View of Singapore by British School

View of Singapore

British School

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View of Singapore

This appears to be a view up the Singapore River to the high ground of what is now Fort Canning Park. The vessels shown are anchored in today's inner harbour. The area, still called the Esplanade, is to the right. The large building shown no longer survives but may be the early Court House. The two substantial western vessels are a full-rigged ship and a brig, beyond. On the right is a ketch-rigged Malay 'tongkang', a type widely used in the area in the 19th century, notably in the firewood trade, and which became the typical Singapore cargo lighter until later supplanted by the Chinese 'twakow'. The curious central feature between the masts may be a counterweighted gantry for loading and unloading.

Object number: PAD8603
Date: 19th century
Original dimensions: 122 mm x 195 mm

  • Image reference: PU8603

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