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  • South Bridge Road, 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lambert, G. R.
    This 1890s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of South Bridge Road. Though with an inscription "22.North Bridge Road" on the front of the photograph, the view actually depicts the main thoroughfare of Chinatown (on South Bridge Road), crowded with rickshaws in the late 19th century. The...
  • Orchard Road, 217, 1870s : general view

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R.
    This 1870s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of Orchard Road. This road began as a country lane lined with bamboo hedge and shrubbery. It is believed that the road got its name from the nutmeg, pepper and fruit orchards that used to lie on both sides...
  • Victoria Street, from Arab Street : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This 1982 photograph shows Victoria Street, towards the east, from Arab Street corner. It shows a view of a street with low-rise commercial buildings on both sides. Along the left, can be seen a line of buses. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Dunearn Road, southwards, from overhead pedestrian bridge, 1993 : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Transportation · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1993 photograph shows a tree-lined Dunearn Road (from overhead pedestrian bridge, southwards). Several commuters can be seen at a bus stop on the left side of the road. Located in the Bukit Timah area, Dunearn Road is named after Dunearn House, which later became Oldham Hall Boarding School. Title...
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