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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...
  • Statue of Sir Stamford Raffles : general view

    Arts · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows the statue of Sir Stamford Raffles erected on the Esplanade (now Padang) and unveiled on 16th June 1887. The statue was relocated in front of the Victoria Memorial Hall in 1919. No date of creation provided. Title devised...
  • 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...
  • Breach Candy swimming pool, Bombay (Mumbai) : general view

    Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a 1930s photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a partial view of Bombay’s Breach Candy swimming pool and the pool’s diving board. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
  • D’Almeida Street, 1970s : general view

    Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This 1970s photograph from E. A. Brown's collection shows the busy road junction of Cecil Street and D'Almeida Street, from the corner of Robinson Road and Finlayson Green. The Algemene Bank Nederland (ABN) building is on the left of D'Almeida Street, while Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) building is on the...
  • 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...