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  • Keppel Harbour, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Geography and Travels
    This photograph shows a panoramic aerial view of the Keppel Harbour taken between 1974 and 1976. It shows a vessel docking at the wharf and low waterfront buildings on the left, and along the shore on the right, is a group of wooden ptiched-roof houses on stilts. Title devised by...
  • View of sea off Tanjong Rhu, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a south view of the sea off Tanjong Rhu between 1974 and 1976. It shows the many large vessels moored at sea. Workers are seen at the wharf where a bulk carrier named ASEAN Pioneer is docked. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Keppel Harbour, 1965

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows an aerial view of Keppel Harbour. Three vessels are docked at the wharf in front of a row of low waterfront buildings. A vessel on dry dock is visible further up the wharf. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Vessels along the Keppel Harbour wharf, 1973

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph dated shows 28-09-1973 shows a few vessels docked along the Keppel Harbour wharf. A partial view of a warehouse can be seen on the right with a few lorries in front of it. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Container vessel Benavon at the Keppel Harbour wharf, 1973 [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph dated 28-09-1973 shows container vessel Benavon docked at the Keppel Harbour wharf. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Container vessel along the Keppel Harbour wharf, 1973

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph dated 28-09-1973 shows a container vessel and some other vessels docked along the Keppel Harbour wharf. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Container vessel Benavon at the Keppel Harbour wharf, 1973 [3]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph dated 28-09-1973 shows container vessel Benavon docked at the Keppel Harbour wharf. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Container vessel Benavon at the Keppel Harbour wharf, 1973 [4]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph dated 28-09-1973 shows container vessel Benavon docked at the Keppel Harbour wharf. Workers can be seen unloading goods from the vessel. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Container vessel Benavon at the Keppel Harbour wharf, 1973 [5]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph dated 28-09-1973 shows container vessel Benavon docked at the Keppel Harbour wharf. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Container vessel Benavon at the Keppel Harbour wharf, 1973 [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph dated 28-09-1973 shows container vessel Benavon docked at the Keppel Harbour wharf. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cement silos of Singapore Cement Manufacturing Company, 1973 [3]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph dated 28-09-1973 shows a few cement silos of Singapore Cement Manufacturing Company near the wharf in the Keppel Harbour area. Part of the company’s name is visible on the silos. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bumboats on Singapore River, 1982

    Streets and Places · Economy · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This is a photograph of Singapore River taken from Coleman Bridge in September 1982. Bumboats (also known as twakows or tongkangs) and goods lighters line both sides of the river at Boat Quay. In the foreground of the picture, a goods-laden barge lighter is seen moving along the river. Shophouses...
  • Bumboats and shophouses at Clarke Quay, 1981

    Streets and Places · Economy · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1981 photograph shows Clarke Quay (between Coleman Bridge and Read Bridge). There are shophouses along the bank of the Singapore River and bumboats are docked at the quay. The area has been converted into commercial use for shopping, dining, recreation and entertainment needs, with the restoration and redevelopment of...
  • Woman at Collyer Quay, 1971 : full-length portrait

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Sports and Recreation
    This is a 1971 photograph of Michael Tan's mother, posing for a photograph at Collyer Quay, with bumboats in the background, near the river bank. Donated by Tan Yong Heng Michael and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_685. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Collyer Quay, 1960s : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the Collyer Quay area, with buildings along its length shown on the right side of the photograph. These buildings include the HSBC (Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation) Building and the Asia Insurance Building in the background. The Clifford Pier, with its characteristic arched designs, services ships and...
  • Collyer Quay in the 1890s : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph taken in the 1890s shows a view of Collyer Quay lined with merchant houses. The building painted in a dark colour is the Boustead office building, which was built in 1866. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale. Date of creation estimated.
  • Finlayson Green. 369, in the 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R.
    This photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co., taken between 1890 and 1899, shows a view of Finlayson Green. Finlayson Green was a triangular oasis of flowers and trees, designed for visual appeal among the buildings, housing, shipping and insurance offices. It was bounded by Collyer Quay, Raffles Quay and a...
  • Collyer Quay in the 1890s : general view [3]

    Streets and Places
    This 1890s photograph shows the Merchant Offices along Collyer Quay. Several wooden boats are seen on the river in the foreground. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
  • Collyer Quay, [1880s] : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph was taken in the early 1880s from Johnston's Pier and shows Collyer Quay. In the foreground are a number of sampans awaiting business. The Quay is lined with the offices of a number of leading commercial firms. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale. Date...
  • Lorong Halus Charcoal Ship Wharf : interior [3]

    Economy
    This 1992 photograph shows the Charcoal Ship Wharf with piles and rows of charcoal in sacks waiting to be loaded. The wharf is in the Pasir Ris area. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Boat Quay in the 1880s : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lambert, G. R.
    This 1880s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of Boat Quay. There is an inscription, "Boat Quai" (now Boat Quay), on the front of the photograph. Boat Quay curves around the northern and southern banks of the Singapore River. The Government Offices building is visible on the...
  • Boat Quay in the 1880s : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lambert, G. R.
    This 1880s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of Boat Quay. There is an inscription, "Boat Quai" (now Boat Quay), on the front of the photograph. Boat Quay curves around the northern and southern banks of the Singapore River. The Government Offices building is visible on the...
  • Singapore River, Boat Quay : general view

    Streets and Places · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    A [1950s] photograph of Boat Quay where many bumboats are docked at the jetty. Many godowns are located along the river and in the far right of the background is the Ho Hong Building. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS...
    Reproduction Available
  • Collyer Quay in the 1890s : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This 1890s photograph shows a view of Collyer Quay. Collyer Quay was the result of land reclamation works, completed in the 1860s. It was named after Captain George Collyer, Chief Engineer of the Straits Settlements. Seen lining along Collyer Quay are the Merchant Offices. Title devised by Library staff. Date...