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  • Clifford Pier, circa 1966 : side view

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    The photograph shows a side view of the Clifford Pier, which is an embarkation and disembarkation pier located on Collyer Quay. The photograph was probably taken in 1966 or 1967. Boats at the pier and the arches of the pier can be seen in the picture. During the pre-air travel...
  • Pier : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1981 photograph shows a pier on the Johor Strait. Several sailing boats can be seen and the land mass in the background is actually Johor, Malaysia. The photographer's notes state that this is a pier at Y Marina, in the vicinity of Tanjong Irau. These places no longer exist...
    Reproduction Available
  • Pulau Kusu, 1979

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Transportation · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1979 photograph taken most probably from Singapore main island, shows Pulau Kusu at a far distance. A ferry can be seen leaving the pier. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Li Lihua at Clifford Pier, 1956 : two people [2]

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Transportation
    This 1956 photograph is a profile view of actress Li Lihua at Clifford Pier, an embarkation and disembarkation pier located on Collyer Quay. The actress dressed in samfoo, is standing with her hands placed on a young girl's shoulders. Boats at the pier and the arches of the pier are...
  • Clifford Pier, 1960s : aerial view [3]

    Transportation · 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 Clifford Pier, with bumboats and ships anchored around the Marina Bay area. At night, the carpark outside the entrance of the Pier served as a hawker centre and was popular with musicians and night birds who stayed up late. The carpark was eventually...
  • Li Lihua at Clifford Pier, 1956 : two people [1]

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Transportation
    This is a 1956 photograph of actress Li Lihua at Clifford Pier, which is an embarkation and disembarkation pier located on Collyer Quay. The actress dressed in samfoo, is next to actor, Yan Jun who is carrying a suitcase. Boats at the pier and the arches of the pier are...
  • Boats docked near Clifford Pier, 1970s : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    Bumboats, synonymous with the growth and development of Singapore, are docked near Clifford Pier. During the pre-air travel era and after, bumboats served passengers who commuted between ships anchored out at sea and the Singapore mainland. Donated by Mary Lim, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. Title devised by...
  • Clifford Pier, 2004 : interior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Transportation · M. Ashif Padili
    This 2004 photograph is a wide-angled view of the interior of Clifford Pier with its multiple large, arched beams supporting the roof. The beams are made of steel and are whitewashed. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Clifford Pier, 1960s : aerial view [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of Clifford Pier, with bumboats and ships anchored around the Marina Bay area. At night, the carpark outside the entrance of the Pier served as a hawker centre and was popular with musicians and night birds who stayed up late. The carpark was eventually...
  • Clifford Pier, seen from the top of General Post Office : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a black and white, aerial view photograph of Clifford Pier, taken from the top of General Post Office. Many boats can be seen moored at the pier, as well as ships further away in the surrounding water. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Clifford Pier, 1960s : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of Clifford Pier, with bumboats and ships anchored around the Marina Bay area. At night, the carpark outside the entrance of the Pier served as a hawker centre and was popular with musicians and night birds who stayed up late. The carpark was eventually...
  • Clifford Pier entrance, 2004 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Transportation · M. Ashif Padili
    This 2004 photograph shows the front view of Clifford Pier with its concrete arched entrance with a large rectangular overhanging ledge. There are some decorative features on the surface of the walls. The Singapore flag is mounted on a short pole on the apex. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Clifford Pier, 2006 : close-up

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This 2006 photograph shows a close-up view of the covered Clifford Pier with its multiple large arched beams supporting the roof. The beams are made of steel and are whitewashed. It was built in 1933 to replace Johnston's Pier. Photograph donated by Delicia Tan and displayed at Heritage Roadshow 2007....
  • Clifford Pier, 1974 : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This is a 1974 photograph of boats docking at Clifford Pier. An embarkation and disembarkation pier, it was once a busy landing and departure point after its opening. During the pre-air travel era and after, it served passengers commuting between ships anchored out at sea and the Singapore mainland. For...
  • Man posing at Clifford Pier, 1968 : full-length portrait

    Streets and Places · Arts · Personalities · Transportation
    This is a photograph of a man leaning against a railing at Clifford Pier. In the background are the embarkation and disembarkation points, located beside Collyer Quay within the Downtown Core of the central region of Singapore. It was built to replace Johnston's Pier. Clifford Pier ceased operations on 1...
  • Clifford Pier, 1970s : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    Bumboats at Clifford Pier, an embarkation and disembarkation pier. During the pre-air travel era and after, it served passengers commuting between ships anchored out at sea and the Singapore mainland. Donated by Mary Lim, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_046. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
  • Asia Insurance Building, 1960 : general view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows among others the Asia Insurance Building, as seen from Clifford Pier. The building which had been completed about six years earlier has a distinctive concrete crown on its stepped roof. Starting from the left are a bungalow-type building, then a side view of Denmark House (a modern...
  • Li Lihua at Clifford Pier, 1956 : group photograph

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Transportation
    This is a 1956 photograph of actress Li Lihua at Clifford Pier, which is an embarkation and disembarkation pier located on Collyer Quay. The actress dressed in samfoo, is standing behind actor, Yan Jun who is lifting a young girl up. Many by-standers on the steps and under the arches...
  • Clifford Pier red lamps : close-up

    Streets and Places · Arts · M. Ashif Padili
    This 2004 photograph shows a close-up of two square red lamps at Clifford Pier, mounted on concrete short pillars. The multiple large, arched beams supporting the pier's roof can be partially seen. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Clifford Pier : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph of Clifford Pier includes an aerial view of the area surrounding it. Collyer Quay with its commercial buildings, is visible in the photograph, along with the old General Post Office. In the foreground is the sea where boats and bumboats can be seen. Title devised by Library staff....
  • Clifford Pier : interior

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph shows a wide-angled view of the interior of the covered Clifford Pier, with its large multiple steel arches. Visitors and ferry passengers are seen in the photograph. Clifford Pier was built in 1933 to replace Johnston's Pier. Photograph donated by Mdm Ong Kuer Lend and displayed at Heritage...
  • Commercial Square. 302, in the 1900s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co., taken between 1900 and 1909 shows a view of Commercial Square. As one arrived in Singapore at Johnston’s Pier (left), one was greeted by a study in contrasts: elegant and distinctly colonial buildings such as the Hongkong and Shanghai Bank on the left,...
    Reproduction Available
  • Clifford Pier, 2006 : side view

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This 2006 photograph shows a side view of the covered Clifford Pier with its large multiple arches, with the sea underneath. Steps alongside the pier for passengers to embark or disembark can also be seen in the picture. The pier was built in 1933 to replace Johnston's Pier. Photograph donated...
  • Johnston’s Pier in 1879 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1879 photograph shows a view of Johnston’s Pier and the Exchange building (at Fullerton Square). Johnston’s Pier was named after Alexander Laurie Johnston, one of the earliest European settlers in Singapore and a friend of Sir Stamford Raffles.
    Reproduction Available