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Oval view of the town from hill, 1863 : panoramic view

This 1863 photograph shows a view of the town taken from Fort Canning Hill looking towards Tanjong Rhu. The Cathedral of the Good Shepherd with its spire can be seen in the middle. Gravestones in the then Cemetery on Fort Canning can be seen in the foreground. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from donor and title devised by Library staff. Caption information contributed by Richard Hale.

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All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.


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