Majestic Theatre, 1950s : exterior

This photograph shows the Majestic Theatre, built in 1927. It is located between People's Park Complex and Yue Hwa Department Store on Eu Tong Sen Street in Chinatown. It was a Cantonese opera house built by Eu Tong Sen, a tin mining and rubber magnate, for his wife who was a Cantonese opera fan. Photograph donated by Peh Heng Huat and displayed at Heritage Roadshow 2007. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.

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This digital copy © National Library Board Singapore 2007. The original work © Peh Heng Huat.

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  • Architecture and Landscape>>Building Types>>Commercial Buildings
  • Theaters--Singapore--Photographs
  • Architecture, Chinese--Singapore--Photographs
  • Arts>>Theatre
  • Arts>>Architecture>>Public and commercial buildings

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