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  • North Bridge Road, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Inglis, Barry
    This photograph shows North Bridge Road with shophouses lining both sides of the road. Shop signages are featured on building pillars and vehicles are seen parked along the roadside. Clothes are seen hanging off poles on the second storey of the shophouse. The photograph also shows a busy street scene...
  • Lim Chee Guan bak kwa (barbequed pork) shop on New Bridge Road during Chinese New Year, 1976

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a Lim Chee Guan bak kwa (barbequed pork) shop on New Bridge Road during Chinese New Year of 1976. A man is seen on the five-foot way in front of the shop slicing the pork meat. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tanjong Rhu, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a wide south view of Tanjong Rhu between 1974 and 1976. It shows ships mooring on the river and floating pitched-roof huts crowding the river bank. A continuous line of trees on a strip of land separates the Tanjong Rhu waterfront from the vast sea in the...
  • Hajjah Fatimah Mosque, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph shows an aerial view of Hajjah Fatimah Mosque on Beach Road between 1974 and 1976 as seen from Golden Mile complex. The minaret is covered by wooden scaffolding indicating restoration work is in progress. An almost completed tall HDB block is behind the mosque. Facing the mosque is...
  • Padang, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of the Padang with Singapore Cricket Club building and skyline of the Central Business District in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinatown stall selling cured meats for Chinese New Year, 1976

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a Chinatown stall selling cured meats for Chinese New Year of 1976. The meat are hung in bunches from beams at the stall. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinatown Market, mid-1970s

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows makeshift stalls at a crowded Chinatown market. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dried goods shop in Chinatown, mid-1970s

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a dried goods shop in Chinatown, with different types of dried goods on display outside the shop. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Padang and Singapore Cricket Club, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of the Padang with Singapore Cricket Club building and skyline of the Central Business District in the background, and the towering OCBC Centre under construction on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Beach Road, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows an aerial view of Beach Road between 1974 and 1976, taken from Golden Mile complex. It shows a two-way road separating a ground level car park on the right of the photograph and a tall building with paved walkway on the left. Beyond the car park are...
  • Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Queen Street, 1974

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows decorations and large candles to celebrate the Hungry Ghost Festival at Queen Street, taken in 1974. In the background is the altar. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Queen Street, 1974

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a devotee burning joss paper on an altar with urns and joss sticks in an open field besides a road, in celebration of the Hungry Ghost Festival at Queen Street in 1974. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Raffles Hotel, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of Raffles Hotel and its surroundings along Beach Road. Cars are seen travelling along Beach Road on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinatown stall selling snacks for Chinese New Year, 1976

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a Chinatown stall selling snacks for Chinese New Year of 1976. Heaps of packets of pre-packed snacks, including peanuts, as well as boxes of dried snacks such as sunflower seeds are displayed outside the store. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View of sea off Tanjong Rhu, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a south view of the sea off Tanjong Rhu between 1974 and 1976. It shows the many large vessels moored at sea. Workers are seen at the wharf where a bulk carrier named ASEAN Pioneer is docked. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Adventist Child Development Centre, Balestier, circa 1989 [1 of 8]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat collection. It shows the rear of the two-storey building on the right with plants, banana tree and overgrown grass along the fence, and Central Expressway Moulmein Flyover visible on the left. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Views of Kampong Tanglin Ellis area, circa 1969 [8 of 11]

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows an external view of a grassy compound with thick wood fences bordering the unique roof structure on the left. The Ming Court Hotel is visible in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Views of Kampong Tanglin Ellis area, circa 1969 [3 of 11]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a wide view of a paved slope with a flower shrub in the foreground. It leads to a staircase to access a high wall on the left, which sits an open shed. Heavy greenery partially covers...
  • Views of Kampong Tanglin Ellis area, circa 1969 [5 of 11]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a partial view of a mosque at Kampong Tanglin Ellis on the left. An atap-roofed Malay kampong is on the right and Kum Hing Court can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Panorama of Singapore from DBS Building, circa 1973 [4 of 18]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a panoramic view of Singapore from the DBS Building, capturing the compact layout of buildings, with low-rise buildings mostly seen in the lower half of the photograph, and taller buildings, skyscrapers and hills shown towards the...
  • Views of Kampong Tanglin Ellis area, circa 1969 [2 of 11]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows the street view of the junction between Tanglin Road and Nassim Hill, looking down Tanglin Road. The Hilton Hotel is visible in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Panorama of Singapore from DBS Building, circa 1973 [3 of 18]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a panoramic view of Singapore from the DBS Building, capturing tall buildings and skyscrapers that intersperse with shophouses, the skyline, hills and pockets of greenery. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Views of Kampong Tanglin Ellis area, circa 1969 [9 of 11]

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a close-up view of the unique roofs behind a heavy growth fence. The Cuscaden House Hotel (right) and Hilton Hotel (left) visible in background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Views of Kampong Tanglin Ellis area, circa 1969 [10 of 11]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a street view along Tanglin Road with the Ming Court Hotel and Hilton Hotel visible in the background. Title devised by Library staff.