Raffles Place, 1962 : general view [3]

This photograph shows a section of Raffles Place area (formerly known as Commercial Square), with pedestrians walking about in front of Robinson's Department Store and the OUB (Overseas Union Bank) building. The iconic statue of Eros is seen on the roof of Robinson's Department Store. On the left is the Mercantile Bank Building which was pulled down in 1990 to make way for Raffles Place MRT (Mass Rapid Transit) Station. Title devised by Library staff.

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From the Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏. All rights reserved, Family of Kouo Shang-Wei and National Library Board Singapore 2007

  • Architecture and Landscape>>Building Types>>Commercial Buildings
  • Architecture and Landscape>>Streets and Places
  • Commercial buildings--Singapore--Photographs
  • Overseas Union Bank Ltd.--Buildings--Photographs
  • Department stores--Singapore--Photographs
  • Arts>>Architecture>>Public and commercial buildings

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