Photochrom of Boustead Institute

This photograph shows Boustead Institute at the end of an unpaved road. An ox-drawn wagon is visible in the foreground. ‘20207. P. Z. – Singapore. Boustead Institute’ is printed at the bottom edge of the photographThe building of Boustead Institute was located between Anson Road and Tanjong Pagar Road. It was used by seamen of the Tanjong Pagar Dock Company as a residence when they were transiting through Singapore. The building was named after Edward Boustead, founder of the Tanjong Pagar Dock Company, the Chamber of Commerce, and The Singapore Free Press.

Late 19th – early 20th century
Object size: 26.8 x 20.9 cm
Accession No.
Collection of
Peranakan Museum
Credit Line
Gift of Mr and Mrs Lee Kip Lee
Photographs and Negatives