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  • Boats in Singapore Harbour, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a group bumboats and sampan mooring at the Singapore Harbour, taken between 1974 and 1976. The Singapore skyline is visible behind the seawall. A towering building under construction can be seen in the background and the War Memorial on the left. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Merlion, mid-1970s

    Arts · Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows the side view of the Merlion statue, a half beast, half fish mythical creature, at the mouth of the Singapore River. Lighters and ships can be seen on the waters. The statue was relocated in 2002. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese junk for tourists, mid-1970s [1]

    Transportation · Economy
    This photograph shows an external view of a Chinese junk mooring at sea, taken between 1974 and 1976. There are three men in the junk. The name of the junk is Fairwind and is fitted with seats for tourists. In the background are container ships. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boats in Singapore Harbour, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a wide view of ships in the harbour, taken between 1974 and 1976. 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...
  • Rochor River, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a view of the Rochor River between 1974 and 1976. It shows bumboats mooring on each side of the river, while two sampans, one carrying passengers, are plying the river. In the background is the old demolished Kallang Gas Works. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese junk for tourists, mid-1970s [2]

    Transportation · Economy
    This photograph shows a group of mooring sea vessels, taken between 1974 and 1976. The Chinese junk at the foreground, Fairwind, is fitted with seats for tourists. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese junk for tourists, mid-1970s [3]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a close-up view of two men on a Chinese junk for tourists, taken between1974 and 1976, working on the sails of the ship. The Singapore shoreline can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View of sea off Tanjong Rhu, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a panoramic south view of the sea off Tanjong Rhu, taken between 1974 and 1976. It shows the vast expanse of the sea and the ships mooring on it. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boats in Singapore Harbour, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a crowd of bumboats and sampans mooring at the Singapore Harbour, taken between 1974 and 1976. In the background beyond the bumboats in the open sea are the container vessels. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tanjong Rhu, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a panoramic south view of Tanjong Rhu between 1974 and 1976, with ships mooring on the river. On the right of the photograph is the Khong Guan Flour Mill and on the left is the now demolished floating Oasis Restaurant. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boats in Singapore Harbour, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a group of boats mooring at the Singapore Harbour, taken between 1974 and 1976. In the background further in the open sea are the container vessels. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tanjong Rhu, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of the Rochor River between 1974 and 1976. It shows the view of the river facing the now demolished floating Oasis Restaurant and the National Stadium. Ships and bumboats are mooring along the shores and on the waters. On the other side of the...
  • Bumboat, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a bumboat tied to the shore of a river between 1974 and 1976. Another bumboat is cruising on the river, ahead of a few men who are in the waters among some logs. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese junk for tourists, mid-1970s [6]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a close-up view of the sails and mast of a Chinese junk at sea, taken between 1974 and 1976. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boats in Singapore Harbour, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a crowd of boats and sampans mooring at the Singapore Harbour, taken between 1974 and 1976. In the background further in the open sea are the container vessels. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Rochor River, mid-1970s

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a wide view of the Rochor River between 1974 and 1976. It shows ships and bumboats traversing and mooring on the river, and logs lying on the shores on the right. A tall commercial building and HDB blocks rise behind the river. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese junk for tourists, mid-1970s [5]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Economy
    This photograph shows an interior view of a Chinese junk at sea, taken between1974 and 1976. The sails are up and several tourists are enjoying the ride. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Rochor River, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a view of the Rochor River between 1974 and 1976, with ships and bumboats mooring along the shores. Wooden logs are also seen on the shores, with some floating on the river. Wooden huts front the river while in the far background rise the housing blocks. Title...
  • Boats in Singapore Harbour, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a wide view of boats mooring at the Singapore Harbour, taken probably from a pier, slightly shown on the right, between 1974 and 1976. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese junk for tourists, mid-1970s [4]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Economy
    This photograph shows a close-up view of the interior of a Chinese junk at sea, taken between1974 and 1976, with three men working on the ship and a few tourists. There are a few rows of seats fitted in the junk. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Queen Elizabeth Walk, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows the view of the seaside promenade, Queen Elizabeth Walk, at the Esplanade Park. A lighter carrying goods can be seen entering the mouth of the Singapore River. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Keppel Harbour, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Geography and Travels
    This photograph shows a panoramic aerial view of the Keppel Harbour taken between 1974 and 1976. It shows a vessel docking at the wharf and low waterfront buildings on the left, and along the shore on the right, is a group of wooden ptiched-roof houses on stilts. Title devised by...
  • 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.