This is a photograph showing bumboats (also called twakows or tongkangs) in the Singapore River. Towering over the shophouses at Boat Quay is OCBC Centre, framed against Singapore's skyline. Street furniture like benches along the walkways are suitable resting spots for experiencing the sights and sounds of the river. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
From the Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏. All rights reserved, Family of Kouo Shang-Wei and National Library Board Singapore 2007