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  • The Istana : exterior [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows a driveway leading to the Istana's main building. It has a tropical layout like a Malay house, surrounded by verandahs, louvred windows and panelled doors, to promote cross ventilation, and an airy and cool interior. The central three-storey high tower block dominates the building. This 'one-stage'...
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  • The Istana : interior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows a hallway in the Istana. The Istana is the official residence of the President of the Republic of Singapore. It is located along Orchard Road in Singapore’s prime shopping district. The Istana was previously known as Government House and was the residence of the Governor of...
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  • The Istana : exterior [3]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows a lady posing at the side of the front porch of the Istana. The Istana is the official residence of the President of the Republic of Singapore. It is located along Orchard Road in Singapore’s prime shopping district. The Istana was previously known as Government House...
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  • The Istana : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows a pathway leading to the Istana's main building. The Istana is the official residence of the President of the Republic of Singapore. It is located along Orchard Road in Singapore’s prime shopping district. The Istana was previously known as Government House and was the residence of...
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  • The Istana : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows an expanse of land with manicured lawns and some green trees within the grounds of the Istana, which can be seen in the background. The Istana is the official residence of the President of the Republic of Singapore. It is located along Orchard Road in Singapore’s...
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  • The Istana : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows both, a driveway and a pathway that lead to the Istana's main building. It has a tropical layout like a Malay house, surrounded by verandahs, louvred windows and panelled doors, to promote cross ventilation, and an airy and cool interior. The Istana is the official residence...
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  • Istana Park, the Festival Arch : general view

    Arts · M. Ashif Padili
    This is a front view of the Istana Park's centrepiece, a stainless steel structure over a pool. It is displayed in the photo with eight long red banners - each with a crescent and five stars - hanging down and eight mini white-and-red national flags in poles above the banners...
  • Government House. 35, in the 1880s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph, taken between 1880 and 1889 from G.R. Lambert & Co., shows a view of the Government House. Designed by the Colonial Engineer John Frederick Adolphus McNair and built in 1869, the Government House was the residence of the Governor of the Straits Settlements and later the Governor of...
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  • Government House in the 1870s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph, taken between 1870 and 1879, shows a view of the Government House. Designed by the Colonial Engineer John Frederick Adolphus McNair and built by Indian convict labourers, the stately Government House (completed in 1869) conformed to the Victorian eclectic aesthetic popular from the 1860s. The building was to...
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  • Government House, 1899 : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A G.R. Lambert & Co. [1899] photograph of Government House (now known as the Istana) located at Orchard Road. In the foreground is the expansive grounds with many trees. Title from inscription. Date of creation estimated.
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  • Government House in the 1880s : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph was taken between 1880 and 1889 from the foot of Fort Canning Hill. It shows a view of Government House in the distance. Designed by the Colonial Engineer John Frederick Adolphus McNair and built by Indian convict labourers, the stately Government House (completed in 1869) conformed to the...
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  • Government House. 36, in the 1890s : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph, taken between 1890 and 1899 from G.R. Lambert & Co., shows a view of the Government House. Designed by the Colonial Engineer John Frederick Adolphus McNair and built by Indian convict labourers, the stately Government House (completed in 1869), conformed to the Victorian eclectic aesthetic popular from the...
    Reproduction Available
  • Government House. 36, in the 1890s : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph, taken between 1890 and 1899 from G.R. Lambert & Co., shows a view of the Government House. Designed by the Colonial Engineer John Frederick Adolphus McNair and built by Indian convict labourers, the stately Government House (completed in 1869), conformed to the Victorian eclectic aesthetic popular from the...
    Reproduction Available
  • Government House in the 1880s : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph was taken between 1880 and 1889 from the foot of Fort Canning Hill. It shows a view of Government House in the distance. Designed by the Colonial Engineer John Frederick Adolphus McNair and built by Indian convict labourers, the stately Government House (completed in 1869) conformed to the...
    Reproduction Available