This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows sampans in the waters alongside the Beach Road steps near Clyde Terrace Market. Some of the boatmen or labourers are seen in the foreground, unloading goods. Junks, schooners and steamers are also seen in the waters, in the background. No date of creation provided. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
From the Edwin A. Brown Collection. All rights reserved, Celia Mary Ferguson and National Library Board, Singapore 2008