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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...