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 - 0038 - [Open]


  • Background Information: Robinson Road, Singapore, with the Telok Ayer Market (Lau Pa Sat) on the left. Behind the market is the Eastern Extension Telegraph Company building which was later known as Cable and Wireless Building. In 1995, the building became the Telecommunications Authority of Singapore building, given conservation status in 2000 and became Ogilvy Centre in 2001. The building is restored and refurbished into a hotel (Sofitel So Singapore), opening in May 2014. Courtesy of National Archives of Singapore
  • Date: 1930
  • Media Number: 19980005492 - 0038
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