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  • Drawbridge over Klang River, 1950s

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a drawbridge over Klang River in Klang, Selangor. The collapsed Bailey Bridge is visible behind the drawbridge. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore River at the Boat Quay area, circa 1966-1980 [4]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of bumboats moored on the Singapore River at the Boat Quay area. Shophouses are visible near the river bank. Read Bridge, which spans the Singapore River and links Clarke Quay and South Boat Quay is seen on the left. Housing Development Board flats are visible...
  • Singapore River at the Boat Quay area, circa 1966-1980 [3]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of bumboats moored on the Singapore River at the Boat Quay area. Shophouses are visible near the river bank. Read Bridge, which spans the Singapore River and links Clarke Quay and South Boat Quay is partially visible on the right while a few Housing Development...
  • Singapore River at the Boat Quay area, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of bumboats moored on the Singapore River at the Boat Quay area. Shophouses are visible near the river bank. Read Bridge, which spans the Singapore River and links Clarke Quay and South Boat Quay and Housing Development Board flats are seen in the background. Title...
  • A man sitting on a bench near Cavenagh Bridge, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a man sitting on a bench beside the Singapore River, near the Cavenagh Bridge. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bumboats near Elgin Bridge, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows bumboats along the Singapore River near Elgin Bridge. On the left at the bank, a four-storeyed building stands out among the shophouses and has the signboard "Foong Huang" on its exterior. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bumboats near Elgin Bridge, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows bumboats along the Singapore River near Elgin Bridge. On the left at the bank, a four-storeyed building stands out among the shophouses and has the signboard "Foong Huang" on its exterior. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore River at the Boat Quay area, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows shophouses along the bank of the Singapore River and bumboats are docked at the quay. Read Bridge, which spans the Singapore River and links Clarke Quay and South Boat Quay and Housing Development Board flats are visible in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bumboats on Singapore River, circa 1966-1980

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows some bumboats moored on the Singapore River. Coleman Bridge which spanned over Singapore River is on the far left. In the background, 30-storey UOB Building and 52-storey OCBC Centre is visible. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tower of London and Tower Bridge, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Tower of London and Tower Bridge, postcard". A message in black ink is handwritten on the divided back postcard. Dated "7/12/22", the postcard is written by S. H. to "Miss B. N. Song". The writer writes about spending a pleasant evening having...
  • Tower of London and Tower Bridge, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows the Tower of London and the Tower Bridge. The White Tower with its projecting corner towers and the outer corner walls can be seen in the middle of the image. The twin towers and the high-level walkways of the Tower Bridge can be seen at a distance,...
  • Fullerton Building and Anderson Bridge, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Fullerton Building and Anderson Bridge, postcard". A message in red ink is printed on the back of the postcard, which reads "Wishing you a bright & happy new year. My heart awakes with joy and song to send you greetings true along...
  • Westminster Bridge and St. Thomas' Hospital, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows the Westminster Bridge and the St. Thomas Hospital on the opposite bank of the River Thames in London. Red double-decker buses and pedestrians are seen on the road-and-foot-traffic bridge, in the middle of the image. The bronze sculpture, Boadicea and Her Daughters is seen at one of...
  • Fullerton Building and Anderson Bridge, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows a view of Fullerton Building and Anderson Bridge, as seen from Queen Elizabeth Walk. The steel arches with supporting steel ribs and the rusticated archways of the bridge can be seen in the middle of the picture, with the distinctive façade of the Fullerton Building behind the...
  • Westminster Bridge and St. Thomas' Hospital, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Westminster Bridge and St. Thomas' Hospital, postcard". A message in black ink is handwritten on the divided back postcard. Dated "29/11/22" and numbered "III", the postcard is written to "Miss J. L. Song". The writer writes to seek permission on some changes...
  • Anderson Bridge : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows Anderson Bridge across the Singapore River. The bridge was selected for conservation as part of the Urban Redevelopment Authority's expanded conservation programme on 3 November 2008. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Anderson Bridge, 1973 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This 1973 photograph shows Anderson Bridge spanning the mouth of Singapore River. The bridge was built in 1910 to accommodate Singapore's increasing volume of traffic. Boats plying along the river pass through under the bridge. Photograph donated by Ho Seng Huat and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_424. Title...
  • Anderson Bridge : side view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This 1979 photograph shows Anderson Bridge at the Singapore River. Set against the skyline is the clock tower that bridges Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cavenagh Bridge at dusk : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows Cavenagh Bridge at the Singapore River as night falls. Set against the skyline is UOB Building and OCBC Centre. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cavenagh Bridge at dusk : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows Cavenagh Bridge at the Singapore River as night falls. Set against the skyline is UOB Building and OCBC Centre. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cavenagh Bridge police notice : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Transportation · Heirwin Mohd Nasir
    This is a view of the Cavenagh Bridge entrance with a police notice placed before it to indicate that the bridge is for pedestrians, not vehicles or animals. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Read Bridge, 2003 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Arts · Heirwin Mohd Nasir
    This is a general view of the wide slightly arched, Read Bridge with a row of flowers and street lamps. In the background are restored godowns of Clarke Quay, which have been converted into shops and restaurants. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cavenagh Bridge, 2003 : panoramic view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Transportation · Heirwin Mohd Nasir
    This 2003 photograph shows a panoramic view of Cavenagh Bridge across the Singapore river. Originally designed as a drawbridge, it was subsequently found to be suitable only as a fixed structure. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cavenagh Bridge name plate : close-up

    Arts · Streets and Places · Heirwin Mohd Nasir
    This is a close-up view of the Cavenagh Bridge name plate. Hanging under the bridge, it states that the bridge was built in 1869. The side of the bridge, made of circular metal rings painted white, is visible above the name plate. Title devised by Library staff.