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  • Singapore - the Botanical Gardens

    Nature and Environment
    Picture focuses on a tall evergreen heritage tree commonly known as Purple milletia grown by the Swan Lake in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. An India man could be seen dimly pose for this picture with the tree.
  • Coming of the monsoon, c1950s

    Nature and Environment · NAS Photographs {18708754}
    Coming of the monsoon, c1950s.
  • Monkey on a tree

    Nature and Environment · NAS Photographs {18708754}
    Monkey on a tree.
  • Flooded road outside Lau Pa Sat

    Nature and Environment · NAS Photographs {18708754}
    Flooded road outside Lau Pa Sat.
  • 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...
  • Kampung Lorong Buangkok [22]

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a plot of land in Kampong Lorong Buangkok that has been cleared and cultivated with banana trees. The trees include young banana shoots. A man is seen at the back of the plot, near a cluster of coconut husks. Behind the plot of land is a thick...
  • Chinese altars in front of Sunlove Home, Lorong Buangkok

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a front view of a row of Chinese altars in Lorong Buangkok. The altars are placed under a big tree with sprawling branches. Behind the altars is the long stone wall of the Sunlove Home, which is partially covered by tall trees. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Two women and puppies in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [2]

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows Madam Sng Mui Hong, the landlady of Kampong Lorong Buangkok, interacting with a Cacausian lady. They are both looking at a group of puppies in Madam Sng's house compound or backyard. Behind her is a net of coconuts. The area is shaded by a continuous row of...