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  • Raffles Institution, field, 1969 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the school field of Raffles Institution (RI). Known previously as the Singapore Institution, the location of RI is where the Raffles City mall now stands. The school was founded by Sir Stamford Raffles in 1823. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Raffles Institution, field, 1969 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the school field of Raffles Institution (RI). Known previously as the Singapore Institution, the location of RI is where the Raffles City mall now stands. The school was founded by Sir Stamford Raffles in 1823. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Raffles Institution, field, 1969 : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the school field of Raffles Institution (RI). Known previously as the Singapore Institution, the location of RI is where the Raffles City mall now stands. The school was founded by Sir Stamford Raffles in 1823. Featuring prominently in the background is the steeple of St Andrew's...
    Reproduction Available
  • Raffles Institution, field, 1969 : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the school field of Raffles Institution (RI). Known previously as the Singapore Institution, the location of RI is where the Raffles City mall now stands. The school was founded by Sir Stamford Raffles in 1823. Featuring prominently in the background is the Civilian War Memorial, which...
    Reproduction Available
  • Amber Road beach, 1968 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a1968 photograph of the coast along Amber Road. Some people and a row of boats can be seen at this part of the beach. A seafront apartment building can be seen on the left. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • 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.
  • Clementi Swimming Complex, 1983 : aerial view

    Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Here in this photograph are three well utilized swimming pools at the Clementi Swimming Complex. One of them is palm-shaped, while the other two are rectangular. Greenery surrounds the swimming complex which was officially unveiled to the public on 15 August 1983. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
  • 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...
  • Fishing by the pond : two people

    Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows two children fishing by a pond, with rows of coconut trees forming the background. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • 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...
  • Fishing by the Singapore River : general view [2]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This coloured slide shows some people fishing by the Singapore River on a bright day. In front of them is a panoramic view of the wide expanse of the river with tall buildings reflected in the clear water. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • 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...
  • Fishing by the pond : group photograph

    Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows three children fishing by a pond, with rows of coconut trees in the background. Two children are sitting on stools. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Rugby scrum : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Pictured in this photograph are two rugby teams in a scrum (scrummage). One team is in blue and white striped jerseys, while the other is in red and blue stripes. There is a man dressed in white, who should be the referee as he is holding a whistle. Trees with...
  • 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.