Siglap Plain houses, 1993 : general view


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This 1993 photograph shows houses located along 18, 16 and 14 Siglap Plain. Siglap means "the concealing darkness" in Malay. Legend tells of a Malay chief who landed in this area during a thunderstorm, which led to him calling the place Siglap. 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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