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  • Museum - Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph shows the exterior of Raffles Library and Museum, located at Stamford Road. The museum was designed in Neo-Palladian and Renaissance style. It consists of two rectangular parallel blocks, with a dome at the front of the building. Metal gates with stone posts...
  • The Supreme Court, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of the old Supreme Court building. Rickshaws and motor cars can be seen on the road in the foreground. This postcard has a divided back. Date of creation estimated.
  • Singapore, Court Houses, South Bridge Road

    Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white picture postcard with a photograph showing the street scene in front of the Police Court (on the right). On the left is the Police Headquarters. This postcard has an undivided-back format. A stamp is affixed to the bottom right-hand corner on the front. Date of creation...
  • Supreme Court & Municipality S'pore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white picture postcard with a photograph showing a view of the Supreme Court and Municipal Building in Singapore. The Padang can be seen in the foreground. This card has a divided back and was mailed to England. Date of creation estimated.
  • Municipal-Office

    Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of the Municipal Office, now known as City Hall at St Andrews Road. In 1951, the Municipal Building was renamed City Hall. Date of creation estimated.
  • Aerial view of Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white picture postcard showing an aerial view of Singapore. Commercial and government buildings are featured. Ships on the sea can be seen in the background.
  • Custom House of Yokohama

    Streets and Places
    This postcard from the “Lim Shao Bin Collection” features a photograph that shows a road leading to the Custom House of Yokohama, Japan. Electricity posts lined both sides of the road. The Custom House is a two-storey building with a tower built at the centre. Some words are written at...
  • Memorial Hall & Government Secretary Office, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This postcard from the “Lim Shao Bin Collection” features a photograph that shows the Memorial Hall and Government Secretary Office in Singapore. These are multi-storey buildings built in Western architectural style. There is a clock tower behind the Memorial Hall, and a monument in front of the building. Two rickshaws...
  • Victorial Memorial Hall, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This postcard from the “Lim Shao Bin Collection” features a photograph of the Victoria Memorial Hall in Singapore. It is a two-storey building built in Western architectural style. There is a clock tower at the centre of the building. People and rickshaws can be seen in front of the Hall....
  • Crystal Palace, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows the Crystal Palace, an iconic cast-iron and plate-glass structure designed by Joseph Paxton. The building had a wide barrel-vaulted roof and was originally built in Hyde Park, London for the Great Exhibition of 1951. One of the two mighty water towers built for the Crystal Palace and...
  • Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows a general view of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, located at Chamberlain Square, Birmingham. Some of the museum and gallery's architectural features include a dome and a clock tower (which is also known locally as "Big Brum"). Passers-by, tram and other vehicles in the Chamberlain Square can...
  • Fullerton Building and Anderson Bridge, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Fullerton Building and Anderson Bridge, postcard". A message in red ink is printed on the back of the postcard, which reads "Wishing you a bright & happy new year. My heart awakes with joy and song to send you greetings true along...
  • Whitehall, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows the Horse Guards building along Whitehall in London. The clock tower and mounted troopers in the two large sentry boxes can be seen in the middle. Pedestrians can also be seen on the walkway in front of the building, in the foreground. The postcard bears the caption...
  • Fullerton Building and Anderson Bridge, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows a view of Fullerton Building and Anderson Bridge, as seen from Queen Elizabeth Walk. The steel arches with supporting steel ribs and the rusticated archways of the bridge can be seen in the middle of the picture, with the distinctive façade of the Fullerton Building behind the...
  • Crystal Palace, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Crystal Palace, postcard". A message in black ink is handwritten on the left side of the divided back postcard. Dated "3/7/22", the postcard is written by "Twa Koo" to "Darling Song c/o Bessie Kiong". The writer requests for "Kueh Blanda" to be...
  • Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, postcard". Two messages in black ink are handwritten on the divided back of the postcard. Dated "22/8/22", the postcard is written by "S. H." to "Miss B. N. Song". The writer writes about their travel plans to...
  • Whitehall, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Whitehall, postcard". A message in black ink is handwritten on the left side of the divided back postcard. Dated "29/11/22", the postcard is written by "S. H." to "Miss B. N. Song". The writer informs of their plans to convert a room...