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  • Buildings in city centre : aerial view [3]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a sweeping view of the heart of the city with Chinatown area in the foreground and River Valley area in the background. The city skyline is characterised with modern high-rise buildings and traditional shophouses. Among the skyscrapers are office and residential buildings that extend into the horizon....
  • Tanjong Pagar Container Terminal, 1986 : aerial view [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Transportation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the Ayer Rajar Expressway (AYE) cutting across the Tanjong Pagar Container Terminal and office buildings near Shenton Way. In the background, nearby southern islands dot the ocean as the horizon meets the sky. Container berths and quay cranes can be seen at the port, run by Port...
  • Telok Ayer Market and Shenton Way : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing the rooftop of the Telok Ayer Market, also known as Lau Pa Sat or "Old Market". Its eye-catching octagonal design and clock tower makes this food centre a unique landmark at Raffles Quay. In the background are financial and office buildings at Shenton Way, including...
  • Singapore city skyline, 1970s : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing an aerial view of the Singapore skyline. Pictured near the left, in the foreground, is the Imperial Hotel and the River Valley area. In the background are financial and office buildings. Physical dimensions of original: 10 x 13 cm. Date of creation estimated. Title devised...
  • OCBC Centre, 1970s : side view [3]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the OCBC Centre as seen from a junction along New Bridge Road. Old shophouses on the left stand in contrast to modern commercial and office buildings marking the skyline in the nearby central business district (CBD). Cars are seen passing by a corner shophouse that carries a...
  • Tanjong Pagar Container Terminal, 1986 : aerial view [1]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Transportation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the Ayer Rajar Expressway (AYE) alongside the Tanjong Pagar Container Terminal, with a panoramic view of the horizon in the background. Ships floating in the Singapore waters and nearby southern islands dotting the ocean are set against the skyline. Container berths and quay cranes can be seen...
  • Singapore city skyline, 1970s : aerial view [3]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing an aerial view of the Singapore skyline. Pictured near the left, in the foreground, is the Imperial Hotel and the River Valley area. In the background are financial and office buildings. Physical dimensions of original: 10 x 13 cm. Date of creation estimated. Title devised...
  • Treasury Building : exterior

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This undated picture shows the exterior of the Treasury Building at Anson Road, with the view taken from the ground, and the lens focusing and accentuating the unique shape of the building's structure. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Buildings in city centre : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a sweeping view of the heart of the city with Tanjong Pagar area on the left and Chinatown area on the right. The city skyline is characterised with modern high-rise buildings and traditional shophouses. Among the skyscrapers are office and residential buildings that extend into the horizon....
  • Telok Ayer Market and Shenton Way : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing the rooftop of the Telok Ayer Market, also known as Lau Pa Sat or "Old Market". Its eye-catching octagonal design and clock tower makes this food centre a unique landmark at Raffles Quay. In the background are financial and office buildings at Shenton Way, including...
  • Singapore city skyline, 1970s : aerial view [1]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing an aerial view of the Singapore skyline. Pictured near the left, in the foreground, is the Imperial Hotel and the River Valley area. In the background are financial and office buildings. Physical dimensions of original: 10 x 13 cm. Date of creation estimated. Title devised...
  • OCBC Centre, 1970s : side view [4]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the OCBC Centre as seen from a junction along New Bridge Road. Old shophouses on the left stand in contrast to modern commercial and office buildings marking the skyline in the nearby central business district (CBD). A corner shophouse on the left carries a billboard advertisement for...
  • Shenton Way and Robinson Road, 1970s : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph captures an aerial view of Shenton Way and Robinson Road at Singapore's central business district (CBD). Among the financial and office buildings are Hong Leong Building, UIC Building, DBS Tower and Central Provident Fund (CPF) Building. Physical dimensions of original: 10 x 13 cm. Title devised by Library...
  • Laidlaw building and Bank of China building, 1960s : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows the Whiteaway Laidlaw Building and the Bank of China Building at the mouth of the Singapore River. Whiteaway Laidlaw was a premier department store in the early 20th century. In 1962, Maybank took over the building and renamed it Malayan Bank Chambers. The building was then...
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  • Mansfield/Straits Steamship office staff, 1957 : group photograph

    Economy · Transportation · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1957 photograph has the words "Mansfields/ Straits Steamship Office & Floating staff. LtoR.Back. Nov. 1957 x x x x x victualling x x x x x x " seat Roger Pierson x x x Pat Caldicot Captain Jimmy Harkness x x x " grass x x x x Derek...
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  • Laidlaw building and Bank of China building, 1960s : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows the Whiteaway Laidlaw building and the Bank of China building at the mouth of the Singapore River, from Cavenagh Bridge. Whiteaway Laidlaw was a premier department store in the early 20th century. In 1962, Maybank took over the building and renamed it Malayan Bank Chambers. The...
    Reproduction Available
  • Nedlloyd House, windows : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
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  • Nedlloyd House : side view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1984 photograph shows a side view of Nedlloyd House, located at Finlayson Green. The building name is mounted on the façade, just above the entrance. A traffic light stands just to the right of the entrance. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Denmark House : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1984 photograph shows Denmark House, taken from across the street. The building is located at the corner of Raffles Quay and Telegraph Street, in the Raffles Place area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Nedlloyd House : side view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1984 photograph shows a side view of Nedlloyd House, located at Finlayson Green. The building name is mounted on the façade, just above the entrance. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Jeddah Street no. 8 and 10 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1990 photograph showing houses no. 8 and 10 Jeddah Street. A partial view of the Gateway building can be seen in the background. No longer found in the present-day street directory, Jeddah Street was in the Bugis Street vicinity. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Nedlloyd House, windows : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1984 photograph shows a close-up of Nedlloyd House, located at Finlayson Green. It shows a view of the windows of the building. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Jeddah Street no. 14 : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1990 photograph showing shophouse no. 14 at Jeddah Street amidst a row of shophouses. A partial view of the Gateway building can be seen in the background. No longer found in the present-day street directory, Jeddah Street was in the Bugis Street vicinity. Title devised by Library...
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  • Asia Insurance Building : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1984 photograph shows the Asia Insurance Building, located at the corner of Finlayson Green and Raffles Quay. The roads mentioned are located in the Raffles Place area. Title devised by Library staff.
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