Orchard Road, 1987 : general view [3]

This 1987 photograph shows a tree-lined Orchard Road. A road sign bearing the road name "Mount Elizabeth" can be seen on the left. Orchard Road is named after William Scott's orchard. There were orchards, nutmeg plantations and pepper farms along the road in the 1830s. Title devised by Library staff.

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

Subjects
  • Architecture and Landscape>>Streets and Places
  • Orchard Road (Singapore)--Photographs
  • Roads--Singapore--Orchard Road--Photographs
  • Traffic signs and signals--Singapore--Orchard Road--Photographs
  • Roadside plants--Singapore--Orchard Road--Photographs

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