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  • 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,...
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  • 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...
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  • Singapore River at Boat Quay, 1982 : general view [1]

    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 : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph depicts 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 staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • North Boat Quay, from Read Bridge : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Transportation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1983 photograph shows North Boat Quay, with a view of the bumboats on the Singapore River (from Read Bridge). Also known as tongkangs or twakows, these bumboats were an important form of transportation in the trade activities taking place at the Singapore River in the early days. Commercial buildings...
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