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Malacca Town late-style shophouse, 1966 : exterior

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This 1966 photograph shows a two-storey shophouse in Malacca. Some architectural features seen are Corinthian pilasters and black gilded Chinese ornamentation. A panel of Fujian jian nian (cut and paste) style ceramic mosaic shards embedded in cement to form figures can be seen. Other features include casement windows with iron security bars and green glazed bamboo-shaped roof tiling. A little boy can be seen standing in front of the shophouse. 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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