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  • House of Tan Yeok Nee wall decoration, 2003 : close-up

    Arts · Streets and Places · M. Ashif Padili
    This is a close up view of the wall decoration at the top of the house of Tan Yeok Nee. Aligned to feng shui principles, it is of Southern Fujian style with curved eaves and roof brackets that is decorated with spectacularly carved mythical beasts. In the centre is an...
  • The Art House : exterior

    Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    Shown in this photograph is a view of the front of the Art House, which was once Parliament House. It depicts its Tuscan style-columns and cornices. Title devised by Library staff.
  • MICA Building, 2007 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph shows the Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts (MICA) building. The building was built in 1934 and served as the Old Hill Police Station. It was the site of the Assembly Building from 1845 to 1856. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Keong Saik Road shophouses, 2004 : general view

    Streets and Places · M. Ashif Padili
    This is a 2004 general view of Keong Saik Road showing two- and three-storey shophouses, some restored, along the one-way road. The Keong Saik Hotel can be seen to the right of the photograph. A hint of modernity can be seen in the solar panel perched on top of the...
  • Istana Kampong Glam : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This is an exterior view of the Istana, located at Kampong Glam. The Istana Kampong Glam is a two-storeyed former palace, built by Sultan Hussein Shah of Johor in 1819. There are yellow French windows above the porch with arched entrances. The gates are also painted yellow, which is the...
  • The Arts House, entrance : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph shows the entrance to the Art House, with a poster advertising a current play. The wooden door of the Art House is peach in colour while its wall is painted in white. It depicts a staircase with red carpet near the entrance. Title devised by Library staff.
  • The Arts House, top-half : exterior

    Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph shows the Arts House, which resides in the old Parliament House building. It depicts its Tuscan style-columns and cornices. The building was built in 1827 by John Argyle Maxwell as a residence, before he sold it to the state. This is also the site of former Temenggong's home....
  • Boat Quay and Singapore River skyline : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Heirwin M. Nasir
    Panoramic view of the river showing cruising bumboats, restored shophouses, the alfresco setting by the river bank and the skyscrapers towering beyond. It depicts prominent landmarks such as OUB Centre, OCBC Centre, UOB Plaza and Maybank Building. Title devised by Library staff.
  • The Arts House at the Old Parliament : exterior

    Streets and Places · Heirwin Mohd Nasir
    This is a photograph showing a view of the façade of the old Parliament, now known as the Arts House. The three-storey white building has arches on the ground floor and long windows framed in yellow on the second and third floors. In the foreground is a bronze statue of...
  • Street leading to Masjid Sultan, 2004 : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    This is a general view of the street that leads to Masjid Sultan. It has been converted to a walkway lined on each side with tall palm trees and two-storeyed conserved shophouses. The red brick walkway has interspersed Islamic geometrical motifs. The main golden dome is dominant. Title devised by...
  • House of Tan Yeok Nee, 2003 : interior

    Streets and Places · Arts · M. Ashif Padili
    This is an interior view of the house of Tan Yeok Nee, showing the open-air walkway with its distinct bamboo-styled green roof, curved eaves and brackets, bright orange and yellow walls, Chinese lantern-styled hanging lamps, potted plants and a mixture of tiled and stoned pathway. Title devised by Library staff.
  • The Arts House : side view

    Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph shows the Arts House, at the old Parliament House. It depicts its Tuscan style-columns and cornices. Originally built in 1827 by George Drumgold Coleman, on the site of the former home of the temenggong (local chief). Originally the house of John Argyle Maxwell, before it became the Court...