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  • City Hall in the 1960s : night view [2]

    Streets and Places · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows City Hall at St Andrew's Road. It was completed in 1929 and was originally named the Municipal Building. It was renamed City Hall in 1951 and served the City Council until 1963, after which it housed several public administrative departments including the Prime Minister's Office and...
    Reproduction Available
  • City Hall in the 1960s : exterior

    Streets and Places · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows City Hall at St Andrew's Road. It was completed in 1929 and was originally named the Municipal Building. It was renamed City Hall in 1951 and served the City Council until 1963, after which it housed several public administrative departments including the Prime Minister's Office and...
    Reproduction Available
  • Town Hall and Court House, 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph shows a view of the Town Hall (left) and the Court House, near the Esplanade (present day Padang). Built in 1862, the Town Hall was designed by John Bennett (the Municipal Engineer). This building has a theatre on the ground floor, offices and meeting rooms on the...
  • Town Hall, 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph shows a view of the Town Hall. Designed by John Bennett (the municipal engineer), the Town Hall was completed in 1862. This building has a theatre on the ground floor, offices and meeting rooms on the second. This Town Hall was later renamed Victoria Theatre in 1905...
  • City Hall in the 1960s : night view [3]

    Streets and Places · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows City Hall at St Andrew's Road. It was completed in 1929 and was originally named the Municipal Building. It was renamed City Hall in 1951 and served the City Council until 1963, after which it housed several public administrative departments including the Prime Minister's Office and...
    Reproduction Available
  • City Hall in the 1960s : night view [1]

    Streets and Places · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows City Hall at St Andrew's Road. It was completed in 1929 and was originally named the Municipal Building. It was renamed City Hall in 1951 and served the City Council until 1963, after which it housed several public administrative departments including the Prime Minister's Office and...
    Reproduction Available
  • Elephant memorial in front of Town Hall in the 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph shows a view of the Elephant Statue, in front of Town Hall. There are handwritten notes, "Memorial of King of Thailand to Singapore. in front of Town Hall", on the front of the photograph. This statue was a gift from King Chulalongkorn, expressing his gratitude for the...
  • Horse and carriage, in front of the Town Hall, 1863 : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Nature and Environment · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1863 photograph depicts a horse carriage of a British man parked in front of the Town Hall. The Town Hall is now known as the Victoria Concert Hall (since 1905). The image was digitised from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information...
  • Town Hall, 1870s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1870s photograph shows the Town Hall, designed by John Bennett (the municipal engineer). There is an incorrectly identified building name, "Court House, Singapore" (written in pencil), on the front of the photograph. Completed in 1862, the Town Hall has a theatre on the ground floor, offices and meeting rooms...
  • View of City Hall and vicinity from Fort Canning Hill, 1960s [1]

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows City Hall and its vicinity. Taken from Fort Canning Hill, the photograph captures a view of City Hall, Supreme Court, Victoria Memorial Hall, General Post Office, and Boat Quay. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View of City Hall and vicinity from Fort Canning Hill, 1960s [2]

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows City Hall and its vicinity. Taken from Fort Canning Hill, the photograph captures a view of City Hall, St. Andrew's Cathedral, Supreme Court, Victoria Memorial Hall, General Post Office, and Boat Quay. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Supreme Court and City Hall, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a general view of the old Supreme Court building (left) and the City Hall building from across the Padang. Title devised by Library staff.
  • City Hall, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the exterior view of the City Hall building from across the Padang. Title devised by Library staff.
  • City Hall : exterior [1]

    Streets and Places · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2008 photograph shows the exterior of City Hall. Glass windows and two lamp posts can be seen in the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • City Hall : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2008 photograph shows one of the corridors at the top floor of City Hall. Title devised by Library staff.
  • City Hall : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2008 photograph shows a corridor on the ground floor of City Hall. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Teratoma II War of the Worlds 2008, installation : general view [1]

    Arts · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2008 photograph shows a site specific installation of fibreglass and steel, from Leeroy New (Philippines) entitled “Teratoma II War of the Worlds 2008.” The installation interrupts the site of City Hall's courtyard with its bulbous protrusions. Bulges appear to grow out of the wall giving the impression of a...
  • City Hall : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2008 photograph shows the exterior of City Hall. Glass windows can be seen in the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • City Hall : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2008 photograph shows the corridors at the upper floors of City Hall. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Teratoma II War of the Worlds 2008, installation : general view [2]

    Arts · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2008 photograph shows a site specific installation of fibreglass and steel, from Leeroy New (Philippines) entitled “Teratoma II War of the Worlds 2008.” The installation interrupts the site of City Hall's courtyard with its bulbous protrusions. Bulges appear to grow out of the wall giving the impression of a...
  • City Hall, Merdeka Day, 1960s : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Politics and Government
    This photograph shows the steps of the City Hall decorated for the Malaysia Week celebrations. Hanging from the Corinthian columns of this stately building is a large banner bearing a map of Singapore and Malaysia, with the word "Merdeka". Donated by S. Zahra Aljunied, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow...
  • Child on a bicycle in front of City Hall, 1965 : general view

    Geography and Travels · Events · Streets and Places
    This 1965 photograph shows a child seated on a bicycle in the Padang. Shown in the background of this picture is a general view of City Hall, decorated with billboards to celebrate Singapore's first National Day in 1965. A handwritten caption in Chinese (roughly translated into English as "Singapore separates...
  • City Hall : night view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph of City Hall at night, taken from across the Padang. It shows the front exterior of the building lit up. The City Hall building is architecturally noteworthy for its Corinthian columns. Historically, it was the site of the Japanese surrender in 1945 and declaration of Singapore's...
  • City Hall

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows an internal view of the former City Hall, now part of the National Gallery Singapore. On the floor of a lower level in the building is a piece of stone laid by Sir Thomas Shenton Whitelegge Thomas, the Governor, Commissioner and Chief of the Straits Settlement. This...