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  • OCBC Centre along Singapore River, 1978 : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Shown in this photograph are bumboats (also called twakows or tongkangs) in the Singapore River. Towering over the shophouses at Boat Quay is OCBC Centre. In the background are financial skyscrapers in Shenton Way, set against the skyline. These include Hong Leong Building, DBS Tower (also known as DBS Building),...
  • OCBC Centre along Singapore River, 1970s : aerial view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows bumboats (also called twakows or tongkangs) in the Singapore River. Towering over the shophouses at Boat Quay is OCBC Centre. In the background are financial skyscrapers in Shenton Way, set against the skyline. These include Hong Leong Building, DBS Tower (also known as DBS Building), CPF Building...
  • Elgin Bridge and OCBC Centre : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows Elgin Bridge and OCBC Centre. Beyond the bridge, moored along Singapore River, are bumboats, also called twakows or tongkangs. In the background are financial buildings like the UIC Building, DBS Tower and Central Provident Fund (CPF) Building, framed against the skyline. Physical dimensions of original: 13 x...
  • Cavenagh Bridge at dusk : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows Cavenagh Bridge at the Singapore River as night falls. Set against the skyline is UOB Building and OCBC Centre. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre and Boat Quay, 1970s : aerial view [1]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph of the OCBC Centre. The 52-storey building, designed by I.M. Pei, is a tower of three window segments supported by two solid pillars. Financial buildings like the Hong Leong Building, DBS Tower (also known as DBS Building) and CPF Building are framed against the skyline. Physical...
  • Cavenagh Bridge at dusk : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows Cavenagh Bridge at the Singapore River as night falls. Set against the skyline is UOB Building and OCBC Centre. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre and Boat Quay, 1970s : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph of the OCBC Centre. The 52-storey building, designed by I.M. Pei, is a tower of three window segments supported by two solid pillars. Financial buildings like the Hong Leong Building, DBS Tower (also known as DBS Building) and CPF Building are framed against the skyline. Physical...
  • Cavenagh Bridge, 1979 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows Cavenagh Bridge at the Singapore River. Set against the skyline is UOB Building and OCBC Centre. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre along Singapore River, 1978 : aerial view [1]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Shown in this photograph are bumboats (also called twakows or tongkangs) in the Singapore River. Towering over the shophouses at Boat Quay is OCBC Centre. In the background are financial skyscrapers, set against the skyline. These include Hong Leong Building, DBS Tower (also known as DBS Building) and CPF Building....
  • OCBC Centre : night view [3]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a well-lit OCBC Centre, taken in the evening. It stands in contrast to the darkened area of Boat Quay and the Singapore River. Set against the skyline are financial skyscrapers like the Hong Leong Building, DBS Tower and Central Provident Fund (CPF) Building. Physical dimensions of original:...
  • OCBC Centre and Singapore River : close-up

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Transportation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph of bumboats, also called twakows or tongkangs, in the Singapore River. The number of boats reflect the hive of activity in the busy river. On the right is a drum with coiled marine ropes, used for mooring boats. Towering over the shophouses at Boat Quay is...
  • Dragon Boat race at Singapore River : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Sports and Recreation · Events · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a Dragon Boat race at the Singapore River. In each long and narrow, dragon-shaped boat is a drummer who sets the rhythm for the paddlers by beating a drum and a coxswain who steers the boat with a rudder. In the background are financial buildings and shophouses...
  • OCBC Centre : night view [1]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a well-lit OCBC Centre and the Singapore River area, taken in the evening. Set against the skyline are financial skyscrapers like the Hong Leong Building, DBS Tower and Central Provident Fund (CPF) Building. Physical dimensions of original: 16 x 11 cm. Title devised by Library staff. Date...
  • OCBC Centre and Boat Quay : aerial view [1]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a front view of the OCBC Centre and the surrounding areas. Bumboats, also called twakows or tongkangs, are docked at the Singapore River along Boat Quay. Set against the skyline are financial skyscrapers like the Hong Leong Building, DBS Tower and Central Provident Fund (CPF) Building. Physical...
  • The Riverwalk construction site near Singapore River : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Shown in this photograph are bumboats (also called twakows or tongkangs) in the Singapore River. Seen near Elgin Bridge is OCBC Centre on the left and the building site for the Riverwalk on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre : night view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a well-lit OCBC Centre and the Singapore River area, taken at night. Set against the skyline are financial skyscrapers like the Hong Leong Building, DBS Tower and Central Provident Fund (CPF) Building. Physical dimensions of original: 16 x 11 cm. Title devised by Library staff. Date of...
  • The Riverwalk : general view

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a woman walking along the Singapore River. Across the river is The Riverwalk, formerly known as Riverwalk Galleria. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • OCBC Centre and financial district skyline : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph of the OCBC Centre with shophouses in the surrounding areas. Bumboats, also called twakows or tongkangs, are docked at the Singapore River along Boat Quay. Set against the skyline are financial skyscrapers like the Hong Leong Building, DBS Tower and Central Provident Fund (CPF) Building. Physical...
  • View of Singapore River from Fort Canning. 234, 1880s : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Transportation · G.R. Lambert & Co. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1880s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of the Singapore River from Fort Canning Hill. In the middle of the photograph is Elgin Bridge on the river. Coleman Bridge can be partially seen in the foreground. On the north bank of the river (today's Empress Place),...
    Reproduction Available
  • OCBC Centre and Singapore River : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is black and white photograph showing a panoramic view of OCBC Centre towering above other buildings and the Singapore River. In the foreground are rows of old shop houses. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Mouth of Singapore River, 2004 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This 2004 photograph shows a view of the mouth of Singapore River, with the Esplanade and Esplanade Bridge on the right, and the Swissôtel The Stamford on the left. The War Memorial can be seen in the distance. Title devised by Library staff.
  • UOB Building, bumboats at Singapore River and birds flying in the sky : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows bumboats moored along the Singapore River in the foreground. UOB Building, other commercial buildings and shophouses along Boat Quay are seen in the background. The picture also captured a flock of birds in mid-flight, flying across the cloudy sky. Date of creation estimated.
  • Singapore River, 1890 : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph, taken around 1890, shows a view of the Singapore River upstream from Read Bridge. The building on the right with circular arches stood on the corner of Fisher Street. Once the centre of trade, commercial and economic activities, the Singapore River is of great historical importance in the...
    Reproduction Available
  • View of the Singapore River, from Fort Canning Hill, 1886 : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1886 photograph shows an aerial view of the Singapore River from Fort Canning Hill. There is a handwritten note, "Singapore from Fort Canning" on the front of the photograph. In the middle, one can see Elgin Bridge on the river. Coleman Bridge (under construction), can be partially seen in...
    Reproduction Available