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  • Dalhousie Obelisk : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the Dalhousie Obelisk located at Empress Place. The monument was built to commemorate the visit of Lord James Andrew, the Marquise of Dalhousie, Governor-General of India. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Monument at Lam Ann Building : close-up

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a close-up view of a monument at Lam Ann Building. The monument is inscribed with these Chinese characters, "南安古墓碑记". The building is owned by Singapore Lam Ann Association and is located at 30 Mohamed Sultan Road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Monument at Lam Ann Building : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a monument at Lam Ann Building, which is located at 30 Mohamed Sultan Road. Incense sticks have been placed in the incense holder in front of the monument. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Commemorative plaque on Dalhousie Obelisk : close-up

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a close-up of one of the commemorative plaques on the Dalhousie Obelisk. There are plaques with inscriptions in Jawi, Chinese, Tamil and English on all four sides of the monument. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dalhousie Obelisk : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the Dalhousie Obelisk located at Empress Place. The monument was built to commemorate the visit of Lord James Andrew, the Marquise of Dalhousie, Governor-General of India. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Victoria Theatre and Memorial Hall : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1974 photograph shows Victoria Theatre and Memorial Hall, which are Palladian-styled colonial buildings located at Empress Place. Built more than 40 years apart, the two buildings are joined by a Clock Tower. The buildings were renamed Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall in 1979 and were gazetted as national monuments...
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  • Victoria Theatre and Memorial Hall : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1974 photograph shows Victoria Theatre and Memorial Hall, which are Palladian-styled colonial buildings located at Empress Place. Built more than 40 years apart, the two buildings are joined by a Clock Tower. The buildings were renamed Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall in 1979 and were gazetted as national monuments...
    Reproduction Available
  • Tan Kim Seng Fountain, 1960s : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of Chew Cher Neo at the Tan Kim Seng Memorial Fountain, at Esplanade. The memorial was unveiled in 1882. Donated by Chew Cher Neo and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_706. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lim Bo Seng Memorial, 1960s : general view [2]

    Personalities · Arts · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows Chew Cher Neo standing next to the Lim Bo Seng Memorial. The memorial was unveiled on 29 June 1954. Donated by Chew Cher Neo and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_703. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lau Pa Sat, 1970s : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This is a photograph depicting Telok Ayer Market (a.k.a. Lau Pa Sat or "Old Market"). Located at Raffles Quay, it evolved from a wet market in 1820s to a food and entertainment complex by 1989. Its trademark octagonal design was set as early as the 1820s when the first concrete...
  • Cenotaph to "Our Glorious Dead, 1939 - 1945" : close-up

    Arts · Streets and Places · M. Ashif Padili
    This is a close-up of the cenotaph showing each year of the war inscribed into each step leading to the granite monument. There is a carving of a laurel wreath of victory enclosing a crown. On the top is a sarcophagus-like construction with lion heads on each side which is...
  • Dalhousie Obelisk : side view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    This 2005 photograph shows Dalhousie Obelisk with its white and grey exterior. The tall 'needle-like' monument commemorates the visit of Lord James Andrew, the Marquise of Dalhousie, Governor-General of India (1848-1856). It originally stood on the Cenotaph site off Connaught Drive from which it was removed to the Empress Place...
  • Siong Lim Temple (Lian Shan Shuang Lin Monastery), 1970s : general view

    Streets and Places
    Siong Lim Temple (also known as Shuang Lin Monastery), is a Buddhist temple located at 184E Jalan Toa Payoh. Completed in 1912, it is a gazetted national monument, based on its architectural, social and historical significance. Photograph shows people at the temple's spacious forecourt and the intricate carvings and dragons...
  • Dalhousie Obelisk, 1850 : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    This is a picture of the Dalhousie Obelisk which was built in 1850 to mark the visit of Lord Dalhousie, Governer General of India. The original site of the obelisk was at the mouth of the Singapore River. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lim Bo Seng Memorial, 1970s : general view

    Personalities · Arts · Streets and Places
    This is a photograph depicting two boys posing at the Esplanade. In the background is the Lim Bo Seng Memorial. The monument was built in remembrance of the war hero of Singapore who led the anti-Japanese resistance movement during World War II until he was captured and tortured to death....
  • Lian Shan Shuang Lin Temple rocks, 1973 : general view

    Streets and Places
    This is a photograph of a child resting against the rocks at the Lian Shan Shuang Lin Buddhist Temple. The temple was completed in 1912 and located in Toa Payoh. It was gazetted as a national monument in 1980. Photograph donated by Dorothy Seah Lee Khim and displayed at the...
  • Dalhousie monument with scaffolding: general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1863 photograph depicts the Dalhousie Obelisk which was then standing at the seaward end of High Street by Dalhousie Pier which can be seen in the foreground. The Dalhousie Obelish was later moved four times, in 1886, 1890, 1910 and 1911, and now stands near the Asian Civilisations Museum...
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  • Tan Kim Seng Fountain, [1915-1922] : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph shows the Tan Kim Seng fountain at Battery Road with the Whiteaway’s building behind. The fountain was installed in May 1882 and was later moved to the Esplanade in July 1922. It is a rather impressive Victorian era fountain with an elaborate classically-themed central feature, surrounded by steps....
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  • Tan Kim Seng Fountain, 1880s : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1880s photograph shows a view of the Tan Kim Seng Fountain, at Battery Road. The fountain was built to commemorate Tan Kim Seng who had donated $13,000 to the government for the construction of Singapore’s first reservoir and waterworks. The fountain was unveiled on 19 May 1882. It was...
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  • Tan Kim Seng Memorial Fountain, 1960s : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows the Victorian-style Tan Kim Seng Memorial Fountain, which was erected by the Municipality at Fullerton Square on 19 May 1882. The fountain was shifted to Battery Road in 1905 and again to Elizabeth Walk in 1925. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
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