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  • Merlion, mid-1970s

    Arts · Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows the side view of the Merlion statue, a half beast, half fish mythical creature, at the mouth of the Singapore River. Lighters and ships can be seen on the waters. The statue was relocated in 2002. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bumboats on the Singapore River, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows bumboats berthing at the Singapore River, in the vicinity of Boat Quay, with shophouses in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Queen Elizabeth Walk, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows the view of the seaside promenade, Queen Elizabeth Walk, at the Esplanade Park. A lighter carrying goods can be seen entering the mouth of the Singapore River. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore River, 1970s : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of bumboats carrying goods which docked alongside the pier in the Singapore River. The river has undergone major changes since 1819. Photograph donated by Tan Gak Chee and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_267. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore River, 1970s : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Sports and Recreation
    This is a partial view of the Singapore River, with bumboats in the wharf area, and buildings in the background. Singapore River has undergone major changes since 1819. Donated by Lee Wan Goh and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_710. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore River, 1970s : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Sports and Recreation
    This is a partial view of the Singapore River, bumboats in the wharf area, and buildings in the background. Singapore River is in the Central Region of Singapore. It has undergone major changes since 1819. Donated by Lee Wan Goh and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_711. Date of...
  • Singapore River, 1970s : paranomic view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Transportation
    This is a photograph of a partial view of the Singapore River with bumboats, and skyscrapers in the background. Singapore River has undergone major changes since 1819. Photograph donated by Tan Gak Chee and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_268. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • North Boat Quay, from South Boat Quay : general view [5]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1983 photograph shows North Boat Quay. There are shop houses along the bank of the Singapore River and bumboats are docked at the quay. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • North Boat Quay, from South Boat Quay : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1983 photograph shows North Boat Quay. There are shophouses along the bank of the Singapore River and bumboats are docked at the quay. The road along the quay, which is also named North Boat Quay, has been turned into a pedestrian mall with the restoration and redevelopment of Clarke...
    Reproduction Available
  • Coleman Bridge, 1983 : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1983 photograph shows Coleman Bridge, from North Boat Quay. Originally called New Bridge, the second bridge built across the Singapore River was renamed after D.G. Coleman. Constructed as a brick bridge in 1840, it was replaced with the current concrete bridge in 1986. The construction of The Riverwalk can...
    Reproduction Available