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  • View of buildings along Collyer Quay, 1962

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a view of buildings along Collyer Quay. From left to right are Clifford Pier, Alkaff Arcade, Clifford House, Shell House, Union Building, Hongkong and Shanghai Bank building, Bank of China building, and the General Post Office. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Raffles Lighthouse, mid-1970s

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph shows a wide view of the Raffles Lighthouse taken from the shore between 1974 and 1976. It shows the lighthouse situated on a tiny island surrounded by coconut trees, and a long pier leads from the lighthouse to the sea. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Collyer Quay, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of the waterfront at Collyer Quay, taken from the sea between 1974 and 1976. The photograph shows Clifford Pier with the Shell House behind it and the revolving Red Lantern on the left while the now demolished Alkaff Arcade is seen in front of it....
  • Kusu Island, mid-1970s

    Geography and Travels
    This photograph shows a wide view of the shores of Kusu Island, taken from the sea between 1974 and 1976. It captures the pier for landing, and white pitched-roof huts on the beach. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Large vessels at sea with a view of Clifford Pier, circa 1966-1980

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of Chinese junks and other large shipping vessels at sea. Clifford Pier and other landmark buildings such as Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall clock tower is faintly visible in the background (right). Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore Harbour, 1970s

    Streets and Places · Chin, LY
    This is a photograph taken probably from Esplanade Park. It shows a view of Singapore Harbour with Clifford Pier in the centre of the photograph at the far end and City Hall to its right. Situated on Collyer Quay at the mouth of the Singapore River, Clifford Pier was built...
  • Clifford Pier at night, 1965

    Streets and Places · Arts · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a night view of the interior of the covered Clifford Pier, with its large multiple steel arches. Clifford Pier was built between 1927 and 1933 to replace Johnston's Pier. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Collyer Quay, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a general view of the street and buildings at Collyer Quay. Motor vehicles can be seen travelling on the street. Clifford Pier is visible on the far left. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore harbour and Clifford Pier, 1965

    Streets and Places · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows an aerial view of the Singapore harbour and Clifford Pier. Situated on Collyer Quay at the mouth of the Singapore River, Clifford Pier was built between 1927 and 1933. Supreme Court, with its distinctive domed tower and columns, City Hall, St. Andrew's Cathedral, and the Padang (right)...
  • Clifford Pier, circa 1966 : side view

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Punter, James M.
    The photograph shows a side view of the Clifford Pier, which is an embarkation and disembarkation pier located on Collyer Quay. The photograph was probably taken in 1966 or 1967. Boats at the pier and the arches of the pier can be seen in the picture. During the pre-air travel...
  • Pier : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1981 photograph shows a pier on the Johor Strait. Several sailing boats can be seen and the land mass in the background is actually Johor, Malaysia. The photographer's notes state that this is a pier at Y Marina, in the vicinity of Tanjong Irau. These places no longer exist...
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  • Pulau Kusu, 1979

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Transportation · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1979 photograph taken most probably from Singapore main island, shows Pulau Kusu at a far distance. A ferry can be seen leaving the pier. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Li Lihua at Clifford Pier, 1956 : two people [2]

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Transportation
    This 1956 photograph is a profile view of actress Li Lihua at Clifford Pier, an embarkation and disembarkation pier located on Collyer Quay. The actress dressed in samfoo, is standing with her hands placed on a young girl's shoulders. Boats at the pier and the arches of the pier are...
  • Clifford Pier, 1960s : aerial view [3]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of Clifford Pier, with bumboats and ships anchored around the Marina Bay area. At night, the carpark outside the entrance of the Pier served as a hawker centre and was popular with musicians and night birds who stayed up late. The carpark was eventually...
  • Li Lihua at Clifford Pier, 1956 : two people [1]

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Transportation
    This is a 1956 photograph of actress Li Lihua at Clifford Pier, which is an embarkation and disembarkation pier located on Collyer Quay. The actress dressed in samfoo, is next to actor, Yan Jun who is carrying a suitcase. Boats at the pier and the arches of the pier are...
  • Boats docked near Clifford Pier, 1970s : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    Bumboats, synonymous with the growth and development of Singapore, are docked near Clifford Pier. During the pre-air travel era and after, bumboats served passengers who commuted between ships anchored out at sea and the Singapore mainland. Donated by Mary Lim, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. Title devised by...
  • Clifford Pier, 2004 : interior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Transportation · M. Ashif Padili
    This 2004 photograph is a wide-angled view of the interior of Clifford Pier with its multiple large, arched beams supporting the roof. The beams are made of steel and are whitewashed. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Clifford Pier, 1960s : aerial view [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of Clifford Pier, with bumboats and ships anchored around the Marina Bay area. At night, the carpark outside the entrance of the Pier served as a hawker centre and was popular with musicians and night birds who stayed up late. The carpark was eventually...
  • Clifford Pier, seen from the top of General Post Office : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a black and white, aerial view photograph of Clifford Pier, taken from the top of General Post Office. Many boats can be seen moored at the pier, as well as ships further away in the surrounding water. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Clifford Pier, 1960s : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of Clifford Pier, with bumboats and ships anchored around the Marina Bay area. At night, the carpark outside the entrance of the Pier served as a hawker centre and was popular with musicians and night birds who stayed up late. The carpark was eventually...
  • Clifford Pier entrance, 2004 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Transportation · M. Ashif Padili
    This 2004 photograph shows the front view of Clifford Pier with its concrete arched entrance with a large rectangular overhanging ledge. There are some decorative features on the surface of the walls. The Singapore flag is mounted on a short pole on the apex. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Clifford Pier, 2006 : close-up

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This 2006 photograph shows a close-up view of the covered Clifford Pier with its multiple large arched beams supporting the roof. The beams are made of steel and are whitewashed. It was built in 1933 to replace Johnston's Pier. Photograph donated by Delicia Tan and displayed at Heritage Roadshow 2007....
  • Clifford Pier, 1974 : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This is a 1974 photograph of boats docking at Clifford Pier. An embarkation and disembarkation pier, it was once a busy landing and departure point after its opening. During the pre-air travel era and after, it served passengers commuting between ships anchored out at sea and the Singapore mainland. For...
  • Man posing at Clifford Pier, 1968 : full-length portrait

    Streets and Places · Arts · Personalities · Transportation
    This is a photograph of a man leaning against a railing at Clifford Pier. In the background are the embarkation and disembarkation points, located beside Collyer Quay within the Downtown Core of the central region of Singapore. It was built to replace Johnston's Pier. Clifford Pier ceased operations on 1...