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