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  • Malacca Town early-style shophouse, 1966 : exterior [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows the exterior of a shophouse, together with its swinging doors in Malacca. These swinging doors (pintu pagar) are a typical feature of Peranakan houses, allowing in breezes while maintaining privacy. Two casement windows, with security iron bars can be seen. Black lacquered gilded Chinese plaques and...
    Reproduction Available
  • Malacca Town shophouse, pintu pagar, 1966 : close-up [5]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows the intricate door patterns on a swinging door of a house in Malacca. These swinging doors (pintu pagar) are a typical feature of Peranakan houses, allowing in breezes while maintaining privacy. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Malacca Town shophouse, pintu pagar, 1966 : close-up [4]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows the intricate door patterns on a swinging door of a house in Malacca. These swinging doors (pintu pagar) are a typical feature of Peranakan houses, allowing in breezes while maintaining privacy. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Malacca Town shophouse, pintu pagar, 1966 : close-up [8]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows the swinging doors of a house in Malacca. These swinging doors (pintu pagar) are a typical feature of Peranakan houses, allowing in breezes while maintaining privacy. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Malacca Town shophouse, pintu pagar, 1967 : close-up [2]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows the swinging doors of a shophouse in Malacca. These swinging doors (pintu pagar) are a typical feature of Peranakan houses, allowing in breezes while maintaining privacy. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Malacca Town early-style shophouse, 1966 : exterior [3]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows a Peranakan house, together with its swinging doors in Malacca. These swinging doors (pintu pagar) are a typical feature of Peranakan houses, allowing in breezes while maintaining privacy. There are Chinese frescoes hanging above the windows and a gilded plaque above the door. The one hanging...
    Reproduction Available
  • Malacca Town early style shophouse, 1966 : exterior [8]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows the exterior of a shophouse, together with its swinging doors in Malacca. These swinging doors (pintu pagar) are a typical feature of Peranakan houses, allowing in breezes while maintaining privacy. Two casement windows, with security iron bars can be seen. Black lacquered gilded Chinese plaques can...
    Reproduction Available
  • Malacca Town shophouse, pintu pagar, 1966 : close-up [1]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows the intricate door patterns on a swinging door of a house in Malacca. These swinging doors (pintu pagar) are a typical feature of Peranakan houses, allowing in breezes while maintaining privacy. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Malacca Town early-style shophouse, 1970 : exterior [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1970 photograph shows the exterior of a shophouse, together with its ornate swinging doors in Malacca. These swinging doors (pintu pagar) are a typical feature of Peranakan houses, allowing in breezes while maintaining privacy. Two casement windows, with security iron bars, can be seen. A black gilded Chinese plaque,...
    Reproduction Available
  • Malacca Town shophouse, pintu pagar, 1966 : close-up [7]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows the intricate door patterns on a swinging door of a house in Malacca. These swinging doors (pintu pagar) are a typical feature of Peranakan houses, allowing in breezes while maintaining privacy. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Malacca Town early-style shophouse, 1966 : exterior [9]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows a Peranakan house, together with its swinging doors in Malacca. These swinging doors (pintu pagar) are a typical feature of Peranakan houses, allowing in breezes while maintaining privacy. There are Chinese frescoes hanging above the windows and a gilded plaque above the door. The one hanging...
    Reproduction Available
  • Malacca Town shophouse, pintu pagar, 1970 : close-up [2]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1970 photograph shows the swinging doors (pintu pagar) of a typical Peranakan terrace house in Malacca. These swinging doors allow breezes in while maintaining privacy. It is finely carved and gilt with an eclectic mix of Chinese and European motifs. In many ways, ornate pintu pagar are symbols of...
    Reproduction Available
  • Malacca Town early-style shophouse, 1970 : exterior [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1970 photograph shows the exterior of a shophouse, together with its ornate swinging doors in Malacca. These swinging doors (pintu pagar) are a typical feature of Peranakan houses, allowing in breezes while maintaining privacy. Two casement windows, with security iron bars, can be seen. A black gilded Chinese plaque,...
    Reproduction Available
  • Malacca Town shophouse, pintu pagar, 1966 : close-up [10]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows the intricate door patterns on a swinging door of a house in Malacca. These swinging doors (pintu pagar) are a typical feature of Peranakan houses, allowing in breezes while maintaining privacy. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Malacca Town early-style shophouse five foot way : general view

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows the five foot way of a Peranakan terrace house, together with its swinging doors in Malacca. These swinging doors (pintu pagar) are a typical feature of Peranakan houses, allowing in breezes while maintaining privacy. There is a gilded plaque inscribed with some Chinese characters, hung above...
    Reproduction Available
  • Malacca Town shophouse, pintu pagar, 1966 : close-up [6]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows the intricate door patterns on a swinging door of a house in Malacca. These swinging doors (pintu pagar) are a typical feature of Peranakan houses, allowing in breezes while maintaining privacy. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Malacca Town shophouse, pintu pagar, 1966 : close-up [2]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows the intricate door patterns on a swinging door of a house in Malacca. These swinging doors (pintu pagar) are a typical feature of Peranakan houses, allowing in breezes while maintaining privacy. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Malacca Town early style shophouse, 1966 : exterior [6]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows the exterior of Peranakan house in Malacca. In front of the main door are the swinging doors (pintu pagar), typical of Peranakan residences. These doors allow in breezes while maintaining privacy. Part of a casement window can also be seen. The gilded plaque hanging above the...
    Reproduction Available
  • Malacca Town shophouse, pintu pagar, 1966 : close-up [9]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows the intricate door patterns on a swinging door of a house in Malacca. These swinging doors (pintu pagar) are a typical feature of Peranakan houses, allowing in breezes while maintaining privacy. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Malacca Town early style shophouse, 1966 : exterior [7]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows the exterior of a shophouse, together with its swinging doors in Malacca. These swinging doors (pintu pagar) are a typical feature of Peranakan houses, allowing in breezes while maintaining privacy. Two casement windows, with security iron bars can be seen. Black lacquered gilded Chinese plaques can...
    Reproduction Available
  • Malacca Town shophouse, pintu pagar, 1970 : close-up [1]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1970 photograph shows the swinging doors (pintu pagar) of a typical Peranakan terrace house in Malacca. These swinging doors allow breezes in while maintaining privacy. It is finely carved and gilt with an eclectic mix of Chinese and European motifs. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Malacca Town shophouse, pintu pagar, 1967 : close-up [1]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows the swinging doors of a shophouse in Malacca. These swinging doors (pintu pagar) are a typical feature of Peranakan houses, allowing in breezes while maintaining privacy. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Malacca Town shophouse, pintu pagar, 1966 : close-up [11]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows the intricate door patterns on a swinging door of a house in Malacca. These swinging doors (pintu pagar) are a typical feature of Peranakan houses, allowing in breezes while maintaining privacy. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Malacca Town early-style shophouse, 1966 : exterior [4]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows the front of a shophouse, where a casement window and a swinging door (pintu pagar) can be seen. Two lanterns hanging from the ceiling are called Ji seh teng (surname lanterns). The lanterns usually bear the surname or family name of the house. Title devised by...
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