This 1967 photograph shows the entrance to Masjid Hajjah Fatimah on Java Road, in the historic Kampong Glam area. Built between 1845 and 1846, the mosque was named after Hajjah Fatimah, a wealthy businesswoman. Combining Eastern and Western design, the mosque is known for its unique minaret, which resembles a church spire. It was gazetted a national monument in 1973. Title devised by Library staff.
From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All Rights Reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board Singapore 2009.