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  • Amber Road beach, 1969 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows a group of people by the beach at Amber Road. They are either standing or sitting, two of them are swimming in the sea. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Amber Road beach, 1969 : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows some people swimming in the sea while others are standing on the beach near Amber Road. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Amber Road beach, 1969 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows a group of people by the beach at Amber Road. They are either standing or sitting, two of them are swimming in the sea. Some children can be seen playing with sand. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Chinese boy playing mahjong, 1970 : close-up

    Geography and Travels · Sports and Recreation · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1970 photograph shows a Chinese boy playing mahjong at Hock Lam Street while another boy looks on. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Soiree, NUS Harmonica Band : group photograph [2]

    Events · Personalities · Sports and Recreation · Arts · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a photograph of 6 people, including Edwin Thumboo and Mah Bow Tan, at a soiree. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Three men in a sailboat : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Three men are manipulating the sails of their boat trying to set out to sea while a third man ankle-deep in water is encouraging them on.
  • Wolf Cubs and Girl Guides, 1937

    Organisations · Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It is taken at the Boy Scout Association headquarters at No. 124 Buffalo Road. The picture shows a group of wolf cubs from 5th Pack (a Malay pack from Outram School) around Akela (cubmaster), Mrs A. J. Braga at an event...
  • Scouts, 1930s : group photograph

    Organisations · Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is an undated photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows the 5th Scout Troop, Victoria Bridge School in front of an attap hut constructed on the school playing field. The Scouter in the centre (seated) is Edward Payne (EMF Payne) who came to Singapore from Mauritius in 1935....
  • The opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang : general view [6]

    Events · Sports and Recreation · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection, taken at the opening of King George VI Graving Dock on 14 February 1938. It shows seventeen of the eighteen Fleet Air Arm Fairey Swordfish torpedo bombers, from Squadrons 813 and 824 based aboard the aircraft carrier H.M.S. Eagle, doing a...
  • The opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang : general view [5]

    Events · Sports and Recreation · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection, taken at the official opening of King George VI Graving Dock on 14 February 1938. It shows three of the eighteen Fleet Air Arm Fairey Swordfish torpedo bombers, from Squadrons 813 and 824 based aboard the aircraft carrier H.M.S. Eagle, which...
  • Scout instructors and children at Purdy Scout Camp

    Organisations · Sports and Recreation · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is an undated photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a large group of children with scout instructors at an outdoor event at the Purdy Scout Camp site. No date of creation provided. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale and Wan Meng Hao.
  • Boy Scout at camp

    Organisations · Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is an undated photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a scout sitting on a bank in front of two tents pitched among coconut palms. The location is likely to be the Singapore Volunteer Corps (SVC) campsite in Siglap. No date of creation provided. Title devised by Library...
  • Story telling : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Events · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    The photograph shows a storyteller gesturing animatedly to his audience seated on the ground or standing in a circle surrounding him. As he is a Chinese man and his audience is Chinese, presumably his story is in Chinese or one of the Chinese dialects. Date of creation estimated. Title devised...
  • Playing in the sea : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    The photograph taken at dusk shows the silhouettes of five boys frolicking in the sea. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Scoutmasters at Purdy Camp, 1929

    Organisations · Sports and Recreation · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a 1929 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It a group of scoutmasters possibly washing up and drying plates after an outdoor cooking demonstration at Purdy Camp in Changi. The third man from the left is the District Commissioner of Singapore Alexander Cullen. Date of creation estimated. Title...
  • Wolf Cubs and Girl Guides : group photograph

    Organisations · Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is an undated photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows two wolf cub packs, 3rd Pack (Chinese) and 5th Pack (English), with their leaders posing for a group photograph at the front gate of the Purdy Scout Camp near the coastal end of Wing Loong Road. Above the...
  • Fishing at Bedok Jetty : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a fishing net hung between two poles on the beach. A basket with two fishes is next to it and through the net is seen a fisherman using a net to catch shellfish, possibly, in the shallow waters. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boy scout : full-length portrait

    Organisations · Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels · Arts · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is an undated photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a boy scout standing in front of a tent. The two white stripes on his shirt pocket indicate that he holds the rank of a patrol leader. The location is likely to be the Singapore Volunteer Corps (SVC)...
  • Two men in a forest

    Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Sports and Recreation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph shows two Caucasian men bathing in a stream in a forest. One of them is in the water while the other is sitting on the bank. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
    Reproduction Available
  • Three riders and horses : group photograph

    Personalities · Sports and Recreation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph shows three riders in Western style clothing posing with their horses. Two of them are seated on the horses while the third is standing next to his horse. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
    Reproduction Available
  • Old racecourse at Farrer Park : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph shows the stands and the race tracks at the racecourse at Farrer Park. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
    Reproduction Available
  • Pasir Ris Park children's playground : general view [3]

    Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows children at a playground at Pasir Ris Park, a beach park in the north-eastern part of Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Woman painting on a cloth : action

    Sports and Recreation · Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph shows a woman and a man in traditional ethnic attire. Seated on a box, the woman is painting some designs on a cloth that is hung on a bamboo rack, while the man seated on the ground, is looking on. Behind them is a field with a...
    Reproduction Available
  • Waringin (Banian), 1911 : general view

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1911 G.R. Lambert & Co. photograph of a Banyan tree, spelt as Banian in the picture. It is known scientifically as Ficus-benjamina. The tree is located next to a pond. Inscribed with " Waringin (Banian) " .
    Reproduction Available