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Sit Wah Road two-storey shophouse : general view [3]


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This 1969 photograph shows a shophouse that features full-length French windows on the second storey, and swinging doors (pintu pagar) on the first. The pintu pagar is a typical feature of Peranakan houses that allow in breezes while maintaining privacy. Located in Tiong Bahru, Sit Wah Road is named after building contractor Sit Wah. 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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