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  • Johnston's Pier in 1890 : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890 photograph has the handwritten words "No. 22 7052 Lee 1/387. The S'pore volunteer constabulary Drill Hall backs of Post Office & Club & Johnston's Pier. Before the present reclamation of rd was made. 2/520. Drill Hall built 1890. Re-erected on present site 1906. XX11 16. No 3" on...
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  • Johnston's Pier, S'pore 3, in the 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co., taken between 1890 and 1899, shows Johnston's Pier. Johnston's Pier was built in 1855 and named after Alexander Laurie Johnston, the prominent merchant who came to Singapore in 1820. Constructed opposite the premises of A.L. Johnston & Co. that the Scotsman founded, Johnston's...
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  • Marine policeman, 1950s : profile

    Politics and Government · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph illustrating a marine policeman, with a rifle by his side, on duty to protect the rice cargo ship from pirates. In the background from the centre, there is the Union Building followed by the Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank and Fullerton Building (now known as...
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