The Istana : exterior [3]

This 1969 photograph shows a lady posing at the side of the front porch of the Istana. The Istana is the official residence of the President of the Republic of Singapore. It is located along Orchard Road in Singapore’s prime shopping district. The Istana was previously known as Government House and was the residence of the Governor of the Straits Settlements and later the Governor of the Colony of Singapore. It was gazetted as a national monument on 14 February 1992. Title devised by Library staff.

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From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All Rights Reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board Singapore 2009.

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  • Architecture and Landscape>>Streets and Places
  • Architecture and Landscape>>Building Types>>Historic Buildings
  • Architecture and Landscape>>Building Types>>Monuments
  • Official residences--Singapore--Photographs
  • Istana (Singapore)--Photographs
  • National monuments--Singapore--Photographs
  • Porches--Singapore--Photographs

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