A seaside villa along Tanjong Katong, facing the sea, 1916. The Katong district would become very popular with the wealthy local Asians and many bungalows were built here as holiday homes. Some trappings of prosperity include the horse-drawn carriages and the walled and gated compounds. It was the habit of a number of the rich to sail into the east coast from their city homes for the weekend.
Cheah Jin Seng. Singapore: 500 early postcards
A Splendid Little Colony: British Singapore 1819 - 1963 | Singapore
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