View from Government Hill

This painting shows a view from Government Hill (renamed Fort Canning in 1859) overlooking the entrance to the river and the bustling harbour. The Governor’s House can be seen on the extreme right, and on its left, is the flagstaff that signalled the arrival of mail vessels.

Artist Name
Marianne James
Date/Period
17 November 1828
Region
Singapore
Dimension
Object size: Image: H16.8 x W25.5/Sheet: H2.8 x W29.9
Accession No.
1992-00199
Material
Watercolours
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Category
Paintings