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  • Street with sign post, Colombo, 1930s : general view

    Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a 1930s photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a view of York Street, Colombo, British Ceylon away from the harbor, with the Grand Oriental Hotel on the right. A sign post indicates that the road to the left is Leyden Bastion Road, while the road to...
  • New Year Sea Sports, 1939 : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Herdman, C. A., Mrs. · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows Malay kolehs in the foreground, at the New Year Sea Sports, on 1 January 1939. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. Several buildings can be seen in the background, like the Supreme Court...
  • New Year Sea Sports : 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 several Malay kolehs or traditional perahus 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 new Municipal Building and the...
  • Kampong houses : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows attap-roofed houses in a kampong. The two houses seen in the middle ground serve as shops. Stacks of rattan fish traps are displayed outside each house. No date of creation provided. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed...
  • New Year Sea Sports : 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 a number of boats and launches at the New Year Sea Sports. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. The Varuna can be seen in the back ground on the right. Varuna, the Singapore...
  • New Year Sea Sports : 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 kolehs or traditional perahus 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...
  • Flower garden in front of house : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It depicts a plot of land in front of several houses that is used as a planting bed for different varieties of plants. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, 1930s : side view

    Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a 1930s photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a side view of Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, Bombay (now Mumbai). Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
  • 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...