This 1992 photograph depicts shophouses (dated 1939) at Geylang Road, between Lorong 28 and 30 Geylang. Geylang is believed to be a corruption of the term "kilang", Malay for factory, from the coconut and lemongrass processing factories of the area. Title devised by Library staff.
All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.