Connect Photographs (Beta): Places

In this activity, you are invited to upload your photographs that you feel has a connection with the archival photograph posted. It could be a current photograph of the same place from the same angle, providing for a fascinating ‘now-and-then’ comparison; it could your memory of times spent in a place; it could be cultural practices that has evolved - the connections are for you to draw. Share that connection with us in your description of your photograph! Photographs are one of the best records for visualising changes over the years.

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19980005492 - 0013 - [Open]


  • Background Information: CAVENAGH BRIDGE ALONG SINGAPORE RIVER. Cavenagh Bridge across Singapore River. Named in honour of Colonel Cavenagh, the last India-appointed Governor of Singapore (1859-1867), it was one of the first suspension bridges in the region. The bridge was erected by Indian convict labour to link Empress Place with Commercial Square (now Raffles Place). Courtesy of National Archives of Singapore
  • Date: 1900
  • Media Number: 19980005492 - 0013
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