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  • Waterworks at foot of Government Hill. 37, 1880s : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1880s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. has an inscription "Waterworks at foot of Govt Hill, S'pore. 37" on the front. A similar view found in the NHB (National Heritage Board) website http://www.sgcool.sg describes this view as two reservoirs built on Mount Emily in 1878. Located along Upper Wilkie...
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  • The Water Works. 60, 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co., shows the Impounding Reservoir built in 1857. It was enlarged and renamed Thomson Road Reservoir in 1907. In 1922, the reservoir was renamed MacRitchie Reservoir after James MacRitchie, who was Municipal Engineer of Singapore from 1883 to 1895. Title from inscription, on...
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  • Thomson Road Reservoir, 1907 : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1907 photograph is mounted on a board, with handwritten words "Opening of Thomson Rd Reservoir, 188 no23" on the back. The photograph shows the Impounding Reservoir built in 1857, which was enlarged and renamed Thomson Road Reservoir in 1907. In 1922, the reservoir was renamed MacRitchie Reservoir after James...
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  • Waterworks at foot of Government Hill. 37, 1880s : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1880s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. has an inscription "Waterworks at foot of Govt Hill, S'pore. 37" on the front. A similar view found in the NHB (National Heritage Board) website http://www.sgcool.sg describes this view as two reservoirs built on Mount Emily in 1878. Located along Upper Wilkie...
    Reproduction Available