Mohamedan & Chinese temples, S'pore 68, 1880s : general view


This 1880s photograph shows a view of a mosque, a Chinese temple, and a shrine, along Telok Ayer Street. On the right is the Nagore Durgha Shrine that was built in 1830 by Tamil Muslims from South India. Close to this shrine is the Thian Hock Keng, a temple for Chinese immigrants that was built in the 1820s. Further down the street on the right is the Al-Abrar Mosque. This mosque was also built by Tamil Muslims from South India in 1827. Title from inscription, on front of photograph. Title devised by library staff. Date of creation estimated.

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From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.

Subjects
  • Architecture and Landscape>>Building Types>>Religious Buildings
  • Islamic shrines--Singapore--Photographs
  • Mosques--Singapore--Photographs
  • Temples, Chinese--Singapore--Photographs

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