A Splendid Little Colony: British Singapore 1819 - 1963


Stamford Road decorated for the visit of the Prince of Wales in 1922


Stamford Road decorated for the visit of the Prince of Wales in 1922.

Source: Gretchen Liu. Singapore: A Pictorial History
The festive air on the street is unmistakeable. So too the number of people present, including Japanese. The hats and western suits were aplenty and mingled well with more Asian attire. The building in the left background was only recently opened, in 1921.


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