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Bumboat passing under Elgin Bridge : aerial view

This photograph shows a bumboat (also called twakow or tongkang), filled with goods, passing below Elgin Bridge. In the background is the Singapore River and its surrounding areas. Financial buildings like UOB Building (now UOB Plaza Tower 2) and OCBC Centre are framed against the skyline. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.

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From the Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏. All rights reserved, Family of Kouo Shang-Wei and National Library Board Singapore 2007


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