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  • Coastal village, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a coastal village. The houses have thatched or zinc roofs, and are on stilts. Several boats are moored to a few of the houses. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Houses on stilts in a coastal village, 1950s [1]

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a coastal village with several wooden houses, on stilts, by the water's edge. A man is seen standing among the stilts, tending to his nettings. Several sampans are tied to poles around the beach on the right. In the far distant, more boats and a kelong can...
  • Houses on stilts in a coastal village, 1950s [2]

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a coastal village with several wooden houses. The houses are on stilts by the water's edge. A man can be seen tending to his nettings, standing among the stilts. Further in the background to the right, are several ships and boats. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised...
  • Kampong house, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a raised kampong house with atap and zinc roofs, and a mixture of zinc and wooden walls. The house is accessible via a ladder at the front door. A Malay woman is seen sitting at the threshold of the door, with her feet resting on the ladder....
  • Two boys and a toddler in front of a kampong house, 1960s

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows two Malay boys standing in front of a kampong house. Both boys are wearing sarong, with the boy on the right carrying a toddler. The kampong house behind the children is made of thatched roof and is on stilts. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library...
  • Wooden-frame houses : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows a few traditional wooden houses, nestled among some banana trees. Much of the coconut and rubber plantation has been cleared, to make way for settlement and farming. A dirt road can also be seen. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • View of houses, [1860s] : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R.
    This photograph shows a panoramic view, incorporating several houses, taken from a high vantage point probably in 1860s. Capturing such panoramic views was a must-do for commercial photographers then. Unfortunately, common vantage points like Mount Wallach and Mount Erskine have since disappeared. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation...
  • A local dwelling

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph shows the facade of a one-storey house owned by a local resident. The building has three staggered sections with sloping roofs. The walls of the two side sections have windows with eaves. The middle section has two column pillars and steps leading up to the floor. There is...
  • Man pulling a wheelbarrow

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photographs shows the back of a man who is pulling a wheelbarrow on a dirt path away from a dilapidated zinc-roofed house. There is a gate at the edge of the path that opens up to a hilly forest. Title devised by Library staff.