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  • Causeway : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a view of the causeway from Woodlands. It is 1,056-metre long and links the city of Johor Bahru in Malaysia across the Straits of Johor to the town of Woodlands in Singapore. It serves as a road, rail, and pedestrian link, as well as water piping...
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  • Elgin Bridge and surroundings : aerial view [1]

    Transportation · 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 Elgin Bridge and bumboats (also called twakows or tongkangs) in the Singapore River. Pictured near the bridge are OCBC Centre and other financial buildings like UOB Building and Hong Leong Building. Physical dimensions of original: 10 x 13 cm. Title devised by Library...
  • Elgin Bridge and surroundings : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · 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 near the bridge are OCBC Centre and other financial buildings like UOB Building and Hong Leong Building. Physical dimensions of original: 11 x 13 cm. Title devised by Library...
  • Singapore scenery as seen from under a bridge : general view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a general view of prominent landmarks in the Central Business District such as the OCBC Centre and the UOB Plaza, framed within the arches of the Benjamin Sheares Bridge. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bumboat and Anderson Bridge : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a bumboat making its way along the Singapore River, below the Anderson Bridge. In the background is the clock tower that joins the Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Elgin Bridge and surroundings : aerial view [7]

    Transportation · 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 Elgin Bridge and bumboats (also called twakows or tongkangs) in the Singapore River. Towering over the shophouses is the OCBC Centre. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Bumboat passing under Elgin Bridge : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a bumboat (also called twakow or tongkang), filled with goods, passing below Elgin Bridge. In the background is the Singapore River and its surrounding areas. Financial buildings like UOB Building (now UOB Plaza Tower 2) and OCBC Centre are framed against the skyline. Title devised by Library...
  • Bridge over the river at Banjoewangi : general view

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This 1890s photograph shows a bridge (or pier) over the river at Banjoewangi (now Banyuwangi) looking westwards to the Ijen volcanoes in the background. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
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  • Clemenceau Bridge plaque : close-up [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This is a 1982 photograph showing the Municipal Commissioners Singapore Clemenceau Bridge plaque on Clemenceau Avenue. The plaque depicts a lion with a coconut tree in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Victoria Bridge, with Rochor Canal Road : general view

    Streets and Places
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting Victoria Bridge and Rochor Canal Road. It shows a view of a canal running parallel to a road, with a partial view of a bridge in the left foreground. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Railway bridge at Chia Eng Say Road : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This 1992 photograph depicts the Railway Bridge at Chia Eng Say Road, along Upper Bukit Timah Road. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Singapore River, 1890s : general view [3]

    Streets and Places
    This 1890s photograph shows a view of the Singapore River looking upstream towards Cavenagh Bridge. On the left is the Master Attendant's Landing. Behind the bridge is Flints Buildings. The top of the Medical Hall building can be seen on the left. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
  • Kallang River, at Mar Thoma Road : general view

    Streets and Places
    This 1992 photograph shows Mar Thoma Road, with a view of Kallang River from the footpath. In the distance, several buildings and a bridge can be seen. Mar Thoma Road which is near St. Michael's estate, was named after St. Thomas' Syrian Church of Malabar. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Bridge across a river : general view

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture
    This 1890s photograph shows a small bridge across a stream in a village. There are two boys sitting on the bridge and in the background is a coconut plantation. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
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  • Bamboo bridge in Perak : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    A 1950s photograph of a bamboo bridge spanning across a river in Perak, Malaysia. Perak is one of the 13 states in Malaysia and also the second largest state. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title...
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  • Railway bridge at Chia Eng Say Road : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This 1992 photograph depicts the Railway Bridge at Chia Eng Say Road, along Upper Bukit Timah Road. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Singapore River, 1890s : general view [4]

    Streets and Places
    This 1890s photograph shows a view of the Singapore River looking upstream towards Coleman Bridge. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
  • Two men on a bridge

    Personalities · Streets and Places
    This 1890s photograph shows two men on a bridge. A Caucasian man is seated on the abutment of a bridge with his dog on the ground, while a local man dressed in traditional ethnic attire stands facing the camera. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed...
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  • Man by the river : general view

    Streets and Places
    This 1890s photograph shows a river with many rocks in it. In the background is a Caucasian man who is dressed in Western style clothing. Above the river is a bridge with a thatched roof. The words DJAMBATAN TEMBOKAN (County Bridge) are visible above the arch. Title devised by Library...
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  • North Boat Quay, with Read Bridge : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Transportation · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1983 photograph shows North Boat Quay (between Read Bridge and Canning Lane), from Boat Quay. Read Bridge can be seen on the left side of the photograph. This bridge was named in honour of a political and social activist and merchant, William H. Read. The road along the quay,...
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  • North Boat Quay, with Read Bridge : general view [7]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Transportation · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1983 photograph shows North Boat Quay (between Read Bridge and Canning Lane), from Boat Quay. Read Bridge can be seen in the centre of the photograph. This bridge was named in honour of a political and social activist and merchant, William H. Read. The road along the quay, also...
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  • Singapore River, 1982 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1982 photograph depicts the Singapore River, from North Boat Quay. The Singapore River is the most well-known river in Singapore, and the city initially grew around the river after Singapore's founding by Sir Stamford Raffles. The road mentioned is near River Valley Road. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Singapore River, with Ord Bridge, 1984 : general view [6]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1984 photograph shows the Singapore River (from Liang Court carpark), near River Valley Road. Ord Bridge can be seen on the right side of the photograph, and is named after Straits Settlements Governor Harry George Ord. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • North Boat Quay, with Read Bridge : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1983 photograph shows North Boat Quay (between Read Bridge and Canning Lane), from Boat Quay. There are shophouses along the bank of the Singapore River and bumboats are docked at the quay. On the right, Read Bridge can be seen. Cars are parked on the road along the quay,...
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