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  • View of Boat Quay and vicinity from Fort Canning Hill, 1960s [3]

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a view of Boat Quay, the Outram area and Pearl's Hill, from Fort Canning, the Singapore river and the surrounding buildings. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View of Boat Quay and vicinity from Fort Canning Hill, 1960s [1]

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a view of Boat Quay and its vicinity. Taken from Fort Canning Hill, the photograph captures a view of the Singapore river and the surrounding buildings. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Aerial view of Cavenagh Bridge, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This aerial photograph shows a partial view of Cavenagh Bridge over the Singapore river. Ahead of the bridge is Dalhousie Obelisk and Victoria Memorial Hall with its prominent clock tower. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View of Boat Quay and vicinity from Fort Canning Hill, 1960s [2]

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a view of Boat Quay and its vicinity. Taken from Fort Canning Hill, the photograph captures a view of the Singapore river and the surrounding buildings. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Merlion, mid-1970s

    Arts · Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows the side view of the Merlion statue, a half beast, half fish mythical creature, at the mouth of the Singapore River. Lighters and ships can be seen on the waters. The statue was relocated in 2002. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bumboats on the Singapore River, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows bumboats berthing at the Singapore River, in the vicinity of Boat Quay, with shophouses in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Queen Elizabeth Walk, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows the view of the seaside promenade, Queen Elizabeth Walk, at the Esplanade Park. A lighter carrying goods can be seen entering the mouth of the Singapore River. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore aerial view [1 of 4] : aerial view of Boat Quay area, circa 1969

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows an aerial view of Boat Quay area and its surroundings. Title devised by Library staff.
  • A bumboat cruising along the Singapore River, against the backdrop of the Singapore skyline and highrise buildings

    Economy · Streets and Places · Transportation · Organisations · Pang, Gerald
    This is a picture of a bumboat cruising along the Singapore river, with partial views of the Swissotel The Stamford, formerly the Westin Stamford Hotel and the National Library building on the left the Shaw Brothers building is on the on the extreme right, wth Parkview Square. Title devised by...
  • Sampans and bumboats along Boat Quay, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a man with a straw hat on board working in the sampan. Beside his sampan, two other sampans and a small bumboat are tied to each other near the river bank. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore River at the Boat Quay area, circa 1966-1980 [4]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of bumboats moored on the Singapore River at the Boat Quay area. Shophouses are visible near the river bank. Read Bridge, which spans the Singapore River and links Clarke Quay and South Boat Quay is seen on the left. Housing Development Board flats are visible...
  • Busy scene at Boat Quay, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a busy scene at Boat Quay, along the Singapore River. There are a number of lorries and cranes used to move sacks from the lorries. The tide is low and a few men are seen directing the work while others looked on. Behind them are large warehouses....
  • Bumboats along Boat Quay, circa 1966-1980 [17]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows some bumboats docked along the Singapore River. Four men can be seen working on the bumboats in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boat Quay near Four Seas Communications Bank Ltd, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows some bumboats docked along the Singapore River near Four Seas Communications Bank (building partially visible on the right). Rows of shophouses lined the bank while new buildings that are under construction visible in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shophouses along the Singapore River near Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows wooden-framed stilt huts and shacks lining the edge of the Singapore River. Rows of shophouses are visible behind them while the Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall clock tower can be seen in the background on the left of the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View of Singapore River near The Chartered Bank, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a view of bumboats on the Singapore River at the Boat Quay area. The Chartered Bank building is visible on the left while Asia Insurance Building towers in the background on the right of the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore River at the Boat Quay area, circa 1966-1980 [3]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of bumboats moored on the Singapore River at the Boat Quay area. Shophouses are visible near the river bank. Read Bridge, which spans the Singapore River and links Clarke Quay and South Boat Quay is partially visible on the right while a few Housing Development...
  • Singapore River at the Boat Quay area, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of bumboats moored on the Singapore River at the Boat Quay area. Shophouses are visible near the river bank. Read Bridge, which spans the Singapore River and links Clarke Quay and South Boat Quay and Housing Development Board flats are seen in the background. Title...
  • A man sitting on a bench near Cavenagh Bridge, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a man sitting on a bench beside the Singapore River, near the Cavenagh Bridge. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bumboats along Boat Quay at low tide, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows bumboats along the Singapore River at low tide. Small kampung-styled houses and small huts dotted the bank with two- and three-storey shophouses lined behind them. In the background, DBS Tower (also known as DBS Building) and the former CPF Building visible against the skyline. Title devised by...
  • Bumboats near Elgin Bridge, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows bumboats along the Singapore River near Elgin Bridge. On the left at the bank, a four-storeyed building stands out among the shophouses and has the signboard "Foong Huang" on its exterior. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bumboats near Elgin Bridge, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows bumboats along the Singapore River near Elgin Bridge. On the left at the bank, a four-storeyed building stands out among the shophouses and has the signboard "Foong Huang" on its exterior. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bumboats at Singapore River near Elgin Bridge, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a view of bumboats moored on the Singapore River at the Boat Quay area near Elgin Bridge. The former Hill Street Police Station is visible behind the bridge and a few more buildings beyond at Fort Canning on the left. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Scene at Boat Quay, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Economy
    This photograph shows a row of shophouses along the bank of the Singapore River with some bumboats docked by the quay. Cars are seen parked along the front of the shophouses and children crowded around a street vendor. Title devised by Library staff.