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  • Boat Quay, 1967 : general view [2]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows several bumboats moored at the banks of Boat Quay. The quay was the busiest part of the old Port of Singapore, handling three quarters of all shipping business during the 1860s. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boat Quay warehouses, 1967 : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a row of warehouses on Boat Quay, with bumboats on the foreground. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boat Quay godown : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows the general view of a godown (or warehouse) by the riverside on Boat Quay. Full-length French windows with security bars can be seen. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boat Quay warehouses, 1967 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows a row of warehouses on Boat Quay. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boat Quay godown : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows the general view of a godown (or warehouse) by the riverside on Boat Quay. Full-length French windows with security bars can be seen. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boat Quay warehouses, 1966 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This1966 photograph shows a row of warehouses on Boat Quay, with bumboats on the foreground. Title devised by Library staff
  • Boat Quay, 1967 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This1967 photograph highlights two bumboats transporting supplies on the Singapore River. Seen in the background are rows of terraced shophouses and the old Hill Street Police Station building, which is now known as the Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts (MICA) building. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boat Quay warehouses, 1967 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This1967 photograph shows a row of warehouses on Boat Quay. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boat Quay, 1967 : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a row of warehouses on Boat Quay. A large crowd gathers to watch a performance on a makeshift stage along the riverside. Bumboats can be seen in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boat Quay shophouses : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows some shophouses located at Boat Quay. Stacks of boat tyres can be seen in the foreground. Architectural details include half-length casement windows with security bars and canopy roof ledge jutting out. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boat Quay godown : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows the general view of a godown (or warehouse) by the riverside on Boat Quay. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boat Quay, 1967 : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a row of warehouses on Boat Quay. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boat Quay warehouses, 1966 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This1966 photograph shows a row of warehouses by the riverside on Boat Quay. Bumboats can be seen parked on the river. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bumboats on Singapore River, 1982

    Streets and Places · Economy · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This is a photograph of Singapore River taken from Coleman Bridge in September 1982. Bumboats (also known as twakows or tongkangs) and goods lighters line both sides of the river at Boat Quay. In the foreground of the picture, a goods-laden barge lighter is seen moving along the river. Shophouses...
  • Bumboats on Boat Quay, 1980 : close-up

    Streets and Places · Economy · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1980 photograph is a close-up view of the bumboats in Boat Quay. The picture depicts details like the semi-circular structure at the aft of the bumboat that serves as shelter for the boatmen, as well as long canvas sheets covering the open deck of the bumboats. Shophouses and other...
  • Boat Quay, 1960s : aerial view

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This picture is an aerial view of the Singapore River showing Boat Quay in the 1960s. It is located in the central region of Singapore, and lots of bumboats used to dock there. Seen too in the picture are old shophouses which lined the quay. Photograph donated by Peh Heng...
  • Read Street warehouse : exterior [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing a warehouse on Read Street, at the corner of Clarke Street, near north of Boat Quay. Read Street and Clarke Street are not found in the present day street directory. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Boat Quay : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1982 photograph depicting Boat Quay with shophouses, from the Keng Cheow Street junction, towards Angus Street. The shophouses have wooden French windows at the upper floor. Clothes can be seen hanging outside the windows. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Read Street warehouse : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing a warehouse on Read Street, at the corner of Clarke Street, near the side of Boat Quay. Read Street and Clarke Street are not found in the present day street directory. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Singapore River at Boat Quay, 1982 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting the Singapore River at Boat Quay, from North Boat Quay at Canning Lane. Built in 1842, Boat Quay allows unloading of goods off boats, tongkangs and lighters along the Singapore River and delivering them to the merchants' godowns lining the quay. By late 1970s,...
    Reproduction Available
  • Fisher Street building : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting a building at the corner of Fisher Street, in Boat Quay. Fisher Street was named after Admiral Sir John Fisher, the first Sea Lord in 1904 who introduced modern capital warships to the Royal Navy for World War I preparation. Title devised by Library...
    Reproduction Available
  • Boat Quay building : exterior

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting a building in Boat Quay, from the corner of Magazine Road. The building is a shophouse that has wooden French windows at the upper floor. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Chulia Street, towards Market Street : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph depicts Chulia Street, towards Market Street (east side). Chulia Street is named after early Indian immigrants, who were known as the Chulias. The roads mentioned are near the Boat Quay area. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Boat Quay building : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting a building in Boat Quay, at the corner of Magazine Road. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available