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  • 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...
  • 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...