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  • Raffles Institution, field, 1969 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the school field of Raffles Institution (RI). Known previously as the Singapore Institution, the location of RI is where the Raffles City mall now stands. The school was founded by Sir Stamford Raffles in 1823. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Raffles Institution, field, 1969 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the school field of Raffles Institution (RI). Known previously as the Singapore Institution, the location of RI is where the Raffles City mall now stands. The school was founded by Sir Stamford Raffles in 1823. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Wakeboarding

    Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows a man wakeboarding across the sea near Jurong. A cluster of wooden houses built on stilts can be seen along the coastline. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Raffles Institution, field, 1969 : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the school field of Raffles Institution (RI). Known previously as the Singapore Institution, the location of RI is where the Raffles City mall now stands. The school was founded by Sir Stamford Raffles in 1823. Featuring prominently in the background is the steeple of St Andrew's...
    Reproduction Available
  • Raffles Institution, field, 1969 : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the school field of Raffles Institution (RI). Known previously as the Singapore Institution, the location of RI is where the Raffles City mall now stands. The school was founded by Sir Stamford Raffles in 1823. Featuring prominently in the background is the Civilian War Memorial, which...
    Reproduction Available
  • Raffles City and Padang : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing a game of rugby being played at the Padang with the Raffles City area as a backdrop. Set against the city skyline is the spire of St. Andrew's Cathedral on the left and the Raffles City Shopping and Convention Centre, Westin Plaza (now known as...
  • Clementi Swimming Complex, 1983 : aerial view

    Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Here in this photograph are three well utilized swimming pools at the Clementi Swimming Complex. One of them is palm-shaped, while the other two are rectangular. Greenery surrounds the swimming complex which was officially unveiled to the public on 15 August 1983. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
  • New Year Sea Sports : general view [7]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows Varuna, the Singapore Harbour Board service tug, at the New Year Sea Sports. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. The service tug serves as the regatta’s Committee Boat in the 1920s and 1930s....
  • New Year Sea Sports, 1925 : general view [2]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Transportation · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows various boats at the New Year Sea Sports on 1 January 1925. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. Several buildings can be seen in the background, with the Whiteaways’ building in the middle,...
  • New Year Sea Sports, 1925 : general view [5]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a yacht with a crew of eight taking part in the New Year Sea Sports, on 1 January 1925. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. Several buildings can be seen in the background,...
  • Swimming pool at Raffles City, 1986 : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a Caucasian man sitting in a lounge chair by the two freeform outdoor swimming pools at Raffles City. This hotel facility is shared between sister hotels Fairmont Singapore (which was previously known as The Westin Plaza or Raffles The Plaza) and Swissotel The Stamford (previously known as...
  • New Year Sea Sports : general view [5]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows four Malay kolehs (kolek) or sailing boats at the New Year Sea Sports. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. Several buildings can be seen in the background, like the Clifford Pier and the...
  • Tennis court at Raffles City, 1986 : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph of the tennis courts at Raffles City, more specifically on the 8th floor of Fairmont Singapore (previously known as The Westin Plaza or Raffles The Plaza). A far exit leads to Swissotel The Stamford (previously known as The Westin Stamford) and to the far left is...
  • Twakow laden with cargo in Singapore Harbour : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a twakow (barge) laden with cargo in sacks passing by, during the New Year Sea Sports on 1 January 1925. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. The Ocean Building can be seen in...
  • Rugby scrum : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Pictured in this photograph are two rugby teams in a scrum (scrummage). One team is in blue and white striped jerseys, while the other is in red and blue stripes. There is a man dressed in white, who should be the referee as he is holding a whistle. Trees with...
  • New Year Sea Sports, 1927 : general view [1]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a traditional perahu or small fishing boat (also known as praus with sails) at the New Year Sea Sports, on 1 January 1927. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. The Fullerton Building can...
  • New Year Sea Sports, 1925 : general view [1]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Transportation · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows some of the Malay kolehs taking part in the New Year Sea Sports on 1 January 1925. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff. Information...
  • New Year Sea Sports, 1939 : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Herdman, C. A., Mrs. · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows Malay kolehs in the foreground, at the New Year Sea Sports, on 1 January 1939. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. Several buildings can be seen in the background, like the Supreme Court...
  • New Year Sea Sports : general view [3]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows several Malay kolehs or traditional perahus at the New Year Sea Sports. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. Several buildings can be seen in the background, like the new Municipal Building and the...
  • Dragon Boat race at Singapore River : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Sports and Recreation · Events · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a Dragon Boat race at the Singapore River. In each long and narrow, dragon-shaped boat is a drummer who sets the rhythm for the paddlers by beating a drum and a coxswain who steers the boat with a rudder. In the background are financial buildings and shophouses...
  • New Year Sea Sports : general view [4]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a number of boats and launches at the New Year Sea Sports. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. The Varuna can be seen in the back ground on the right. Varuna, the Singapore...
  • New Year Sea Sports : general view [6]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows three ‘A’ class yachts at the New Year Sea Sports. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. Several buildings can be seen in the background, like the Union Building on the right, Clifford Pier...
  • Spectators at New Year Sea Sports, 1939

    Sports and Recreation · Events · Herdman, C. A., Mrs. · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. Taken from the Fullerton Building, the picture shows spectators at the New Year Sea Sports, on 1 January 1939. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. The spectators are standing on the pavement along the road...
  • Rugby scrum : close-up

    Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Pictured in this photograph are two rugby teams in a scrum (scrummage). The picture is a close-up view, showing the backs of the rugby players interlocked in a scrum. One team is in blue and white striped jerseys, while the other is in red and blue stripes. Title devised by...