Heritage Post Cards of Old Singapore

$12.00

This set of 4 postcards feature four locations in Singapore

Ann Siang Hill is a quaint and charming shophouse located near Chinatown, the place is named after Chia Ann Siang, a wealthy Chinese saw-miller in the 1800s. This attraction situates along a small stretch of road in Chinatown, flaunting its array of refurbished shophouses. The street was formerly a place where many locals conjugate and share their cultures into the mix of Singapore’s cultural diversity.

Singapore River is the heart of the city. Originally, the entrance to the river was once the Port of Singapore. Throughout the history of Singapore, the river is where all the hustle and bustle of the city revolves around.

Chinatown Singapore is where Chinese immigrants used to stay when the first arrived in Singapore. The streets were filled with vibrancy and the hawkers selling fresh produce.  Now, Chinatown has many temples and mosques for worship. These religious sites are placed beside one another such as the Sri Mariamman temple, Buddha tooth relic temple and the more well known Thian Hock Kheng temple.

Bugis Street is a popular night place from the 1950s to 1980s  and is a favourite haunt for the tourist and sailors.

Size: A6

Printed on 300gsm matt paper.

Free Shipping by normal post within Singapore.

Description

Step into a world of nostalgia with these exquisite postcards featuring scenes of old Singapore. Each card is a window into the past, capturing the spirit and heritage of a city that has grown from a humble port to a bustling metropolis. The intricate details preserved in these watercolour paintings by the renowned local artist, Loy Chye Chuan, highlight the vibrant life and architecture that characterizes Singapore’s rich history.

From the traditional bumboats gently bobbing on the waters of the Singapore River to the shophouses that line the historic streets of Chinatown, each postcard is a testament to the unique blend of cultures and the passage of time. The textures, colors, and atmospheres of bygone days are beautifully preserved, making these postcards perfect for collectors, enthusiasts of Singaporean culture, or anyone who cherishes the art of correspondence.

Whether you’re sending a piece of Singapore’s heritage to a loved one or adding to your collection, these postcards carry more than just images—they carry stories. These heritage cards are not just keepsakes; they’re invitations to explore, to remember, and to share the legacy of Singapore’s yesteryears. Own or send a piece of history with these heritage postcards of old Singapore.

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