Scroll accompanying the Mace of the City of Singapore

This scroll accompanies the golden Mace presented by prominent Chinese philanthropist Loke Wan Tho to the City of Singapore, in conjunction with the granting of a Royal Charter by King George VI in 1951 which raised the status of Singapore to a City. The scroll provides a brief history of the colony, beginning from its establishment as a British trading post in 1819.

Date/Period
1953
Region
Singapore
Dimension
Object size: 89.6 x 28 cm
Accession No.
2003-00230-006
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Credit Line
Gift of the Public Utilities Board
Category
Gold