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  • Arrival of the Sea Belle II : the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Events · Economy · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection, taken at the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock on 14 February 1938. The photograph shows the Governor’s official yacht, Sea Belle II arriving at the dock. Sir Shenton Thomas, the Governor and High Commissioner, can be seen standing...
  • New Year Sea Sports : general view [7]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows Varuna, the Singapore Harbour Board service tug, at the New Year Sea Sports. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. The service tug serves as the regatta’s Committee Boat in the 1920s and 1930s....
  • New Year Sea Sports, 1925 : general view [2]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Transportation · 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 Whiteaways’ building in the middle,...
  • New Year Sea Sports, 1925 : general view [5]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a yacht with a crew of eight taking part in 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,...
  • New Year Sea Sports : general view [5]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows four Malay kolehs (kolek) or sailing boats 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 Clifford Pier and the...
  • Twakow laden with cargo in Singapore Harbour : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a twakow (barge) laden with cargo in sacks passing by, during the New Year Sea Sports on 1 January 1925. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. The Ocean Building can be seen in...
  • The Governor's yacht "Sea Belle II" entering the dock : general view [2]

    Transportation · Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown’s collection. It was taken during the opening ceremony of the Singapore Naval Base's floating dock on 14 August 1929. The photograph shows the bow of Sea Belle II, the Governor's yacht, breaking the rope hung across the entrance to the floating dock....
  • New Year Sea Sports, 1927 : general view [1]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a traditional perahu or small fishing boat (also known as praus with sails) at the New Year Sea Sports, on 1 January 1927. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. The Fullerton Building can...
  • The Governor and his entourage on the 2nd deck : the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Events · Economy · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection, taken at the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock on 14 February 1938. It shows part of the Governor’s yacht, Sea Belle II arriving at the dock. Governor Sir Shenton Thomas (in dark uniform) is seen on the second...
  • New Year Sea Sports, 1925 : general view [1]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Transportation · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows some of the Malay kolehs taking part in the New Year Sea Sports on 1 January 1925. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff. Information...
  • 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...
  • The Governor's yacht "Sea Belle II" in the dock : general view

    Transportation · Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown’s collection. It was taken during the opening ceremony of the Singapore Naval Base's floating dock on 14 August 1929. The image shows Sea Belle II, the Governor’s yacht coming alongside the inner part of the floating dock, having broken the rope across...
  • 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...
  • New Year Sea Sports : general view [6]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows three ‘A’ class yachts 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 Union Building on the right, Clifford Pier...
  • 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...
  • New Year Sea Sports, 1925 : general view [6]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows several Malay passenger sampans lined up for a race at the New Year Sea Sports, on 1 January 1925. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. The Varuna can also be seen in the...
  • 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...
  • New Year Sea Sports, 1927 : 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 passenger sampans at the New Year Sea Sports, on 1 January 1927. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. The Ocean Building can be seen in the background in the middle. Date...
  • Boat taxi : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Transportation · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a bare-chested boatman rowing a sampan ferrying an European family towards a swimming “pagar” on the coast at Tanjong Katong. The wife and daughter are seated in the middle of the sampan, using a parasol. The other members...
  • Trading boats trying to sell their goods at Port Said, Egypt : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Economy · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a 1930s photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows three boats alongside the ship, with merchants trying to conduct trade with passengers on the ship. Bargaining is done by shouting to and fro between the merchant and the passenger. Money and goods will be traded via a...
  • 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,...
  • New Year Sea Sports, 1925 : 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 several Malay passenger sampans lined up for a race at the New Year Sea Sports, on 1 January 1925. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. The Union Building can be seen in the...
  • New Year Sea Sports : general view [1]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a long boat with many rowers 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...