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  • City Hall and the new Supreme Court : panoramic view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph shows a view taken from across the Padang along Connaught Drive, featuring the new Supreme Court building and the City Hall. The new Supreme Court is designed by Sir Norman Foster. Title devised by Library staff.
  • New Supreme Court : exterior

    Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph captures both the courts of justice and the keeper of peace. A policeman is seen patrolling the perimeters of the New Supreme Court. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dome of the Supreme Court : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph captures the landmark dome tower of the Old Supreme Court. It also depicts its elegant Corinthian columns and elaborately carved pediment which are features of classical architecture. Title devised by Library staff.
  • City Hall : panoramic view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph captures the panoramic view of the civic district skyline, from left: The new Supreme Court, City Hall, Peninsula Plaza, the spire of St. Andrew's Cathedral and Carlton Hotel. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bronze elephant : side view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    Shown in this photograph is a view of the Dome of Justice of the old Supreme Court, take from an angle from the side of the bronze elephant monument. The bronze elephant was a gift from King Chulalongkorn of Siam (now Thailand) when he visited Singapore in 1871. Title devised...
  • Old Supreme Court, 1939 : close-up

    Arts · Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    Shown in this photograph is a close-up on the Dome of Justice, old Supreme Court building, built by Frank Dorrington Ward in 1939. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Supreme Court, 2004 : exterior

    Streets and Places · M. Ashif Padili
    Photograph is a close up view of the centre upper section of the former Supreme Court Building. The Old Singapore Supreme court building was designed by Frank Dorrington Ward in the classical architecture style. Features the dome and balcony which is supported by Corinthian columns, belonging to the classical orders...
  • Old Supreme Court : exterior [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph captures a framed view of the old Supreme Court, taken from across the Padang. Beside the round dome of the old Supreme Court is the saucer-like dome of the new Supreme Court. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Domes of justice : exterior

    Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    This is a picture of the old Supreme Court, with the saucer-like dome of the new Supreme Court beside it. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Subordinate Court at Havelock Square : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of the Subordinate Court building at Havelock Square. The octagonal shaped Subordinate Court Complex was built in 1975. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Old Supreme Court : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Pang, Gerald
    Shown in this photograph is the old Supreme Court. It sits on the site of the former Hotel de L'Europe. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Supreme Court, 1960s : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This is a photograph taken in the 1960s of the former Supreme Court, which was built in 1934. The Supreme Court moved to its new premises in 2005. It gives a general view of the Supreme Court building seen from a distance amidst greenery. The Old Singapore Supreme Court building...
  • Old Supreme Court : exterior [3]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph shows the tall ionic columns supporting the old Supreme Court, giving it an image of might and power. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Old Supreme Court : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph shows the front view of the old Supreme Court building, which ceased service in 2005. The old Supreme Court was built in classical architecture style. The 2 domes, pediment sculpture (an allegory of justice) and Corinthian columns can be seen in this picture. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Allegory of Justice, 1939 : close-up

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph is a close-up on the exterior of the old Supreme Court, showing the Allegory of Justice wielding her scales. It was crafted by Rodolpho Nolli, an Italian sculptor. Title devised by Library staff
  • Old Supreme Court, 1939 : exterior

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph shows the old Supreme Court building. Built in 1939, it was designed by Frank Dorrington Ward. It remained in service as the Supreme Court until 2005. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Old Supreme Court building : close-up

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    Shown in this photograph is a close-up view of the pediment structure depicting the Allegory of Justice wielding her scales. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Connaught Drive : general view

    Streets and Places · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of the road at Connaught Drive. Next to the road is the Esplanade, now the Padang, where the Old Supreme Court is overlooking it towards the right of the photograph. The Singapore Cricket Club is located on the left, next to the Old Supreme Court....
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  • Town Hall and Court House, 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph shows a view of the Town Hall (left) and the Court House, near the Esplanade (present day Padang). Built in 1862, the Town Hall was designed by John Bennett (the Municipal Engineer). This building has a theatre on the ground floor, offices and meeting rooms on the...
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  • Old Supreme Court, 1960s : general view

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows the old Supreme Court building located at St Andrew's Road. The building was declared officially open by Sir Shenton Thomas, then governor and commander-in-chief of the Straits Settlements, on 3 August 1939. It was gazetted as a national monument on 14 February 1992. Title devised by...
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  • Court House in the 1860s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1860s photograph shows the Court House, at the Esplanade (present day Padang). There is an inscription, "Singapore Town Hall", on the front of the photograph. Designed by G.D. Coleman, the Court House was constructed between 1826 and 1827 as the home of John Argyle Maxwell (a Scottish merchant). However,...
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  • Central Police Station and Police Court. 64, in the 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows the Police Court (right) and Central Police Station (left). Located along South Bridge Road, the French-style Police Court was built in 1885 while the Central Police Station was completed in 1886. The buildings were demolished in 1975 and 1977 respectively. Title...
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