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  • Queen Elizabeth Walk, 1960s : general view

    Streets and Places · Cheah, Seng Kee
    This 1960s photograph shows Queen Elizabeth Walk. In 1922, the reclaimed land along the Esplanade was called the Esplanade Park, where famous monuments stood, including the Cenotaph, the Lim Bo Seng Memorial and the Tan Kim Seng Fountain. On 30 May 1953 (Coronation Day), the Esplanade Park was renamed Queen...
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  • Orchard Road, 217, 1870s : general view

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R.
    This 1870s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of Orchard Road. This road began as a country lane lined with bamboo hedge and shrubbery. It is believed that the road got its name from the nutmeg, pepper and fruit orchards that used to lie on both sides...
  • View from Fullerton Building : panoramic view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph of the view of the buildings surrounding the Esplanade (now the Padang) taken from on top of the Fullerton building. From the left is the Victoria Memorial Hall (now Victoria Concert Hall) where the Dalhousie Obelisk is in front of it. Next to it is...
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