Singapore: A Pictorial History 1819 – 2000

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In less than two centuries, Singapore has transformed itself from a small coastal kampong into a modern metropolis. After the arrival of Sir Stamford Raffles. Singapore grew from a humble village into a thriving colony, then was designated a Straits Settlement, and in 1965 became an independent nation state.

Over 1,200 images–photographs, paintings, lithographs and engravings–and accompanying text, tell the story of Singapore. Many of the images have never been published before. 

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In less than two centuries, Singapore has transformed itself from a small coastal kampong into a modern metropolis. After the arrival of Sir Stamford Raffles. Singapore grew from a humble village into a thriving colony, then was designated a Straits Settlement, and in 1965 became an independent nation state.

Over 1,200 images–photographs, paintings, lithographs and engravings–and accompanying text, tell the story of Singapore. Many of the images have never been published before. 

 

Publisher: Editions Didier Millet Pte Ltd

Hardback

2007

ISBN: 9789813018815