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  • Raffles Institution, field, 1969 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the school field of Raffles Institution (RI). Known previously as the Singapore Institution, the location of RI is where the Raffles City mall now stands. The school was founded by Sir Stamford Raffles in 1823. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Raffles Institution, field, 1969 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the school field of Raffles Institution (RI). Known previously as the Singapore Institution, the location of RI is where the Raffles City mall now stands. The school was founded by Sir Stamford Raffles in 1823. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Wakeboarding

    Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows a man wakeboarding across the sea near Jurong. A cluster of wooden houses built on stilts can be seen along the coastline. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Raffles Institution, field, 1969 : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the school field of Raffles Institution (RI). Known previously as the Singapore Institution, the location of RI is where the Raffles City mall now stands. The school was founded by Sir Stamford Raffles in 1823. Featuring prominently in the background is the steeple of St Andrew's...
    Reproduction Available
  • Raffles Institution, field, 1969 : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the school field of Raffles Institution (RI). Known previously as the Singapore Institution, the location of RI is where the Raffles City mall now stands. The school was founded by Sir Stamford Raffles in 1823. Featuring prominently in the background is the Civilian War Memorial, which...
    Reproduction Available
  • Springtime Boating Lake, 1969 : group photograph

    Arts · Sports and Recreation
    This is a group photograph of Yong Mei Lin and her friends, outside Springtime Boating Lake. The photograph shows four young women in a standing pose. In a squatting pose are three young men in front of the women. The signboard on the building just behind the group, has the...
  • Clementi Swimming Complex, 1983 : aerial view

    Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Here in this photograph are three well utilized swimming pools at the Clementi Swimming Complex. One of them is palm-shaped, while the other two are rectangular. Greenery surrounds the swimming complex which was officially unveiled to the public on 15 August 1983. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
  • Katong swimming pool, 1950s : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows people at the old Katong swimming pool located in the east of Singapore. Some people are seen on the raised platform, while others are seen swimming in the pool. Opened in December 1931, the Katong Park Bathing Pagar was Singapore's first public sea swimming enclosure. The pagar...
  • Aerial show at former Kallang Airport : action

    Sports and Recreation · Events
    This 1960s photograph shows parachuting in an aerial show by the RSAF at the former Kallang Airport. Several parachutists jumping from six aeroplanes in formation can be seen in the picture. Photograph donated by Tan Que Seng and displayed at Heritage Roadshow 2007. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by...
  • Swimming pool at Raffles City, 1986 : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a Caucasian man sitting in a lounge chair by the two freeform outdoor swimming pools at Raffles City. This hotel facility is shared between sister hotels Fairmont Singapore (which was previously known as The Westin Plaza or Raffles The Plaza) and Swissotel The Stamford (previously known as...
  • Tennis court at Raffles City, 1986 : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph of the tennis courts at Raffles City, more specifically on the 8th floor of Fairmont Singapore (previously known as The Westin Plaza or Raffles The Plaza). A far exit leads to Swissotel The Stamford (previously known as The Westin Stamford) and to the far left is...
  • Rugby scrum : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Pictured in this photograph are two rugby teams in a scrum (scrummage). One team is in blue and white striped jerseys, while the other is in red and blue stripes. There is a man dressed in white, who should be the referee as he is holding a whistle. Trees with...
  • Singapore Cricket Club at Padang, 1930 : group photograph

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This is a 1930 group photograph of members of the Singapore Cricket Club outside its first wooden-hut pavilion, established in 1852, located along Connaught Drive and overlooking the Padang. Donated by Tan Suat Hoon and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_664. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese Swimming Club, 1974 : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This is a 1974 photograph of two children playing at the swimming pool at Chinese Swimming Club under the supervision of an adult. The club at Amber Road was founded in 1905 by a group of six Chinese swimming enthusiasts, who named their group "Tanjong Katong Swimming Party". It was...
  • Katong swimming pool, 1950s : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows people walking along a raised platform at the old Katong swimming pool located in the east of Singapore. Opened in December 1931, the Katong Park Bathing Pagar was Singapore's first public sea swimming enclosure. The pagar was demolished in the 1960s, due to land reclamation. Donated by...
  • Rugby scrum : close-up

    Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Pictured in this photograph are two rugby teams in a scrum (scrummage). The picture is a close-up view, showing the backs of the rugby players interlocked in a scrum. One team is in blue and white striped jerseys, while the other is in red and blue stripes. Title devised by...
  • River Valley Swimming Pool Canteen, 1970s : group photograph

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This is a group photograph at the canteen, in River Valley Swimming Complex. The Complex was opened on 29 August 1959. It was closed to the public in April 2003. Photograph donated by Chu Chai Koon and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_632. Date of creation estimated. Title devised...
  • Ladies Tennis Ground, S'pore 28, 1885 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Sports and Recreation · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1885 photograph shows a view of the Ladies Tennis Ground. Taken from the corner of Bencoolen Street and Orchard Road, the photograph depicts a lawn which was known as Dhoby Green. This open area was initially used by the Indian ‘dhobies’ or laundrymen to lay out to dry the...
  • Race course, 1863 : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1863 photograph depicts The Old Racecourse, located at Farrer Park. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from donor.
  • The Grand Stand. 346, 1900s : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1900s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows the grandstand in the old racecourse, at Farrer Park. Built in 1842, the racecourse became a sports and recreational hub for the Europeans and created employment for the early settlers from Java and India. Title from inscription, on front of photograph....
  • Man on horse by the river : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Personalities · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph shows a man in Western attire on a horse with a rifle in his hand and a bandolier around his chest. On the right side of the photograph is a river. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
    Reproduction Available
  • View from Fullerton Building : panoramic view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of the view of the buildings surrounding the Esplanade (now the Padang) taken from on top of the Fullerton building. From the left is the Victoria Memorial Hall (now Victoria Concert Hall) where the Dalhousie Obelisk is in front of it. Next to it is...
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  • Garrison Golf Course : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1995 photograph shows the Garrison Golf course, at Minden Road. Blocks of high-rise buildings can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Garrison Golf Links : general view [3]

    Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1995 photograph shows part of the course of Garrison Golf Links, at Holland Road. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available