This photograph taken in the 1950s shows a busy scene at Boat Quay. Many bumboats are seen docked at the jetty and there are also godowns that are located along the River. Shophouses can also be seen along the River. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Date of creation estimated.
All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.