Serangoon Road, at Lavender Street, 1985 : general view

This 1985 photograph depicts Serangoon Road, at Lavender Street (south corner). The word Serangoon may be derived from: 1) Rangoon in Burma, 2) a small marsh bird, the burong ranggong, which was common in the swamps of the Serangoon River, or 3) di-serang dengangong, Malay for attacking with gongs or drums to scare off wild animals. The roads mentioned are located within the Little India district. 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.

Subjects
  • Architecture and Landscape>>Streets and Places
  • Architecture and Landscape>>Building Types>>Commercial Buildings
  • Architecture and Landscape>>Building Types>>Residential Buildings
  • Serangoon Road (Singapore)--Photographs
  • Streets--Singapore--Serangoon Road--Photographs
  • Shophouses--Singapore--Serangoon Road--Photographs

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