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  • Ladies Tennis Ground, S'pore 28, 1885 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Sports and Recreation · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1885 photograph shows a view of the Ladies Tennis Ground. Taken from the corner of Bencoolen Street and Orchard Road, the photograph depicts a lawn which was known as Dhoby Green. This open area was initially used by the Indian ‘dhobies’ or laundrymen to lay out to dry the...
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  • Race course, 1863 : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1863 photograph depicts The Old Racecourse, located at Farrer Park. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from donor.
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  • The Grand Stand. 346, 1900s : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1900s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows the grandstand in the old racecourse, at Farrer Park. Built in 1842, the racecourse became a sports and recreational hub for the Europeans and created employment for the early settlers from Java and India. Title from inscription, on front of photograph....
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  • View from Fullerton Building : panoramic view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of the view of the buildings surrounding the Esplanade (now the Padang) taken from on top of the Fullerton building. From the left is the Victoria Memorial Hall (now Victoria Concert Hall) where the Dalhousie Obelisk is in front of it. Next to it is...
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