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  • Singapore. Suburban, police station

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This postcard features a coloured picture showing a suburban scene of Singapore in the 1900s. It shows a road in the middle. On both sides of the road are single-storey buildings made mainly of wood. Further down, beyond the buildings, are trees lined along the road. In the foreground on...
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • Hand-cart loaded with bananas, Singapore

    Transportation
    This is a coloured postcard with a photograph of a barefooted man pulling a cart of bananas on a street. Some Japanese characters are written on the back of the postcard. Date of creation estimated.
  • Jinrikisha quarters, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This is a coloured postcard with a photograph of a view of the jinrikisha quarters. Jinrikisha, or rickshaws are seen parked on both sides of the street which is lined with shophouses. The back of the postcard is unwritten. Date of creation estimated.
  • 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.
  • Lorry loaded with crates at Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill [1]

    Economy · Transportation · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in the 1950s this photograph shows a lorry loaded with crates. It is parked outside a work area. Title devised by Library...
  • Lorry loaded with crates at Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill [2]

    Economy · Transportation · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in the 1950s this photograph shows a lorry loaded with crates. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lorry loaded with "Red Lion" crates in Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill

    Economy · Transportation · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in the 1950s this photograph shows a factory lorry loaded with "Red Lion" crates in the sawmill factory. More crates on the...
  • Worker on lorry loaded with crates in Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill

    Economy · Transportation · Ng, Siew Hock
    1950s - Factory lorry transporting crates
  • Lorry loaded with "Fruit Ades" crates at Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill

    Economy · Transportation · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in the 1950s this photograph shows a factory lorry loaded with "Fruit Ades" crates in the sawmill factory. Title devised by Library...
  • Four workers and lorry at Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill

    Economy · Transportation · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in the 1950s this photograph shows four workers and a lorry at the factory. One of them is on top of the...
  • Robinson Road, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This is a postcard with a photograph of a scenery of Robinson Road. It shows a road with pedestrian, rickshaw and carriage traffic. In the background are two- and three storey colonial-style buildings. The words "Robinson Road, Singapore" are printed at the bottom of the postcard. The back of the...
  • Selangoon Road, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of a scenery of Serangoon Road. It shows a road with tram lines in the middle. The tree-lined road contains some rickshaw and pedestrian traffic. The words "Selangoon Road, Singapore" are printed at the bottom of the postcard. The back...
  • Robinson Road, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of a scenery of Robinson Road. It shows a road with several rickshaws and cars. On the left, right and in the background are two- and three storey colonial-style buildings. The words "Robinson Road, Singapore" are printed at the bottom-left...
  • South Bridge Road Jinrikisha Station, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    A black-and-white postcard showing a street view of the Jinriksha building at the junction of Tanjong Pagar and Neil road. Built in 1903, the building became the main depot for rickshaws when it opened the following year. Bullock carts, another early form of transportation in Singapore, were also seen plying...
  • Selangoon Road, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of a scenery of Serangoon Road. It shows a road with tram lines in the middle. The tree-lined road contains some rickshaw and pedestrian traffic. The words "Selangoon Road, Singapore" are printed at the bottom of the postcard. The back...
  • Singapore, street in Tanglia

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Economy
    This is a black-and-white postcard of a rickshaw puller and his passenger stopping in a street in Tanglin (spelled as "Tanglia" on the card). The street is heavily lined with bamboo trees. From his attire and hat, the passenger could be a Chinese towkay. Rickshaw pullers roamed Singapore streets shirtless...
  • Robinson Road, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This is a postcard with a photograph of a scenery of Robinson Road. It shows a road with pedestrian, rickshaw and carriage traffic. In the background are two- and three storey colonial-style buildings. The words "Robinson Road, Singapore" are printed at the bottom of the postcard. The back of the...
  • Robinson Road, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of a scenery of Robinson Road. It shows a road with several rickshaws and cars. On the left, right and in the background are two- and three storey colonial-style buildings. The words "Robinson Road, Singapore" are printed at the bottom-left...
  • A man standing on a ship deck

    Personalities · Transportation
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of a man standing on the deck of a ship. Parts of the ship can be seen behind him. The Chinese man is wearing Western clothing. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Singapore, Selegle Road

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of a scenery of Selegie Road. It shows a merge of two roads, one coming from the left and the other from the right. There are many rickshaws and several pedestrians on the road. In the background can be seen...
  • Selangoon Road, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of a scenery of Serangoon Road. It shows a road with tram lines in the middle. The tree-lined road contains some rickshaw and pedestrian traffic. The words "Selangoon Road, Singapore" are printed at the bottom of the postcard. The back...
  • Sampans

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of a party of five sampans in a body of water. There are men and boys in the sampans, rowing with oars. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.