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  • Statue of Sir Stamford Raffles, 2010 : general view

    Personalities · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the statue of Sir Stamford Raffles, also known as "orang besi" or "iron man". It was initially installed at the Padang before being relocated to the front of Victoria Memorial Hall. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Statue and fountain : general view

    Arts · Personalities · Tay, Lionel
    Shown in this photograph is an elegant fountain installed in the courtyard of Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall. Also shows the original bronze statue of Sir Stamford Raffles. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Polymarble statue of Raffles : exterior

    Arts · Pang, Gerald
    Shown in this photograph is the replica of the original bronze statue of Sir Stamford Raffles at the Raffles' Landing Site. This polymarble statue was built in 1972. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Raffles' landing site : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Arts · Pang, Gerald
    Shown in this photograph is the statue of Sir Stamford Raffles, beside a travellers' palm. Tourists mill round a snake charmer, who has a golden coloured snake draped round his neck. In the background is the Singapore River, retail outlets along Clarke Quay and part of the Singtel Building. Title...
  • Victoria Theatre and the clock tower : general view

    Arts · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph shows the Victoria Theatre, which was built in 1862 as the Town Hall. The Victoria Memorial Hall was completed in 1905 in memory of Queen Victoria. The clock tower was erected in 1906 to create an illusion that both buildings are joined together. The bronze statue of Sir...
  • Statue of Sir Stamford Raffles : general view

    Arts · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows the statue of Sir Stamford Raffles erected on the Esplanade (now Padang) and unveiled on 16th June 1887. The statue was relocated in front of the Victoria Memorial Hall in 1919. No date of creation provided. Title devised...
  • Statue of Raffles, 1887 : general view

    Arts · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph shows the original bronze statue of Sir Stamford Raffles sculptured in 1887, which is now standing in front of Victoria Theatre and Memorial Hall. A fountain can be seen in front of the bronze statue. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Statue of Raffles : general view

    Arts · Personalities · Pang, Gerald
    Shown in this photograph is the replica of the original bronze statue of Sir Stamford Raffles. This polymarble statue was built in 1972. A traveller's palm is featured to the left of the statue. In the right background is the OCBC Building. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Raffles' landing site : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Arts · Pang, Gerald
    Shown in this photograph is a white polymarble statue of Sir Stamford Raffles, with tourists in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Statue of Sir Stamford Raffles, 1890s : general view

    Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph shows the statue of Sir Stamford Raffles erected on the Esplanade (now Padang). The St. Andrews' Cathedral can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
  • Copper statue of Sir Stamford Raffles, 1950 : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of the copper statue of Sir Stamford Raffles, in front of Victoria Memorial Hall, which has been there since 1919 until the Japanese Occupation in 1943. It has been re-installed at the same location after the return of the British in 1946. Part of a...
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  • St. Andrew's Cathedral and Raffles Monument. 286, 1880s : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1880s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of the St. Andrew's Cathedral in the background, and the statue of Sir Stamford Raffles in the centre of the Esplanade. Sculpted by Thomas Woolner (a graduate of the Royal Academy), the Raffles' statue was unveiled installed on 27...