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  • Long wooden hut on a field, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Events · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a raised long wooden hut on a field with stepladders, one by the front and one by the side. The structure appears to be a viewing gallery for an event taking place on the field. There is also a boat on the grass in front of the...
  • Straits Settlements post card : a city view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of a scenery of Singapore city. It shows an aerial view of Singapore with shophouses, other low-rise buildings, as well as the spire of St. Andrew's Cathedral. On the right is a field with outlines of what looks like badminton...
  • Race course – Singapore

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This postcard from the “Lim Shao Bin Collection” features a photograph of a race course located in Singapore. On the left, there are various buildings next to the track. There are barriers installed on both sides of the track. A horse is grazing on the field in the inner-side of...
  • Chinese children playing on the drums used for storing latex, Lipis-Raub Road, Pahang

    Geography and Travels · Sports and Recreation · Marshall, Jean Mary, Mrs
    A photograph showing two Chinese children playing on the drums used for storing latex. This photograph is part of Mrs Jean Marshall collection of photographs taken between 1953 and 1954 when Jean Mary Gray was a British Red Cross field officer in West Pahang during the Malayan Emergency. In 1961,...
  • A man casting a net in a river

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a wide view of an Asian man standing in a river casting a net, with the water coming up to above his ankle. Above the banks appears to be a flat dirt pavement. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • A young Caucasian playing on the beach at the Pagar, 1952

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a Caucasian guy playing on the beach at the Pagar, which is a fenced-in swimming area next to the Changi Yacht Club. It is also known as the Pagar Beach by British servicemen in Singapore. It was among the facilities developed to serve the RAF officers and...
  • Two young Caucasians at the Pagar, 1952 [2]

    Sports and Recreation · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows two shirtless Caucasian lads sitting on a fence enjoying the outdoors. Behind them is a grass field, a shed and a goal post. The area at the end of the field is covered by tall trees including coconut trees. This area is known as the Pagar, which...
  • A young Caucasian girl at the Pagar, 1952

    Geography and Travels · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a small Caucasian girl in front of a building at the Pagar, which is a fenced-in swimming area next to the Changi Yacht Club. It is also known as the Pagar Beach by British servicemen in Singapore. It was among the facilities developed to serve the RAF...
  • A young Caucasian on a coconut tree at the Pagar, 1952

    Sports and Recreation · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a young shirtless Caucasian perched on a coconut tree taken from the ground. It was taken at the Pagar, which is a fenced-in swimming area next to the Changi Yacht Club. The photograph was developed by the photographer on 10 November 1952. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Two young Caucasians at the Pagar, 1952 [1]

    Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows two Caucasian lads playing in the sand at the Pagar, which is a fenced-in swimming area next to the Changi Yacht Club. It is also known as the Pagar Beach by British servicemen in Singapore. It was among the facilities developed to serve the RAF officers and...
  • A young Caucasian on a paved seafront at the Pagar, 1952

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a Caucasian guy placing his hands on a coconut tree on a paved seafront at the Pagar. The Pagar is a fenced-in swimming area next to the Changi Yacht Club, and is also known as the Pagar Beach by British servicemen in Singapore. It was among the...
  • A young Caucasian at the Pagar, 1952

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a Caucasian guy in swimming trunks sitting on a water outlet at the Pagar, which is a fenced-in swimming area next to the Changi Yacht Club. It is also known as the Pagar Beach by British servicemen in Singapore. It was among the facilities developed to serve...
  • Fishing in a pond in Potong Pasir, 1970s [3]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This picture shows a Chinese man fishing by a pond in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. This pond is located in the vicinity of a wooden house on stilts. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Memancing di kolam di Potong Pasir, 1970-an [4]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    Gambar ini menunjukkan seorang lelaki Cina yang memancing di tepi kolam di Potong Pasir dan dapat menangkap seekor ikan kecil. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Fishing in a pond in Potong Pasir, 1970s [2]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This picture shows a Chinese boy fishing, using only an empty tin and a fishing line, by a pond in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. Behind him is a Chinese man who is also fishing. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Fishing in a pond in Potong Pasir, 1970s [1]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This picture shows a Chinese boy fishing, using only an empty tin and a fishing line, by a pond in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. Behind him is a Chinese man who is also fishing. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Children fishing in Potong Pasir, 1970s [2]

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This picture shows a group of boys who are fishing in Potong Pasir during the 1970s. They are using fishing lines and twigs to fish in a drain. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Pelantar kayu di tepi di kolam di Potong Pasir, 1970-an [2]

    Sports and Recreation · Economy · Streets and Places
    Gambar ini menunjukkan tiga lelaki Cina sedang memancing di Potong Pasir dalam era 1970-an. Mereka sedang memancing dari sebuah pelantar kayu yang usang di pinggir kolam. Di seberang kolam dapat dilihat dua buah lori di kawasan tambakan. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Children fishing in Potong Pasir, 1970s [1]

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This picture shows a group of boys who are fishing in Potong Pasir during the 1970s. They are using fishing lines and twigs to fish in a drain. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Suspended swing in Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Sports and Recreation · Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a big rattan swing being suspended from a tree branch in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The swing is fixed within a green enclosure of big trees which also has other chairs to create a relaxing and secluded area. Title devised by library staff.
  • Teignmouth beach, postcard : back

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This image shows the back of the rounded-edged postcard "Teignmouth beach, postcard". A message in black ink is handwritten on the divided back of the postcard and is numbered "III". Dated "10/10/22", the postcard is written by "S. H." to "Miss J. L. Song". The writer writes of their travels...
  • The Leas Bandstand, postcard : back

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This image shows the back of the postcard "The Leas Bandstand, postcard". A message in black ink is handwritten on the divided back of the postcard. Dated "17/9/22", the postcard is written by "S. H." to "Miss P. N. Song". The writer writes of their walk at The Leas, and...
  • The Downs at Herne Bay, postcard : back

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This image shows the back of the postcard "The Downs at Herne Bay, postcard". A message in black ink is handwritten on the back of the postcard. Dated "11.9.24", the postcard is written by Alice to "Mrs Song Ong Siang" at "93 Orchard Road Singapore Straits Settlements". The writer expresses...
  • The Leas Bandstand, postcard : front

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    The image shows a general view of The Leas Bandstand, located at the town of Folkestone in Kent, England. The bandstand with its distinctive tent-shaped canopy is in the middle of the picture, with the Grand and Metropole Hotels partially seen on the left. The bandstand grounds are filled with...