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  • Pier : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1981 photograph shows a pier on the Johor Strait. Several sailing boats can be seen and the land mass in the background is actually Johor, Malaysia. The photographer's notes state that this is a pier at Y Marina, in the vicinity of Tanjong Irau. These places no longer exist...
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  • Amber Road sea view, 1968 : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows two vessels near the shores off Amber Road. These vessels are probably a piling barge and a reclaimer vessel used for land reclamation. A boundary is also seen to be constructed in the sea near the vessels. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Amber Road land reclamation work : general view [12]

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows a boundary that is constructed for land reclamation works in the sea at Amber Road. Some boats and buildings can be seen on the left. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Amber Road sea view, 1969 : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows a view of the sea along Amber Road, taken most likely from a building. Some boats can be seen parked on the beach and people are spotted swimming in the sea. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Amber Road sea view, 1967 : general view [3]

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows the view of the sea from Amber Road. Two people in a small boat are featured in the foreground while a large ship is seen near the horizon. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Amber Road, boats : close-up

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows some boats on the beach at Amber Road. These boats, also known as sampan, were commonly used in the past for fishing and short range transportation. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Amber Road sea view, 1969 : general view [11]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the view of the sea from Amber Road. A boundary, which is constructed for land reclamation works is spotted further away in the sea. A boat can be seen parked on the beach. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Amber Road sea view, 1968 : general view [9]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows the sea boundary seen off the shore along Amber Road. Sand deposits around the boundary and a vessel, which is probably a spreader ship, are featured. A small boat is spotted on the left foreground. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Keppel Harbour, 1979

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1979 photograph shows a bumboat passing Keppel Harbour. Ships can be seen docking at the harbour. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore River, 1983 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph which shows a section of the Singapore River. The bumboats (also called twakows or tongkangs) are partly covered by the hanging roots or branches of a tree. In the background, more bumboats are seen against the backdrop of a row of shophouses. The man in the...
  • Ocean Building, from Clifford Pier, 1950 : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    A 1950s photograph showing the demolished second Ocean Building (completed 1923), in Collyer Quay and surrounding buildings taken from Clifford Pier. Several boats can be seen in the water. There have been four Ocean Buildings constructed in 1866, 1923, 1974 and 2010. It is now called the Ocean Financial Centre...
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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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  • Entrance to New Harbour in 1890 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Transportation · Lambert, G. R.
    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...
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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.
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  • 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.
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  • Cavenagh Bridge, [1890s] : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This probably taken in the1890s photograph shows a view of the Cavenagh Bridge. Spanning the lower reaches of the Singapore River, this shot shows many sampans parking at the river bank not far from the bridge. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
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  • Changi River : general view

    Transportation
    This 1992 photograph depicts the boats along Changi River from the bridge at Telok Paku Road. There is a man rowing a boat fixed with a small outboard motor at the rear and another person standing at the front of the boat. There are some covered speed boats and other...
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  • Singapore River, 1960s : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Cheah, Seng Kee
    This likely to be taken in 1960s photograph shows bumboats and barges, docked beside godowns, warehouses, offices and jetties along the most famous river in Singapore, the Singapore River. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
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  • View of the Harbour. 211, mid-1890s : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Transportation · Lambert, G. R.
    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.
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  • 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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  • Entrance to New Harbour in 1890 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Lambert, G. R.
    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...
    Is Freehold