This is a 1950s photograph of the famous Raffles Hotel located at Beach Road. The hotel is well-known now for its popular Tiffin Room buffet, and for the Singapore Sling cocktail created in 1915. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Indian characters in Singapore". Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album. Date of creation estimated.
All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.