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  • Raffles City and Raffles Hotel, 1986 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing a cityscape view of the Raffles City and Raffles Hotel, as seen across from Beach Road. It shows the low rise Raffles Hotel in the foreground and The Westin Stamford alongside sister hotel, The Westin Plaza in the background. (The Westin Stamford has been renamed...
  • Victoria Memorial Hall, 1960s : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of the Victoria Memorial Hall, located at the heart of Singapore's civic district. Now known as the Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, the landmark has performed a wide range of functions from political meetings to stage performances since it was constructed in 1862. The...
  • City Hall area, 1970s : aerial view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Presented in this black-and-white photograph is an aerial view of the City Hall area taken in the late 1970s. Landmarks include Saint Andrew's Cathedral, War Memorial Park, the Padang, Fort Canning Park at the top left corner and the land where Raffles City is presently located, in which the ground-breaking...
  • Overview of Padang and its surroundings : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of the vicinity surrounding the padang in front of the City Hall. Framed against the city skyline in the background are financial buildings like the UOB Building and OCBC Centre. Pictured in the foreground, on the left is the Civilian Memorial, affectionately called the...
  • Raffles City and Raffles Hotel, 1986 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Taken from Beach Road, this black-and-white photograph shows the low-rise Raffles Hotel in the foreground and high-rise buildings, including The Westin Stamford alongside sister hotel The Westin Plaza in the background. (The Westin Stamford has been renamed Swissotel The Stamford and The Westin Plaza, renamed first to Raffles The Plaza,...
  • Telok Ayer Market and Shenton Way : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing the rooftop of the Telok Ayer Market, also known as Lau Pa Sat or "Old Market". Its eye-catching octagonal design and clock tower makes this food centre a unique landmark at Raffles Quay. In the background are financial and office buildings at Shenton Way, including...
  • Overview of Padang and its surroundings : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the Padang set against the backdrop of the towering Westin Stamford. The hotel was the world's tallest at the time. Visible landmarks include the clock tower that bridges Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall and the dome of the Supreme Court. Title devised by Library staff. Date...
  • Overview of Padang and its surroundings : aerial view [1]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of the vicinity surrounding the padang in front of the City Hall. Framed against the city skyline in the background are financial buildings like the UOB Building and OCBC Centre. Pictured in the foreground, on the left is the Civilian Memorial, affectionately called the...
  • Roof of Lau Pa Sat market, 1988 : top view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the clock tower of Telok Ayer Market (also known as Lau Pa Sat or "Old Market") and its trademark octagonal roof. In the background are the financial and office buildings in Singapore's Central Business District. These buildings include the CPF Building, UIC Building, DBS Tower and Shenton...
  • Clock tower of Telok Ayer Market, 1987 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a 1987 photograph showing Telok Ayer Market (also known as Lau Pa Sat or "Old Market") surrounded by modern office buildings. Among them are OCBC Centre and Bank of East Asia building. The food centre's eye-catching octagonal design and clock tower makes it a unique landmark at Raffles...
  • Overview of Padang and its surroundings : aerial view [3]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of the vicinity surrounding the padang in front of the City Hall. Framed against the city skyline in the background are financial buildings like the UOB Building and OCBC Centre. Pictured in the foreground, on the left is the Civilian Memorial, affectionately called the...
  • Clock tower of Telok Ayer Market, 1987 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a 1987 photograph showing Telok Ayer Market (also known as Lau Pa Sat or "Old Market") surrounded by modern office buildings. Among them are OCBC Centre and Bank of East Asia building. The food centre's eye-catching octagonal design and clock tower makes it a unique landmark at Raffles...
  • Roof of Lau Pa Sat market, 1986 : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of the clock tower of Telok Ayer Market (also known as Lau Pa Sat or "Old Market") and its trademark octagonal roof and the neighbouring skyscrapers in 1986. In the background are the financial and office buildings in Singapore's Central Business District. Some of...
  • Roof of Lau Pa Sat market : top view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the clock tower of Telok Ayer Market (also known as Lau Pa Sat or "Old Market") and its trademark octagonal roof. Seen against the skyline are the financial and office buildings of Singapore's Central Business District. These buildings include the CPF Building, UIC Building, DBS Tower and...
  • Istana porch and entrance door : side view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph was taken during one of the Istana Open House days. A policeman stands on guard to the side of the front porch before the entrance to the Istana. A short flight of stairs lead up to the entrance which is sealed off by iron gates. Date of creation...
  • Clock tower of Telok Ayer Market : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing the rooftop of Telok Ayer Market (also known as Lau Pa Sat or "Old Market"). Its eye-catching octagonal design and clock tower makes this food centre a unique landmark at Raffles Quay. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Roof of Lau Pa Sat market, 1988 : top view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the clock tower of Telok Ayer Market (also known as Lau Pa Sat or "Old Market") and its trademark octagonal roof. Seen against the skyline are the financial and office buildings of Singapore's Central Business District. These buildings include the CPF Building, UIC Building, DBS Tower and...
  • Bumboat and Anderson Bridge : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a bumboat making its way along the Singapore River, below the Anderson Bridge. In the background is the clock tower that joins the Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Telok Ayer Market and Shenton Way : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing the rooftop of the Telok Ayer Market, also known as Lau Pa Sat or "Old Market". Its eye-catching octagonal design and clock tower makes this food centre a unique landmark at Raffles Quay. In the background are financial and office buildings at Shenton Way, including...
  • General Post Office, night scene : general view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a black-and-white photograph of the General Post Office (GPO) building at Fullerton Square, taken at night from across the Singapore River, showing the front of the building. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Istana : side view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    The photograph shows the frontal side view of the Istana. Taken on one of the Istana Open House day, a group of visitors can be seen walking towards the back of the building. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.