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Malacca Town two-storey late-style shophouse, 1966 : exterior [1]


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This 1966 photograph shows the exterior of the first floor of a terrace house. Swinging doors (pintu pagar), a typical feature of Peranakan houses which allowing breezes while maintaining privacy can be seen. Some prominent features include casement windows with iron security bars, black gilded ornamentation above the windows and Corinthian pilasters. 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.

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