This 1993 photograph shows the old Siglap Valley (Opera Estate) at Siglap Road. Siglap means "the concealing darkness" in Malay. Legend tells of a Malay chief who landed in this area during a thunderstorm, which led to him calling the place Siglap. Title devised by Library staff.
All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.