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  • New Year Sea Sports, 1925 : general view [2]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Transportation · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows various boats at the New Year Sea Sports on 1 January 1925. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. Several buildings can be seen in the background, with the Whiteaways’ building in the middle,...
  • New Year Sea Sports, 1925 : general view [5]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a yacht with a crew of eight taking part in the New Year Sea Sports, on 1 January 1925. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. Several buildings can be seen in the background,...
  • New Year Sea Sports : general view [5]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows four Malay kolehs (kolek) or sailing boats at the New Year Sea Sports. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. Several buildings can be seen in the background, like the Clifford Pier and the...
  • British Indian soldiers : general view

    Politics and Government · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a team of turbaned Indian soldiers pulling a gun carriage through Chinatown. A row of shophouses can be seen in the background. Shophouse signboards (seen in the picture, from left to right) advertise a dentist, a Chinese medicine...
  • Twakow laden with cargo in Singapore Harbour : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a twakow (barge) laden with cargo in sacks passing by, during the New Year Sea Sports on 1 January 1925. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. The Ocean Building can be seen in...
  • Crag Hotel, Penang, 1933 : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. Dated 1933, it shows part of the Crag Hotel on Penang Hill and the road leading to the hotel. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
  • New Year Sea Sports, 1927 : general view [1]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a traditional perahu or small fishing boat (also known as praus with sails) at the New Year Sea Sports, on 1 January 1927. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. The Fullerton Building can...
  • 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...
  • Sun Kee Heng Eating House : exterior

    Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows Sun Kee Eating House which is at the corner of a three-storey shophouse on Upper Hokkien Street in Chinatown. These shophouses with shuttered windows and covered ‘five foot’ walkways at street level were typical in the 1900s. The...
  • New Year Sea Sports : general view [6]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows three ‘A’ class yachts at the New Year Sea Sports. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. Several buildings can be seen in the background, like the Union Building on the right, Clifford Pier...
  • New Year Sea Sports, 1925 : general view [6]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows several Malay passenger sampans lined up for a race at the New Year Sea Sports, on 1 January 1925. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. The Varuna can also be seen in the...
  • New Year Sea Sports, 1927 : general view [2]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows several Malay passenger sampans at the New Year Sea Sports, on 1 January 1927. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. The Ocean Building can be seen in the background in the middle. Date...
  • New Year Sea Sports, 1925 : general view [3]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows various boats at the New Year Sea Sports on 1 January 1925. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. Several buildings can be seen in the background, with the Union Building on the right,...
  • New Year Sea Sports, 1925 : general view [4]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows several Malay passenger sampans lined up for a race at the New Year Sea Sports, on 1 January 1925. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. The Union Building can be seen in the...
  • New Year Sea Sports : general view [1]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a long boat with many rowers at the New Year Sea Sports, in 1931 or 1932. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. Several buildings can be seen in the background, like the Hotel...