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  • Chulia Street, 1970s : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This 1970s photograph shows roads and buildings in the Chulia Street area (near present day Raffles Place). Several landmark locations and buildings, such as the Padang, the Civilian War Memorial, and OCBC Centre, are visible in the far distance. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Victoria Theatre and Victoria Memorial Hall : night view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph of the Victoria Theatre (formerly known as Town Hall) and Victoria Memorial Hall (renamed as the Victoria Concert Hall in 1980), taken at night from under an arch on the Anderson Bridge. The lights illuminate the complex of theatre, concert hall and clock tower against the...
  • The Cenotaph : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the Cenotaph, which is located at Esplanade Park along Connaught Drive. The war memorial was built in memory of the soldiers in Singapore who lost their lives during World War I and World War II. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Victoria Theatre and Victoria Memorial Hall : general view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph of the Victoria Theatre (formerly known as Town Hall) and Victoria Memorial Hall (renamed as Victoria Concert Hall in 1980) was taken from across the road at the Padang. Victoria Memorial Hall and the distinctive clock tower are seen, while Victoria Theatre is partially hidden by palm trees....
  • Supreme Court and City Hall : side view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a slide of the former City Hall and Supreme Court. The view depicted is of both buildings at the side of St Andrews’s Road a little to the left. Both City Hall and the Supreme Court were gazetted as national monuments in February 1992. A busy St Andrew’s...
  • City Hall : night view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph of City Hall at night, taken from across the Padang. It shows the front exterior of the building lit up. The City Hall building is architecturally noteworthy for its Corinthian columns. Historically, it was the site of the Japanese surrender in 1945 and declaration of Singapore's...