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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.
  • 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...
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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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  • Tanjong Pagar Dock. 20, 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Organisations · Transportation · Lambert, G. R.
    This 1890s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows Tanjong Pagar Dock. In the centre of the photograph are two vessels undergoing repair in the Victoria Dock. Another vessel can be seen in Albert Dock in the background on the left. The Victoria Dock opened in 1868 while the Albert...
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  • 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.
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  • 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...
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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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  • Recorder docked at New Harbour, 1893 : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows the ship, ‘Recorder’, in dry dock at New Harbour, probably in March 1893. The ship is probably docked at the harbour for repairs. Surrounding the ship are many ladders placed in the dry dock. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard...
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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...
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  • 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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  • S/S Atreus in harbour, 1919 : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This is a 1919 photograph of S.S. Atreus at Singapore. The photograph is mounted on a board, with handwritten words "S/S ATREUS SINGAPOR 1919. PILGRIMS. Pilgrims" on the front. She was built in 1911 for the Blue Funnel Line and made many voyages carrying pilgrims on their way to and...
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  • Johnston's Pier, 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This 1890s photograph shows a busy day at Johnston's Pier. The pier looks to be decorated for a special occasion, with many people at the pier. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
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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...
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  • Entrance to New Harbour. 86, in the 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Lambert, G. R.
    This 1890s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of the entrance to New Harbour. New Harbour was later renamed Keppel Harbour, after 1900. According to 14th century Chinese records, the waterway was once known as longyamen ("Dragon's Tooth Strait") in 14th century Chinese records due to the...
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  • 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,...
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  • 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,...
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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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  • New Harbour, 1904 : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Lambert, G. R.
    A G.R. Lambert & Co. 1904 photograph illustrating the channel between New Harbour (now called Keppel Habour) and Pulau Brani in the background. This view was probably taken from Mount Faber. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • 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.
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  • 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...
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  • Entrance to New Harbour. 86, in the 1880s : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Geography and Travels · Lambert, G. R.
    This 1880s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of the entrance to New Harbour. New Harbour was later renamed Keppel Harbour, after 1900. It was nicknamed "Dragon's Teeth Gate" after it was discovered by Chinese seafarers during the 14th century. The small island in the centre was...
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  • New Harbour, 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This 1890s photograph shows the western end of the New Harbour (later renamed as Keppel Harbour), as seen from Mount Faber. The docks can be seen in the middle ground, while plantations and forestation are seen in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated. Information contributed...
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  • Sembawang shipyard : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Organisations · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1986 photograph shows Sembawang Shipyard. Sembawang Shipyard started as a British Naval Dockyard and was handed over by the British garrison to the Singapore government for a token fee of $1. Sembawang Shipyard Pte Ltd was established on 19 June 1968. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Sembawang shipyard : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Organisations · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1986 photograph shows Sembawang Shipyard. Sembawang Shipyard started as a British Naval Dockyard and was handed over by the British garrison to the Singapore government for a token fee of $1. Sembawang Shipyard Pte Ltd was established on 19 June 1968. Title devised by Library staff.
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