This 1972 photograph shows the demolition of Raffles Institution (RI). Known previously as the Singapore Institution, the location of RI is where the Raffles City mall now stands. The school was founded by Sir Stamford Raffles in 1823. The Civilian War Memorial can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All Rights Reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board Singapore 2009.