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  • The Singapore Institution 1837-1841

    Streets and Places
    A view of a double storey building of The Singapore Institution, also called The Singapore Free School and currently known as Raffles Institution.
  • Neil Road house, staircase : close-up [1]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph focuses on a staircase, likely encircling an air well (also called a sky well) in a Peranakan house on Neil Road. Its base is decorated with tiles sporting floral motifs. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Political Centre : exterior [3]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a two-storey bungalow on Goodwood Hill, located along Stevens Road. In 1967 (year image was taken), the bungalow served as the Political Centre. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tanjong Katong Road shophouse, windows : general view

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows the casement windows of a shophouse in Tanjong Katong Road. Underneath the windows are plaster relief panels with floral and animal designs, which provide decoration. Tanjong Katong is situated near the East Coast area. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Neil Road house, 1969 : exterior [1]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the front facade of the Wee family (descendents of 19th century shipping tycoon Wee Bin) residence on Neil Road. It features the distinctive swinging doors (pintu pagar), a typical fixture of Peranakan houses that allows in breezes while maintaining privacy. The house has since been converted...
  • Tembeling Road house, windows : close-up [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows the casement windows of a house in Tembeling Road. Decorative fretwork fascia is seen underneath the eave of the roof. Moulded plaster relief elements are seen below the casement windows. Above the transom window is a decorative frieze. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Stanley Street three-storey shophouse : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a shophouse on Stanley Street. Features include full-length windows flanked by half-length casement windows on its upper storeys, windows on the third are topped with fanlights, and a Chinese-style roof canopy overhanging the first storey. The entrance to the shophouse is fixed with a pair of...
  • Stanley Street three-storey shophouse, windows : general view [4]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a shophouse on Stanley Street, featuring full-length French windows flanked with half-length casement windows on each of the upper storeys. Those on the second storey are topped with plaques inscribed with Chinese characters, while those on the third storey are topped with fanlights. Seen below each...
  • Mountbatten Road bungalow, 1967 : general view [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a bungalow located at Mountbatten Road. This bungalow is elevated to allow air circulation underneath. Other features include verandah with stone balustrades and rooftop balustrades. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Neil Road house, windows, 1967 : close-up

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows half-length casement windows, below which runs a decorative bas-relief frieze featuring Chinese figurative scenes. These are likely seen at the Wee family (descendants of 19th century shipping tycoon Wee Bin) residence on Neil Road. It has since been converted into the Tan Cheng Lock Baba House...
  • Swiss Club Road bungalow, driveway : general view [4]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1981 photograph shows the driveway of an Art Deco bungalow at Swiss Club Road. Some architectural features of the house are brick arched columns, V-profile clay tile roofs and stone walls with scale-like appearance. Its windows and doors are made of glass panels, with red timber frames and transoms....
  • Rose Lane house, roof : close-up [2]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows the roof of a bungalow, with fretwork along the eaves. The roof is ornamented with a roof spire and decorative patterns along the roof frame. Overlapping V-profile clay tiles cover this roof. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tanglin Road bungalow : panoramic view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1984 photograph shows a bungalow on a small hill probably in the black and white bungalow (1900s-1920s) style. This bungalow most probably locatied on Tanglin Road. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore Volunteer Corps Hall, window : exterior

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows the vertical ornamental window of the Singapore Volunteer Corps (SVC) Hall. It closed down in 2000. The building was recently used as one of the venues for the Singapore Biennale in 2008. The SVC Hall is located opposite Raffles Hotel, at Beach Road. Title devised by...
  • Meyer Road, 1968 : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows Meyer Road with some houses by the side of the road . A vintage model of the yellow top taxi is visible on the right. Meyer Road is situated in the East Coast area of Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Meyer Road coconut trees : general view [2]

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows some coconut trees along Meyer Road. The trees are spread out in the surrounding area of a bungalow seen on the left background. Meyer Road is situated in the East Coast vicinity, which was formerly a coconut plantation grove. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sims Avenue, next to Lorong 35, floor : close-up [1]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows most probably the tiles of the floor of one of the houses on Sims Avenue, next to Lorong 35. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Serangoon Road : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows Serangoon Road, in front of Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital. A row of two-storey shophouses line one side of the two-way road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Raffles Institution, 1972 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1972 photograph shows the demolition of Raffles Institution (RI). Known previously as the Singapore Institution, the location of RI is where the Raffles City mall now stands. The school was founded by Sir Stamford Raffles in 1823. The Civilian War Memorial can be seen in the background. Title devised...
  • Meyer Road bungalow, porch : general view [1]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the porch of a bungalow, with a tiled motif corridor on Meyer Road. Some features seen are wooden casement windows with moulded decorative plaster under it, pillars along the side of the bungalow and a balustrade along the porch. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Ridout Road bungalow, verandah : general view

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows the verandah of an Art Deco bungalow. Some architectural features such as brick arched columns can be seen. Chairs and tables are placed in the verandah. This bungalow, located at 23 Ridout Road, is residence to the Dutch Ambassador. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sit Wah Road two-storey shophouses : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1969 photograph of Sit Wah Road, one side of which is shown lined with two-storey shophouses. Many of the houses feature full-length French windows. Located in Tiong Bahru, Sit Wah Road is named after a building contractor Sit Wah. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Scotts Road house : exterior

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph depicts probably, a traditional entrance to a house. Its features include a fresco, swinging doors (pintu pagar), iron security bars over the windows, timber framed glass screens and terracotta tiled flooring. Title devised by Library Staff.
  • Mount Echo Park : general view [3]

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows an expanse of land with manicured lawns and some green trees, within Mount Echo Park. It is in the vicinity of Jervois Road. Title devised by Library staff.