Telok Ayer Street temple, tiles : close-up [1]

This 1968 photograph depicts some decorative mosaic tiles featuring tiles painted with a peacock and a pink flower. These cen be seen on the wall of a Telok Ayer Street temple. These tiles (often from Staffordshire kilns) were once commonly used in Peranakan-styled houses and were mass produced by dust pressing, in which powdered clay was pressed into a mould with great force. Title devised by Library staff.

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From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All Rights Reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board Singapore 2009.

Subjects
  • Architecture and Landscape>>Architectural Styles
  • Tiles--Singapore--Photographs
  • Arts>>Visual Arts

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