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  • Fishing stakes on East Coast, mid-1970s [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows an exterior view of a "kelong" at East Coast, taken between1974 and 1976. A wooden hut is built on the wooden stilts surrounded by the fish stakes. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Fishing stakes on East Coast, mid-1970s [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows an exterior view of a "kelong" at East Coast, taken between 1974 and 1976. It shows two wooden huts built on wooden stilts in the middle of the sea with fishing stakes visible on the left. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese junk for tourists, mid-1970s [3]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a close-up view of two men on a Chinese junk for tourists, taken between1974 and 1976, working on the sails of the ship. The Singapore shoreline can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View of sea off Tanjong Rhu, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a panoramic south view of the sea off Tanjong Rhu, taken between 1974 and 1976. It shows the vast expanse of the sea and the ships mooring on it. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Fishermen on East Coast, mid-1970s [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a view of fishermen at East Coast, between 1974 and 1976, standing in the shallow waters with their sampans close to the shore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Southern islands, mid-1970s

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a wide view of a Southern offshore island taken from the sea between 1974 and 1976. A group of pitched-roof wooden houses can be seen along the shore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Southern islands, mid-1970s

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a wide view of a Southern offshore island taken from sea between 1974 and 1976, with rocky cliffs interspersed with vegetation. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese junk for tourists, mid-1970s [6]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a close-up view of the sails and mast of a Chinese junk at sea, taken between 1974 and 1976. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Fishermen on East Coast, mid-1970s [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a few fishermen standing in the shallow waters at East Coast, taken between 1974 and 1976. Two stationary sampans are near the shore and in the background, another sampan is being rowed. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View of Central Business District skyline, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a wide view of the Central Business District skyline, taken from the sea between 1974 and 1976. Financial skyscrapers dominate the view, and two towering buildings are seen to be under construction. A boat is cruising towards the shoreline and harbour where a vessel has docked. The...
  • Queen Elizabeth Walk, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows the view of the seaside promenade, Queen Elizabeth Walk, at the Esplanade Park. A lighter carrying goods can be seen entering the mouth of the Singapore River. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Fishermen on East Coast, mid-1970s [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows fishermen at East Coast, taken between 1974 and 1976, standing in the shallow waters. A few sampans are moored near the shore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View of Central Business District skyline, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a wide view of the Central Business District skyline, taken from the sea between 1974 and 1976. Financial skyscrapers dominate the view, which includes the DBS Building and the UOB Plaza, while few other towering buildings are under construction. It also shows the harbour with the godowns...
  • View of sea off Tanjong Rhu, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a south view of the sea off Tanjong Rhu between 1974 and 1976. It shows the many large vessels moored at sea. Workers are seen at the wharf where a bulk carrier named ASEAN Pioneer is docked. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boats in Singapore Harbour, mid-1970s

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a lighter carrying cargo at sea, taken between 1974 and 1976. A bumboat is towing a barge loaded with gunny sacks of goods with a worker steering the barge from behind. Ahead of the bumboat are vessels of various sizes. Title devised by Library staff.