Chinese temple in 1919 : close-up [3]

This 1919 photograph is mounted on a board, with handwritten words "Kim Keat 1919" on the back. This photograph shows carvings on a wall and an arched doorway in Siong Lin Temple, which was built in 1902. It is the oldest Buddhist temple in Singapore and is currently located in Toa Payoh. Date of creation estimated.

Credit Line

From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.

Subjects
  • Architecture and Landscape>>Building Types>>Religious Buildings
  • Temples, Chinese--Singapore--Photographs
  • Altars--Singapore--Photographs

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