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  • Pickering Street, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows Pickering Street with shophouses on both sides of the street. Synagogue Street sign can be seen on the left (near the Coca Cola sign). Ocean Building is seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Audience at lion dance performance in Chinatown, mid-1970s

    Arts · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows spectators at a lion dance performance in Chinatown, taken between 1974 and 1976. They include audience watching from the windows on the upper storey of a shophouse and more spectators on the ground floor. Two members of the lion dance troupe are in orange t-shirts. Title devised...
  • Hajjah Fatimah Mosque, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph shows an aerial view of Hajjah Fatimah Mosque on Beach Road between 1974 and 1976 as seen from Golden Mile complex. The minaret is covered by wooden scaffolding indicating restoration work is in progress. An almost completed tall HDB block is behind the mosque. Facing the mosque is...
  • Victoria Street, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a general view of Victoria Street with shophouses along the road. A block of flats can be seen at the far end of the road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shophouses along a street in Chinatown, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a row of three-storey shophouses along a street in Chinatown. United Overseas Bank building can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Junction of Boon Tat Street with Cecil Street, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows Boon Tat Street at the junction of Cecil Street, with shophouses lining the side of the road. Eng Choon Huay Kuan building can be seen at the end of Boon Tat Street on the left. Title devised by Library staff.
  • North Bridge Road, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a general view of North Bridge Road with a mix of two and three-storey shophouses along the road. Singapore flags can be seen outside each of the shophouses. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Beach Road, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows an aerial view of Beach Road between 1974 and 1976, taken from Golden Mile complex. It shows a two-way road separating a ground level car park on the right of the photograph and a tall building with paved walkway on the left. Beyond the car park are...
  • Shophouse along Hokien Street, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a three-storey shophouse along Hokien Street. Title devised by Library staff.
  • North Bridge Road, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a general view of North Bridge Road with vehicles plying the road and shophouses flanking it. A mosque dome can be seen at the far end of the road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bumboats on the Singapore River, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows bumboats berthing at the Singapore River, in the vicinity of Boat Quay, with shophouses in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thaipusam, 1976

    This photograph shows a Thaipusam road procession in 1976. A Kavadi bearer is surrounded by devotees and a girl is seen watching the procession from the second-storey window of a shophouse. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street in Chinatown, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a street in Chinatown. Shophouses flanked the street with a few street vendors setting up their stalls on the right. In the foreground, a man is seen paddling his trishaw. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shophouses along a street in Chinatown, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a row of shophouses along a street, possibly Amoy Street, in Chinatown, with street vendors selling their goods by the side of the road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Rickshaw in Chinatown, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a general view of a street in Chinatown, with vehicles parked in front of a row of shophouses on the left. A trishaw man riding on his trishaw is seen in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Panoramic view of Chinatown, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph shows an aerial and panoramic view of Chinatown taken from a building in Shenton Way between 1974 and 1976. Shophouses form the nucleus of buildings in the area while tall buildings and skyscrapers rise above them at the fringes. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Amoy Street, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows three-storey shophouses flanking Amoy Street. A number of men are seen sitting at the roadside stalls. On the left, a trishaw rider is sitting on his trishaw. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Junction of Arab Street and Rochor Canal Road, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows two-storey shophouses at the junction of Arab Street (left) and Rochor Canal Road. There are cars and pedestrians on the road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boon Tat Street, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a general view of the exterior of shophouses along Boon Tat Street, with wooden scaffolding seen on one of the shophouses. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lion dance troupe in Chinatown, mid-1970s

    Organisations · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a street view of a lion dance troupe passing by a row of shophouses in Chinatown carrying their gear, taken between 1974 and 1976. A few boys can be seen joining their procession. Spectators can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street in Chinatown, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a general view of a street in Chinatown with shophouses flanking the street and vehicles parked on one side of the street. A block of flats is visible at the background. Title devised by Library staff.