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  • Malayan Nature Society Singapore Branch booth

    Nature and Environment · Nature Society (Singapore)
    This photograph is part of the collection of Malayan Nature Society group trip. It shows the booth of the Malayan Nature Society Singapore Branch at an unidentified event. Photographs are on display in the booth. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sungei Buloh: Egrets

    Nature and Environment · Nature Society (Singapore)
    This photograph is part of the collection of Malayan Nature Society group trip. It was taken during a trip to Sungei Buloh and shows egrets at the wetlands. They are standing on the shore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Malayan Nature Society group trip

    Nature and Environment · Nature Society (Singapore)
    This photograph is part of the collection of Malayan Nature Society group trip. It is a group photograph of five adults and a young girl. The five adults are four men and a young lady in a dress. The only Chinese man, Mr Rexon Ngim, is carrying the girl using...
  • Sungei Buloh

    Nature and Environment · Nature Society (Singapore)
    This photograph is part of the collection of Malayan Nature Society group trip. It was taken during a trip to Sungei Buloh and shows members with Mr Goh Chok Tong (right, in brown shirt) and Mr S Dhanabalan (looking through binoculars). Mr Rexon Ngim is between Mr Goh and Mr...
  • Sungei Buloh

    Nature and Environment · Nature Society (Singapore)
    This photograph is part of the collection of Malayan Nature Society group trip. It was taken during a trip to Sungei Buloh and shows a group of birds with black wings in the sky. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sungei Buloh

    Nature and Environment · Nature Society (Singapore)
    This photograph is part of the collection of Malayan Nature Society group trip. It was taken during a trip to Sungei Buloh and shows Mr Goh Chok Tong peering through a telescope on a stand while Mr S Dhanabalan looks on. A group of men and two ladies are also...
  • Sungei Buloh

    Nature and Environment · Nature Society (Singapore)
    This photograph is part of the collection of Malayan Nature Society group trip. It was taken during a trip to Sungei Buloh and shows egrets at the wetlands. Some are standing on the shore while others are flying in the air. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bird ringing

    Nature and Environment · Nature Society (Singapore)
    This photograph is part of the collection of Malayan Nature Society group trip. Bird ringing or bird banding is the attachment of a small, individually numbered metal or plastic tag to the leg or wing of a wild bird to enable individual identification. This helps in keeping track of the...
  • Malayan Nature Society Singapore Branch booth

    Nature and Environment · Nature Society (Singapore)
    This photograph is part of the collection of Malayan Nature Society group trip. It shows three adults and a young girl posing at the booth of the Malayan Nature Society Singapore Branch at an unidentified event. Photographs are on display in the booth. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sungei Buloh

    Nature and Environment · Nature Society (Singapore)
    This photograph is part of the collection of Malayan Nature Society group trip. It was taken during a trip to Sungei Buloh and shows members standing at an open area. Mr S Dhanabalan is with a lady in grey. The lady is looking through a telescope on a stand while...
  • Anti-cholera campaign in Shanghai, 1919-1921

    Politics and Government · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a poster illustrating the life cycle of a housefly. It contains diagrams showing the appearance of a housefly at various stages and provides information on the duration of each stage. The poster was part of an anti-cholera campaign in Shanghai in 1919-1921. Title devised by Library staff....
  • Working on open plains during plague investigations, 1911

    Nature and Environment · Events
    This photograph shows a team of personnel working on open plains during plague investigations in China in 1911. There are two tents and a small simple house. Two men in military uniforms are standing guard outside one of the tents. Two men in white laboratory coats are outside the house....
  • Mongolian girl riding a horse

    Geography and Travels · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a Mongolian girl on a horse. Her hair is tied in a plait. Both her hands are holding the reins. A plain and undulated mountains can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Manchouli with Taotai Chang Yamen, 1912

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a grassland in Manchouli. Two pathways are seen, with one leading to houses enclosed by a stone wall on the right in the background. Some horses are grazing on the left in the background. This was taken by Dr. Wu Lien-teh who was accompanied by Taotai Chang...
  • Siberian Steppes; note undulated hills

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows the Siberian Steppes. A few tents are pitched on the left in the background. Grasslands dominate the foreground while undulated hills can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Mongolian plague expedition 1912

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows the Siberian Steppes. A few tents are pitched on the left in the background. Grasslands dominate the foreground while undulated hills can be seen in the background. This was taken on a Mongolian plague expedition in 1912. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Living conditions of plague investigation party, 1911

    Nature and Environment · Events
    Experimenting during the day and sleeping in cool, clean air of wide spaces at night. This photograph shows a team of personnel working on open plains during plague investigations in China in 1911. Three men are sitting on chairs outside a tents while two men are standing near a cart...
  • Tembusu tree at Singapore Botanic Gardens

    Nature and Environment
    This is a photograph of the iconic tembusu tree at Singapore Botanic Gardens. The tree with its distinctive lateral low-lying branch has a fence erected around it, to prevent damage to its roots. The tembusu tree is recognised as a “heritage tree”, and its image is on the back of...
  • Tembusu tree at Singapore Botanic Gardens : close-up

    Nature and Environment
    This is a close-up view of the iconic tembusu tree at Singapore Botanic Gardens. The picture shows part of the tree’s canopy against the sky as background, as well as the deeply fissured dark brown bark on the tree trunk and branches. A lightning conductor placed on the tree can...
  • Sungei Whampoa : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph, taken from a bridge, shows a view of Sungei Whampoa. A sheltered walkway runs parallel to the river, while on either side of the river can be seen apartment blocks. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Serangoon Sunshine Park : aerial view

    Sports and Recreation · Nature and Environment · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows an aerial view of Serangoon Sunshine Park, located at Serangoon Avenue 1. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Serangoon Sunshine Park signage : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Nature and Environment · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a sign for Serangoon Sunshine Park, located at Serangoon Avenue 1. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Mangroves at Sungei Api Api : general view

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the mangroves lining Sungei Api Api, with apartment blocks at Elias Road on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Geylang River canal : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows some condominiums along the Geylang River canal. A bridge which most probably is a vehicle bridge can be seen in the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.