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  • Keppel Harbour, 1979

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1979 photograph shows a bumboat passing Keppel Harbour. Ships can be seen docking at the harbour. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Forest, at New Harbour, 1863 : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1863 photograph depicts part of the forest scenery, near New Harbour. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from donor.
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  • Entrance to New Harbour in 1890 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Transportation · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890 photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of the entrance to New Harbour, renamed Keppel Harbour in 1900. The shot is taken from Pulau Brani. On the right of the picture is the Peninsula and Oriental (P&O) Wharf. In the background, a few boats can be...
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  • New Harbour, 1863 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Arts · Geography and Travels · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    The 1863 photograph illustrates New Habour, which was later renamed Keppel Habour in 1900. The image was digitised from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from donor.
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  • New Harbour, 1892 : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Arts · Geography and Travels · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a G.R. Lambert & Co. photograph of New Harbour, dated 1892, now known as Keppel Harbour (from 1900s), taken from Mount Faber. In the background, we see the "Dragon's Teeth Gate", which are the two rocky outposts located at the entrance of the harbour. Title devised by Library...
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  • View of the Harbour. 211, mid-1890s : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Transportation · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph was taken in the mid-1890s from the Esplanade looking south across the mouth of the Singapore River. The Exchange Building and the General Post Office can be seen on the right. Informaton contributed by Richard Hale.
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  • Entrance to New Harbour in 1890 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890 photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows the entrance to New Harbour, renamed Keppel Harbour in 1900. The shot is taken from Pulau Brani. On the right of the picture is the Peninsula and Oriental (P&O) Wharf. In the background, a few boats can be seen on the...
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  • M/T Kurau, 1960s : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows M/T Kurau docked at the harbour. Singapore was an important port-of-call in the 1900s. The ship could have been ferrying passengers or carrying cargoes such as tin ores, coffee, pepper, rice, rubber and tobacco. M/T refers to Motor Tanker. Title devised by Library staff. Date of...
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  • S/S Atreus in harbour, 1919 : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1919 photograph of S.S. Atreus at Singapore. The photograph is mounted on a board, with handwritten words "S/S ATREUS SINGAPOR 1919. PILGRIMS. Pilgrims" on the front. She was built in 1911 for the Blue Funnel Line and made many voyages carrying pilgrims on their way to and...
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  • Entrance to New Harbour. 86, in the 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of the entrance to New Harbour. New Harbour was later renamed Keppel Harbour, after 1900. According to 14th century Chinese records, the waterway was once known as longyamen ("Dragon's Tooth Strait") in 14th century Chinese records due to the...
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  • New Harbour, 1863 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Arts · Geography and Travels · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1863 photograph depicts a scene at New Harbour, now known as Keppel Harbour. In the background, we see a part of "Dragon's Teeth Gate" which is the rocky outpost at the harbour's entrance. The image was digitised from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore,...
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  • S/S Pyrrhus in harbour, 1920 : general view

    Economy · Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1920 photograph is mounted on a board, with handwritten words "S/S Pyrrhus Singapore" on the front. This photograph shows S/S Pyrrhus in the harbour. Singapore was an important port-of-call in the 1900s. The ship could have been ferrying passengers or carrying cargoes such as tin ores, coffee, pepper, rice,...
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  • Harbour. 6, in the 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co., taken between 1890 and 1899, shows a harbour. One can see many sampans docked along the harbour while many other boats are docked in the open sea. A group of men, with some cargoes are seen waiting, at the harbour. Title from inscription,...
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  • New Harbour, 1904 : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A G.R. Lambert & Co. 1904 photograph illustrating the channel between New Harbour (now called Keppel Habour) and Pulau Brani in the background. This view was probably taken from Mount Faber. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Scenery at the Harbour. Spore., 1891 : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a G.R. Lambert & Co. 1891 photograph showing a view of the Singapore harbour area, with sampans (small boats) docked at a jetty. The Johnston Pier (completed in 1856) is on the left. Inscribed with "Scenery at the Harbour.Spore." Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • ORION 1919, Singapore

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1919 photograph is mounted on a board, with handwritten words "ORION 1919 Singapore" on the front. This photograph shows Orion in the harbour. Singapore was an important port-of-call in the 1900s. The ship could have been ferrying passengers or carrying cargoes such as tin ores, coffee, pepper, rice, rubber...
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  • Entrance to New Harbour. 86, in the 1880s : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Geography and Travels · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1880s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of the entrance to New Harbour. New Harbour was later renamed Keppel Harbour, after 1900. It was nicknamed "Dragon's Teeth Gate" after it was discovered by Chinese seafarers during the 14th century. The small island in the centre was...
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  • New Harbour, 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph shows the western end of the New Harbour (later renamed as Keppel Harbour), as seen from Mount Faber. The docks can be seen in the middle ground, while plantations and forestation are seen in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated. Information contributed...
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  • Keppel Terminal : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows Keppel Terminal, as seen from 16 Cantonment Close. It is run by Port of Singapore Authority (PSA), which was established on 1st April 1964 to manage the harbour operations of Singapore's ports. Title devised by Library staff.
  • New Year Sea Sports : general view [7]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows Varuna, the Singapore Harbour Board service tug, at the New Year Sea Sports. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. The service tug serves as the regatta’s Committee Boat in the 1920s and 1930s....
  • New Year Sea Sports, 1925 : general view [2]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Transportation · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows various boats at the New Year Sea Sports on 1 January 1925. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. Several buildings can be seen in the background, with the Whiteaways’ building in the middle,...
  • New Year Sea Sports, 1925 : general view [5]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a yacht with a crew of eight taking part in the New Year Sea Sports, on 1 January 1925. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. Several buildings can be seen in the background,...
  • New Year Sea Sports : general view [5]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows four Malay kolehs (kolek) or sailing boats at the New Year Sea Sports. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. Several buildings can be seen in the background, like the Clifford Pier and the...
  • Twakow laden with cargo in Singapore Harbour : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a twakow (barge) laden with cargo in sacks passing by, during the New Year Sea Sports on 1 January 1925. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. The Ocean Building can be seen in...