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  • Hong San See temple, courtyard : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the courtyard of Hong San See temple (风山寺), located at no. 31 Mohamed Sultan Road. It has a traditional Chinese architectural design, with colourful statues on its roof. Inside the sheltered courtyard, there is an altar. Above the altar, there is a traditional Chinese lantern, as...
  • Hong San See temple : interior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the interior of Hong San See temple. The plaque above the door is in Chinese calligraphy, with the characters "普惠群生". There are two traditional Chinese lanterns hanging from the lower beam, and golden sculptures above the doors. The temple was originally built at Tras Street in...
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Swiss Club Road bungalow, wall : close-up

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1981 photograph shows a close-up view of the wall of a one-storey Art Deco bungalow at Swiss Club Road. Architectural features such as rough cast plastered and unique air vents can be seen. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shophouse at junction of Koon Seng and Joo Chiat Road, 1966 : close-up [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows the upper level of a corner shophouse on Koon Seng Road. Underneath the eave of the roof is a row of decorative fretwork fascia. Mounted on the roof, is a pointed decorative element with carvings on it. This shophouse is used as an eatery. Date of...
  • Shophouse at junction of Koon Seng and Joo Chiat Road, 1966 : close-up [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows the upper level of a corner shophouse on Koon Seng Road. Underneath the eave of the roof is a row of decorative fretwork fascia. Above the three casement windows are transom windows; and below them are plaster relief panels with decorative elements. Title devised by Library...
  • Stanley Street three-storey shophouse, windows : general view [2]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph focuses on some full-length French windows, framed with architraves of a shophouse on Stanley Street. Those on the second storey are topped with plaques inscribed with Chinese characters, while those on the third storey are topped with fanlights. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Stanley Street three-storey shophouse, windows : general view [1]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph focuses on some full-length French windows, framed with architraves of a shophouse on Stanley Street. Those on the second storey are topped with plaques inscribed with Chinese characters, while those on the third storey are topped with fanlights. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Kitchener Road shophouse : exterior

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows an ornately decorated shophouse on Kitchener Road. Architectural features include a dentilled cornice, a half-length casement window topped with a transom window, as well as, decorative architraves and pilasters. Other ornamentation includes plaster reliefs depicting flora and fauna, and wall tiles sporting a floral motif. Title...
  • Pilaster of a house : close-up

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows the pilaster of a house. Carved onto it is the year 1922, probably the establishment date of the building. It is not clear from the photographer's note where this house is located. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Barker Road house, window : close-up

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a close-up view of a window of a house on Barker Road. It depicts a casement window with a roof canopy and a keystone. Also seen with the canopy is a cornice complete with dentils. Title devised by Library Staff.
  • Stanley Street shophouses, windows : general view

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows both full-length French windows and half-length casement windows, seen on the upper storeys of the shophouses on Stanley Street. Prominent features include fanlights, decorative bas-relief panels (below the half-length windows), and plaques inscribed with Chinese characters. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Stanley Street three-storey shophouse, windows : general view [5]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph focuses on the full-length French windows featured on the shophouse on Stanley Street. Separated by decorative pilasters, the windows are topped with fanlights on third storey and traceried transom windows on second storey. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Town area building, wall : close-up

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows a close-up view of a wall with a stone relief carving on a building in the town area. It depicts a crane and two peonies. Seen also are two pillars and a mosaic ceramic tile flooring. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Emerald Hill Road house, walls : general view

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph focuses on barriers used to enclose buildings at Emerald Hill Road, located off Orchard Road. One of the buildings is fronted by a wall with a Chinese-gateway. The other features a fence made of metal grills, and an entranceway flanked with decorative columns. Title devised by Library...
  • Koon Seng Road house : general view [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows a two-storey pastel coloured house, located at Koon Seng Road. The houses are decorated with a floral design as seen on the piers (at the front gate of the house) as well as on the pilasters and underneath the windows. Decorative fretwork fascia are also seen...
  • Wilkie Road bungalow : close-up

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a bungalow which features columns topped with Corinthian capitals, and a gable wall decorated with plaster reliefs of floral motifs. Wilkie Road was named after a Captain Wilkie who had, in the early days, resided in the area. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lorong 11 Geylang Road house, 1967 : close-up [2]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows the exterior of the upper level of a two-storey house, on Lorong 11 Geylang. It features a parapet wall, with a carved stone floral and phoenix motif. On the pilasters are floral tiles, topped with a capital. Framing the top of the casement windows are architraves,...
  • Stanley Street three-storey shophouse, windows : general view [3]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph focuses on the full-length French windows featured on the shophouse on Stanley Street. Separated by decorative pilasters and framed with architraves, the windows are topped with fanlights on third storey and traceried transom windows on second storey. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Wilkie Road bungalow, verandah : close up

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a bungalow featuring a verandah balustraded with metal fretwork, as well as, a gable wall decorated with plaster reliefs of acanthus leaves and the Star of David. Wilkie Road was named after a Captain Wilkie who had, in the early days, resided in the area. Title...
  • Sea Avenue house, pillars : close-up

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a close-up view of two pillars of a house at Sea Avenue. There is a low metal structure that link the two pillars. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Emerald Hill Road house, door, 1967 : close-up [2]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph features the details on a set of swinging doors (pintu pagar) of a Peranakan house at Emerald Hill Road, located off Orchard Road. The lower half of the doors shows a bas-relief of a Chinese male amidst flowering trees and birds. The top of the photograph shows...