50 Best Kept Secrets of the Istana: History and Heritage
Written by Irene Hoe
Illustrated by Quek Hong Shin
Published by The Istana
In History and Heritage, you’ll discover 50 little-known facts about the place known as Government House, from its building completion in 1869 to when Singapore achieved self-government in 1959.
Using archival research surrounding the history of Singapore from its colonial days to 1959, this book aims to present the country’s past through a gentle and at times humorous narrative. Less like a textbook and more of a companion read to a heritage walk, readers will find the historical facts in this book easy to follow and remember.
Size: 210mm x 140mm
Published: July 2019