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  • Vessels at entrance to Keppel Harbour, 1950s

    Transportation · Geography and Travels · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a small boat and a Chinese junk at the entrance to Keppel Harbour. In the background, on the left is a view of Tanjung Rimau on Pulau Belakang Mati, now known as Sentosa. Other vessels, such as smaller boats and ships can also be seen further beyond,...
  • Da Bo Gong (Tua Pek Kong) temple on Kusu island, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph shows an exterior front view of the Da Bo Gong (Tua Pek Kong) temple on Kusu island, taken from the shore between 1974 and 1976. It shows visitors performing some rituals in the Chinese temple which is built on stone stilts. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Southern islands, mid-1970s

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a wide view of a Southern offshore island taken from the sea between 1974 and 1976. A group of pitched-roof wooden houses can be seen along the shore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Raffles Lighthouse, mid-1970s

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph shows a wide view of the Raffles Lighthouse taken from the shore between 1974 and 1976. It shows the lighthouse situated on a tiny island surrounded by coconut trees, and a long pier leads from the lighthouse to the sea. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Offerings at Da Bo Gong (Tua Pek Kong) temple on Kusu island, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph shows the interior of the Da Bo Gong (Tua Pek Kong) temple on Kusu island, taken between 1974 and 1976. It shows offerings of fruits, flowers and paperbags of joss-sticks, joss paper and incense that have been placed by worshippers. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View from Mount Faber, mid-1970s [2]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a view of Keppel Harbour from Mount Faber, with Pulau Hantu (now known as Keppel Island) in the middle and Sentosa behind. The oil refineries on Pulau Bukom can be seen in the distance. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Da Bo Gong (Tua Pek Kong) temple on Kusu island, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph shows an exterior view of the Da Bo Gong (Tua Pek Kong) temple on Kusu island, taken between 1974 and 1976. It shows visitors paying respect in the Chinese temple which is built on stone stilts. The Title devised by Library staff.
  • Worshippers offering incense at Da Bo Gong (Tua Pek Kong) temple on Kusu island, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph shows an interior view of the Da Bo Gong (Tua Pek Kong) temple on Kusu island taken between 1974 and 1976, with worshippers lighting up large incense and placing them in urns. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Kusu Island, mid-1970s

    Geography and Travels
    This photograph shows a wide view of the shores of Kusu Island, taken from the sea between 1974 and 1976. It captures the pier for landing, and white pitched-roof huts on the beach. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Banner at Da Bo Gong (Tua Pek Kong) temple on Kusu island, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a red banner in the Da Bo Gong (Tua Pek Kong) temple on Kusu island, taken between 1974 and 1976. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Southern islands, mid-1970s

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a wide view of a Southern offshore island taken from sea between 1974 and 1976, with rocky cliffs interspersed with vegetation. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Jurong Industrial Estate, mid-1970s [2]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph shows a general view of Jurong Industrial Estate with oil refineries and storage facilities on the southern islands off Jurong in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Keramat on Kusu island, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph shows a group of visitors paying respect to a keramat (shrine) on Kusu island, taken between 1974 and 1976. A greenish blue pillar painted with the word "keramat" and the Islamic crest is on the right, and a small altar with burning candles and incense is on the...
  • Keppel Harbour, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Geography and Travels
    This photograph shows a panoramic aerial view of the Keppel Harbour taken between 1974 and 1976. It shows a vessel docking at the wharf and low waterfront buildings on the left, and along the shore on the right, is a group of wooden ptiched-roof houses on stilts. Title devised by...
  • Singapore aerial view [4 of 4] : aerial view of Pulau Blakang Mati and Pulau Brani, circa 1969

    Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows an aerial view of Pulau Blakang Mati (Sentosa) at the foreground, Pulau Brani and the surroundings. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Panorama of Singapore from DBS Building, circa 1973 [18 of 18]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a panoramic view of the harbour and the seafront from the DBS Building, capturing the numerous low-rise waterfront buildings including godowns, part of a building under construction at the bottom right, and offshore islands in the...
  • Panorama of Singapore from DBS Building, circa 1973 [17 of 18]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a panoramic view of the seafront from the DBS Building, capturing the harbour, low-rise waterfront buildings including godowns in the foreground, and offshore islands further away. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore, Pulo Brani

    Geography and Travels
    This image shows the front and back of a black-and-white postcard. The front features a panoramic view of Pulo (Pulau) Brani, an island located at the south of Singapore. In the middle ground is a cluster of wooden stilt houses built along the coast, probably a Malay village. On the...
  • Singapore, Pulo Brani

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places
    This image shows the front and back of a black-and-white postcard. The front features a view of Pulo (Pulau) Brani, an island located at the south of Singapore. In the background is a cluster of wooden stilt houses built along the coast, probably a Malay village. In the foreground is...
  • Singapore, Pulo Brani

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places
    This image shows the front and back of a black-and-white postcard. The front features a panoramic view of Pulo (Pulau) Brani, an island located at the south of Singapore. In the middle ground is a cluster of wooden stilt houses built along the coast, probably a Malay village. In the...
  • Singapore, Pulo Brani

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places
    This image shows the front and back of a black-and-white postcard sent from Singapore to Russia. The front features a view of Pulo (Pulau) Brani, an island located at the south of Singapore. In the background is a cluster of wooden stilt houses built along the coast, probably a Malay...
  • View from Mount Faber, circa 1966-1980 [17]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph shows a view of Keppel Harbour from Mount Faber, with Pulau Hantu (now known as Keppel Island) in the middle and Sentosa behind. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View from Mount Faber, circa 1966-1980 [9]

    Geography and Travels · Sports and Recreation · Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of the lush growth and greenery from Mount Faber. Four tall chimneys billowing smoke are at the centre of the photograph while Singapore's southern sea and islands are visible in the distance on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View from Mount Faber, circa 1966-1980 [12]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph shows a view of Keppel Harbour from Mount Faber. The oil refineries on Pulau Bukom can be seen in the distance with smoke emissions visible from the chimneys on the island. Title devised by Library staff.