This 1985 photograph shows Balestier Road (from Jalan Dusun westwards). Balestier Road is named after Joseph Balestier, first American Consul (1837 - 1852) and the owner of a 1,000-acre sugar plantation called Balestier Plain. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
From the Lee Kip Lin Collection.
All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.