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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...
  • Grand Oriental Hotel, Colombo : general view

    Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows the Grand Oriental Hotel, Colombo in British Ceylon. It is located near Colombo Harbour, at the junction of York Street with Leyden Bastion Road. A traditional Ceylon covered bullock cart can be seen in the foreground on the left....
  • Sun Kee Heng Eating House : exterior

    Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows Sun Kee Eating House which is at the corner of a three-storey shophouse on Upper Hokkien Street in Chinatown. These shophouses with shuttered windows and covered ‘five foot’ walkways at street level were typical in the 1900s. The...
  • New Year Sea Sports, 1925 : 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 various boats at the New Year Sea Sports on 1 January 1925. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. Several buildings can be seen in the background, with the Union Building on the right,...