This 1966 photograph of a shophouse on Joo Chiat Road. The gilded plaque hanging above the door is called a ji hoo which indicates the family name. On the upper level, pilasters decorated with tiles separate the casement windows. Above the transom windows lies the frieze carved with decorative elements. Title devised by Library staff.
From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All Rights Reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board Singapore 2009.