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Dalhousie monument in the 1890s : general view

This 1890s photograph shows a view of the Dalhousie Obelisk monument. This memorial obelisk was erected to commemorate the visit of Lord James Andrew, the Marquise of Dalhousie, Governor-General of India (1848-1856) in February 1850. Originally erected near Dalhousie Pier at a site along the Singapore River, the monument has since been relocated to Empress Place, near the Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.

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


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Suggested Pictures from National Archives of Singapore