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Telok Ayer Street temple, tiles : close-up [2]


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This 1968 photograph depicts some decorative mosaic tiles featuring tiles of repetitive pattern. These can be seen on an elevation facing a Telok Ayer Street temple. These tiles (often from Staffordshire kilns) were once commonly used in Peranakan-styled houses and were mass produced by dust pressing, in which powdered clay was pressed into a mould with great force. 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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