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  • Neil Road house, wood sculpture : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows intricate wood carvings depicting a Chinese figurative scene. It is featured on an ancestral shrine (kum), seen in the Wee family (descendants of 19th century shopping tycoon Wee Bin) residence. Such shrines usually contains the ancestral tablets of the family. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Neil Road house, ancestral altar : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the ancestral altar, on which is placed the ancestral shrine, a censer, and other paraphernalia of ancestor worship. Seen above the altar table is an ancestral portrait. The picture was taken in the Wee family (descendants of 19th century shipping tycoon Wee Bin) residence on Neil...
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  • Neil Road house, ancestral shrine : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows an ancestral shrine, carved intricately with Chinese figurative scenes. Placed before the shrine is a censer. Both are seen in the Wee family (descendants of 19th century shipping tycoon Wee Bin) residence, which has since been converted into the Tan Cheng Lock Baba House Museum. Title...
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  • Neil Road house, ancestral hall : general view [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the ancestral hall of the Wee family (descendants of 19th century shipping tycoon Wee Bin) residence on Neil Road, which houses the ancestral shrine and ancestral portraits. The house has since been converted into the Tan Cheng Lock Baba House Museum. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Neil Road house, ancestral hall : general view [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the ancestral hall of the Wee family (descendants of 19th century shipping tycoon Wee Bin) residence on Neil Road. Seen in the hall are the ancestral altar, shrine, and other ancestor worship paraphernalia. The house has since been converted into the Tan Cheng Lock Baba House...
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  • Ancestral shrine in a house at River Valley Road, 1979

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1979 photograph shows an ancestral shrine in a house at River Valley Road. The shrine has a tablet with the ancestor's name inscribed on it, as well as photographs. The shrine also has an incense stick holder. Title devised by Library staff.