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  • Workers unloading goods from boat at Kallang Basin, 1950s [1]

    Transportation · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows workers on a boat unloading charcoal into gunny sacks to be transported to shore. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Children's playroom in HMS Asturias, 1956

    Transportation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a children's playroom in the HMS Asturias. There is a sofa, several chairs and a small play equipment. Inscribed at the bottom of the photograph are the words "children's playroom. Asturias". Title devised by Library staff.
  • HMS Oxfordshire at a harbour in Singapore, 1962 [3]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows HMS Oxfordshire at a harbour in Singapore. Several passengers in military uniforms can be seen disembarking from the ship, as crowds from the ship and at the harbour, look on. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Moored Chinese junk at Kallang Basin, 1950s [3]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a moored Chinese junk at Kallang Basin. A partial view of another boat can be seen on the left, while on the right, a small boat or sampan is attached by a rope to the junk. A man standing on the sampan is holding on to the...
  • Aerial view of Paya Lebar Airport, 1962

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Daniel, David Danny
    This aerial photograph shows a view of Paya Lebar Airport and the surrounding area. There are a few large buildings and a number of airplanes, with a partial view of the runway. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Four moored boats at Kallang Basin, 1950s

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows four large boats moored at Kallang Basin. Small boats or sampans and rafts are attached by ropes to these large boats. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • HMS Oxfordshire at harbour before departing Singapore, 1962 [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows HMS Oxfordshire at a harbour, before it departs from Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Side view of HMS Asturias, 1956

    Transportation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a side view of HMS Asturias. It shows a view of the large ship with its funnel blowing out smoke. Lifeboats lined the side of the top deck. Passengers can also be seen on the ship. Inscribed at the bottom of the photograph are the words "H.M.T....
  • Chinese workers unloading charcoal and firewood at Kallang Basin, 1950s [4]

    Transportation · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows Chinese men unloading charcoal and firewood from a boat at Kallang Basin. They are using rattan baskets to carry the charcoal and firewood from the boat across the gangplank. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Workers unloading goods from boat at Kallang Basin, 1950s [4]

    Transportation · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows workers on a boat getting ready to transport goods in gunny sacks to the shore. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • HMS Oxfordshire at a harbour in Singapore, 1962 [4]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a close-up view of the HMS Oxfordshire at the harbour in Singapore. A few men are seen at the bow looking down at two men doing some work besides the ship. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Helicopter fly past during Queen Elizabeth II birthday parade, 1955

    Transportation · Events · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows six helicopters in the sky. The photograph, taken from the ground, shows a view of the helicopters performing a fly past as part of a parade honouring Queen Elizabeth II's birthday. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Two fishermen on a boat, 1960s

    Economy · Transportation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows two men on a rowing boat. The man on the left is casting a fishing net into the waters, while the man on the right is steering the boat with his oars. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Man rowing boat along coast, 1950s [4]

    Transportation · Nature and Environment · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a man rowing a boat along the coast. A passenger is seated on the boat. In the foreground is a partial view of a coconut palms and other trees growing along the coast. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View of a flock of birds at sea from HMS Asturias, 1956

    Transportation · Nature and Environment · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a flock of birds flying near the sea surface as seen from the HMS Asturias. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Moored Chinese junks at Kallang Basin, 1950s [1]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows Chinese junks lined up in a row at Kallang Basin. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Passengers on board HMS Asturias, 1956 [2]

    Transportation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows two passengers on a deck on board the HMS Asturias - a woman and a boy. A land mass can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Moored boats at Kallang Basin, 1950s

    Transportation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows two large boats moored at Kallang Basin. A small boat or sampan is attached by a rope to the large boat on the left. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sails on Chinese junk at Kallang Basin, 1950s

    Transportation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows open sails on two Chinese junks at Kallang Basin. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Scene along a riverbank, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a busy scene at the river bank with many boats, men, women and children. The men and women are in rattan hats. While the men are at the boats, the women can be seen doing their laundry and carrying wooden buckets with the children milling around. Photograph...
  • Boatman ferrying a passenger on his sampan, 1960s

    Economy · Transportation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a boatman ferrying a passenger on his sampan. At the bottom of the photograph are inscribed the words "Water taxi Singapore Harbour". Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Unloading of goods from bumboat, 1950s

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photographs shows a photograph of goods being unloaded from a bumboat, with the help of a crane, to a lorry at the river bank. There are other lorries filled with sacks of goods nearby and warehouses can be seen in the background. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by...
  • Men unloading goods from bumboat, 1950s [1]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photographs shows men unloading goods from a bumboat via a gang plank. In the background, shophouses and warehouses lined the river bank. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Man rowing boat along coast, 1950s [3]

    Transportation · Nature and Environment · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a man rowing a boat along the coast. A passenger is seated on the boat. In the foreground coconut palms grow along the coast. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.