This 1983 photograph shows Bras Basah Road (view towards Dhoby Ghaut junction). It depicts a row of two to three storeys shophouses with casement windows. Bras Basah is Malay for wet rice. In the early days, wet rice was laid to dry here on the banks of the Sungei Bras Basah, now known as the Stamford Canal. Title devised by Library staff.
From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.