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  • 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 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...
  • View of town from hill, [1880s] : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1880s photograph shows an aerial view of town from Fort Canning Hill. The steeples of the Armenian Apostolic Church of St. Gregory the Illuminator (centre) and St. Andrew's Cathedral (right) can be seen among the trees. The Raffles Institution can be seen on the left with the three-storey extension...
  • 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...