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  • Entrance to New Harbour in 1890 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Transportation · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890 photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of the entrance to New Harbour, renamed Keppel Harbour in 1900. The shot is taken from Pulau Brani. On the right of the picture is the Peninsula and Oriental (P&O) Wharf. In the background, a few boats can be...
  • Tanjong Pagar Dock. 20, 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Organisations · Transportation · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows Tanjong Pagar Dock. In the centre of the photograph are two vessels undergoing repair in the Victoria Dock. Another vessel can be seen in Albert Dock in the background on the left. The Victoria Dock opened in 1868 while the Albert...
  • View of the Harbour. 211, mid-1890s : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Transportation · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph was taken in the mid-1890s from the Esplanade looking south across the mouth of the Singapore River. The Exchange Building and the General Post Office can be seen on the right. Informaton contributed by Richard Hale.
  • Entrance to New Harbour in 1890 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890 photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows the entrance to New Harbour, renamed Keppel Harbour in 1900. The shot is taken from Pulau Brani. On the right of the picture is the Peninsula and Oriental (P&O) Wharf. In the background, a few boats can be seen on the...
  • Entrance to New Harbour. 86, in the 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of the entrance to New Harbour. New Harbour was later renamed Keppel Harbour, after 1900. According to 14th century Chinese records, the waterway was once known as longyamen ("Dragon's Tooth Strait") in 14th century Chinese records due to the...
  • New Harbour, 1904 : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A G.R. Lambert & Co. 1904 photograph illustrating the channel between New Harbour (now called Keppel Habour) and Pulau Brani in the background. This view was probably taken from Mount Faber. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Entrance to New Harbour. 86, in the 1880s : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Geography and Travels · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1880s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of the entrance to New Harbour. New Harbour was later renamed Keppel Harbour, after 1900. It was nicknamed "Dragon's Teeth Gate" after it was discovered by Chinese seafarers during the 14th century. The small island in the centre was...