This is a 1950s photograph of the Municipal Building which overlooks the Padang, then known as the Esplanade. It is now known as City Hall and in 1987, the building underwent renovations and was annexed by the Supreme Court to provide space for more courtrooms and for the Academy of Law. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title devised by Library staff.
Date of creation estimated.
All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.