This 1890s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows the exterior of the Tyersall, residence of Sultan Abu Bakar of Johor in Singapore. The house was completed in 1892 and was located in the Tanglin area (behind the Singapore Botanic Gardens). In 1905, the house was burnt down due to a fire that was caused by faulty electrical wiring. Title from inscription, on front of photograph. 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.