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  • Fullerton Building and Anderson Bridge, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Fullerton Building and Anderson Bridge, postcard". A message in red ink is printed on the back of the postcard, which reads "Wishing you a bright & happy new year. My heart awakes with joy and song to send you greetings true along...
  • Fullerton Building and Anderson Bridge, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows a view of Fullerton Building and Anderson Bridge, as seen from Queen Elizabeth Walk. The steel arches with supporting steel ribs and the rusticated archways of the bridge can be seen in the middle of the picture, with the distinctive façade of the Fullerton Building behind the...
  • City Hall area, 1970s : aerial view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Presented in this black-and-white photograph is an aerial view of the City Hall area taken in the late 1970s. Landmarks include Saint Andrew's Cathedral, War Memorial Park, the Padang, Fort Canning Park at the top left corner and the land where Raffles City is presently located, in which the ground-breaking...
  • Singapore landscape, 1986 : aerial view [5]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a portion of Singapore's landscape behind the Padang area, from a south-west direction. Prominent landmarks include the Singapore Cricket Club and the Old Supreme Court beside the Padang, Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, the Singapore River, Boat Quay and the Central Business District around Raffles Place. Title...
  • Singapore cityscape, 1986 : aerial view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of the City Hall area, with the open field of the Padang featuring prominently in front. Other landmarks include Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, the Old Supreme Court, Singapore Cricket Club and Singapore Recreation Club beside the Padang, Peninsula Plaza, Saint Andrew's Cathedral, Carlton...
  • Singapore landscape, 1986 : aerial view [3]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a portion of Singapore's landscape behind the Padang area, from a south-west direction. Prominent landmarks include the Singapore Cricket Club and the Old Supreme Court beside the Padang, Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, the Singapore River, Boat Quay and the Central Business District around Raffles Place. Title...
  • Singapore landscape, 1986 : aerial view [4]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a portion of Singapore's landscape behind the Padang area, from a south-west direction. Prominent landmarks include the Singapore Cricket Club and the Old Supreme Court beside the Padang, Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, the Singapore River, Boat Quay and the Central Business District around Raffles Place. Title...
  • Singapore landscape, 1986 : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a portion of Singapore's landscape behind the Padang area, which includes a part of the Central Business District area, from a south-west direction. Prominent landmarks include the Singapore Cricket Club and the Old Supreme Court beside the Padang, Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, the Singapore River, Boat...
  • Master Attendant Office, S'pore 11, 1890 : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890 photograph of the road from Town Hall shows the Master Attendant’s Office and Cavenagh Bridge on the right. On the left the Volunteers’ Drill Hall, which is nearing completion (opened January 1891). Title devised by library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
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  • Newton Circus, at Kampong Java Road : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Communications · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1978 photograph depicts Newton Circus, at Kampong Java Road. It shows a view of a street with low-rise buildings. One of the buildings on the right houses the Newton Post Office. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Former Jinrickshaw Station, 1982 : side view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Transportation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing a side view of the former Jinrickshaw (also spelt as jinricksha) Headquarters along Neil Road. Located at the junction of Neil Road and Tanjong Pagar Road, the former Jinrickshaw Station features a domed lantern set atop the 2-storeyed building, plasterwork and the arches on...
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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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  • Former Jinrickshaw Station, 1982 : general view [5]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Transportation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing a general view of the former Jinrickshaw (also spelt as jinricksha) Headquarters located at the junction of Neil Road and Tanjong Pagar Road. The Ionic pilasters and curved pediment on the corner, the square tower with its octagonal dome and arches on the building’s...
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  • Former Jinrickshaw Station, 1982 : general view [8]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Transportation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing a general view of the former Jinrickshaw (also spelt as jinricksha) Headquarters located at the junction of Neil Road and Tanjong Pagar Road. The Ionic pilasters and curved pediment on the corner, the square tower with its octagonal dome and arches on the building’s...
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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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  • Police Court.64, [1890s] : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This late 1890s photograph from G. R. Lambert & Co. shows the Central Police Station on the left, facing the Police Court on the right. There is a handwritten note, "South Bridge Road Singapore. Police Courts & Station", above the photograph. The Central Police Station was opened in April 1886...
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  • Former Jinrickshaw Station, 1982 : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Transportation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing part of the exterior of the former Jinrickshaw (also spelt as jinricksha) Headquarters located at the junction of Neil Road and Tanjong Pagar Road. The building’s name is carved into the exterior wall. Plasterwork, exposed brickworks and arches on the building’s lower level can...
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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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  • Former Jinrickshaw Station, 1982 : general view [7]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Transportation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing a general view of the former Jinrickshaw (also spelt as jinricksha) Headquarters located at the junction of Neil Road and Tanjong Pagar Road. The Ionic pilasters and curved pediment on the corner, the square tower with its octagonal dome and arches on the building’s...
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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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  • Former Jinrickshaw Station, 1982 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Transportation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing a general view of the former Jinrickshaw (also spelt as jinricksha) Headquarters located at the junction of Neil Road and Tanjong Pagar Road. The Ionic pilasters and curved pediment on the corner, the square tower with its octagonal dome and arches on the building’s...
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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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