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  • Marina Bay waterfront, 1976 : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the Marina Bay waterfront, set against the city skyline of Singapore. Financial and office buildings of the CBD (Central Business District) are pictured across the photograph. The DBS (Development Bank of Singapore) Tower is seen on the left of the photograph. The Hong Leong Finance Building and...
  • Marina Bay waterfront : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the Marina Bay waterfront, set against the city skyline of Singapore. Financial and office buildings of the Central Business District (CBD) are pictured across the photograph. The Hong Leong Finance Building and the Asia Insurance Building (now known as Ascott Singapore Raffles Place) are pictured at the...
  • Singapore waterfront, 1960 : panoramic view [1]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of Singapore's waterfront from the Marina Bay area. Major landmarks along Collyer Quay can be seen across the photograph. The Asia Insurance Building (now known as Ascott Singapore Raffles Place), Ocean Building and Clifford Pier are on the left side of the photograph. The...
  • Singapore waterfront, 1960 : panoramic view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of Singapore's waterfront from the Marina Bay area. Major landmarks along Collyer Quay are in the background. The Asia Insurance Building (now known as Ascott Singapore Raffles Place), Ocean Building and Clifford Pier are on the left. The Maritime Building (now replaced by Tung...
  • Asia Insurance Building, 1956 : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the Asia Insurance Building, as seen from the Marina Bay waterfront. Designed by Ng Keng Siang, it was the tallest building in Singapore when it was built in 1954. The Asia Insurance Building was renamed as Ascott Singapore Raffles Place in November 2008 after it was redeveloped...
  • Singapore waterfront, 1977 : night view [1]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the night view of Singapore's waterfront from the Marina Bay area. Prominent landmarks along Collyer Quay can be seen in the background. Clifford Pier, Shell Building and Change Alley Aerial Plaza (with its revolving tower) are on the left. The OCBC Centre towers over the surrounding areas...
  • Singapore waterfront, 1977 : night view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the night view of Singapore's waterfront from the Marina Bay area. Prominent landmarks along Collyer Quay can be seen in the background. On the left stands the Hong Leong Finance Building and the Asia Insurance Building. The Ocean Building, Change Alley Aerial Plaza (with its revolving tower)...
  • Ocean Building, from Clifford Pier, 1950 : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1950s photograph showing the demolished second Ocean Building (completed 1923), in Collyer Quay and surrounding buildings taken from Clifford Pier. Several boats can be seen in the water. There have been four Ocean Buildings constructed in 1866, 1923, 1974 and 2010. It is now called the Ocean Financial Centre...
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  • Clifford Pier from Fullerton Building : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of Clifford Pier located at Collyer Quay. Clifford Pier has ceased operations, to be replaced by a two-storey pier at Marina South in order to market Marina Bay as a residential and commercial centre. This photograph was taken from Fullerton Building and many steamships are...
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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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  • Johnston's Pier, S'pore 4, in 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows Johnston's Pier at Collyer Quay. Built in 1855, Johnston's Pier was named after Alexander Johnston, a doyen of the European mercantile community who founded the firm A.C. Johnston & Co. Gharries, or horse-drawn carriages, could be spotted along the pier, but...
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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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  • Chinese Swimming Club, sea view : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Organisations · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 or 1967 photograph [photographer's notes] shows a section of the Chinese Swimming Club, located at Amber Road, and the surrounding sea area. Along the shoreline near the structure, several people can be seen, bending over, probably looking for shellfish or crabs. The Chinese Swimming Club was founded in...
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  • Chinese Swimming Club, sea view : general view [5]

    Streets and Places · Organisations · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 or 1967 photograph [photographer's notes] shows a section of the Chinese Swimming Club, located at Amber Road, and the surrounding sea area. The Chinese Swimming Club was founded in 1905 as the Chinese answer to the Europeans-only Singapore Swimming Club. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Chinese Swimming Club, sea view : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Organisations · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 or 1967 photograph [photographer's notes] shows a section of the Chinese Swimming Club, located at Amber Road, and the surrounding sea area. The Chinese Swimming Club was founded in 1905 as the Chinese answer to the Europeans-only Singapore Swimming Club. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Chinese Swimming Club, sea view : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Organisations · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 or 1967 photograph [photographer's notes] shows a section of the Chinese Swimming Club, located at Amber Road, and the surrounding sea area. The Chinese Swimming Club was founded in 1905 as the Chinese answer to the Europeans-only Singapore Swimming Club. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Meyer Road, 1970 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1970 photograph of Meyer Road (near "The Grange" house). It shows a view of a hedged road, behind which can be seen coconut palms, and a pair of two-storey houses overlooking the sea. Meyer Road is named after Sir Reuben Manasseh Meyer, the Jewish businessman who built...
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  • Chinese Swimming Club, sea view : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Organisations · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 or 1967 photograph [photographer's notes] shows a section of the Chinese Swimming Club, located at Amber Road, and the surrounding sea area. The Chinese Swimming Club was founded in 1905 as the Chinese answer to the Europeans-only Singapore Swimming Club. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Jalan Samulun : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows Jalan Samulun, with a view of Selat Samulun from the bridge. Selat Samulun is no longer found in the present-day street directory. The name of Jalan Samulun came from sembulun, an Orang Laut "sea gypsy tribe". Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Jalan Samulun : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows Jalan Samulun, with a view of Selat Samulun from the bridge. Selat Samulun is no longer found in the present-day street directory. The name of Jalan Samulun came from sembulun, an Orang Laut "sea gypsy tribe". Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Jalan Samulun : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows Jalan Samulun, with a view of Selat Samulun from the bridge. Selat Samulun is no longer found in the present-day street directory. The name of Jalan Samulun came from sembulun, an Orang Laut "sea gypsy tribe". Title devised by Library staff.
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  • View of the sea seen from Jalan Ahmad Ibrahim : general view

    Nature and Environment · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows a view of the sea from beyond the end of Jalan Ahmad Ibrahim, facing the Straits of Johore. The road mentioned is named after People's Association Party (PAP) minister for Health and of Labour, Ahamd Ibrahim, who died in 1962. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Panorama of Singapore from DBS Building, circa 1973 [11 of 18]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a panoramic view of Singapore seafront from the DBS Building, capturing a building under construction, and the many boats and ships moored at sea. Title devised by Library staff.