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  • Boat Quai, Singapore, 1893 : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a photograph of Boat Quay (spelt as Quai) with sampans, bumboats and lighters berthed on both sides of the Singapore River, as well as floating in the river. It was taken by G.R. Lambert & Co. in 1893. Rows of shophouses can be seen on the left side...
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  • Johnston's Pier, S'pore 4, in 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows Johnston's Pier at Collyer Quay. Built in 1855, Johnston's Pier was named after Alexander Johnston, a doyen of the European mercantile community who founded the firm A.C. Johnston & Co. Gharries, or horse-drawn carriages, could be spotted along the pier, but...
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