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Cavenagh Bridge, 1960s : general view

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This 1960s photograph shows Cavenagh Bridge, which is named after Sir Lieutenant General William Orfeur Cavenagh, the last Governor of the Straits Settlements (1859 - 1867). It was built in 1868 by Indian convicts based in Singapore. Today, it is the oldest bridge across the Singapore River and serves as a foot-bridge for pedestrian traffic only. Date of creation estimated.

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


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