Skip to Main Content

Search Results

Showing 1 - 18 of 18
  • Seaside, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of a beach. Featured in this photograph are two tall coconut trees. A house can be seen partially further down the beach. The back of the postcard is unwritten. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tanjong Katong, Singapore

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of Tanjong Katong beach that is heavily lined with coconut trees. The photograph was taken during either sun-set or sun-rise. The back of the postcard is unwritten. Date of creation estimated.
  • Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with four photographs, each showing Raffles Place in 1920, Raffles Place in 1859, Tanjong Katong and a statue of Sir Stamford Raffles. A one-cent Straits Settlements stamp is affixed on the top left-hand corner. The back of the postcard is unwritten. Date of creation estimated.
  • Sunset view, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of a sunset along a beach in Singapore. The silhouette of tall palm trees and a hut can be seen on the right. Land is seen beyond the sea in the background. The back of the postcard is unwritten. Date of creation...
  • Tanjong Katong, Singapore

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of Tanjong Katong beach that is lined with coconut trees. Part of a house can be seen behind the one in the foreground. The back of the postcard is unwritten. Date of creation estimated.
  • Sea shore of Tanjong Katong, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of Tanjong Katong beach. The outhouses and jetty most probably belonged to the establishment (slightly hidden) further inland. They formed part of the many holiday lodgings that made Tanjong Katong a popular seaside resort in the early 1900s. Many of these were...
  • Tanjong Katong, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    A black and white postcard of Tanjong Katong beach that is heavily lined with coconut trees. A concrete seawall further up the beach could be to protect the adjacent house as it is built close to the sea. Date of creation estimated.
  • Sea shore of Tanjong Katong, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    A black and white postcard of Tanjong Katong beach. The outhouses and jetty most probably belonged to the establishment (slightly hidden) further inland. They formed part of the many holiday lodgings that made Tanjong Katong a popular seaside resort in the early 1900s. Many of these were demolished during World...
  • Singapore, Tanjong Katong

    Streets and Places
    A black and white postcard of the Tanjong Katong beach, looking out to sea, with several sailing ships in the background. This postcard has a divided back. The word "Malaya" has been written on the back. Date of creation estimated.
  • Tanjong Katong, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    A black and white postcard of Malay houses on stilts at Tanjong Katong beach. Fronting the houses are rows of coconut trees lining well-paved paths. An open-air hut stands on the beach, ideal for enjoying the sea view and breeze. This card has a divided back. Date of creation estimated.
  • Tanjong Kalong, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    A black and white postcard of Tanjong Katong beach with coconut trees leaning towards the sea from the shore. An attap outhouse linked to a jetty adds a rustic charm to the scenic seaside. Date of creation estimated.
  • Tanjong Katong, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    A black and white postcard of thatched-roof wooden outhouses at Tanjong Katong beach. Thick layers of coconut trees shield the shores. A group of boys are enjoying a swim. Date of creation estimated.
  • Tanjong Katong, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    A black and white postcard of Tanjong Katong beach at sunset. Silhouettes of coconut trees face a clear skyline while fish traps are quite visible from gaps between the coconut trees. Tanjong Katong in the early 1900s before land reclamation and urbanisation was a popular seaside resort, lined with mansions,...
  • Bedok Bridge, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This postcard shows a view of the beach at Tanjong Katong (postcard mislabelled as "Bedok Bridge"). A bridge is seen on the left. Several coconut trees are found on the beach.
  • Sunset at Changi, Singapore

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of the sunset at the beach at Changi. The silhouette of coconut trees and a house on the beach can be seen.
  • Sunset at Changi, Singapore

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of the sunset at the beach at Changi. The silhouette of coconut trees can be seen behind a few houses on stilts on the right. A boat lies in the centre of the picture.
  • Tanjong Katong and Sea View Hotel, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This postcard from the “Lim Shao Bin Collection” features a photograph that shows a scene at the seaside in Tanjong Katong, Singapore. There are wooden buildings, known as kelong, built on stilts over the sea, with a small bridge extending from the beach to these buildings. There are tall trees...
  • Sunset Changi, Singapore

    Nature and Environment
    This postcard from the “Lim Shao Bin Collection” features a photograph that shows a sunset scene at a seaside in Changi, Singapore. In the photograph, on the left, there are plants and a coconut palm tree. On the right is the sea, with land at the other end. The words...