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  • Sims Avenue shophouse, 1967 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a two-storey shophouse, along Sims Avenue. Typical of Peranakan residences, the swinging doors (pintu pagar) can be seen in front of the main door. Dividing its windows are decorative pilasters. Under the two casement windows are plaster relief panels, with coloured ceramic tiles. Also seen are...
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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Buddha Tooth Relic Temple : exterior [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    This is a picture of a magnificent cultural monument which opened in 2007, in the heart of Chinatown. It houses the sacred Buddha tooth relic, in a stupa made of gold weighing over 400kg, melted down from gold donated by devotees. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Meyer Flats and Crescent Flats, 1982 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph focussed mainly on the Meyer Apartments. Only a corner of the Crescent Flats to the left of these blocks can be seen in the photograph. Crescent Flats, built in 1909 and Meyer Apartments, built in 1928, were thought to be the earliest flats in Singapore both built...
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  • Meyer Flats and Crescent Flats, 1982 : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows only the Crescent Flats. The Meyer Apartments to the left of these flats are not shown in the photograph. Crescent Flats, built in 1909 and Meyer Apartments, built in 1928, were thought to be the earliest flats in Singapore both built by Manasseh Meyer. Title devised...
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  • Cecil Street, towards Finlayson Green : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows Cecil Street, towards Finlayson Green. Cecil Street is named after Straits Settlements Governor Sir Cecil Clementi Smith. The roads mentioned are in the Raffles Place area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Meyer Flats and Crescent Flats, 1982 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows only one entrance to the Crescent Flats. The Meyer Apartments to the left of these flats are not shown in the photograph. Crescent Flats, built in 1909 and Meyer Apartments, built in 1928, were thought to be the earliest flats in Singapore both built by Manasseh...
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  • Cecil Street, towards Finlayson Green : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph depicts Cecil Street, towards Finlayson Green (with "Corner House" on the left). Cecil Street is named after Straits Settlements Governor Sir Cecil Clementi Smith. The roads mentioned are in the Raffles Place area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Gallop Road, "Atbara" : close-up [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1985 photograph shows a close-up of a column of "Atbara", a house located at Gallop Road. Gallop Road was a quiet rural road with shady trees and turf on which residents rode their horses. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Dalvey Road house : interior [4]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1985 photograph shows the interior of a house on Dalvey Road. It depicts a well furnished dining room with wall paper and cushioned chairs. Trees can be seen through the French windows. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Gallop Road, "Atbara" : exterior [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1985 photograph shows the arches of the colonnade of "Atbara", a house located at Gallop Road. Gallop Road was a quiet rural road with shady trees and turf on which residents rode their horses. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Gallop Road, "Atbara" : close-up [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1985 photograph shows a close-up of a structure in "Atbara", a house located at Gallop Road. Gallop Road was a quiet rural road with shady trees and turf on which residents rode their horses. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Cecil Street, with Medeiros Building : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph depicts Cecil Street, with Medeiros Building (dated 1937) and Great Eastern Building. Cecil Street is named after Straits Settlements Governor Sir Cecil Clementi Smith. The road mentioned is in the Raffles Place area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Victoria Street building, 1985 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1985 photograph shows a building at Victoria Street. These are three-storey shop houses with casement windows. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Kim Yam Road houses : exterior [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1982 photograph depicting terrace houses at the corner of Kim Yam Road and River Valley Road. These three-storey residential houses feature casement windows with wooden louvered shutters and arched window frames.Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Gallop Road, "Atbara" : close-up [3]

    Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1985 photograph depicts "Atbara", a house located at Gallop Road. Gallop Road was a quiet rural road with shady trees and turf on which residents rode their horses. The architecture shows Moorish arches supported by columns. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Dalvey Road house : interior [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1985 photograph shows the interior of a house on Dalvey Road. It depicts a well furnished living room with sofas and cushioned chairs. Trees can be seen through the French windows. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Lorong Bachok houses, 1982 : close-up [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the close-up view of a shop house located on the north side of Lorong Bachok. The casement windows are decorated with interesting wall features. There is a dragon sculpture below the window. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Damar Road warehouses : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph of a row of double-storey warehouses on Damar Road. Damar Road cannot be found in the present day street directory. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Institution Hill no. 10 : exterior [4]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1982 photograph depicting house no. 10 on Institution Hill. The two-storey building features a balcony with a frieze supported by columns. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Seton Close no. 7 : general view [6]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1986 photograph shows an abandoned house, at no. 7 Seton Close. The architectural design of this two-storey bungalow features balconies with columns. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Neil Road no. 43 and 45 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1982 photograph depicting houses no. 43 and 45 at Neil Road, from opposite Kreta Ayer Road. This three storey building features casement windows with wooden louvered shutters. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Bukit Timah Police Post, roof : close-up [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1986 photograph shows a close-up of the roof of Bukit Timah Police Post, located at Bukit Timah Road. Title devised by Library staff.
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