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  • Battery Road.197, in the 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co., taken between 1891 and 1895, shows a view of Battery Road. Being one of the main roads of the city, Battery Road served as the link between Raffles Place, the General Post Office and Cavenagh Bridge. Title from inscription, on front of photograph....
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  • Hotel de l'Europe and High St. S'pore 16, in 1890 : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890 photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of Hotel de l'Europe and High Street. High Street was one of the earliest streets in Singapore to be laid out. Hotel de l'Europe, established in 1857, was located on the same site as both Gaston Dutronquoy’s London Hotel...
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  • Telok Ayer, 1870s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1870s photograph shows a view of Japan Street leading to Amoy Street. Japan Street was renamed Boon Tat Street after the Second World War. The Nagore Dargah Shrine on Telok Ayer Street is on the left of the photograph. The hill at the back was originally known as Scott's...
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  • Hotel de l' Europe and High Street, 1890 : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890 photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of Hotel de l'Europe and High Street. High Street was one of the earliest streets in Singapore to be laid out. Hotel de l'Europe, established in 1857, was located on the same site as both Gaston Dutronquoy’s London Hotel...
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  • Telok Ayer, 1870 : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1870 photograph shows a view of Telok Ayer and Telok Ayer Bay, an area set aside by Stamford Raffles for the Chinese community in 1822. Between 1878 and 1885, the government levelled the hills along the coast, including Mount Wallich for the reclamation. Title devised by Library staff. Date...
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  • View of Telok Ayer and Amoy Street, 1870 : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1870 photograph shows a view of Telok Ayer Bay and Amoy Street. Telok Ayer Bay was an area set aside by Stamford Raffles for the Chinese community in 1822. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
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  • Raffles Hotel, 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1891 photograph from G. R. Lambert & Co shows an early view of the Raffles Hotel after the completion of the two wings in July 1890 but before the acquisition of the lease of 3 Beach Road, the demolition of the bungalow on it and the construction of the...
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  • Boat Quai, Singapore, 1893 : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a photograph of Boat Quay (spelt as Quai) with sampans, bumboats and lighters berthed on both sides of the Singapore River, as well as floating in the river. It was taken by G.R. Lambert & Co. in 1893. Rows of shophouses can be seen on the left side...
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  • 291. High Street in the 1900s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1900s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co., shows a view of High Street. It was the first street built in Singapore, and was constructed in 1821 by manual convict labourers. This street was once a trading ground for Northern Indian settlers such as Sindhis and Sikhs who ran their...
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  • Raffles Square, 1890s : general view

    Economy · Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of Raffles Square. John Little's building can be seen on the left side of the photograph. Founded in 1845, John Little was Singapore's oldest department store. It was also the first European store to offer imported cookies and musical...
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