This 2003 photograph shows the exterior view of the Majestic building at Eu Tong Sen Street from across the road with its mixture of Western and Chinese architectural styles. Its façade is decorated with tiles depicting scenes from Cantonese opera, and shiny and colourful mosaics of flying dragons. Originally known as Majestic Theatre, the Cantonese opera house was built by philanthropist Eu Tong Sen, and was completed in 1928. Title devised by Library staff.
All Rights Reserved. National Library Board Singapore 2004.