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Loading at Singapore Published by Harper's Young People, 1880

Collection of antique maps and prints of Singapore and Southeast Asia

Boats in Changi Creek, c.1947-48

- Boats in Changi Creek.

Fishing Villages, Singapore, Pond, Nostalgia

Malay - village Pulau Brani Singapore. From New York Public Library Digital Collections.

From New York Public Library Digital Collections.

1930s-1940s - Which river in Singapore?

- A river, Singapore

1860-1900 - SINGAPORE, NEAR THE DOCKS

1860-1900 - SINGAPORE, NEAR THE DOCKS

Details:This is a fishing village in early Singapore in 1800s. It is simple and serene. There are sampans along the river. There are houses behind. Background information: The orang lauts (sea people) live there and conducted their activities along the sea. (TB p. 62, 63) Inference: This tells me that people dwelled in Singapore before 1819 and they were mainly fishermen.

The First Resident of Singapore - History - 103 Meridian East, Singapore

c1980s - A bird’s eye view of the Geylang River mouth.

- A bird’s eye view of the Geylang River mouth.

Hand-colored postcards from the public domain collection of the New York Public Library include several images of Singapore during the early 20th century. The postcards give a few hints of the eventual rise of Singapore as a busy harbor and vital trading post in the Asia-Pacific region.

Colorized Photos Show Street Scenes of Vietnam, Singapore, and the Philippines During the 20th Century

Postcards from the Past: New York Public Library releases images of Singapore

1982 - Singapore old tongkang/twakow/bumboat die at Pulau Semakau "Burial Ground"

The Secret Couple of Semakau - Island Nation

1984 - kangkar village wholesale fish market

A small village was developed in 1956 at Kampong Lorong Buangkok, which is now the last kampong in mainland Singapore.

1966 - Stamp: Chinese Sampans (Singapore) (Queen Elizabeth II and Views)

1966 - Stamp: Chinese Sampans (Singapore) (Queen Elizabeth II and Views)

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