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  • View of Mount Faber, 1880s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1880s photograph shows a view of Mount Faber, taken from the sea. The signal station and flagstaff, originally located on Blakang Mati (today’s Sentosa), were moved to Mount Faber in 1845. A village can be seen along the coast at the base of Mount Faber. Title devised by Library...
  • View of town from Fort Canning Hill, [1880s] : panoramic view [3]

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph shows a view of the town taken from the saluting battery on Fort Canning Hill in about 1881. High Street can be seen at the foot of the hill. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale. Date of creation estimated.
  • View of Town. 38, 1905 : aerial view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1905 photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows an aerial view of the town, from Mount Sophia. The foreground depicts houses and lush greenery around Bras Basah Road. Faintly seen in the background, are the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd and St Andrew's Cathedral. Title from inscription, on front...