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Edward Weller: The Town of Singapore

Map: SEAS4829
 
Cartographer: Edward Weller
Title: The Town of Singapore
Date: c. 1863
Published: London
Width: 7 inches / 18 cm
Height: 11 inches / 28 cm
Map ref: SEAS4829
Description:
Plan of the Southern part of Singapore Town, highlighting the new development of Government Hill, with the construction of Fort Canning, completed in 1861. Two areas marked in red show the Government House domain on Government Hill and the area of the first concession, on which to build Fort Canning. Two other highlighted areas show the Chinese Theatres and the first lit road in Singapore Town, namely Anson road stretching into Cecil St. This whole area in now Singapore Town's main business district. Printed colour. [SEAS4829]