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  • Boat taxis : general view [3]

    Economy · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows sampans in the waters alongside the Beach Road steps near Clyde Terrace Market. Some of the boatmen or labourers are seen in the foreground, unloading goods. Junks, schooners and steamers are also seen in the waters, in the...
  • 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...
  • Boat taxis : general view [1]

    Transportation · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows several sampans in the waters. The picture was taken onshore at Beach Road near Clyde Terrace Market. Each of the sampans was licensed, with some of the license numbers 2923, 880 and 1799 seen on the inside. No...
  • 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...
  • Boat taxis : general view [2]

    Transportation · Economy · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a large number of sampans in the waters. The picture was taken onshore at Beach Road near Clyde Terrace Market. Sugar cane, fruits and vegetables are being unloaded by the boatmen. A large pile of chipped granite used...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...