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  • Singapore waterfront, 1953

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows small vessels plying the edge of Singapore waters next to the city centre. Commercial buildings and a busy vehicle traffic are separated from the waters by a sea wall. A few sampans including one carrying three passengers can also be seen. This photograph was taken with a...
  • Bumboats along Singapore River

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photographs shows a number of bumboats on the banks of the Singapore River. Waterfront buildings rise above the banks including one which is under construction, and street vendors' tents are seen perching above the banks. G H Cafe, a popular breakfast and lunch hangout at Battery Road, is also...
  • Collyer Quay waterfront, 1953

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of the Collyer Quay waterfront. Sampans and boats ply the waters behind the seawall, while on ground, commercial buildings such as the Ocean Building and the Alkaff Arcade stand in front of busy roads. This photograph was taken with a Roflex in February 1953....