Telok Ayer Street and Thian Hock Keng Temple : general view [4]

This is a photograph of a busy street scene along Telok Ayer Street. Seen here is a man riding his tricycle-cart and a woman pushing her three-wheeled cart along the road. On the left is the Thian Hock Keng Temple with one of its ornately carved columns at the entrance and ornamental dragons, symbolising good luck, perched on the elaborately tiled roof. Towering over the shophouses is the OCBC Centre. Physical dimensions of original: 11 x 13 cm. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.

Credit Line

From the Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏. All rights reserved, Family of Kouo Shang-Wei and National Library Board Singapore 2007

Subjects
  • Architecture and Landscape>>Building Types>>Commercial Buildings
  • Architecture and Landscape>>Building Types>>Religious Buildings
  • Architecture and Landscape>>Streets and Places
  • Commercial buildings--Singapore--Photographs
  • Temples, Chinese—Singapore--Photographs
  • Arts>>Architecture>>Public and commercial buildings
  • Arts>>Architecture>>Religious buildings

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