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  • Raffles Place, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of Raffles Place. Shophouses and colonial-style buildings are seen on both sides of the photograph. Cars are parked in four rows in the middle. In the background facing the camera is a multi-store commercial building. The back of the postcard is unwritten....
  • China Town, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of a street scene in Chinatown. Rickshaws are parked along the street. Laundry drying on bamboo sticks are seen on the second floor of the shophouses lining both sides of the street. Today, Chinatown is Singapore's largest historic district and an important...
  • Hylam Street, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of Hylam Street. Shophouses line both sides of the street and rickshaws and a car are seen on the road. Hylam Street is now an air-conditioned "indoor street" located within Bugis Junction shopping mall. The back of the postcard is unwritten. Date...
  • Jinrikisha quarters, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This is a coloured postcard with a photograph of a view of the jinrikisha quarters. Jinrikisha, or rickshaws are seen parked on both sides of the street which is lined with shophouses. The back of the postcard is unwritten. Date of creation estimated.
  • Singapore, Raffles Square

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the front and back of a tinted postcard. It features a view of the Raffles Square, a commercial square. On the left are some two-storey and three-storey buildings, including the John Little & Co.'s department store. On the left is a partial view of a small garden...
  • Singapore, street-scene

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of a street scene outside Tong Cheong Tailor along South Bridge Road, at the junction with Cross Street. Several Chinese shops are seen along the road. Indian hawkers and Chinese coolies are seen on the street. This postcard has a divided back....
  • Raffles Square, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the front and back of a tinted postcard sent from Singapore to the Netherlands. It features a view of the Raffles Square, a commercial square. Seen here are some three-storey buildings, with a small garden in the middle. The divided back is affixed with a 5-cent Nederlandsch-Indië...
  • St. Andrews Church, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This black-and-white picture postcard shows an empty street near St Andrew's Road. Featured in the background is St Andrew's Church. Designed by Lieutenant-Colonel Ronald McPherson, this is the second cathedral after it replaced the St Andrew's Church. However, by 1870, it had been elevated to the status of a Cathedral....
  • South Bridge Road, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white picture postcard with a photograph showing a scene at South Bridge Road. Double- and triple-storey shophouses line both sides of the street. This postcard has a divided back. Date of creation estimated.
  • Beach Road, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This postcard shows a view of Beach Road. Three-storey shophouses are seen on the left. On the road are rickshaws and bullock carts.
  • Bras Basah Road & North Bridge Road, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This coloured picture postcard shows a view of Bras Basah and North Bridge Roads. There is a sheltered walkway on the right. A two-storey colonial building is behind the walkway. This postcard has a divided back format.
  • Battery Road the business center of Singapore

    Streets and Places · Economy · Transportation
    This postcard shows a view of Battery Road. It shows the building of Bank of Taiwan in the centre. This is a busy street with many rickshaws and pedestrians.
  • Battery Road, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This postcard shows a view of Battery Road. It shows a row of three-storey shophouses with adjoining commercial buildings on the right. This postcard has an undivided back format.
  • Singapore, New Bridge Road

    Streets and Places
    This shows the front and back of a coloured picture postcard with a photograph of a view of a busy street on New Bridge Road. Rickshaws and bullocks can be seen. This postcard has an undivided back.
  • Orchard Road, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This shows the front of a coloured picture postcard with a photograph of a relatively quiet street on Orchard Road. A motor car is seen in the middle of the road.
  • Battery Road, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This postcard shows a view of Battery Road with commercial buildings including shophouses seen along the road. A row of rickshaws can be seen on the road. Tan Kim Seng Fountain can be seen on the left in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff.
  • High Street, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This shows the front of a black-and-white picture postcard with a photograph of a scene at High Street. Several rickshaws are seen at the side of the road. A trolley bus is also seen in the middle of the road.
  • Lavender Street, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This shows the front and back of a coloured picture postcard with a divided back. The front shows a photograph of several Indians walking along Lavender Street.
  • Hill Street, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This shows the front and back of a coloured picture postcard with a photograph of a scene at Hill Street. A rickshaw is seen on the road. The two-storey building on the right side is the Masonic Hall. The postcard has a divided back and was mailed to England.
  • Orchard Road, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This shows the front and back of a coloured picture postcard with a photograph of an empty Orchard Road lane. A bullock cart being pulled by two bulls is seen on the right. This card has a divided back.
  • Battery Road, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This postcard shows an elevated view of Battery Road with commercial buildings including shophouses seen on both sides of the road. A row of rickshaws can be seen on the road.
  • High Street, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This shows the front of a black-and-white picture postcard with a photograph of an aerial view of High Street. Two- and three-storey shophouses line both sides of the road. Rickshaws and motor cars are seen on the road. Part of a trolley bus is also seen near the centre in...
  • Battery Road, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This postcard shows a view of Battery Road. It shows a row of three-storey shophouses with adjoining commercial buildings on the left. A Japanese flag is seen on the building on the right. Rickshaws can be seen on the road.
  • New Bridge Road, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This shows the front and back of a black-and-white picture postcard with a photograph of a view of a busy street on New Bridge Road. Rickshaws and bullocks can be seen. This card has a divided back.