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  • View of Singapore River near The Chartered Bank, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a view of bumboats on the Singapore River at the Boat Quay area. The Chartered Bank building is visible on the left while Asia Insurance Building towers in the background on the right of the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bumboats along Boat Quay at low tide, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows bumboats along the Singapore River at low tide. Small kampung-styled houses and small huts dotted the bank with two- and three-storey shophouses lined behind them. In the background, DBS Tower (also known as DBS Building) and the former CPF Building visible against the skyline. Title devised by...
  • Shophouses around Chinatown with a view of UOB Building, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of a street with shophouses around Chinatown. Motor vehicles lined the side of street and clothes hang on bamboo poles on the upper level of the shophouses. UOB Building is visible in the background. The photograph was taken in the vicinity of Trengganu Street, Temple...
  • Boat Quay near Four Seas Communications Bank Ltd, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Economy
    This photograph shows some bumboats docked along the Singapore River near Four Seas Communications Bank (on the right). Rows of shophouses lined the bank while new buildings that are under construction visible in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View of Singapore River near Four Seas Communication Bank and Ho Hong Building, 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows bumboats on the Singapore River at the Boat Quay area. A row of shophouses lined the river. Four Seas Communications Bank building tower is visible on the left of the photograph and Ho Hong Building besides it. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shophouses at the corner of Cross Street, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a view of some shophouses at the corner of Cross Street. Street vendors can be seen in front of the shophouses. A trishaw is seen moving in the opposite direction of the traffic. Clothes hanging on bamboo poles can be seen on the upper level of the...
  • Bumboats on Singapore River, circa 1966-1980

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows some bumboats moored on the Singapore River. Coleman Bridge which spanned over Singapore River is on the far left. In the background, 30-storey UOB Building and 52-storey OCBC Centre is visible. Title devised by Library staff.