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  • Tank Road Railway Station, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    A colour postcard showing the Tank Road Railway Station, c.1910. A long line of rickshaws was parked to the side of the station entrance, waiting for passengers. Also visible was the clock tower. The Tank Road Station ran passenger services from 1 Jan 1903 to 2 May 1932 as part...
  • Singapore, Gayland Road

    Transportation
    This shows the front and back of a black-and-white picture postcard with a photograph of Geylang (spelled as "Gayland) Road in the old days. A tram and a rickshaw are seen on the road. Coconut trees line both sides of the road. Sent to Ceylon (present-day Sri Lanka) this card...
  • Battery Road the business center of Singapore

    Streets and Places · Economy · Transportation
    This postcard shows a view of Battery Road. It shows the building of Bank of Taiwan in the centre. This is a busy street with many rickshaws and pedestrians.
  • Battery Road, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This postcard shows a view of Battery Road with commercial buildings including shophouses seen along the road. A row of rickshaws can be seen on the road. Tan Kim Seng Fountain can be seen on the left in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Battery Road, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This postcard shows an elevated view of Battery Road with commercial buildings including shophouses seen on both sides of the road. A row of rickshaws can be seen on the road.
  • Gelang Road, Singapore

    Transportation
    This shows the front of a black-and-white picture postcard with a photograph of Geylang (spelled as "Gelang) Road in the old days. Motor vehicles and bullock-carts are seen on the road. Single- and double-storey buildings and coconut trees line both sides of the road.
  • Singapore, Battery Road

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This postcard shows a view of Battery Road with commercial buildings including shophouses seen along the road. A row of rickshaws can be seen on the road. Tan Kim Seng Fountain can be seen on the left in the foreground. This postcard has a divided back format.
  • Singapore, Gayland Road

    Transportation
    This shows the front and back of a black-and-white picture postcard with a photograph of Geylang (spelled as "Gayland) Road in the old days. A tram and a rickshaw are seen on the road. Coconut trees line both sides of the road. This card has a divided back.
  • Geylang, Singapore

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This shows the front of a black-and-white picture postcard with a photograph of Geylang in the old days. Single-storey buildings and coconut trees line both sides of a road. Trams and rickshaws are seen on the road.
  • Battery Road, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This postcard shows a view of Battery Road with commercial buildings including shophouses seen on both sides of the road. Rickshaws can be seen on the road. Tan Kim Seng Fountain can be seen on the left in the foreground. This postcard has a divided back format.
  • Juntion of High Street & North Bridge Road, Singapore

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This shows the front and back of a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of the junction of High Street and North Bridge Road. Two- and three-storey shophouses are seen on the sides of the roads. Trams and rickshaws are on the roads. This postcard has a divided back.
  • Battery Road, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This postcard shows an elevated view of Battery Road with commercial buildings including shophouses seen on both sides of the road. A row of rickshaws can be seen on the road. This postcard has an undivided back format.
  • South Bridge Road, 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of South Bridge Road. Though with an inscription "22.North Bridge Road" on the front of the photograph, the view actually depicts the main thoroughfare of Chinatown (on South Bridge Road), crowded with rickshaws in the late 19th century. The...
  • Orchard Road, 217, 1870s : general view

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1870s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of Orchard Road. This road began as a country lane lined with bamboo hedge and shrubbery. It is believed that the road got its name from the nutmeg, pepper and fruit orchards that used to lie on both sides...
  • Street scene, with electric tram, 1900s : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1900s photograph is taken at the junction of North Bridge Road and Coleman Street looking south towards the Singapore River. There is a tram parked along the street. This photograph is mounted on a board, with a map and the names of countries written on the front: "BURMA. TONG...
  • Street scene, with electric tram, 1900s : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1900s photograph shows North Bridge Road. The grounds of St Andrew’s Cathedral grounds are on the right and in the distance far left is the Chong Fee & Co building on the corner of Bras Basah Road. There is a tram parked along the street. This photograph is mounted...
  • Victoria Street, from Arab Street : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows Victoria Street, towards the east, from Arab Street corner. It shows a view of a street with low-rise commercial buildings on both sides. Along the left, can be seen a line of buses. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Dunearn Road, southwards, from overhead pedestrian bridge, 1993 : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Transportation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1993 photograph shows a tree-lined Dunearn Road (from overhead pedestrian bridge, southwards). Several commuters can be seen at a bus stop on the left side of the road. Located in the Bukit Timah area, Dunearn Road is named after Dunearn House, which later became Oldham Hall Boarding School. Title...
    Reproduction Available
  • Seletar Air Base,1993 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1993 photograph shows Seletar Air Base, at 140B Piccadilly (from Western Avenue). The British government decided to build an air field in Singapore in 1923, and selected the 600-acre site at Seletar. Today, the Singapore government has announced plans for Seletar Air Base to be developed into an aviation...
    Reproduction Available
  • Upper Serangoon Road, towards the southwest : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1983 photograph shows Upper Serangoon Road (towards the southwest from near Lim Ah Pin Road). It shows a view of a two-way street with shophouses along the right side with a bus-stop in the right foreground. There are parked buses on the left while in the distant background can...
    Reproduction Available
  • Seletar Air Base, 1993 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1993 photograph shows Seletar Air Base, at 140B Piccadilly (from Western Avenue). The British government decided to build an air field in Singapore in 1923, and selected the 600-acre site at Seletar. Today, the Singapore government has announced plans for Seletar Air Base to be developed into an aviation...
    Reproduction Available
  • Close-up view of poster at the lift in Bras Basah Circle Line MRT station during circuit breaker period

    Transportation · Politics and Government · Streets and Places · Ang, Seow Leng
    "A Land Transport Authority (LTA) signage reminding commuters to wear masks."--Contributed by Ang Seow Leng, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows a close-up view of a poster at the passenger lift in the MRT station during the circuit breaker period, reminding the...
  • Safe distancing seat marker in SBS bus during circuit breaker period

    Transportation · Politics and Government · Chan, Grace
    Contributed by Grace Chan, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This is a photograph showing two seats in a public bus with one of the seats marked with a safe distancing sticker "Do not sit here". Description by Library staff. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Safe distancing seat marker on SBS bus 31 during circuit breaker period

    Transportation · Politics and Government · Koh, Chris
    Contributed by Chris Koh, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows seats on a public bus during the circuit breaker period, with safe distancing marker "Do not sit here" pasted on two of the seats. Description by Library staff. Title devised by Library...