Tanjong Katong, Singapore

A black and white postcard of Tanjong Katong beach at sunset. Silhouettes of coconut trees face a clear skyline while fish traps are quite visible from gaps between the coconut trees. Tanjong Katong in the early 1900s before land reclamation and urbanisation was a popular seaside resort, lined with mansions, hotels and recreation clubs and patronaged by the Europeans and the Straits Chinese. Date of creation estimated.

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  • Beaches--Singapore--Pictorial works

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