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Katong swimming pool, 1950s : general view [1]

This photograph shows people walking along a raised platform at the old Katong swimming pool located in the east of Singapore. Opened in December 1931, the Katong Park Bathing Pagar was Singapore's first public sea swimming enclosure. The pagar was demolished in the 1960s, due to land reclamation. Donated by Lye Siew Fong, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. Date of creation estimated. HRS3_118. Title devised by Library staff.

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This digital copy © National Library Board Singapore 2008. The original work © Lye Siew Fong.


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