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Malacca Town shophouse, pintu pagar, 1966 : close-up [9]

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This 1966 photograph shows the intricate door patterns on a swinging door of a house in Malacca. These swinging doors (pintu pagar) are a typical feature of Peranakan houses, allowing in breezes while maintaining privacy. 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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