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  • Coastal village, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a coastal village. The houses have thatched or zinc roofs, and are on stilts. Several boats are moored to a few of the houses. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Houses on stilts in a coastal village, 1950s [1]

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a coastal village with several wooden houses, on stilts, by the water's edge. A man is seen standing among the stilts, tending to his nettings. Several sampans are tied to poles around the beach on the right. In the far distant, more boats and a kelong can...
  • Houses on stilts in a coastal village, 1950s [2]

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a coastal village with several wooden houses. The houses are on stilts by the water's edge. A man can be seen tending to his nettings, standing among the stilts. Further in the background to the right, are several ships and boats. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised...
  • Kampong at Kallang Basin, 1950s

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a kampong or village at Kallang Basin. The houses in the kampong are made of wood, with attap roofs. The houses stand on stilts by the water's edge. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Kampong house, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a raised kampong house with atap and zinc roofs, and a mixture of zinc and wooden walls. The house is accessible via a ladder at the front door. A Malay woman is seen sitting at the threshold of the door, with her feet resting on the ladder....
  • B.B. Park at Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, 1950s

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows B.B. Park, a housing estate located at Bukit Bintang in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It shows a cluster of houses and other types of buildings. At the background are trees and a mountain range. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Two boys and a toddler in front of a kampong house, 1960s

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows two Malay boys standing in front of a kampong house. Both boys are wearing sarong, with the boy on the right carrying a toddler. The kampong house behind the children is made of thatched roof and is on stilts. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library...
  • Ngee Ann Building, 1961

    Arts · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows the side view of Ngee Ann Building. It is a ten storey residential building, with a large balcony in each unit. Almost all of the balconies are covered with striped awnings. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Housing Development Board flats, mid-1970s [1]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the side view of two HDB block of flats with clothes hang on laundry poles. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Victoria Street, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a general view of Victoria Street with shophouses along the road. A block of flats can be seen at the far end of the road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View from Mount Faber, mid-1970s [4]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a view of Telok Blangah public housing estate from Mount Faber. The flats are newly constructed with one tall block covered with wooden scaffolding. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Housing Development Board flats, mid-1970s [2]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a block of flats, with clothes hang from laundry poles. Title devised by Library staff.
  • White Rainbow Bridge at Chinese Garden, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Arts · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows the white Rainbow Bridge near the entrance to the Chinese Garden. There is a large crowd at the entrance and a few blocks of flats are visible at the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View from Mount Faber, mid-1970s [3]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a view of Telok Blangah public housing estate from Mount Faber. The HDB flats are newly built and the surrounding area still under construction. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Rochor River, mid-1970s

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a wide view of the Rochor River between 1974 and 1976. It shows ships and bumboats traversing and mooring on the river, and logs lying on the shores on the right. A tall commercial building and HDB blocks rise behind the river. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Vendor selling masks, mid-1970s [1]

    Economy · Arts · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a street vendor on his trishaw peddling handmade face masks at the junction of Crawford Street and North Bridge Road. A few HDB flats are seen in the background and Eng Cheong Tower is on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Aerial view of Chinese Garden, mid-1970s

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows an aerial view of Chinese Garden, with blocks of flats visible at the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Golden Mile Complex and Beach Road housing estate, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the exterior view of Golden Mile Complex, a commercial cum residential development on the left, and Beach Road housing estate, on the right. The photograph is taken from Merdeka Bridge over the Kallang River, where a few bumboats are on its bank. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street in Chinatown, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a general view of a street in Chinatown with shophouses flanking the street and vehicles parked on one side of the street. A block of flats is visible at the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Adventist Child Development Centre, Balestier, circa 1989 [2 of 8] : exterior

    Organisations · Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat collection. It shows the exterior of the two-storey building at Balestier. An open courtyard that doubles up as a basketball court is in front of the building and a few HDB flats are seen at the back. Title devised...
  • Starpoint condominium, Pasir Panjang, 1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows two unique hexagonally-shaped buildings as seen from the empty field beside it. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Views of Kampong Tanglin Ellis area, circa 1969 [1 of 11]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a street view of looking down Ellis Road at Kum Hing Court apartment, which is the high-rise apartment at the background. Partially captured in the foreground on the right is Tudor Court, a two-storey building. On...
  • Views of Kampong Tanglin Ellis area, circa 1969 [4 of 11]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a street view of low-storey buildings in Tanglin. A man is crossing a narrow car park between the buildings. Kum Hing Court is visible in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lion dance lorry on Thomson Road

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows a lion dance troupe on a lorry travelling along Thomson Road with two-storey houses on one side of the road and some spectators on the other side of the road. Title devised by Library staff.