This 1983 photograph shows New Bridge Road, towards Coleman's Bridge (from near opposite Ellenborough Street). It shows a view of a street with shophouses along both sides. A building site can be seen in the distant background. Built in 1842, New Bridge Road was named after Coleman's New Bridge which was constructed over the Singapore River in 1840. Title devised by Library staff.
From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.