View of the Grand Canal, looking toward the obelisk-like monument dedicated to Ernest Doudart de Lagrée. Along the canal embankments are wide, unpaved roads, lined with colonial buildings. A number of people and boats can be seen on the canal.


  • Title: Singapore (Main View)
  • Creator: Emile Gsell
  • Date Created: about 1870s
  • Location Created: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Saigon, Vietnam
  • Physical Dimensions: 22.7 × 31.3 cm (8 15/16 × 12 5/16 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XA.1240.6
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Attributed to Emile Gsell (1838 - 1879)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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