Raffles Square, 1890s : general view


This 1890s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of Raffles Square. John Little's building can be seen on the left side of the photograph. Founded in 1845, John Little was Singapore's oldest department store. It was also the first European store to offer imported cookies and musical instruments. Title from inscription, on front of photograph. Date of creation estimated.

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From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.

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  • Architecture and Landscape>>Streets and Places
  • Architecture and Landscape>>Building Types>>Commercial Buildings
  • Plazas--Singapore--Photographs
  • Department stores--Singapore--Photographs

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