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Swing door : close-up

This is a photograph of a swing door of a restored house in the Joo Chiat area. The distinctive swing door or 'pintu pagar' in Malay is a unique feature in these restored houses. The swing doors provide privacy in the front hall of the house, from the five-foot way outside. Title devised by Library staff.

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