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  • Clarke Quay

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the front view of IndoChine--The Forbidden City, an Asian restaurant, at 3A River Valley Road. A row of five replicas of terracotta warriors line both sides of the walkway leading to the entrance. The two-storey building features traditional Chinese architectural details. Title supplied by Donor.
  • Robertson Quay

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    This photograph shows a view of Robertson Quay. Part of a water fountain is on the left in the foreground. Further back is KC Arts Centre at 20 Merbau Road. This houses the Singapore Repertory Theatre. Taller buildings can be seen in the background. Title supplied by Donor.
  • Clarke Quay

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    This photograph shows a view of Clarke Quay. A shelter of white translucent material resembling a row of adjoining umbrellas can be seen in the centre of the photograph. A row of colourful shophouses with wooden louvered windows can be seen on both side of the shelter. This was taken...
  • Robertson Quay

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    This photograph shows a view of Robertson Quay. A row of low-rise buildings with louvered windows is seen on the opposite bank of the Singapore River in the foreground. Taller buildings including Copthorne King's Hotel and Hotel Miramar Singapore can be seen in the background. Title supplied by Donor.
  • Robertson Quay

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    This photograph shows a view of Robertson Quay. Part of a water fountain is on the right. A sculpture of a couple embraced in a dance in the foreground. Title supplied by Donor.
  • Clarke Quay

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    This photograph shows a view of Clarke Quay. A play area with a few water fountains is in the foreground. Further back is a row of yellow shophouses with blue wooden louvered windows. It is occupied by The Pump Room, a microbrewery. This was taken in the day. Title supplied...
  • Clarke Quay

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    This photograph shows part of a row of colourful shophouses with wooden louvered windows at Clarke Quay. Signs bearing the word "Gotham" are seen on the upper level. Next to the shophouses, a shelter of white translucent material resembling a row of adjoining umbrellas can be seen on the right....
  • Clarke Quay

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    This photograph shows a view of Clarke Quay which is located along the Singapore River. A bridge provides access from the land on the right to the colourful shophouses with wooden louvered windows. A shelter of white translucent material is seen behind the three-storey shophouses. In the background are tall...
  • Clarke Quay

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    This photograph shows a view of Clarke Quay. Part of Block E, a row of colourful shophouses with wooden louvered windows, can be seen. An occupant is TCC, the Coffee Connoisseur. This was taken in the day. Title supplied by Donor.
  • Clarke Quay

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    This photograph shows a view of Clarke Quay which is located along the Singapore River. The River is in the foreground. Blocks of colourful shophouses with wooden louvered windows face the River. A shelter of white translucent material is seen behind the three-storey shophouses. On the right in the background...
  • Clarke Quay

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    This photograph shows a view of Clarke Quay. A play area with a few water fountains is in the foreground. Further back is a row of colourful shophouses with blue wooden louvered windows. One of the occupants is Initiative. This was taken in the day. Title supplied by Donor.
  • Clarke Quay

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    This photograph shows part of Block D at Clarke Quay. This is a block of light cream shophouses with wooden louvered windows. The two-storey building is occupied by Tapas Tree and "绯闻". This was taken in the day. Title supplied by Donor.
  • Clarke Quay

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    This photograph shows part of Block C at Clarke Quay. The two-storey shophouses with wooden louvered windows feature a brick wall on the upper level. It is occupied by a clinic. A play area with a few water fountains is seen in the foreground. This was taken in the day....
  • Robertson Quay

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    This photograph shows a view of Robertson Quay. A low-rise commercial building is on the opposite bank of Singapore River in the foreground. Part of a taller residential building can be seen behind the commercial building. Title supplied by Donor.
  • Clarke Quay

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    This photograph shows part of Block A at Clarke Quay. A block of yellow and light cream shophouses with light blue wooden louvered windows, the two-storey units are occupied by Peony Jade and Royal Selangor. This was taken in the day. Title supplied by Donor.
  • Robertson Quay

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    This photograph shows a view of the Singapore River from Robertson Quay. Commercial buildings line both sides of the river. Taller buildings can be seen in the background. Title supplied by Donor.
  • Robertson Quay

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    This photograph shows a view of Alkaff Bridge. Designed to shape like a tongkang, a type of boats once commonly seen along the Singapore River, this colourful pedestrian bridge was built in the late 1990s. Title supplied by Donor.
  • Clarke Quay

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    This photograph shows a view of Clarke Quay. A block of two-storey shophouses with wooden louvered windows is on the right. Beside it is Novotel. Liang Court is on the left of Novotel. In the foreground is part of a bridge over a body of water. This was taken in...
  • Robertson Quay

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    This photograph shows a double-storey building at Robertson Quay. Located at the bank of Singapore River it is a light green building with green louvered windows. Title supplied by Donor.
  • Singapore : Collyer Quay

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    This shows the front and back of a coloured picture postcard with a photograph showing Collyer Quay (spelled "Collyer-Quai") busy with rickshaw riders. Johnston's Pier can be seen in the background. This postcard has an undivided back.
  • Boat Quay, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This postcard from the “Lim Shao Bin Collection” features a photograph that shows a scene of Boat Quay, in Singapore. In the photograph, the Singapore River is full of boats. There is a bridge that spans across the river, and on both sides of the river there are multi-storey buildings....
  • Boat Quay and its prosperous state, Singapore

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This postcard from the “Lim Shao Bin Collection” features a photograph that shows a scene of Boat Quay in Singapore, taken from across the Singapore River. In the photograph, the Singapore River is full of boats parked at both sides of the river. At the far bank of the river...
  • Bumboats on Singapore River, 1982

    Streets and Places · Economy · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This is a photograph of Singapore River taken from Coleman Bridge in September 1982. Bumboats (also known as twakows or tongkangs) and goods lighters line both sides of the river at Boat Quay. In the foreground of the picture, a goods-laden barge lighter is seen moving along the river. Shophouses...
  • Bumboats and shophouses at Clarke Quay, 1981

    Streets and Places · Economy · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1981 photograph shows Clarke Quay (between Coleman Bridge and Read Bridge). There are shophouses along the bank of the Singapore River and bumboats are docked at the quay. The area has been converted into commercial use for shopping, dining, recreation and entertainment needs, with the restoration and redevelopment of...