This 1969 photograph shows the school field of Raffles Institution (RI). Known previously as the Singapore Institution, the location of RI is where the Raffles City mall now stands. The school was founded by Sir Stamford Raffles in 1823. Featuring prominently in the background is the Civilian War Memorial, which was built to honour civilians killed during the Japanese Occupation. Title devised by Library staff.
From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All Rights Reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board Singapore 2009.