This1969 photograph shows Masjid Hajjah Fatimah on Java Road, in the historic Kampong Glam area. Built between 1845 and 1846, the mosque was named after Hajjah Fatimah, a wealthy businesswoman. Combining Eastern and Western design, the mosque is known for its unique minaret, which resembles a church spire. It was gazetted a national monument in 1973. Title devised by Library staff.
From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All Rights Reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board Singapore 2009.