This is a photograph from E. A. Brown’s collection. It shows children holding British flags awaiting the arrival of H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, who was on a two-day visit to Singapore on 31 March and 1 April 1922. This event was known as the ‘Children’s Corner’, and was held on the grounds opposite St Joseph’s Institution bounded by Queen Street, Bras Basah Road, Waterloo St. and Stamford Road, on Friday 31 March. About 10,000 children attended this event, including girl guides and boy scouts. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
From the Edwin A. Brown Collection. All rights reserved, Celia Mary Ferguson and National Library Board, Singapore 2008