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  • Kampong at Kallang Basin, 1950s

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a kampong or village at Kallang Basin. The houses in the kampong are made of wood, with attap roofs. The houses stand on stilts by the water's edge. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shop in a rural area

    Economy · Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the front view of a shop in a rural district. Nestled among thick coconut trees foliage, the shop is a wooden hut with zinc roof and a cement shop front. A man wearing a hat is seen walking towards the shop while a child standing in front...
  • House in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [2]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a general view of a zinc-roofed house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok with its external landscaping. The house is single storey with blue louvered wooden walls and half-length windows. A decorative wooden entrance leads into the house. A letter-box stand is seen near the wooden entrance. The house...
  • Banana, tapioca and coconut trees in Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a plot of land in Kampong Lorong Buangkok which is cultivated with tapioca plants and banana trees. Around the plot are also coconut trees, which provide shade to two individuals sitting near the plot. Another man partially hidden by the dense vegetation can be seen on the...
  • House number 25-C Lorong Buangkok

    Streets and Places · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a close-up view of the address plate of a wooden house in Lorong Buangkok. The plate shows "25-C Lorong Buangkok" and is hung on louvered walls which are painted in blue and yellow. The zinc roof of the house is also visible under the green cover of...
  • Coconut tree in Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of a coconut tree towering over houses in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. Projecting upright into the sky with a slight slant, the tree has several fronds and a clump of fruits at its top. There is another coconut tree trunk nearby that also dwarfs the...
  • Woman at provision shop in Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Economy · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a Caucasian lady sitting on the steps of a traditional provision shop in Kampong Lorong Buangkok while sipping Coca Cola from a tin. Items found in the shop include large biscuit jars, canned drinks, bread, snacks and sweets. They are arranged on tiered and flat racks, or...
  • House in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [11]

    Streets and Places · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a close-up side view of a house with a grass lawn in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The house is single storey with sloping roof, wooden louvered walls that are painted in bright orange and wooden windows painted in green. Outside the house right below the middle window are...
  • House in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [9]

    Streets and Places · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows an external view of a zinc-roofed house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok that has a spacious yard. The house is single storey with mostly wooden louvered walls and wooden windows that are painted in peach. The house compound is paved in cement and the area beyond comprises trimmed...
  • Sign in Kampong Lorong Buangkok : back

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    "Lorong Buang Kok 19"
  • House in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [8]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows an external view of a single-storey zinc-roofed house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The windows are open revealing orange curtains. The upper wooden louvered walls are painted in blue while the lower mortar walls in red. The rundown state of the house is evidenced from the slanted rusty...
  • House in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [6]

    Streets and Places · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows an external view of a single-storey zinc-roofed wooden house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. It shows the backyard with laundry lines and washing pails. Also found are discarded furniture and scraps of building materials. Part of backyard's sandy surface is already paved with bricks and cement. Title devised...
  • Ms Liesel Strauss and Margot at provision shop in Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Economy · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a close-up view of two Caucasian friends sitting on the steps of a traditional provision shop in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. One of them is holding a can drink. Items in the shop including snacks and dried goods are arranged neatly in baskets, tiered racks or suspended from...
  • Dirt path in Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a dirt path in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The path is lined on both sides with low vegetation such as tapioca plants and banana trees, as well as tall trees such as coconut palms. Two individuals, presumably residents judging by their relaxed attire, are walking on the path...
  • House in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [4]

    Streets and Places · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a close-up side view of a zinc-roofed house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The house is single storey with wooden louvered walls and wooden windows that are painted in peach. Outside the windows hung a bird cage. The compound outside the house is paved in cement and is...
  • House in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [5]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a general view of a zinc-roofed house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok and its external landscaping. The house is single storey with blue louvered wooden walls and red windows. A decorative wooden entrance leads into the house. A letter-box stand is seen near this entrance. Potted plants are...
  • Three persons outside provision shop in Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Economy · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a Caucasian lady and a Chinese man sitting on the steps of a provision shop in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. They are facing the camera, while another woman who has her back to the camera is standing near the steps next to them. A stack of Tiger Beer...
  • House in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [12]

    Streets and Places · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows a close-up external view of a zinc-roofed house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The house has a pitched roof that is roughly layered with zinc. The upper louvered wooden walls are lightly painted and while the lower walls are painted in red. The wooden windows are painted in...
  • House in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [1]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows an external view of a rather rundown zinc-roofed house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. It is nested among tall fruit trees including coconut palms. There is a motorcycle parked in front and garments hanging from a clothes line, denoting that the house is still occupied. The house is...
  • House in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [13]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows an external view of a zinc-roofed house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The house is single storey and has an exposed compound in the centre. A white wooden gate guards the entrance to the house. The top walls of the house are made of lightly-painted louvered wood. The...
  • Coconut trees in Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Liesel Strauss
    This photographs shows a long view of two tall coconut trees that tower above nearby flower and fruit plants. This view of Kampong Lorong Buangkok is also scenic for the vast expanse of clear blue skies in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Two persons outside house number 23E Kampong Lorong Buangkok

    Streets and Places · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows two persons chatting outside the house 23E Kampong Lorong Buangkok. One of them is a Chinese man, with his back to the camera, and the other a casually-clothed Caucasian lady. The house is single storey with its zinc roof partly visible. Title devised by Library staff.
  • House in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [3]

    Streets and Places · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows an external view of a zinc-roofed house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok that has a spacious compound. The house is single storey with wooden louvered walls and wooden windows that are painted in peach. Outside the windows are hung bird cages. The house compound is paved in cement...
  • House in Kampong Lorong Buangkok [10]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Liesel Strauss
    This photograph shows an external side view of a zinc-roofed house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. The house is single storey with mostly wooden louvered walls that are painted in bright orange and wooden windows that are painted in green. There is a spacious compound outside the house which is kept...