painted in light yellow. Around the gate is dense vegetation including large ferns. Behind the gate is a glimpse of a building which is covered by surrounding greenery. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Plants in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [1]

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Liesel Strauss
    The photograph shows a close-up view of plants in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. A glimpse of private houses opposite the kampong is visible at the back. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Wooden gate of a house at Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a wooden gate with meshed metal fence in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. There is a narrow path leading from the gate towards some thick vegetation and a block of flats is partially visible in the background. The area outside the gate is also decked...