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  • Raffles Place, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of Raffles Place. Shophouses and colonial-style buildings are seen on both sides of the photograph. Cars are parked in four rows in the middle. In the background facing the camera is a multi-store commercial building. The back of the postcard is unwritten....
  • China Town, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of a street scene in Chinatown. Rickshaws are parked along the street. Laundry drying on bamboo sticks are seen on the second floor of the shophouses lining both sides of the street. Today, Chinatown is Singapore's largest historic district and an important...
  • Hylam Street, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of Hylam Street. Shophouses line both sides of the street and rickshaws and a car are seen on the road. Hylam Street is now an air-conditioned "indoor street" located within Bugis Junction shopping mall. The back of the postcard is unwritten. Date...
  • Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of a part of Cavenagh Bridge in Singapore. One of the oldest bridges in Singapore it is also the only suspension bridge. It spans the lower reaches of the Singapore River. Buildings in Raffles Place can be seen in the background. The...
  • Sunset, Singapore

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of a sunset in Singapore. The silhouette of tall coconut trees and houses can be seen. The setting sun is in the background. This photograph was taken at a beach. The back of the postcard is unwritten. Date of creation estimated.
  • Town Hall, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of Town Hall. It shows a view of Town Hall, or Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, as it is known today. In the left foreground stands the Dalhousie Obelisk. In the background are several colonial-style buildings. The back of the postcard is...
  • Seaside, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of a beach. Featured in this photograph are two tall coconut trees. A house can be seen partially further down the beach. The back of the postcard is unwritten. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tanjong Katong, Singapore

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of Tanjong Katong beach that is heavily lined with coconut trees. The photograph was taken during either sun-set or sun-rise. The back of the postcard is unwritten. Date of creation estimated.
  • Tanamera, Singapore

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of a pedestrian path along the beach of Tanamera, now known as Tanah Merah. Tall coconut trees line both sides of the path. The back of the postcard is unwritten. Date of creation estimated.
  • Espelanade, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of a view of the Esplanade (present-day Padang). In the background of the photograph are the buildings of the City Hall and Singapore Cricket Club. The back of the postcard is unwritten. Date of creation estimated.
  • Esplanade - Singapore

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This postcard features a black-and-white photograph depicting a scene at the Esplanade, Singapore. In the photograph is a road for rickshaws. Trees line the road on both sides. The back of the postcard is unwritten. Date of creation estimated.
  • Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with four photographs, each showing Raffles Place in 1920, Raffles Place in 1859, Tanjong Katong and a statue of Sir Stamford Raffles. A one-cent Straits Settlements stamp is affixed on the top left-hand corner. The back of the postcard is unwritten. Date of creation estimated.
  • Suburb of Singapore

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of a man on a bullock cart pulled by two bulls on a road in an suburban area of Singapore. Tall trees line both sides of the road and a house is seen partially on the left. The back of the postcard...
  • Stamford Road, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a coloured postcard with a photograph of a canal. Trees are seen on both sides of the canal and low buildings can be seen in the background. The back of the postcard is unwritten. Date of creation estimated.
  • Sunset view, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of a sunset along a beach in Singapore. The silhouette of tall palm trees and a hut can be seen on the right. Land is seen beyond the sea in the background. The back of the postcard is unwritten. Date of creation...
  • Esplanade, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of a view of Esplanade (present-day Padang) in Singapore. Sampans are seen in the water on the left while lawns and trees are seen on the right. The back of the postcard is dated October 1926. Date of creation estimated.
  • Tanjong Katong, Singapore

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of Tanjong Katong beach that is lined with coconut trees. Part of a house can be seen behind the one in the foreground. The back of the postcard is unwritten. Date of creation estimated.
  • Sea shore of Tanjong Katong, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of Tanjong Katong beach. The outhouses and jetty most probably belonged to the establishment (slightly hidden) further inland. They formed part of the many holiday lodgings that made Tanjong Katong a popular seaside resort in the early 1900s. Many of these were...
  • Raffles Place, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of Raffles Place. A row of shophouses is on the right. Rickshaws are parked on the left. The back of the postcard is unwritten. Date of creation estimated.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 4) [44]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 4) collection. It shows an empty hall with a stage. A large white screen covers the back of the stage. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 5) [10]

    Personalities · Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 5) collection. It shows Minister of Culture, Mr S. Rajaratnam, viewing an exhibition on the development of Toa Payoh. He is accompanied by two Chinese gentlemen. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 5) [9]

    Personalities · Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 5) collection. It shows Minister of Culture, Mr S. Rajaratnam, viewing an exhibition on the development of Toa Payoh. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Ying Fo Fui Kun Hakka Cemetery

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of Ying Fo Fui Kun Hakka Cemetery at 9 Commonwealth Lane. Trees and buildings can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Ying Fo Fui Kun Hakka Cemetery

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of Ying Fo Fui Kun Hakka Cemetery at 9 Commonwealth Lane. This was taken from an elevation. Title devised by Library staff.