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Kallang Road shophouses : general view [1]


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This 1982 photograph showsa row of two-storey shophouses along Kallang Road, next to the United Overseas Bank Kallang Godown. The name Kallang may have been derived from 1) galang, Malay for putting a boat on wooden rollers, 2) a corruption of kilang, Malay for factory, or 3) a tribe of Orang Laut (sea people). Title devised by Library staff.

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

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