This 1966 photograph focuses on the windows of a terrace house on Neil Road. Plaques inscribed with Chinese characters are placed above the windows. Also seen is a Chinese-style canopy roof, on top of which runs a jian nian (technique where colourful ceramic pieces are cut and pasted to form decorative patterns or motifs) frieze. Title devised by Library staff.
From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All Rights Reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board Singapore 2009.