Thirties Singapore

By FMS Survey, 1934 

Map of Business Area Singapore

Asia Southeast Asia
  • Author: FMS Survey
  • Publisher: Federal Malay States Survey
  • Publication date: 1934.
  • Physical description: Large lithograph map dissected and mounted on linen in twelve sections, folding into original brown cloth boards.
  • Dimensions: 970 by 690mm. (38.25 by 27.25 inches).
  • Inventory reference: 11589

Notes

The map details Singapore’s downtown business district from Mount Victoria to the mouth of the Rochor River. The inset maps shows the docks and wharves of Telok Blanga and Keppel Road.

The wealth of information includes affluent names of homes and families, parks, main buildings, docks, cinemas, rail stations, cemeteries.

Very scarce. We were only able to locate two institutional examples, one held at Cornell University and the other at the National Library Board of Singapore.

Scale: 10 inches to 1 mile.