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  • Sea View Hotel, Tanjong Katong, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This coloured postcard features a photograph showing Sea View Hotel at Tanjong Katong, Singapore. It is behind tall coconut trees in the foreground. This card has a divided back. Date of creation estimated.
  • Singapore, Raffles Hotel

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This image shows the front and back of a black-and-white postcard. It features a panoramic view of Raffles Hotel, a luxury hotel in Singapore. Seen here is the three-storey main building, with its two-storey wing on the right. On the divided back, "Nr. 32" is printed on the left. Date...
  • Singapore, Recreation Hotel, Serangoon Road

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of a scenery of a hotel in Serangoon Road. It shows a sprawling building located amongst a cluster of trees. The building stands on a low hill. At the bottom of the hill stand two men on the road. The...
  • Koyokan, Tanjong Katong, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Economy
    A black and white photograph of the Koyokan Hotel in Tanjong Katong, a Japanese establishment ran by a Junso Ito in 1922. The single-storey villa-styled lodging is surrounded by the Katong beach. More than a handful of local boys are enjoying a swim around the hotel. The hotel appeared to...
  • Europe Hotel, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This shows the front and back of a black-and-white picture postcard with a photograph of Europe Hotel. It is a colonial-style building with four storeys.
  • Market scene, Singapore

    Economy
    This shows the front of a coloured picture postcard with a photograph of a busy scene at the Orchard Road Market. The photograph features people buying fresh goods from straw baskets. The market, built in 189, was popular for selling fresh products. However, it was later torn down in 1982...
  • Lobby of The Westin Plaza : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the hotel lobby of The Westin Plaza (renamed first to Raffles The Plaza, then to Fairmont Singapore), which is part of the then newly built Raffles City. Hotel staff behind the counter are seen attending to hotel guests on the left, while unused armchairs and sofas fill...
  • Entrance to The Westin Plaza : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph of the porch of The Westin Plaza (renamed first to Raffles The Plaza, then to Fairmont Singapore). It is part of the then, newly built Raffles City. The logo of The Westin Plaza can be seen on the left. Meanwhile, a porter awaits hotel guests. Title...
  • Entrance to The Westin Stamford : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph, taken across the street, shows the external façade of The Westin Stamford (now known as Swissotel The Stamford), which is part of the then, newly built Raffles City. Cars are seen lined outside the entrance which has a colossal skylight. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation...
  • Grange Hotel, 1904 : exterior [4]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph, showing the old Grange Hotel, dated 1904, on Stamford Road. The hotel is not found in the present day street directory. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • 245. Hotel de la Paix in the 1880s : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph, taken between 1880 and 1889 from G.R. Lambert & Co., shows a view of Hotel de la Paix. Established in 1865, Hotel de la Paix was one of the earliest hotels to be set up in Singapore. Date of creation estimated.
  • Grange Hotel, 1904 : exterior [5]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph, showing the old Grange Hotel, dated 1904, on Stamford Road. The hotel is not found in the present day street directory. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Amber Road no. 40, Kim Sun Hotel : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting Kim San Hotel at no. 40 Amber Road. The two-storey building stands behind a stone wall and has a columned front porch. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Grange Hotel, 1904 : exterior [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph, showing the old Grange Hotel, dated 1904, on Stamford Road. The hotel is not found in the present day street directory. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Meng Yew Hotel at no. 488 Geylang Road : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph depicts Meng Yew Hotel at no. 488 Geylang Road (next to Lorong 26 Geylang). The hotel is still in operation as at October 2010. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Grange Hotel, 1904 : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph, showing the old Grange Hotel, dated 1904, on Stamford Road. The hotel is not found in the present day street directory. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Grange Hotel, 1904 : exterior [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph, showing the old Grange Hotel, dated 1904, on Stamford Road. The hotel is not found in the present day street directory. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Raffles Hotel, 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1891 photograph from G. R. Lambert & Co shows an early view of the Raffles Hotel after the completion of the two wings in July 1890 but before the acquisition of the lease of 3 Beach Road, the demolition of the bungalow on it and the construction of the...
  • Meng Yew Hotel at no. 488 Geylang Road : side view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph depicts a side view of Meng Yew Hotel at no. 488 Geylang Road (next to Lorong 26 Geylang). The hotel is still in operation as at October 2010. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Hotel De l'Europe, 1896 : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a G.R. Lambert & Co. photograph, taken in 1896, of the Hotel De l'Europe located near the Esplanade, now known as the Padang. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Great Southern Hotel, 1990 : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1990 photograph showing the old Great Southern Hotel, also known as Nam Tin Hotel, located at Eu Tong Sen Street. The boutique hotel operated from 1936 to 1994. The building was gazetted for conservation and it is now known as Yue Hwa Building, housing the Yue Hwa...
    Reproduction Available
  • Jalan Besar building, between Mayo Street and Sungei Road : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1986 photograph shows a five-storey building at Jalan Besar (between Mayo Street and Sungei Road). Several businesses occupy the building including a hotel. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Great Southern Hotel, 1990 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1990 photograph showing the old Great Southern Hotel, also known as Nam Tin Hotel, located at Eu Tong Sen Street. The boutique hotel operated from 1936 to 1994. The building was gazetted for conservation and it is now known as Yue Hwa Building, housing the Yue Hwa...
    Reproduction Available
  • Hoe Pin Hotel, 1984 : general view

    Economy · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1984 photograph shows the Hoe Pin Hotel, located at no. 88 Owen Road. It is a two-storey building, with its name printed on the exterior of the hotel. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available