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  • Kampong house : general view

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a traditional Malay kampong house on stilts, with a timber frame, attap roof and walls. The house is surrounded by coconut palms and other types of forestation. The people living in the house can be seen at the...
  • New Year Sea Sports, 1939 : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Herdman, C. A., Mrs. · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows Malay kolehs in the foreground, at the New Year Sea Sports, on 1 January 1939. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. Several buildings can be seen in the background, like the Supreme Court...
  • New Year Sea Sports : general view [3]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows several Malay kolehs or traditional perahus at the New Year Sea Sports. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. Several buildings can be seen in the background, like the new Municipal Building and the...
  • Kampong houses : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows attap-roofed houses in a kampong. The two houses seen in the middle ground serve as shops. Stacks of rattan fish traps are displayed outside each house. No date of creation provided. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed...
  • New Year Sea Sports : general view [4]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a number of boats and launches at the New Year Sea Sports. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. The Varuna can be seen in the back ground on the right. Varuna, the Singapore...
  • Anson Road, 1930s : general view

    Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection, taken between 1935 and 1937. It shows a view of Anson Road at the junction with Enggor Street on the left, looking towards the city. A policeman is standing on the left, near the junction. The Phoenix Aerated Water Company HQ...
  • New Year Sea Sports : general view [2]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows several Malay kolehs or traditional perahus at the New Year Sea Sports, in 1931 or 1932. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. Several buildings can be seen in the background, like the Hotel...
  • Kampong houses : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows several kampong houses on stilts. A Malay, his wife and two children are standing at one of the houses, in the foreground. A young European girl is standing in front of the adjacent house, in the middle ground....
  • Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, 1930s : side view

    Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a 1930s photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a side view of Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, Bombay (now Mumbai). Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
  • Kallang Airport, 1937 : general view

    Events · Economy · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It is taken on 12 June 1937 at Kallang Airport, Singapore’s first civil airport. The picture shows invited guests seated in groups, at the official enclosure in front of the new terminal and control tower building. Date of creation estimated. Title...