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  • Finlayson Green. 369, in the 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R.
    This photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co., taken between 1890 and 1899, shows a view of Finlayson Green. Finlayson Green was a triangular oasis of flowers and trees, designed for visual appeal among the buildings, housing, shipping and insurance offices. It was bounded by Collyer Quay, Raffles Quay and a...
  • New Harbour, 1863 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Arts · Geography and Travels
    The 1863 photograph illustrates New Habour, which was later renamed Keppel Habour in 1900. The image was digitised from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from donor.
  • New Harbour, 1892 : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Arts · Geography and Travels · Lambert, G. R.
    This is a G.R. Lambert & Co. photograph of New Harbour, dated 1892, now known as Keppel Harbour (from 1900s), taken from Mount Faber. In the background, we see the "Dragon's Teeth Gate", which are the two rocky outposts located at the entrance of the harbour. Title devised by Library...
  • M/T Kurau, 1960s : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Cheah, Seng Kee
    This 1960s photograph shows M/T Kurau docked at the harbour. Singapore was an important port-of-call in the 1900s. The ship could have been ferrying passengers or carrying cargoes such as tin ores, coffee, pepper, rice, rubber and tobacco. M/T refers to Motor Tanker. Title devised by Library staff. Date of...
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  • CSS Alabama docked at New Harbour, 1863 : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This 1863 photograph shows the ship, CSS Alabama, a Confederate cruiser docked at the New Harbour on 22 Decemebr 1863, for coaling. New Harbour was renamed Keppel Harbour in 1900. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from...
  • New Harbour, 1863 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Arts · Geography and Travels
    This 1863 photograph depicts a scene at New Harbour, now known as Keppel Harbour. In the background, we see a part of "Dragon's Teeth Gate" which is the rocky outpost at the harbour's entrance. The image was digitised from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore,...
  • S/S Pyrrhus in harbour, 1920 : general view

    Economy · Streets and Places · Transportation
    This 1920 photograph is mounted on a board, with handwritten words "S/S Pyrrhus Singapore" on the front. This photograph shows S/S Pyrrhus in the harbour. Singapore was an important port-of-call in the 1900s. The ship could have been ferrying passengers or carrying cargoes such as tin ores, coffee, pepper, rice,...
  • 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,...
  • Scenery at the Harbour. Spore., 1891 : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lambert, G. R.
    This is a G.R. Lambert & Co. 1891 photograph showing a view of the Singapore harbour area, with sampans (small boats) docked at a jetty. The Johnston Pier (completed in 1856) is on the left. Inscribed with "Scenery at the Harbour.Spore." Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • ORION 1919, Singapore

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This 1919 photograph is mounted on a board, with handwritten words "ORION 1919 Singapore" on the front. This photograph shows Orion in the harbour. Singapore was an important port-of-call in the 1900s. The ship could have been ferrying passengers or carrying cargoes such as tin ores, coffee, pepper, rice, rubber...