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  • Cavenagh Bridge.221, 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows Cavenagh Bridge. Built in 1868, the Cavenagh Bridge was named after Sir Lieutenant General William Orfeur Cavenagh, the last Governor of the Straits Settlements (1859 - 1867). It was the last major work of the Indian convicts based in Singapore and...
  • View of Singapore River, [1860s] : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1860s photograph was taken from Fort Canning Hill and shows a view of the Singapore River. The first Ellenborough Market can be seen on the left along the riverbank. The road on the bottom right corner led to a pedestrian bridge across to Kampong Melaka. The bridge was replaced...
  • Boat Quai, Singapore, 1893 : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a photograph of Boat Quay (spelt as Quai) with sampans, bumboats and lighters berthed on both sides of the Singapore River, as well as floating in the river. It was taken by G.R. Lambert & Co. in 1893. Rows of shophouses can be seen on the left side...
  • View of the Singapore River, 1870s : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1870s photograph shows a view of the Singapore River taken from Fort Canning Hill. Kampong Saigon can be seen in the middle of the photograph. The predecessor of Ord Bridge can be seen just beyond the buildings in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard...