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Photos & Postcards: The Originals of G.R. Lambert

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Photos & Postcards: The Originals of G.R. Lambert

Time: August 2, 2010 to January 2, 2011
Location: Singapore Philatelic Museum
Street: 23-B Coleman Street
City/Town: Singapore 179807
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Phone: Singapore: (65) 6337 3888
Event Type: exhibition
Organized By: Singapore Philatelic Museum
Latest Activity: Jul 17, 2010

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An exhibition featuring a rare collection of GR Lambert 19th century photographs, and historical picture postcards in the late 19th to mid 20th century of early Singapore.

Gustave Richard Lambert arrived in Singapore in 1875. setting up a photographic studio on Orchard Road. He photographed extensively in the region and produced some 3,000 photographs of Singapore, Borneo, Malaya, Siam and China.

Dates of his travels to these locations is unknown. Lambert and Co also had studios in Deli, Sumatra and Kuala Lumpur, Malaya. Another in Bangkok, Siam and the firm was by appointment to the King of Siam as well as the Sultan of Johore.

Photo: A photograph of Cavanagh Bridge in 19th century Singapore.

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