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Seaside kampong, 1890 : general view

This 1890 photograph shows a seaside kampong. Houses in a kampong were usually raised on wooden pillars above the ground. No fencing marked the boundary around the ground and houses were sometimes surrounded by plants, betel palms and a variety of fruit trees. Title devised by Library staff.

Credit Line

All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.


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