View of kampong, 1890s : general view

This 1890s photograph shows a view of a kampong. Houses in a kampong were usually raised on wooden pillars above the ground. No fencing marked the boundary around the ground and houses were sometimes surrounded by plants, betel palms and a variety of fruit trees. 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.

  • Architecture and Landscape>>Building Types>>Residential Buildings
  • Dwellings--Singapore--Photographs
  • Villages--Singapore--Photographs

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