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  • Scenery, Botanic Gardens. 51, 1890s : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a scenic view in the Botanic Gardens. The Botanic Gardens was first established by Sir Stamford Raffles in 1822 on Government Hill (Fort Canning) for growing cash crops. The Gardens was closed shortly in 1829 due to the lack of efficient...
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  • Chinese girl at the Singapore Botanic Gardens, circa 1950s : full-length portrait

    Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a small girl under a parasol in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. She is wearing her ethnic costume, a cheongsam, while walking in the gardens. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE."...
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  • Traveller's palm, 1910 : general view

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph taken by A G.R. Lambert & Co. in 1910 shows a Traveller's Palm is also known as Ravenala madagascariensis, found at the Botanic Gardens. Underneath the tree there are several Malay and Indian men standing and posing for the picture. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation...
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  • Entrance to Singapore Botanic Gardens : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph shows the entrance to the Botanic Gardens in Singapore. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
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  • Botanical Gardens, Tanglin in the 1900s : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1900s photograph has the printed words "Botanical Gardens, Tanglin." on the front. It shows staff working on the sprawling grounds of the Botanic Gardens, which was set up by a revived Agri-Horticultural Society in 1859. Roads, terraces and a bandstand were constructed in the Gardens. Almost the entire original...
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  • Botanic Garden. 203, 1890s : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of the Botanic Gardens. Located in the Tanglin district, it was set-up by a revived Agri-Horticultural Society in 1859 and was managed by the Colonial government in 1874. The role of the Gardens then was mostly recreational. Title from...
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  • Orchid House, S'pore, 1907 : general view

    Nature and Environment · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a G.R. Lambert & Co. 1907 photograph depicting a diverse range of orchids, inside a Singapore Botanic Gardens Orchid house. Inscribed with "Orchid House S'pore". Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Bot. Garden S. 203, [1905] : general view

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A G.R. Lambert & Co. [1905] photograph of the Singapore Botanic Gardens located at Tanglin. Sir Stamford Raffles established the first Botanic Gardens in Singapore in 1822. Inscribed with "Bot. Garden S. 203".
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