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  • Singapore River, 1980s : general view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows Read Bridge spanning across the Singapore River, against the backdrop of skyscrapers in the Central Business District. A reflection of these skyscrapers and the surrounding buildings is formed on the clear waters of the Singapore River. Some of these skyscrapers include the OCBC Centre, OUB Centre and...
  • Singapore River, 1977 : aerial view

    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 bumboats lined along the sides of the Singapore River. A bumboat is passing under the Elgin Bridge in the foreground. Major landmarks of the CBD (Central Business District) such as the OCBC Centre and UOB Plaza form the background which is set against...
  • Singapore River, 1977 : night view

    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 bumboats lined along the sides of the Singapore River at night. The Elgin Bridge can be seen in the foreground. Major landmarks of the CBD (Central Business District) such as the OCBC Centre and UOB Plaza form the background which is set against...
  • Singapore River, 1983 : aerial view [3]

    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 the Singapore River, with bumboats neatly moored along its sides. Surrounding the Singapore River are major landmarks of the CBD (Central Business District) such as the OCBC Centre and the UOB Plaza. The large dome tower of the Old Supreme Court Building can...
  • Singapore River, 1960s : aerial view [3]

    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 the Singapore River, with rows of bumboats and shophouses lined along the Boat Quay area. A bumboat laden with goods is moving through the centre of the River. Parts of Fort Canning and the present-day MICA Building can be seen in the background....
  • Singapore River, 1984 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a reflection of prominent landmarks in the CBD (Central Business District) on the Singapore River, framed within the arm of an excavator. A bridge is spanned across the Singapore River. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore River, 1984 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a reflection of prominent landmarks in the CBD (Central Business District) on the Singapore River, framed within the arm of an excavator. A bridge is spanned across the Singapore River. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore River, 1960s : aerial view [4]

    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 the Singapore River, criss-crossed by Cavenagh Bridge and the Anderson Bridge. A partial view of The Fullerton can be seen in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Singapore River, 1978 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows bumboats on the Singapore River. Financial buildings such as the OCBC Centre and UOB Plaza are in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore River, 1983 : aerial view [2]

    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 the Singapore River, with bumboats neatly moored along its sides. Surrounding the Singapore River are major landmarks of the CBD (Central Business District) such as the OCBC Centre and the UOB Plaza. The large dome tower of the Old Supreme Court Building can...
  • Singapore River, 1983 : aerial view [4]

    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 the Singapore River, with bumboats neatly moored along its sides. Surrounding the Singapore River are major landmarks of the CBD (Central Business District) such as the OCBC Centre and The Fullerton. The large dome tower of the Old Supreme Court Building can be...
  • Singapore River, 1978 : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows bumboats on the Singapore River, with financial buildings in the background such as the OCBC Centre and the UOB Plaza set against Singapore's skyline. A bumboat carrying goods is moving along the centre of the river. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore River, 1964 : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows bumboats moored along the sides of the Singapore River, near Boat Quay, in 1964. A lone person is rowing a boat along the centre of the River. The buildings in the background constitute the financial centre of Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore River, 1978 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows bumboats on the Singapore River and financial buildings in the background such as the OCBC Centre and UOB Plaza. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore River, 1964 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows bumboats moored along the sides of the Singapore River, near Boat Quay, in 1964. A bumboat is moving along the centre of the River. The buildings in the background constitute the financial centre of Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore River, 1964 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows bumboats moored along the sides of the Singapore River, near Boat Quay, in 1964. The buildings in the background constitute the financial centre of Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore River, 1960s : aerial view [1]

    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 the Singapore River, with rows of bumboats and shophouses lined along the Boat Quay area. The present-day MICA Building can be seen in the background, situated behind the Elgin Bridge. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Singapore River, 1960s : aerial view [2]

    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 the Singapore River, with rows of bumboats and shophouses lined along the Boat Quay area. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Singapore River, 1978 : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows bumboats on the Singapore River, with financial buildings in the background such as the OCBC Centre and the UOB Plaza set against Singapore's skyline. Bumboats carrying goods are moving along the centre of the river. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore River, 1960s : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the Singapore River, with bumboats moored along its sides. Rows of shophouses line up the Boat Quay area on the right. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Singapore River, 1983 : aerial view [1]

    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 the Singapore River, with bumboats neatly moored along its sides. Surrounding the Singapore River are major landmarks of the CBD (Central Business District). Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore River, 1978 : aerial view

    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 bumboats lined along the sides of the Singapore River. Several bumboats can be seen just before the Elgin Bridge in the foreground. Major landmarks of the CBD (Central Business District) such as the OCBC Centre and the UOB Plaza form the background against...
  • Havelock Road godowns, 1982 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places
    A 1982 photograph showing the rear of the godowns at Havelock Road, facing the Singapore River. Havelock Road was named after General Sir Henry Havelock (1795 - 1857), a hero of the Indian Mutiny who fought in the Afghan and Sikh wars. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Havelock Road godowns, 1982 : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1982 photograph shows the rear of godowns at Havelock Road, as viewed across the Singapore River at Robertson Quay (near Rodyk Street corner). Havelock Road is named after General Sir Henry Havelock (1795 - 1857), who fought in the Afghan and Sikh wars and was one of the commanders...
    Reproduction Available