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  • St. Andrew’s Cathedral : group photograph

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a group photograph taken within the cathedral. It is most probably of the cathedral choir, after Choirmaster Edwin Brown recruited ladies as choir members. A notice titled "St. Andrew’s Cathedral Clothing Shop" is seen on the notice board in...
  • Kampong house : general view

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a traditional Malay kampong house on stilts, with a timber frame, attap roof and walls. The house is surrounded by coconut palms and other types of forestation. The people living in the house can be seen at the...
  • Man posing in front of St. Andrew's Cathedral

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. The picture is in an album marked ‘pre 1914’, and it shows a Chinese man standing barefoot by the St. Andrew's Cathedral. He is dressed in a long-sleeved jacket with knot buttons and light-coloured trousers. No date of creation provided. Title...
  • Kampong houses : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows several kampong houses on stilts. A Malay, his wife and two children are standing at one of the houses, in the foreground. A young European girl is standing in front of the adjacent house, in the middle ground....
  • Indian family by gate of compound : group photograph

    Heritage and Culture · Geography and Travels · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows an Indian family, consisting of father, mother and two children, posing for a group photograph. They are standing barefoot at the tall gate of their housing compound, dressed in traditional attire. No date of creation provided. Title devised...
  • People at a side alley

    Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows three people in a side alley, with two of them engaged in a conversation. A man wearing a long dark beard and a traditional cap is seated on the ground, with a pile of what appears to be...
  • Bidadari Cemetery, 1940s : general view

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a 1940s photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a general view of the Christian section of Bidadari Cemetery, with graves in the foreground and the Protestant Chapel in the distance on the right. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard...
  • Porters on board a ship

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a 1930s photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows several porters standing together in a group onboard ship, awaiting orders. The ship is probably docked at Port Said, or at Bombay. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.