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Heeren Street, no. 111 : general view


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This 1966 photograph shows Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock or Heeren Street as it is formerly known in Malacca. This house in particular is the ancestral home to the late Tun Dato Sri Sir Cheng-lock Tan, a Malaysian Chinese businessman and a key public figure who devoted his life to fighting for the rights and the social welfare of the Chinese community in Malaya. Tan was also the founder of the Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA), which advocated his cause for the Malaysian Chinese population. 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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