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  • St. Andrew’s Cathedral : group photograph

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a group photograph taken within the cathedral. It is most probably of the cathedral choir, after Choirmaster Edwin Brown recruited ladies as choir members. A notice titled "St. Andrew’s Cathedral Clothing Shop" is seen on the notice board in...
  • 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...
  • Man posing in front of St. Andrew's Cathedral

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. The picture is in an album marked ‘pre 1914’, and it shows a Chinese man standing barefoot by the St. Andrew's Cathedral. He is dressed in a long-sleeved jacket with knot buttons and light-coloured trousers. No date of creation provided. Title...
  • 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....
  • Indian family by gate of compound : group photograph

    Heritage and Culture · Geography and Travels · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows an Indian family, consisting of father, mother and two children, posing for a group photograph. They are standing barefoot at the tall gate of their housing compound, dressed in traditional attire. No date of creation provided. Title devised...
  • People at a side alley

    Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows three people in a side alley, with two of them engaged in a conversation. A man wearing a long dark beard and a traditional cap is seated on the ground, with a pile of what appears to be...
  • Porters on board a ship

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a 1930s photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows several porters standing together in a group onboard ship, awaiting orders. The ship is probably docked at Port Said, or at Bombay. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.