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View of Town. 38, 1905 : aerial view [1]

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This 1905 photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows an aerial view of the town, from Mount Sophia. The foreground depicts houses and lush greenery around Bras Basah Road. Faintly seen in the background, are the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd and St Andrew's Cathedral. Title from inscription, on front of photograph. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated. [Despite the inscription, the photo was actually taken from Osbourne house on Mount Emily]. Information contributed by Richard Hale.

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


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