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  • The police boat alongside a sailboat : top view

    Sports and Recreation · Transportation · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph depicting a Malayan police boat, alongside a sailboat. A man wearing a beret is sitting casually inside the boat. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Standing Malay man with umbrella, 1863 : full-length portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1893 photograph shows a Malay man dressed in a traditional Malay costume, posing with an umbrella for a studio shoot. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from donor.
  • Attendants playing checkers while their Tuan's at work : group photograph

    Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    Reproduction Available
  • Traveller's palm, 1863 : general view

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1863 photograph depicts a shot of a Travellers' palm, also known scientifically as Ravenala madagascariensis, located at the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Underneath the palm tree, four Malay men are resting. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information...
  • The morning bath : aeriel view

    Nature and Environment · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph illustrating a scene at a waterfall where a Malayan woman is enjoying her morning bath while another woman is drying off. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album.
    Reproduction Available
  • Tastes pretty good : full-length protrait

    Arts · Sports and Recreation · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph depicting a hungry and aged Malayan sailor enjoying his plate of rice during his meal time, while sitting cross-legged. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album.
    Reproduction Available
  • At Kallang Airport : full-length portrait

    Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1950s photograph depicting a fully uniformed Malay porter at the Kallang Airport, Singapore's first international airport, posing for the photographer. Digitized from an album page containing 9 photographs described collectively as "Malayan Airways". Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Title transcribed...
    Reproduction Available
  • Workers unloading goods from boat at Kallang Basin, 1950s [1]

    Transportation · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows workers on a boat unloading charcoal into gunny sacks to be transported to shore. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Woman buying flowers at Lim Tua Tow Road market, 1960s [1]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a lady in sarong kebaya buying flowers from a vendor at a market in Lim Tua Tow Road. She is making payment for a bouquet of flowers consisting of a few stalks of orchids and other flowers. The Chinese flower vendor, wearing samfoo, is surrounded by baskets...
  • Visitors at Tiger Balm Garden, 1960s [2]

    Sports and Recreation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a group of visitors to Tiger Balm Garden or Haw Par Villa, looking at a diorama behind a high wired fence. The women are wearing traditional Malay costumes. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Workers unloading goods from boat at Kallang Basin, 1950s [4]

    Transportation · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows workers on a boat getting ready to transport goods in gunny sacks to the shore. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Two Malay girls at Lim Tua Tow Road market, 1960s [1]

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows two Malay girls at Lim Tua Tow Road market. One of the girls is wearing a dress while the other is wearing a baju kurung. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Two Malay girls at Lim Tua Tow Road market, 1960s [2]

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows two Malay girls at Lim Tua Tow Road market. One of the girls is wearing a dress while the other is wearing a baju kurung. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Workers unloading goods from boat at Kallang Basin, 1950s [3]

    Transportation · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows workers on a boat getting ready to transport goods in gunny sacks to the shore. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Workers unloading goods from boat at Kallang Basin, 1950s [2]

    Transportation · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows workers on a boat unloading charcoal into gunny sacks to be transported to shore. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Visitors at Tiger Balm Garden, 1960s [1]

    Arts · Sports and Recreation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a group of five visitors to Tiger Balm Gardens. The group consists of two men, two women and a baby. The women are dressed in traditional Malay costume and one of the men is wearing the traditional Malay black headgear or songkok. At the background is a...
  • Woman buying flowers at Lim Tua Tow Road market, 1960s [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a lady in sarong kebaya buying flowers from a vendor at a market in Lim Tua Tow Road. She is making payment for a bouquet of flowers consisting of a few stalks of orchids and other flowers. The Chinese flower vendor, wearing samfoo, is surrounded by baskets...
  • Procession to celebrate Prophet Muhammad's birthday [3]

    Kemp, Jack
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat collection. It shows a group of Malay men and children wearing a uniform-coloured baju kurung standing at an open field with kompang in their hands waiting to participate in the procession that marks the Prophet Muhammad's birthday. Title devised...
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [44]

    Arts · Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows a group of five Malay girls in their traditional costumes dancing on the stage. The performance is part of the programme for "Malam Burdaya". Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [45]

    Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows a Malay lady on the stage with a young boy. This is part of the programme for "Malam Burdaya". Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [46]

    Arts · Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows a group of five Malay girls in their traditional costumes dancing on the stage. The performance is part of the programme for "Malam Burdaya". Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [43]

    Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows a group of young Malays in their traditional costumes singing on the stage. The performance is part of the programme for "Malam Burdaya". Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [68]

    Arts
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It shows five Malay men and women on the stage. All are seated at a table except for one long-haired lady. This seems to be a scene from a play. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [13]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It shows a Malay lady telling a story to a group of Malay children in a room in library. Some of the children are seated on a carpet on the floor. Title devised by Library staff.