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  • Shop in Chinatown

    Streets and Places · Economy · Tay, Lionel
    This is a 2007 photograph of a shop in Chinatown. Stacks of paper cartons, wooden boxes and plastic baskets can be seen in the shop's interior which bears little furnishing. A lady sits at a low table in front of the shop's rusty metal grilles. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tower, Wesley Methodist Church : close-up

    Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph is a close-up on the tower of Wesley Methodist Church with its exposed red brickwork, narrow, arched windows and decorative top. Plants and moss can be observed on the tower, giving it a weathered and authentic feel. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Capitol Theatre building, 2007, entrance : exterior

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    Shown in this photograph is the entrance to Capitol Theatre along the alley between Capitol Building and Capitol Centre. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Restored shophouses : side view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tay, Lionel
    This is a picture of restored shophouses in Chinatown, with cantilevered balconies in the corner units. On the groundfloor is Ng Teow Yhee & Sons (S) Pte Ltd. Title devised by Library staff.
  • All hoarded up : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    Shown in this photograph are hoarding boards, a common sight in Singapore, as the city state undergoes almost continuous urban renewal in different areas. This area is in Chinatown, near the New Bridge Centre. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Central urn : close-up

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph is a close-up on the central urn of the Civilian War Memorial for World War II, cast against the background of our urban cityscape. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Buddha Tooth Relic Temple : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tay, Lionel
    This is a picture of the entrance of the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple, facing the busy South Bridge Road. This is the oldest street in Chinatown, built by convict labourers in 1833.
  • Pearl Bank Apartments : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    This 2007 photograph shows the distinctive Pearl Bank Apartments in the background through a misty curtain of raindrops. A shophouse, several street lamps and the blue-coloured Lower Barracks at Pearl's Hill Terrace are also partially seen in the picture, in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Fort Canning Hill : general view [1]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    Shown in this photograph are the steps leading up to Fort Canning Hill. Title devised by Library staff.
  • South Bridge Road shophouses : exterior

    Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    This is a picture of shophouses along the junction of South Bridge Road and Smith Street. The shophouses are 3 storeys tall with five foot way. At the background of photograph, there are blocks of flats and a commercial building. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Raffles Hotel : exterior [1]

    Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    Shown in this photograph is Raffles Hotel, built in 1887. It was one of the greatest hotels in Singapore, catering to the colonial elites during the early days. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tanjong Pagar shophouses : close-up

    Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    This picture shows a close-up view of restored shophouses, built in 1928, situated along a serene alley in Tanjong Pagar. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shophouses : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph captures restored houses, with Peranakan-styled wall tiles, in Chinatown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Pedestals, Fort Canning Hill : side view

    Arts · Tay, Lionel
    Shown in this photograph are two mini pedestals near the entrance of Fort Canning Hill. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Fresh fruits shop, Chinatown : exterior

    Economy · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph shows some canvas covered goods, outside the 101 Fresh Fruits Trading, in Chinatown. It is still too early in the morning for the shops to be fully open for business. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Raffles Hotel : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    Shown in this photograph is the famous Raffles Hotel, in a shot taken from across Bras Basah Road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • HDB flats : exterior

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph captures HDB, or Housing and Development Board, flats decorated with Singapore flags, adding to the National Day festivities. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cenotaph, 1922 : general view

    Streets and Places
    This colour photograph shows the Cenotaph, which was erected as a memorial in honour of the men who died in action during World War I and II. It was unveiled by the Prince of Wales on March 31 1922. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Raffles Hotel, entrance : close-up

    Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    Shown in this photograph is a close-up on the elegance and grandeur of Raffles Hotel, viewed through the entrance. Title devised by Library staff.
  • "Myriad of activities" sign : general view

    Arts · Tay, Lionel
    This is a picture of the wall carving entitled "Myriad of Activities" at the foot of Fort Canning Hill. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Wesley Methodist Church : exterior [1]

    Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph shows the main building of Wesley Methodist Church. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Civilian War Memorial, built in 1967 : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    Shown in this photograph is the World War II memorial, erected in 1967 in Civilian Memorial Park. This memorial is in honour of the civilians who died during the Japanese Occupation. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Wesley Methodist Church, storyboard : close-up

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    Shown in this photograph is a close-up on the storyboard elaborating on the heritage of the Wesley Methodist Church. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Restored shophouses : exterior

    Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    Shown in this photograph are restored shophouses in Chinatown. Title devised by Library staff.