This 1972 photograph focuses on the Chinese-gateway fronting a house at River Valley Road. The gateway features a swallow-tail roof ridge and a jian nian (technique where colourful ceramic pieces are cut and pasted to form decorative patterns or motifs) frieze. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All Rights Reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board Singapore 2009.