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  • Town Hall and Court House, 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph shows a view of the Town Hall (left) and the Court House, near the Esplanade (present day Padang). Built in 1862, the Town Hall was designed by John Bennett (the Municipal Engineer). This building has a theatre on the ground floor, offices and meeting rooms on the...
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  • Singapore High Court, 1950s : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of the Old Supreme Court located at St Andrew's Road. The building sits on the former site of the Grand Hotel de l'Europe since 1936. It has been vacated in 2005 with the opening of a new Supreme Court building located behind it and by...
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  • Orchard Road Police Station, S'pore 39, 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows the Orchard Road Police Station. Located at the western end of Orchard Road at the junction with Paterson Road, this was one of the subsidiary police stations that was opened in the late 19th century. Title from inscription, on front of...
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  • Municipal building : general view

    Streets and Places · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of the Municipal Building which overlooks the Padang, then known as the Esplanade. It is now known as City Hall and in 1987, the building underwent renovations and was annexed by the Supreme Court to provide space for more courtrooms and for the Academy of...
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  • Geylang Post Office : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Communications · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting the three-storey Geylang Post Office (at Aljunied Road northeast corner). The sign depicting the name of the building is mounted on the wall above the main entrance. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Old Supreme Court, 1960s : general view

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows the old Supreme Court building located at St Andrew's Road. The building was declared officially open by Sir Shenton Thomas, then governor and commander-in-chief of the Straits Settlements, on 3 August 1939. It was gazetted as a national monument on 14 February 1992. Title devised by...
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  • Museum, Singapore, 1902 : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This A G.R. Lambert & Co. 1902 photograph shows the entrance of Raffles Library and Museum, located at the present Stamford Road. The museum was designed in Neo-Palladian and Renaissance style and consists of two rectangular parallel blocks, with a dome at the front of the building. Metal gates with...
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  • Geylang Police Station in the 1880s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph, presumably taken between 1880 and 1889, shows a view of the Geylang Police Station. The Singapore Police Force is believed to have been formed in 1819 with just eleven men under Francis James Bernard (son-in-law of William Farquhar). The force in early Singapore was headed by the Europeans,...
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  • Geylang Post Office : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Communications · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting the three-storey Geylang Post Office (at Aljunied Road northeast corner). The sign depicting the name of the building is mounted on the wall above the main entrance. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Kreta Ayer Neighbourhood Police Post : side view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph depicts the Kreta Ayer Neighbourhood Police Post on North Canal Road. The two-storey building is still in existence today, most visible with its bright blue timber windows. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Central Police Station and Police Court. 64, in the 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows the Police Court (right) and Central Police Station (left). Located along South Bridge Road, the French-style Police Court was built in 1885 while the Central Police Station was completed in 1886. The buildings were demolished in 1975 and 1977 respectively. Title...
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  • Kreta Ayer Neighbourhood Police Post : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph depicts the Kreta Ayer Neighbourhood Police Post on North Canal Road. The two-storey building is still in existence today, most visible with its bright blue timber windows. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • View from Fullerton Building : panoramic view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of the view of the buildings surrounding the Esplanade (now the Padang) taken from on top of the Fullerton building. From the left is the Victoria Memorial Hall (now Victoria Concert Hall) where the Dalhousie Obelisk is in front of it. Next to it is...
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  • Bukit Timah Road, at Old Jurong Road : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1995 photograph shows Bukit Timah Road (at Old Jurong Road corner). In the middle of the photograph, stands the Bukit Timah Fire Station (closed in April 2005) along Bukit Timah Road. Bukit Timah Nature Reserve can also be seen in the background of the photograph. Title devised by Library...
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