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  • Crystal Palace, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows the Crystal Palace, an iconic cast-iron and plate-glass structure designed by Joseph Paxton. The building had a wide barrel-vaulted roof and was originally built in Hyde Park, London for the Great Exhibition of 1951. One of the two mighty water towers built for the Crystal Palace and...
  • Whitehall, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows the Horse Guards building along Whitehall in London. The clock tower and mounted troopers in the two large sentry boxes can be seen in the middle. Pedestrians can also be seen on the walkway in front of the building, in the foreground. The postcard bears the caption...
  • Crystal Palace, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Crystal Palace, postcard". A message in black ink is handwritten on the left side of the divided back postcard. Dated "3/7/22", the postcard is written by "Twa Koo" to "Darling Song c/o Bessie Kiong". The writer requests for "Kueh Blanda" to be...
  • Whitehall, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Whitehall, postcard". A message in black ink is handwritten on the left side of the divided back postcard. Dated "29/11/22", the postcard is written by "S. H." to "Miss B. N. Song". The writer informs of their plans to convert a room...