This 1966 photograph shows the front of a shophouse, where a casement window and a swinging door (pintu pagar) can be seen. Two lanterns hanging from the ceiling are called Ji seh teng (surname lanterns). The lanterns usually bear the surname or family name of the house. Title devised by Library staff.
From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All Rights Reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board Singapore 2009.