This 1971 photograph shows the air well and a wooden circular staircase of a typical Peranakan house. Chinese couplets flank the door of the main hall and gilded Chinese plaques are hung above the door and windows. Some architectural features seen include Doric columns, rafters and casement windows with security iron bars. Title devised by Library staff.
From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All Rights Reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board Singapore 2009.