A 1950s photograph of the busy scene in Boat Quay taken from the Cavenagh Bridge or 'Suspension Bridge' as stated in the album. On the left side of the photograph, shophouses can be seen along the river. Many bumboats are docked along the jetty as they are a common means of transporting goods to their respective godowns in the past. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Date of creation estimated.
All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.