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  • Supreme Court, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph shows the exterior view of the old Supreme Court building located at St Andrew's Road. 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.
  • Connaught Drive : general view

    Streets and Places · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph of the road at Connaught Drive. Next to the road is the Esplanade, now the Padang, where the Old Supreme Court is overlooking it towards the right of the photograph. The Singapore Cricket Club is located on the left, next to the Old Supreme Court....
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  • Town Hall and Court House, 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R.
    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...
  • Old Supreme Court, 1960s : general view

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Cheah, Seng Kee
    This 1960s photograph shows the old Supreme Court building located at St Andrew's Road. The building was declared officially open by Sir Shenton Thomas, then governor and commander-in-chief of the Straits Settlements, on 3 August 1939. It was gazetted as a national monument on 14 February 1992. Title devised by...
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  • Court House in the 1860s : general view

    Streets and Places
    This 1860s photograph shows the Court House, at the Esplanade (present day Padang). There is an inscription, "Singapore Town Hall", on the front of the photograph. Designed by G.D. Coleman, the Court House was constructed between 1826 and 1827 as the home of John Argyle Maxwell (a Scottish merchant). However,...
  • Central Police Station and Police Court. 64, in the 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R.
    This 1890s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows the Police Court (right) and Central Police Station (left). Located along South Bridge Road, the French-style Police Court was built in 1885 while the Central Police Station was completed in 1886. The buildings were demolished in 1975 and 1977 respectively. Title...
  • Hock Lam Street leading to Colombo Court, 1977 [2]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows Hock Lam Street, from Hill Street, leading to Colombo Court, which is partially hidden behind the no-entry sign on the right of the photograph. Shophouses that lined the left side of the street are being demolished. Date of creation is estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hock Lam Street leading to Colombo Court, 1977 [1]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows Hock Lam Street, from Hill Street, leading to Colombo Court at North Bridge Road. A partial signage bearing the name "Cortina Departmental Store" can be seen outside the building at the end of the street. Shophouses that are being demolished lined both sides of the street. Date...
  • Old Supreme Court building

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a front view of the former Supreme Court with the Padang in front of the building. It was situated next to the City Hall building. Several cars are parked along the edge of the Padang. Today the former Supreme Court and former City Hall buildings house the...
  • Supreme Court and City Hall buildings, 1963

    Streets and Places · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a view of Supreme Court (left), with its distinctive domed tower and columns and City Hall (right) along St Andrew's Road as viewed from the Padang. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Subordinate Court at Havelock Square : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of the Subordinate Court building at Havelock Square. The octagonal shaped Subordinate Court Complex was built in 1975. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Supreme Court, 1960s : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This is a photograph taken in the 1960s of the former Supreme Court, which was built in 1934. The Supreme Court moved to its new premises in 2005. It gives a general view of the Supreme Court building seen from a distance amidst greenery. The Old Singapore Supreme Court building...
  • City Hall and the new Supreme Court : panoramic view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph shows a view taken from across the Padang along Connaught Drive, featuring the new Supreme Court building and the City Hall. The new Supreme Court is designed by Sir Norman Foster. Title devised by Library staff.
  • New Supreme Court : exterior

    Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph captures both the courts of justice and the keeper of peace. A policeman is seen patrolling the perimeters of the New Supreme Court. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dome of the Supreme Court : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph captures the landmark dome tower of the Old Supreme Court. It also depicts its elegant Corinthian columns and elaborately carved pediment which are features of classical architecture. Title devised by Library staff.
  • City Hall : panoramic view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph captures the panoramic view of the civic district skyline, from left: The new Supreme Court, City Hall, Peninsula Plaza, the spire of St. Andrew's Cathedral and Carlton Hotel. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bronze elephant : side view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    Shown in this photograph is a view of the Dome of Justice of the old Supreme Court, take from an angle from the side of the bronze elephant monument. The bronze elephant was a gift from King Chulalongkorn of Siam (now Thailand) when he visited Singapore in 1871. Title devised...
  • Old Supreme Court, 1939 : close-up

    Arts · Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    Shown in this photograph is a close-up on the Dome of Justice, old Supreme Court building, built by Frank Dorrington Ward in 1939. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Supreme Court, 2004 : exterior

    Streets and Places · M. Ashif Padili
    Photograph is a close up view of the centre upper section of the former Supreme Court Building. The Old Singapore Supreme court building was designed by Frank Dorrington Ward in the classical architecture style. Features the dome and balcony which is supported by Corinthian columns, belonging to the classical orders...
  • Old Supreme Court : exterior [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph captures a framed view of the old Supreme Court, taken from across the Padang. Beside the round dome of the old Supreme Court is the saucer-like dome of the new Supreme Court. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Domes of justice : exterior

    Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    This is a picture of the old Supreme Court, with the saucer-like dome of the new Supreme Court beside it. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Old Supreme Court : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Pang, Gerald
    Shown in this photograph is the old Supreme Court. It sits on the site of the former Hotel de L'Europe. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Old Supreme Court : exterior [3]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph shows the tall ionic columns supporting the old Supreme Court, giving it an image of might and power. Title devised by Library staff.