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  • Panorama of Singapore from DBS Building, circa 1973 [11 of 18]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a panoramic view of Singapore seafront from the DBS Building, capturing a building under construction, and the many boats and ships moored at sea. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Development Bank of Singapore building construction [53 of 95] : set "786", circa 1972 [8 of 9]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a panoramic view of the Singapore harbour and mole from Shenton Way, capturing the vast expanse of the sea and the mooring ships, as well as the smaller vessels and bumboats anchoring at the waterfront. Title...
  • Panorama of Singapore from DBS Building, circa 1973 [12 of 18]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a panoramic view of the sea from the DBS Building, and the many ships moored at sea. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Panorama of Singapore from DBS Building, circa 1973 [15 of 18]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a panoramic view of the sea from the DBS Building, with the jetty at the foreground, ships moored at sea and the skyline. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Panorama of Singapore from DBS Building, circa 1973 [14 of 18]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a panoramic view of the sea from the DBS Building, with the vast expanse of sea, ships moored on it and the skyline. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Panorama of Singapore from DBS Building, circa 1973 [13 of 18]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a panoramic view of the sea from the DBS Building, capturing the vast expanse of sea, ships moored on it and the skyline. Title devised by Library staff.
  • 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.
  • Singapore, harbour entrance

    Streets and Places
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of a scenery of the entrance to Singapore Harbour. It shows a body of water with plants in the foreground, and a fishing village in the background. The words "Singapore, Harbour entrance" are printed at the bottom of the postcard....
  • Singapour : vue générale de la rade = general view of the roads

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of a scenery of the sea. It shows a sea filled with boats, all the way to the horizon. The words "Singapour : vue generale de la rade = general view of the roads" are printed at the top of...
  • Malay boat house, Singapore

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This is a postcard with a picture of a boathouse, moored in a body of water, near the shore. The boat has a hut with a roof attached to it. An oar is standing by the boathouse. The words "Malay boat house, Singapore" are printed at the bottom of the...
  • Marina Bay Sands : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a night shot of Marina Bay Sands (MBS), with a view of Marina Bay in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Drain : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a drain in the foreground, with both sides paved with small rocks. There is a row of trees at the right side of the photograph, and in the background is an estate with Housing Development Board (HDB) apartment blocks. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Rapid water flow warning sign : close-up

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a warning sign on rapid water flow. It is found along a drain that leads to a housing estate seen in the background. The words on the sign, in English, Chinese, Malay and Tamil, are printed in red against white background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Oasis Building : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows Oasis Building situated at Kallang Basin, at no. 50 Stadium Boulevard. Oasis Building is being acquired to make way for a new water sports centre that will be part of Singapore Sports Hub, expected to be completed in 2013. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Central Business District : night view [2]

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a night shot of the Central Business District (CBD). It shows a view of well-lit high-rise commercial buildings near the waterfront. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Kolam Ayer ABC Waterfront : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a panoramic view of Kolam Ayer ABC Waterfront. Apartment blocks can be seen in the background of the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Men walking on narrow stone path along a stretch of water

    Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    This is a white and black photograph which depicts a group of men in white shirts and dark coloured shorts, walking in single file along a narrow stone path. The path is beside a stretch of water and in the distance are some boats. Trees are seen growing along the...
  • Stream : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows a view of a stream. The photographer's notes indicate that the area has been developed into West Coast Road in present-day Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Suez Canal, 1930s : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a 1930s photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows the west bank of the Suez Canal a little after the ship has entered the canal from the Red Sea. The black shape on the flagstaff by the coast indicates that the ship is permitted to continue up...
  • Suez Canal, 1930s : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a 1930s photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows the west bank of the Suez Canal just after the ship has entered the canal from the Red Sea. The town of Suez is out of sight behind the trees. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
  • Beach Road vicinity, 1960s : aerial view [1]

    Streets and Places · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows the vicinity of Beach Road. Nicoll Highway can be seen in the middle of the photograph, with low-rise buildings along the highway in the foreground. Boats can also be seen in the waters of Kallang Basin, off Nicoll Highway. Title devised by Library staff. Date of...
    Reproduction Available
  • Clifford Pier from Fullerton Building : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of Clifford Pier located at Collyer Quay. Clifford Pier has ceased operations, to be replaced by a two-storey pier at Marina South in order to market Marina Bay as a residential and commercial centre. This photograph was taken from Fullerton Building and many steamships are...
    Reproduction Available
  • Beach Road vicinity, 1960s : aerial view [3]

    Streets and Places · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows the vicinity of Beach Road. Nicoll Highway can be seen in the middle of the photograph, with low-rise buildings along the highway in the foreground. Boats can also be seen in the waters of Kallang Basin, off Nicoll Highway, in the background. The St. John’s Ambulance...
    Reproduction Available
  • Beach Road vicinity, 1960s : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows the vicinity of Beach Road. Nicoll Highway can be seen in the middle of the photograph, with low-rise buildings along the highway in the foreground. Boats can also be seen in the waters of Kallang Basin, off Nicoll Highway. Title devised by Library staff. Date of...
    Reproduction Available