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  • Street with sign post, Colombo, 1930s : general view

    Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a 1930s photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a view of York Street, Colombo, British Ceylon away from the harbor, with the Grand Oriental Hotel on the right. A sign post indicates that the road to the left is Leyden Bastion Road, while the road to...
  • Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan, Malaya : general view

    Streets and Places · Herdman, C. A., Mrs. · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. Dated 19th April 1939, it shows a showing a road along the coast near Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
  • Singapore River, 1970s : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. This view of the Singapore River and Boat Quay could have been taken in late 1973 or early 1974, judging by the state of construction of the United Overseas Bank tower (far left) and Clifford Centre behind and immediately to its...
  • Donations at St. Andrew's Cathedral, 1940s

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a 1940s photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows the main altar and east windows of the St. Andrew's Cathedral. The picture appears to be taken during the annual Harvest thanksgiving service, normally held in October, when various foodstuffs, fruits and flowers are donated by the congregation....
  • Breach Candy swimming pool, Bombay (Mumbai) : general view

    Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a 1930s photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a partial view of Bombay’s Breach Candy swimming pool and the pool’s diving board. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
  • Statue of King George V, Bombay (Mumbai) : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows the statue of King George V which stood near the Gateway of India. No creation date provided. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
  • Suez Canal, 1930s : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a 1930s photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows the west bank of the Suez Canal a little after the ship has entered the canal from the Red Sea. The black shape on the flagstaff by the coast indicates that the ship is permitted to continue up...
  • D’Almeida Street, 1970s : general view

    Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This 1970s photograph from E. A. Brown's collection shows the busy road junction of Cecil Street and D'Almeida Street, from the corner of Robinson Road and Finlayson Green. The Algemene Bank Nederland (ABN) building is on the left of D'Almeida Street, while Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) building is on the...
  • Gemas, Negri Sembilan, Malaya : general view

    Streets and Places · Herdman, C. A., Mrs. · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. A note on the back of the photograph indicates that the picture is of a scene in Gemas, Negeri Sembilan. A date “30th May 1939” is also indicated on the back of the photograph. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by...
  • Singapore River : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Sports and Recreation · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a 1940s photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a view of the Singapore river, as seen from Elgin Bridge. Coleman Bridge can be seen in the middle. The Hill Street Police Station is on the right, near Coleman Bridge, while Tan Kim Seng’s godown is on...