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  • Aerial view of Cavenagh Bridge, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This aerial photograph shows a partial view of Cavenagh Bridge over the Singapore river. Ahead of the bridge is Dalhousie Obelisk and Victoria Memorial Hall with its prominent clock tower. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cavenagh Bridge, 1887 : general view

    Streets and Places
    This 1887 photograph shows a view of Cavenagh Bridge taken after the fire in Flint’s Buildings in April 1886. The roofs of the General Post Office (built in 1884) are visible. The Master Attendant’s office and landing stage can be seen on the left. Cavenagh Bridge was first opened, for...
  • Master Attendant Office, S'pore 11, 1890 : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R.
    This 1890 photograph of the road from Town Hall shows the Master Attendant’s Office and Cavenagh Bridge on the right. On the left the Volunteers’ Drill Hall, which is nearing completion (opened January 1891). Title devised by library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
  • Cavenagh Bridge, 1879 : general view

    Streets and Places
    This 1879 photograph shows a view of the Cavenagh Bridge. Part of the old Fort Fullerton wall can be seen to the left of the bridge. The roof of the newly-built Exchange Building can be seen on the far left. The tower at 19 Collyer Quay can be seen on...
  • Cavenagh Bridge, circa 1919 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph, taken around 1919, is mounted on a board, with handwritten words "Kavanagh Bridge" on the front and "1919" on the back. The photograph shows Cavenagh Bridge, which is named after Sir Lieutenant General William Orfeur Cavenagh, the last Governor of the Straits Settlements (1859 - 1867). It was...
  • Cavenagh Bridge, 1900s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R.
    This photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co., taken between 1900 to 1909, shows a view of the Cavenagh Bridge. There is a handwritten note, "Cavenagh Bridge from Marine Police Station" on the front of the photograph. Built in 1868, the Cavenagh Bridge was named after Sir Lieutenant General William Orfeur...
  • Cavenagh Bridge.221, 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lambert, G. R.
    This 1890s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows Cavenagh Bridge. Built in 1868, the Cavenagh Bridge was named after Sir Lieutenant General William Orfeur Cavenagh, the last Governor of the Straits Settlements (1859 - 1867). It was the last major work of the Indian convicts based in Singapore and...
  • Cavenagh Bridge and Marine Police Headquarters : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph of the Cavenagh Bridge and the Marine Police Headquarters in the background. This picture was taken from the Fullerton building which is across the Marine Police Headquarters and Empress Place (now Asian Civilisation Museum). Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY...
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  • Cavenagh Bridge plate : close-up [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1982 photograph shows a view of the plate that identifies the engineering company which constructed the Cavenagh Bridge, the year the bridge was built and the place where the steel structure was made. Cavenagh Bridge is named after Straits Settlements Governor Sir William Orfeur Cavenagh. The bridge is located...
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  • Cavenagh Bridge, 1960s : general view

    Streets and Places · Cheah, Seng Kee
    This 1960s photograph shows Cavenagh Bridge, which is named after Sir Lieutenant General William Orfeur Cavenagh, the last Governor of the Straits Settlements (1859 - 1867). It was built in 1868 by Indian convicts based in Singapore. Today, it is the oldest bridge across the Singapore River and serves as...
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  • Cavenagh Bridge S.pore in 1894 : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R.
    This is an 1894 G.R. Lambert & Co. photograph of the Cavenagh Bridge (formerly known as the Edinburgh Bridge). The Cavenagh is the oldest bridge across Singapore River. Commercial Square, now known as Raffles Place, is located in the background. Inscribed with "Cavenagh Bridge S.pore" More information can be found...
  • Cavenagh Bridge, 1982 : side view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1982 photograph shows Cavenagh Bridge. Cavenagh Bridge is named after Straits Settlements Governor, Sir William Orfeur Cavenagh. The bridge is located near the Fullerton Hotel. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Cavenagh Bridge, 1890s : general view [4]

    Streets and Places
    This 1890s photograph shows the Cavenagh Bridge on the right, and Government Offices (present-day Asian Civilisations Museum) on the left. Several tongkangs laden with goods are seen in the Singapore River, in the foreground. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
  • Cavenagh Bridge, 1869 : general view

    Streets and Places
    This 1869 photograph of Cavenagh Bridge has an inscription, "Bridge.Singapore" on the front. Cavenagh Bridge was first opened, for foot traffic, in November 1869 and was named after Lieutenant-General Sir Orfeur Cavenagh, who was governor of the Straits Settlements (1859-1867). The name of Jaimie & Wynd can be read on...
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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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  • A man sitting on a bench near Cavenagh Bridge, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a man sitting on a bench beside the Singapore River, near the Cavenagh Bridge. 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.
  • Cavenagh Bridge at dusk : general view [1]

    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.
  • 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.
  • Cavenagh Bridge police notice : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Transportation · Heirwin Mohd Nasir
    This is a view of the Cavenagh Bridge entrance with a police notice placed before it to indicate that the bridge is for pedestrians, not vehicles or animals. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cavenagh Bridge, 2003 : panoramic view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Transportation · Heirwin Mohd Nasir
    This 2003 photograph shows a panoramic view of Cavenagh Bridge across the Singapore river. Originally designed as a drawbridge, it was subsequently found to be suitable only as a fixed structure. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cavenagh Bridge name plate : close-up

    Arts · Streets and Places · Heirwin Mohd Nasir
    This is a close-up view of the Cavenagh Bridge name plate. Hanging under the bridge, it states that the bridge was built in 1869. The side of the bridge, made of circular metal rings painted white, is visible above the name plate. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cavenagh Bridge police notice : close-up [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · M. Ashif Padili
    This is a close-up of the police notice placed at the entrance of Cavenagh Bridge. It is surrounded by a chain and an explanatory note is placed at its base. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cavenagh Bridge, 2003 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Arts · Heirwin Mohd Nasir
    This is a general view of Cavenagh Bridge which was built to allay the inconvenience of crossing the Singapore River by boat. Located near the Fullerton Hotel, Cavenagh Bridge is named after Straits Settlements Governor, Sir William Orfeur Cavenagh. Title devised by Library staff.