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Telok Ayer Street shophouse : general view


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This 1968 photograph shows a two-storey Chinese shophouse on Telok Ayer Street. Telok Ayer Street was set aside for the Chinese by Raffles in 1822. It was notorious in the 1850s for its slave trade, and dealings in poor Chinese immigrants Telok Ayer Street is 'water bay' in Malay. Title devised by Library staff.

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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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