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  • Orchard Road during circuit breaker period

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Tay, Pei Lin
    Contributed by Tay Pei Lin, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows an almost deserted Orchard Road during the Circuit Breaker period, with very few vehicles on the road, and not a single person in sight. Description by Library staff. Title devised by...
  • Orchard Road : night view

    Streets and Places · Kemp, Jack
    This photograph shows Orchard Road at night with big, bright neon signboards along the road and on buildings. Title devised by Library staff.
  • MacDonald House, stone relief : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a stone relief, found on the façade of MacDonald House located at no. 40A Orchard Road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • MacDonald House : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows MacDonald House located at no. 40A Orchard Road. The building houses a banking hall and offices. Title devised by Library staff.
  • MacDonald House, plaque : close-up

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a plaque at the main entrance of MacDonald House. The inscription on the stone plaque reads, "The stone was laid by Mrs Malcolm Macdonald wife of his Excellency RT Hon Malcolm Macdonald, PC The Governor General on the Twenty Second Day of September 1947. Architects Palmer...
  • MacDonald House : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows MacDonald House located at no. 40A Orchard Road. The building houses a banking hall and offices. Title devised by Library staff.
  • MacDonald House : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows MacDonald House located at no. 40A Orchard Road. The building houses a banking hall and offices. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Night at Orchard Road during circuit breaker period [1]

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Anonymous
    "19 May 2020, 8pm, along Orchard Road"--Contributed by Anonymous, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows the empty sidewalk and road along Orchard Road during the circuit breaker period. Additional description by Library staff. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Night at Orchard Road during circuit breaker period [2]

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Anonymous
    "19 May 2020, 8pm, along Orchard Road"--Contributed by Anonymous, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows the empty sidewalk and road along Orchard Road during the circuit breaker period. Additional description by Library staff. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Malaysia Day, 1963 : night view [3]

    Events · Barker, Dave
    The photograph shows a decorated Orchard Road during Malaysia Day Celebration, on 16th September 1963, when the British colonies of Sabah, Sarawak and Singapore merged with the Federation of Malaya to form Malaysia. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Watts & Baker Ltd at Orchard Road, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows the exterior of Watts & Baker Ltd, located at 304-N, Orchard Road with a big canal in front of the building. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Night market at Orchard Road, 1960s

    Economy · Arts · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a pasar malam or night market at Orchard Road. In the foreground, a woman street vendor selling artificial flowers is holding a stalk of flowers in her hand. The stall further back is selling costume jewellery. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Orchard Road, 1987

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a stretch of Orchard Road. On the left is the 33-storey Tang Plaza (with green-tiled roofs), a building comprising Tangs (department store) and Dynasty Hotel. The high-rise building on the right is Wisma Atria, a shopping mall. A rainbow-colour arch stretches across the road, bearing the F&N...
  • Orchard Road : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1968 photograph of a shot down Orchard Road, showing rows of buildings lining both its sides. Orchard Road was so named due to the orchards and plantations that existed there until the turn of the 20th century. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Orchard Road Amber Mansions : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1972 photograph shows the Amber Mansions featuring its wide-arched gallery windows and decorative roof gables. One of Singapore's first shopping centres, it took on the family name (Amber) of its owner, Joseph Elias. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Orchard Road terrace house : general view [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a terrace house at Orchard Road. It features, on the second storey, half-length casement windows surmounted with fanlights. Orchard Road, which the shophouse is situated at, was so named due to the orchards and plantations that existed there until the turn of the 20th century. Title...
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  • Orchard Road Amber Mansions : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1972 photograph shows the Amber Mansions featuring its wide-arched gallery windows and decorative roof gables. One of Singapore's first shopping centres, it took on the family name (Amber) of its owner, Joseph Elias. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Orchard Road shophouses : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph was taken from Oxley Road (perpendicular to Orchard Road) and shows a shot down Orchard Road with its row of shophouses. Shophouses are of various styles (e.g., early shophouse style, late shophouse style). Orchard Road was so named due to the orchards and plantations that existed there...
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  • Orchard Road : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows a shot down Orchard Road. The right side of the photograph shows the road lined with rows of shophouses featuring five-foot way arcades and half-length casement windows. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Orchard Road terrace house : general view [3]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows the classic three-storey, three-bay terrace house from the late style. The shophouse features full-length French windows on the second storey, half-length casement windows on the third, and ornate decorations on its façade. Orchard Road, which the shophouse is situated at, was so named due to the...
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  • Orchard Road buildings : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1972 photograph of a shot down Orchard Road, one side of which are shown lined with buildings. Stretching away from the photographer stands the Amber Mansions, one of Singapore's earliest shopping centres. Prominent features of the Amber Mansions are the decorative roof gables. Title devised by Library...
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  • Orchard Road shophouses : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph was taken from Oxley Road (perpendicular to Orchard Road) and shows a shot down Orchard Road with its row of shophouses. Orchard Road was so named due to the orchards and plantations that existed there until the turn of the 20th century. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Orchard Road shophouses : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows a shot down Orchard Road with its row of shophouses. Photograph was taken eastward of Oxley Road (which is perpendicular to Orchard Road). Orchard Road was so named due to the orchards and plantations that existed there until the turn of the 20th century. Title devised...
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  • Orchard Road terrace house : general view [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a late-style terrace house featuring bat-shaped vents on the first storey, and full-length French windows on the second. Orchard Road, which the shophouse is situated at, was so named due to the orchards and plantations that existed there until the turn of the 20th century. Title...
    Reproduction Available