This 1919 photograph is mounted on a board, with the handwritten words "Scotts Rd, 1919" on the back. This photograph shows houses near Scotts Road, amidst trees and undergrowth. Scotts Road is named after William G. Scott (1786 - 1861), Harbour Master Attendant and Post Master of Singapore in 1836. He was one of the most respected residents in Singapore and was well-known for his benevolence, hospitality, kind-heartedness. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.