This 1982 photograph shows Maghain Aboth Synagogue, located at Waterloo Street. The synagogue was completed in 1878, and is the oldest Jewish synagogue in Southeast Asia. It was gazetted as a national monument on 27 February 1998. Waterloo Street is named to commemorate the Duke of Wellington's victory over the French in 1815. Title devised by Library staff.
From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.