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  • View of Singapore River from Fort Canning. 234, 1880s : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Transportation · G.R. Lambert & Co. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1880s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of the Singapore River from Fort Canning Hill. In the middle of the photograph is Elgin Bridge on the river. Coleman Bridge can be partially seen in the foreground. On the north bank of the river (today's Empress Place),...
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  • Singapore River, from Havelock Road, 1982 : general view [6]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing Havelock Road, with a view of the Singapore River, from the rear of the godowns. Havelock Road was named after General Sir Henry Havelock (1795 - 1857), a hero of the Indian Mutiny who fought in the Afghan and Sikh wars. Title devised by...
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  • Clemenceau Avenue footbridge : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing Clemenceau Avenue, with the footbridge over the Singapore River. This is a view from Clemenceau Bridge. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Singapore River, from Havelock Road, 1982 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing Havelock Road, with a view of the Singapore River, from the rear of the godowns. Havelock Road was named after General Sir Henry Havelock (1795 - 1857), a hero of the Indian Mutiny who fought in the Afghan and Sikh wars. Title devised by...
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  • Havelock Road godowns, 1982 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1982 photograph showing the rear of the godowns at Havelock Road, facing the Singapore River. Havelock Road was named after General Sir Henry Havelock (1795 - 1857), a hero of the Indian Mutiny who fought in the Afghan and Sikh wars. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Cavenagh Bridge and Marine Police Headquarters : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of the Cavenagh Bridge and the Marine Police Headquarters in the background. This picture was taken from the Fullerton building which is across the Marine Police Headquarters and Empress Place (now Asian Civilisation Museum). Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY...
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  • Singapore River at Boat Quay, 1982 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting the Singapore River at Boat Quay, from North Boat Quay at Canning Lane. Built in 1842, Boat Quay allows unloading of goods off boats, tongkangs and lighters along the Singapore River and delivering them to the merchants' godowns lining the quay. By late 1970s,...
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  • Havelock Road godowns, 1982 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1982 photograph showing the rear of the godowns at Havelock Road, facing the Singapore River. Havelock Road was named after General Sir Henry Havelock (1795 - 1857), a hero of the Indian Mutiny who fought in the Afghan and Sikh wars. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Singapore River, from Havelock Road, 1982 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing Havelock Road, a view of the Singapore River, from the rear of the godowns. Havelock Road was named after General Sir Henry Havelock (1795 - 1857), a hero of the Indian Mutiny who fought in the Afghan and Sikh wars. Title devised by Library...
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  • Anderson Bridge : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1992 photograph, showing the Anderson Bridge, at Empress Place. The bridge, named after John Anderson, Commander-in-Chief of the Straits Settlements in 1910, crosses the mouth of Singapore River and connects Empress Place with Collyer Quay. In the background are the tall buildings of the financial business district....
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  • View of the Singapore River, from Fort Canning Hill, 1886 : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1886 photograph shows an aerial view of the Singapore River from Fort Canning Hill. There is a handwritten note, "Singapore from Fort Canning" on the front of the photograph. In the middle, one can see Elgin Bridge on the river. Coleman Bridge (under construction), can be partially seen in...
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  • Singapore River, 1960s : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows bumboats and barges, docked beside godowns, warehouses, offices and jetties along the Singapore River. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
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  • Fun in the river : two children

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1950s photograph of a young boy and girl playing in a river, possibly the Singapore River, with several sampans around them. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
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  • Singapore River, from Havelock Road, 1982 : general view [7]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing Havelock Road, with a view of the Singapore River, from the rear of the godowns. Havelock Road was named after General Sir Henry Havelock (1795 - 1857), a hero of the Indian Mutiny who fought in the Afghan and Sikh wars. Title devised by...
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  • Singapore River, 1880s : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1880s photograph shows the Singapore River. Once the centre of trade, commercial and economic activities, the Singapore River is of great historical importance in the development of early Singapore. The river can be seen congested with sampans. These vehicles were the main form of transportation used in ferrying goods...
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  • Singapore River at Boat Quay, 1982 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting the Singapore River at Boat Quay, from North Boat Quay at Canning Lane. Built in 1842, Boat Quay allows unloading of goods off boats, tongkangs and lighters along the Singapore River and delivering them to the merchants' godowns lining the quay. By late 1970s,...
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  • Cavenagh Bridge S.pore in 1894 : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is an 1894 G.R. Lambert & Co. photograph of the Cavenagh Bridge (formerly known as the Edinburgh Bridge). The Cavenagh is the oldest bridge across Singapore River. Commercial Square, now known as Raffles Place, is located in the background. Inscribed with "Cavenagh Bridge S.pore" More information can be found...
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  • Singapore River, 1870 : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1870 photograph shows a view of the Singapore River. Once the centre of trade, commercial and economic activities, the Singapore River is of great historical importance in the development of early Singapore. The river can be seen congested with sampans, with Elgin Bridge in the background. An identifical panorama...
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  • Singapore River, from Havelock Road, 1982 : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing Havelock Road, with a view of the Singapore River, from the rear of the godowns. Havelock Road was named after General Sir Henry Havelock (1795 - 1857), a hero of the Indian Mutiny who fought in the Afghan and Sikh wars. Title devised by...
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  • Singapore River, 1880s : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1880s photograph shows a view of the Singapore River. Until the 1860s, nearly all trade was conducted at Boat Quay. Needing better facilities in the late 1850s, shipping companies began to build wharves at New (Keppel) Harbour, located just about 1.5 km (1 mile) away, but more than three-quarters...
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  • View of town and Singapore River, 1870 : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1870 photograph has the handwritten words "VI 6. The River road Ellenborough Market in the Seventies. 1/334. ? Late 60's C.A.G.-H. 0IMI. No.16." on the back. This photograph shows Ellenborough Market which was completed in 1845. It was situated on the bank of the river, between what are now...
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  • Singapore River, 1900s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph is mounted on a board, with the handwritten words "A view of Singapore River Straits Settlements Malaya 6853 PLEASE RETURN TO PHOTOGRAPHIC PUBLICATIONS LTD 110 STRAND W.O.2" on the back. This photograph shows bumboats and barges, docked beside godowns and warehouses, along the Singapore River. Title devised by...
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  • Singapore River, from Havelock Road, 1982 : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing Havelock Road, with a view of the Singapore River, from the rear of the godowns. Havelock Road was named after General Sir Henry Havelock (1795 - 1857), a hero of the Indian Mutiny who fought in the Afghan and Sikh wars. Title devised by...
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  • Singapore River, from Havelock Road, 1982 : general view [5]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing Havelock Road, with a view of the Singapore River, from the rear of the godowns. Havelock Road was named after General Sir Henry Havelock (1795 - 1857), a hero of the Indian Mutiny who fought in the Afghan and Sikh wars. Title devised by...
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