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1933 Printers Limited Map of Singapore City


1933 Printers Limited Map of Singapore City


Rare city plan of Singapore printed in Singapore.



  1933 (undated)    18 x 23.5 in (45.72 x 59.69 cm)     1 : 23950


This uncommon highly detailed map of Singapore city was issued in 1933 by Printers LTD of Singapore. Centered on the Downtown Core, the map covers what is today central Singapore from, roughly the Labrador Nature Preserve to Marine Parade, extending inland as far as the MacRitchie Reservoir. Streets, districts, rail lines, both proposed and extent, golf courses, and more are noted. This map is based on a map supplied by the Singapore Improvement Trust. It was issued to accompany the Singapore and Malayan Directory of 1933.


Printers Limited (fl. c. 1879 - 1940) was a Singapore based printing and publishing company active in the late 19th century and first half of the 20th century. Printers Ltd. provided a range of commercial lithography and printing services ranging from business stationary, to custom account books, to lithography. Among other projects, they issued the Singapore and Malayan Directory. Their offices were at 10 Collyer Quay, and their printing works on Trafalgar Street.


The Singapore and Malayan Directory of 1933, (Singapore: Printers Limited) 1933.    


Very good. Minor wear on original fold lines. Backed on archival tissue. Manuscript annotation in pencil (erasable) referencing an unknown business at center.
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