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Collyer Quay, 1953 : close-up

This photograph shows a close-up view of the buildings at Collyer Quay. A signboard in the picture indicates that the Asia Insurance Building is under construction. A British flag mounted on a pole at the apex of a nearby colonial-style building, together with other decorations in the photo, indicate that the country is celebrating the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953. Photograph donated by Peh Heng Huat and displayed at Heritage Roadshow 2007. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.

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This digital copy © National Library Board Singapore 2007. The original work © Peh Heng Huat.


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