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  • Wallich Street : general view [5]

    Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows Wallich Street, at Tanjong Pagar Road corner. It shows a view of a street with shophouses along the roadside, with street vendors' stalls set up in front of them. Wallich Street is named after botanist Nathaniel Wallich, who set up the first Botanical Garden on Government...
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  • Transmitters at RAF Changi

    Streets and Places · Communications · Punter, James M.
    The photograph shows two radio transmission towers, near Selarang Barracks at RAF Changi. A signboard for "RHQ 19th Signal Regiment" can be seen partially on the right of the picture. The photograph was probably taken in 1966 or 1967. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Visitors at Katong Park, 1960s [1]

    Personalities · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Punter, James M.
    The photograph shows a view of visitors at the Katong Park. The photograph was probably taken in 1966 or 1967. Groups of people at the park can be seen in the picture. Two women dressed in brightly coloured baju kurung and a child are standing near a stone bench, while...
  • Exhumation of mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims [3]

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Punter, James M.
    The photograph shows the site of one of the mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims. Mounds of earth are seen in the foreground, with poles placed in them possibly as markers. Many funeral jars are placed on the ground behind the mounds of earth. The site is an...
  • Petrol station along East Coast Road

    Streets and Places · Economy · Punter, James M.
    This photograph shows a petroleum station along East Coast Road. The station might possibly be an ESSO petroleum station in the Evergreen Estate. A signage in blue on the top of the red-roofed station is partially seen on the right of the image which is slightly out-of-focus. Palm trees and...
  • Exhumation of mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims [1]

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Punter, James M.
    The photograph shows the site of one of the mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims. A simple tent propped up bamboo poles is seen in the middle of the picture. Several people, either standing or sitting, take shelter in the tent. The site is an undeveloped area, surrounded...
  • Land reclamation along Upper East Coast Road : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Punter, James M.
    The photograph shows the land reclamation works along Upper East Coast Road, near Bedok corner. Several people, including a lady in traditional ethnic attire are seen along the road near the wired fences demarcating the areas of reclaimed land. Makeshift shelters, exacavators and piles of earth are also seen on...
  • Visitors at a park in Katong, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Punter, James M.
    The photograph shows a view of visitors near a park in the Katong area. The photograph was probably taken in 1966 or 1967. Several adults and children are seen walking on a path which has a waterfront view, while some people are leaning against the railing on the path looking...
  • Changi Village, 1960s : general view

    Streets and Places · Punter, James M.
    The photograph shows a street scene at Changi Village. Motorists and cyclists are seen on the shady two-lane street, which is lined by trees and rows of zinc-topped shops. Several pedestrians are seen next to vehicles that are parked on the dirt-and-gravel path right outside the shops. The photograph was...
  • Land reclamation along Upper East Coast Road : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Punter, James M.
    The photograph shows the land reclamation works along Upper East Coast Road, at the intersection with Jalan Haji Salam. A lady in traditional ethnic attire walks along the road near the wired fences demarcating the areas of reclaimed land. Structures and equipment for land reclamation works can be seen on...
  • Collyer Quay, circa 1960s : general view

    Streets and Places · Punter, James M.
    This photograph shows a general view of Collyer Quay. Taken probably in 1966 or 1967, the picture depicts a busy street scene at Collyer Quay, with cars lining both sides of the road and pedestrians on the pathways. The former Hong Kong and Shanghai Building can be seen on the...
  • Jalan Haji Salam, towards Upper East Coast Road : general view

    Streets and Places · Punter, James M.
    The photograph shows a general view of the intersection of Jalan Haji Salam and Upper East Coast Road. Trees and houses behind fences are seen on both sides of Jalan Haji Salam. Land reclamation works along the Upper East Coast Road is in progress, as the coastline can be seen...
  • Jalan Haji Salam no. 31C : exterior

    Streets and Places · Punter, James M.
    This photograph shows a house located at no. 31C Jalan Haji Salam. The house features a traditional Malay gabled roof and stairs to reach the elevated interior. A Caucasian lady is seen standing in the doorway posing for a picture. This photograph was probably taken in 1966 or 1967. Date...
  • Exhumation of mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims [5]

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Punter, James M.
    This photograph shows a scene at one of the mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims. Several men are seen on the site of the mass graves. Two men attired in muddied rubber gloves and boots, are in a hole dug out of the ground, working to unearth and...
  • Exhumation of mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims [2]

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Punter, James M.
    This photograph shows a scene at one of the mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims. A man wearing rubber gloves and boots is squatting down, washing something in a metal basin containing muddied water. Next to the man on the ground is a mat where skulls and bones...
  • Visitors at Katong Park, 1960s [2]

    Personalities · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Punter, James M.
    The photograph shows a view of visitors at the Katong Park. The photograph was probably taken in 1966 or 1967. Several adults and children are under a sheltered area in the park. The children are seen walking around, while holding toys in their hands. Two policemen dressed in khaki shirt...
  • Exhumation of mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims [4]

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Punter, James M.
    This photograph shows a scene at one of the mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims. A mat is placed on the ground with skulls and bones neatly placed together. A man wearing rubber gloves bent over a metal basin containing muddied water is partially seen, on the left...
  • Water activities at RAF Changi : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Punter, James M.
    The photograph shows people partaking in leisure activities at the beach in RAF Changi. Several adults and children are seen in the waters or on the beach, while a man sits on the mat in the grass. Taken from the RAF Changi's Padang sports field, probably in 1966 or 1967,...
  • Bukit Timah vicinity : general view

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a general view of Bukit Timah. The former Ford Factory with its Art Deco façade is seen at the foot of the hill on the left, while the low-rise buildings on the right are possibly part of Hume Industries’ factory complex. The Ford Factory is the location...
  • Orchard Road, 1987

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a stretch of Orchard Road. On the left is the 33-storey Tang Plaza (with green-tiled roofs), a building comprising Tangs (department store) and Dynasty Hotel. The high-rise building on the right is Wisma Atria, a shopping mall. A rainbow-colour arch stretches across the road, bearing the F&N...
  • Woman and child at playground, Circuit Road

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a Chinese woman and a little boy at a playground located in a Housing and Development Board (HDB) housing estate on Circuit Road. The woman is sitting on the edge of a merry-go-round, while the boy is standing on it in the centre. In the background is...
  • Rochor Road, 1987

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows Rochor Road, located in the Bugis area. The tall building in the foreground is 7th Storey Hotel, located at 229 Rochor Road. The hotel is flanked by two-storey shophouses on either side. The tall building in the far distance is the OG Albert Complex. The photograph was...
  • Gateway of New World, 1987 [1]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows the arched gateway at the entrance of New World (新世界), an amusement park located along Jalan Besar. The gateway is flanked by shophouses on both sides. The amusement park closed down in 1987. The photograph was taken in 1987. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
  • 189 Syed Alwi Road, 1980s [1]

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a two-storey shophouse at 189 Syed Alwi Road, a building with intricate façade ornamentation. The first storey houses a shop, Key Machinery (S) Pte Ltd. Adjacent to the shophouse is another shophouse (190 Syed Alwi Road), which has a much plainer façade. The photograph was taken in...