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  • Moored Chinese junk at Kallang Basin, 1950s [3]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a moored Chinese junk at Kallang Basin. A partial view of another boat can be seen on the left, while on the right, a small boat or sampan is attached by a rope to the junk. A man standing on the sampan is holding on to the...
  • View of Boat Quay and vicinity from Fort Canning Hill, 1960s [3]

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a view of Boat Quay, the Outram area and Pearl's Hill, from Fort Canning, the Singapore river and the surrounding buildings. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Four moored boats at Kallang Basin, 1950s

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows four large boats moored at Kallang Basin. Small boats or sampans and rafts are attached by ropes to these large boats. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View of Boat Quay and vicinity from Fort Canning Hill, 1960s [1]

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a view of Boat Quay and its vicinity. Taken from Fort Canning Hill, the photograph captures a view of the Singapore river and the surrounding buildings. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Aerial view of Cavenagh Bridge, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This aerial photograph shows a partial view of Cavenagh Bridge over the Singapore river. Ahead of the bridge is Dalhousie Obelisk and Victoria Memorial Hall with its prominent clock tower. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Confluence of Gombak and Klang River, Kuala Lumpur, 1950s

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows the confluence of Gombak and Klang River in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Buildings line the banks of Klang River on the right. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Moored Chinese junks at Kallang Basin, 1950s [1]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows Chinese junks lined up in a row at Kallang Basin. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bridge over Klang River at Market Street, Kuala Lumpur, 1950s [1]

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a metal bridge that straddles Klang River in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It shows a side view of the bridge located near Market Street. Several buildings stand on the left bank of the river. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View of Boat Quay and vicinity from Fort Canning Hill, 1960s [2]

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a view of Boat Quay and its vicinity. Taken from Fort Canning Hill, the photograph captures a view of the Singapore river and the surrounding buildings. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Scene along a riverbank, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a busy scene at the river bank with many boats, men, women and children. The men and women are in rattan hats. While the men are at the boats, the women can be seen doing their laundry and carrying wooden buckets with the children milling around. Photograph...
  • Men unloading goods from bumboat, 1950s [1]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photographs shows men unloading goods from a bumboat via a gang plank. In the background, shophouses and warehouses lined the river bank. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • 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.
  • Drawbridge over Klang River, 1950s

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a drawbridge over Klang River in Klang, Selangor. The collapsed Bailey Bridge is visible behind the drawbridge. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bridge over Klang River at Market Street, Kuala Lumpur, 1950s [2]

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a metal bridge that straddles Klang River in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It shows a top view of the bridge located near Market Street. Several buildings stand on the left bank of the river, including Central Market (back view), which is the third building from the left. Photograph...
  • Moored Chinese junks at Kallang Basin, 1950s [2]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows several Chinese junks moored at Kallang Basin in groups. A few small boats or sampans are visible nearby. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Men unloading goods from bumboat, 1950s [2]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photographs shows a man unloading goods from a bumboat, via a gang plank, onto a waiting truck on the left. A few other men are on the bumboat. A few buildings are by the river bank at the background, and further inland, a few attap houses can be seen...
  • Aerial view of Merdeka Bridge, 1962

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This aerial photograph shows a view of Merdeka Bridge which spans over Kallang River. Bumboats can be seen on the right and on the left, more bumboats on the river and shophouses by the river bank. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Kallang Basin looking towards Singapore town, 1950s

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a view of Kallang Basin with the city of Singapore in the background. Sampans, bumboats, and other vessels are visible along the basin. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Merlion, mid-1970s

    Arts · Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows the side view of the Merlion statue, a half beast, half fish mythical creature, at the mouth of the Singapore River. Lighters and ships can be seen on the waters. The statue was relocated in 2002. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tanjong Rhu, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a wide south view of Tanjong Rhu between 1974 and 1976. It shows ships mooring on the river and floating pitched-roof huts crowding the river bank. A continuous line of trees on a strip of land separates the Tanjong Rhu waterfront from the vast sea in the...
  • Rochor River, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a view of the Rochor River between 1974 and 1976. It shows bumboats mooring on each side of the river, while two sampans, one carrying passengers, are plying the river. In the background is the old demolished Kallang Gas Works. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tanjong Rhu, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a panoramic south view of Tanjong Rhu between 1974 and 1976, with ships mooring on the river. On the right of the photograph is the Khong Guan Flour Mill and on the left is the now demolished floating Oasis Restaurant. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tanjong Rhu, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of the Rochor River between 1974 and 1976. It shows the view of the river facing the now demolished floating Oasis Restaurant and the National Stadium. Ships and bumboats are mooring along the shores and on the waters. On the other side of the...
  • Bumboat, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a bumboat tied to the shore of a river between 1974 and 1976. Another bumboat is cruising on the river, ahead of a few men who are in the waters among some logs. Title devised by Library staff.