Telok Ayer Street and Thian Hock Keng Temple : general view [5]



This photograph shows a busy street scene at Telok Ayer Street. People are seen walking on either side, while a trishaw rider wearing a traditional straw pointed hat, passes along the road. On the left is the Thian Hock Keng Temple with one of its ornately carved columns at the entrance and ornamental dragons, symbolising good luck, perched on the elaborately tiled roof. Towering over the shophouses is the OCBC Centre. Physical dimensions of original: 11 x 13 cm. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.

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From the Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏. All rights reserved, Family of Kouo Shang-Wei and National Library Board Singapore 2007

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