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  • Masjid Sultan, 1960s : side view

    Arts · Streets and Places
    This is a picture of the Masjid Sultan (Sultan Mosque) near Arab Street with its dome and towering minaret standing out among the shophouses. The place of worship for Muslims at Muskat Street is named after the first Sultan of Singapore, Sultan Hussein Shah. Donated by S. Zahra Aljunied, and...
  • Masjid Hajjah Fatimah spire, 2004 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This is a view of the open space in Masjid Hajjah Fatimah from which the mosque's unique spire, a blend of European and Malaccan architecture, can be seen. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Omar Kampong Melaka, 2004 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    Masjid Omar Kampong Melaka is built in modern style with open sides and white pillars supporting a red-tiled sloping roof. It has a minaret with a golden dome and a star and crescent. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Al-Abrar, 2004 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This is a front view of the two-storey Al-Abrar Mosque with its light blue walls, arched windows and doors and narrow balcony on the second floor. A crescent and star, symbols of Islam, are mounted on twin columns at the entrance. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Sultan : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a frontal view of Masjid Sultan, or Sultan Mosque, located in Kampong Glam. The mosque with its huge dome is seen between two rows of shophouses. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Jamae (Chulia) twin towers, 2004 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    A striking feature of Masjid Jamae (Chulia)'s entrance are the twin slim tapering square towers above it. At the base between them is a decorative structure. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Alkaff, 2003 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Heirwin Mohd Nasir
    This is a general view of Masjid Alkaff, which looks like a house. It has a tall minaret with a cone-shaped top and crescent and star. There is a floral design on the white wall. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Alkaff main prayer hall, 2003 : interior

    Streets and Places · Heirwin Mohd Nasir
    This photograph depicts the interior of Masjid Alkaff, showing the prayer hall with its arches and pillars and white and apple green colour scheme. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Sultan worship area, 2004 : interior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This is a view of Masjid Sultan prayer area with a window at the far end. A red carpet with demarcated white individual prayer sections catches the eye. Chandeliers with Arabic inscriptions alternate with the ceiling fans. Small wooden bookcases are placed against the white octagonal pillars. Title devised by...
  • Masjid Sultan, façade, 2004 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This is a view of Masjid Sultan's façade and the main golden dome with the crescent and star. Two smaller domes flank the main dome on each side of which there is a minaret. A small balcony juts out from a centre door on the second floor. On either side...
  • Masjid Hajjah Fatimah, minaret, 2004 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This is a general view of Masjid Hajjah Fatimah, with its white and beige walls and dark brown trimmings and the unique spire-like octagonal-shaped minaret. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Jamae (Chulia) wall, 2004 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    The view shows the wall on the left of Masjid Jamae (Chulia)'s entrance. It has circular latticed openings. The name of the mosque is mounted on the wall. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Omar Kampong Melaka, 2003 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · M. Ashif Padili
    This is an exterior view of the simple, single-storeyed Masjid Omar Kampong Melaka, reminiscent of kampong house architecture with its beige exterior walls and pitched tiled roof. This is the first mosque built in Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Sultan, façade, 2004 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This is a general view of the facade of the two-storeyed Masjid Sultan, showing beige exterior walls with dark brown borders. A large golden dome flanked by two smaller domes and a minaret are also seen. A small balcony juts out from a centre door on the second level and...
  • Masjid Jamae (Chulia) entrance, 2004 : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This view shows the exterior of Masjid Jamae (Chulia), with its apple green walls. It has an arched entrance above which are two tapering slim square tapering towers with small domes. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Hajjah Fatimah, dome and minaret, 2004 : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    This is a view of Masjid Hajjah Fatimah's central dome and spire which reflect its unique Malaccan and European architecture. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Hajjah Fatimah, 2004 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This is an exterior view of Masjid Hajjah Fatimah, with beige walls and dark brown trimmings, grilled windows, ornate eaves and the spire-like, octagonal-shaped minaret. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Alkaff Kampung Melayu, 2004 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Heirwin Mohd Nasir
    This 2004 photograph shows Masjid Alkaff Kampong Melayu (built 1932), at Bedok Reservoir Road. The mosque was originally located at Jalan Abdul Manan and was known as the Alkaff Mosque. It was shifted to the new location to make way for public infrastructure projects and was renamed Masjid Alkaff Kampong...
  • Masjid Omar Kampong Melaka entrance, 2003 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · M. Ashif Padili
    This is a view of the Masjid Omar Kampong Melaka's entrance, leading to the main prayer hall showing mats laid out for worshippers at the front porch. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Jamae (Chulia) entrance, 2004 : exterior [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This view shows the exterior of Masjid Jamae (Chulia), with its apple green walls. It has an arched entrance above which are two tapering slim square tapering towers with small domes. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Sultan women's ablution area : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    This is a general view of Masjid Sultan women's ablution area which adjoins the main building of the mosque. It is sheltered and has narrow hexagonal pillars half blue and half grey as well as other decorative features. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Abdul Gafoor : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1994 photograph shows the exterior of Masjid Abdul Gafoor, located at no. 46 Dunlop Street (along Mayo Street). The mosque, which was built in 1907, has several miniature minarets atop its roof. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Masjid Abdul Gafoor : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1994 photograph shows Masjid Abdul Gafoor, located at no. 46 Dunlop Street (along Mayo Street). The mosque, which was built in 1907, has several miniature minarets atop its roof. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Masjid Abdul Gafoor : exterior [4]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1994 photograph shows the exterior of Masjid Abdul Gafoor, located at no. 46 Dunlop Street (along Mayo Street). The mosque, which was built in 1907, has several miniature minarets atop its roof. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available