St. Andrews Cathedral, Singapore

St. Andrews Cathedral. Designed by Colonel Ronald MacPherson. 1862. Singapore. Photograph and text George P. Landow. [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one.]

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Marie got down from the city bus near the Capitol. St Andrews Cathedral looked white and serene in the middle of its shady field fringed by angsana trees, sentinels of the Chrch's serenity planted long ago by those nostalgic for the oak trees of the English countryside. Set in the heart of this busy shopping area considered protected by its fence of strong iron railings, the spire of the Cathedral rose high above the trees reaching out to things beyond this earth, above the pretty concerns of man below. — Su-chen Christine Lim, Rice Bowl


Lim, Su-chen Christine. Rice Bowl [1984], Singapore: Times Editions, 1991. 249.

Cathedral site. [Includes virtual tours, history] Viewed 26 October 2008.

Last modified 26 October 2008