This 1968 photograph shows the front entrance and verandah of the bungalow, Botan House on Neil Road. Exhibiting a mixture of Chinese (lanterns, fretwork balustrades) and Western (architraves) elements. Botan House was built by Tan Kim Tian, Peranakan founder of a local shipping company in the 1800s. Title devised by Library staff.
From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All Rights Reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board Singapore 2009.