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  • Boat Quay in the 1900s : general view

    Streets and Places
    This 1900s photograph has the stamped numbers "535" and the letter "D" on the back. It shows bumboats docked beside the warehouses at Boat Quay. Today, Boat Quay has been revamped and is a popular place for food, recreation and entertainment. Date of creation estimated.
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  • Changi River : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Nature and Environment · Economy
    This 1992 photograph depicts many small boats docking in Changi River from the bridge at Telok Paku Road. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • The police boat alongside a sailboat : top view

    Sports and Recreation · Transportation · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph depicting a Malayan police boat, alongside a sailboat. A man wearing a beret is sitting casually inside the boat. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Changi River : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Nature and Environment · Economy
    This 1992 photograph depicts many small boats docking in Changi River from the bridge at Telok Paku Road. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Changi River : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Nature and Environment · Economy
    This 1992 photograph depicts many small boats docking in Changi River from the bridge at Telok Paku Road. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Singapore River, 1992 : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Arts
    This is a 1992 photograph, showing the Singapore River near Empress Place, on Chinese New Year. Empress Place was named in 1907 by the Municipal Council in honour of Queen Victoria. An octopus mascot is seen here on the boat. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Singapore River, 1992 : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Arts
    This is a 1992 photograph, showing the Singapore River near Empress Place, on Chinese New Year. Empress Place was named in 1907 by the Municipal Council in honour of Queen Victoria. An octopus mascot is seen here on the boat. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Boat Quay : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This photograph taken in the 1950s shows a busy scene at Boat Quay. Many bumboats are seen docked at the jetty and there are also godowns that are located along the River. Shophouses can also be seen along the River. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS...
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  • Boat Quay in the 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R.
    This 1890s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of Boat Quay. There is an inscription, "Boat Quai.222" (now Boat Quay), on the front of the photograph. In the background, stands Fort Canning Hill and Elgin Bridge (built in 1862) near the foot of the hill. Title devised...
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  • Boat Quay in the 1880s : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lambert, G. R.
    This 1880s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of Boat Quay. There is an inscription, "Boat Quai" (now Boat Quay), on the front of the photograph. Boat Quay curves around the northern and southern banks of the Singapore River. The Government Offices building is visible on the...
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  • Chinese Tongkang : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Transportation · Tyers, R. K.
    This is a 1950s photograph of a Chinese tongkang, a familiar sight at that time as they were widely used for transport purposes along the rivers in Singapore and also along the coast of the mainland and the other nearby islands. In the far right is the SS Hong Kheng,...
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  • Chinese men rowing a boat in 1905 : action

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Heritage and Culture
    This 1905 photograph has the handwritten words "Chinese in Malay boat. Singapore. 3.03. 1905" on the back. This photograph shows six Chinese men rowing a sampan, a canoe-like coastal craft propelled by oars. It is used for fishing and short range transportation.
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  • Harbour. 6, in the 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lambert, G. R.
    This photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co., taken between 1890 and 1899, shows a harbour. One can see many sampans docked along the harbour while many other boats are docked in the open sea. A group of men, with some cargoes are seen waiting, at the harbour. Title from inscription,...
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  • Boat Quay in the 1880s : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lambert, G. R.
    This 1880s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of Boat Quay. There is an inscription, "Boat Quai" (now Boat Quay), on the front of the photograph. Boat Quay curves around the northern and southern banks of the Singapore River. The Government Offices building is visible on the...
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  • Singapore River, Boat Quay : general view

    Streets and Places · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    A [1950s] photograph of Boat Quay where many bumboats are docked at the jetty. Many godowns are located along the river and in the far right of the background is the Ho Hong Building. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS...
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  • Boat Quay : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    A 1950s photograph of Boat Quay where many bumboats are docked at the jetty. On the left side of photograph, shophouses can also be seen along the river. Many godowns are located along the river and in the far right of the background is the Ho Hong Building. The photograph...
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  • Heave-away lads : group photograph

    Sports and Recreation · Transportation · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph showing three sailors heaving a rope on a ship, preparing it to be docked. Digitised from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "A life on the ocean wave". Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS....
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  • Water village, 1900s : general view [1]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Transportation
    This 1900s photograph shows a village with boats and houses built above the water. There are many trees along the shoreline. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
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  • Boat Quay : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    A 1950s photograph of the busy scene in Boat Quay taken from the Cavenagh Bridge or 'Suspension Bridge' as stated in the album. On the left side of the photograph, shophouses can be seen along the river. Many bumboats are docked along the jetty as they are a common means...
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  • Jalan Halus, jetty : general view [2]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Transportation
    This is a 1990 photograph showing boats docking at a jetty with the coastal views along Jalan Halus to the Ministry of Environment dumping grounds and the estuary of Sungei Serangoon and Sungei Belukar. Both Jalan Halus and Sungei Belukar are not found in the present-day street directory. Title devised...
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  • Jalan Halus, jetty : general view [4]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Transportation
    This is a 1990 photograph showing boats docking at a jetty with the coastal views along Jalan Halus to the Ministry of Environment dumping grounds and the estuary of Sungei Serangoon and Sungei Belukar. Both Jalan Halus and Sungei Belukar are not found in the present-day street directory. Title devised...
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  • Jalan Halus, jetty : general view [5]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Transportation
    This is a 1990 photograph showing boats docking at a jetty with the coastal views along Jalan Halus to the Ministry of Environment dumping grounds and the estuary of Sungei Serangoon and Sungei Belukar. Both Jalan Halus and Sungei Belukar are not found in the present-day street directory. Title devised...
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  • Jalan Halus, jetty : general view [6]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Transportation
    This is a 1990 photograph showing boats docking at a jetty with the coastal views along Jalan Halus to the Ministry of Environment dumping grounds and the estuary of Sungei Serangoon and Sungei Belukar. Both Jalan Halus and Sungei Belukar are not found in the present-day street directory. Title devised...
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  • Jalan Halus, jetty : general view [3]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Transportation
    This is a 1990 photograph showing boats docking at a jetty with the coastal views along Jalan Halus to the Ministry of Environment dumping grounds and the estuary of Sungei Serangoon and Sungei Belukar. Both Jalan Halus and Sungei Belukar are not found in the present-day street directory. Title devised...
    Reproduction Available