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  • Singapore city skyline : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of the city against Singapore's skyline. Pictured on the left, in the foreground, is the Imperial Hotel. In the background are financial and office buildings. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bumboats on Singapore River : panoramic view [1]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph offers a panoramic view of the bumboats (also called twakows or tongkangs) in the Singapore River. Seen against the Singapore skyline is the towering OCBC Centre. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Anderson Bridge : side view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This 1979 photograph shows Anderson Bridge at the Singapore River. Set against the skyline is the clock tower that bridges Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cavenagh Bridge at dusk : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows Cavenagh Bridge at the Singapore River as night falls. Set against the skyline is UOB Building and OCBC Centre. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Skyline of Singapore's civic district and historical quays : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing an aerial view of the city skyline and the three major quays along the Singapore River - Boat Quay, Clarke Quay and Robertson Quay. On the left is the octagonal shaped Subordinate Court Complex. On the right is Fort Canning Park with its red-and-white radio...
  • Marina Bay under construction, 1985 : panoramic view

    Economy · Politics and Government · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    The photograph shows Marina Bay during the construction stage with boats and barges in the water. Parts of the areas surrounding the bay can also be seen. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View as seen from Peninsula Hotel : aerial view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of Central Business District, as seen from roof of Peninsula. In the background is Singapore River. On the left is the river-mouth which flows out into the Marina Basin. Other landmarks include the UOB Building and OCBC Centre and the dome of the Supreme...
  • Coleman Bridge : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph of the Coleman Bridge along the Singapore River. On the right is The Riverwalk, formerly known as Riverwalk Galleria. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Singapore and city centre : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of the city centre and the Singapore River set against the Singapore's skyline. Near the centre is Fort Canning Park with its red-and-white radio towers. On the right is the civic district where the City Hall stands next to the Padang. Date of creation...
  • Construction site near Singapore River : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of bumboats in the Singapore river and its surrounding area, set against Singapore's skyline. The construction of financial skyscrapers in Singapore's Central Business District (CBD) continues unabated near UOB Building (now UOB Plaza Tower 2) and OCBC Centre. Title devised by Library staff. Date...
  • Singapore River and city centre : aerial view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows bumboats and shophouses along the Singapore River and in the vicinity of OCBC Centre. In the foreground is Elgin Bridge. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View as seen from Peninsula Hotel : aerial view [4]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of Central Business District, as seen from roof of Peninsula. In the background is Singapore River. On the left is the river-mouth which flows out into the Marina Basin. Other landmarks include the UOB Building and OCBC Centre and the dome of the Supreme...
  • View as seen from Peninsula Hotel : aerial view [3]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of Central Business District, as seen from roof of Peninsula. In the background is Singapore River. On the left is the river-mouth which flows out into the Marina Basin. Other landmarks include the UOB Building and OCBC Centre and the dome of the Supreme...
  • Singapore River and buildings : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This blue tinted slide is an aerial view of the Singapore River and surrounding buildings, with new highrise seen towering over old shophouses. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cavenagh Bridge, 1979 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows Cavenagh Bridge at the Singapore River. Set against the skyline is UOB Building and OCBC Centre. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Construction of Saiboo Street godown : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    The photograph shows men at work in the construction of a godown in Saiboo Street. The workmen are seen on the ground, scaffolding and on top of the semi-completed structure. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View as seen from Peninsula Hotel : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of Central Business District, as seen from roof of Peninsula. In the background is Singapore River. On the left is the river-mouth which flows out into the Marina Basin. Other landmarks include the UOB Building and OCBC Centre and the dome of the Supreme...
  • Skyline of Singapore's civic district, 1976 : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing an aerial view of the civic district skyline. Bumboats are docked at the Singapore River which leads to the Marina Bay area in the background. Also pictured are buildings in the civic district like City Hall, next to the Padang and the Victoria Theatre and...
  • Wooden window : general view [2]

    Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a wooden window with padlock, typically found in godowns. Sunlight illuminates the wall and the shutters which have been left slightly ajar. The window is fitted with four hinges to stop the window from flapping when opened. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library...
  • Shenton Way and Marina South, 1986 : aerial view

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the East Coast Parkway (ECP) cutting across Marina South. Partially hidden on the left is the DBS Tower (also known as DBS Building) and the CPF Building. In the centre is Marina Bay. Ships dotting the sea, melt into the horizon where the ocean meets the sky....
  • Elgin Bridge and surroundings : night view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Transportation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of Elgin Bridge and bumboats (also called twakows or tongkangs) in the Singapore River. Pictured nearby are the OCBC Centre and other financial buildings like UOB Building and Hong Leong Building, set against Singapore's skyline. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Marina Bay : aerial view [3]

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This aerial view of Marina Bay shows an undeveloped area bounded by a busy street. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bumboats on Singapore River : panoramic view [3]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph offers a panoramic view of the bumboats (also called twakows or tongkangs) in the Singapore River. Seen against the Singapore skyline are financial buildings like the UOB Building and OCBC Centre. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Singapore River : night view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a general view of the Singapore River. Featuring prominently is the well-lit OCBC Centre near Elgin Bridge in the foreground. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.