The Majestic Theatre and Nam Tin Building (now Yue Hwa Building) on Eu Tong Sen Street

The Majestic Theatre was a Cantonese opera house built by Eu Tong Sen, a tin mining and rubber magnate, for his wife who was a Cantonese opera fan. Designed by Swan & Maclaren, the famous architectural firm that also designed the Victoria Memorial Hall, the theatre embodies both Eastern and Western architectural styles and is a prominent landmark in Chinatown.

Date/Period
1950s
Region
Singapore
Dimension
Object size: L:8.7cm X W:6.1cm
Accession No.
2000-03733-008
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Category
Photographs and Negatives