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  • Gateway of New World, 1987 [1]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows the arched gateway at the entrance of New World (新世界), an amusement park located along Jalan Besar. The gateway is flanked by shophouses on both sides. The amusement park closed down in 1987. The photograph was taken in 1987. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
  • Gateway of New World, 1987 [2]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows the arched gateway at the entrance of New World (新世界), an amusement park located along Jalan Besar. The gateway is flanked by shophouses on both sides. The amusement park closed down in 1987. The photograph was taken in 1987. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
  • Jalan Besar, 1993

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows Jalan Besar, a street lined with shophouses. Seen here is a row of two-storey shophouses, with cars and small trucks parked on the pedestrian walkway in front of the buildings. The photograph was taken in 1993. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Jalan Besar : panoramic view [3]

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the Jalan Besar area, as seen from 3 Rochor Road. Meaning "wide road", Jalan Besar was initially occupied by plantations and only underwent urban development from the 1890s. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Jalan Besar : panoramic view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a panoramic view of Jalan Besar area. The picture is taken from a Housing and Development Board (HDB) apartment block located at Jellicoe Road. Blocks of Housing and Development Board (HDB) apartment can be seen in the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Jalan Besar : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows a general view of Jalan Besar, with its mixture of residential and commercial buildings. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Jalan Besar Town, banner : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a banner by Jalan Besar Town Council which welcomes visitors to Jalan Besar Town. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Jalan Besar : panoramic view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a panoramic view of Jalan Besar area. The picture is taken from a Housing and Development Board (HDB) apartment block located at Jellicoe Road. Several Housing and Development Board (HDB) apartment blocks can be seen in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Jalan Besar houses : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a row of terrace houses, each featuring a loggia on its upper storeys. Meaning "wide road" in Malay, Jalan Besar was once a cultural melting pot housing people of different ethnicities such as the Chinese, Indians, Malays, Eurasians, among others. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Jalan Besar shophouse : exterior [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows the upper storey of a shophouse, featuring a full-length French window flanked by two half-length casement windows. The façade of the shophouse sports ornate decorations, which include Corinthian-style pilasters, a dentilled cornice, and elaborate architraves framing the casement windows. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Jalan Besar shophouses : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a row of shophouses, buildings that typically house businesses on the ground floors and residences on the upper storeys. Meaning "wide road" in Malay, Jalan Besar was once a cultural melting pot housing people of different ethnicities such as the Chinese, Indians, Malays, Eurasians, among others....
  • Jalan Besar, 1980s : general view

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a busy street along Jalan Besar near Lavender. Lining both sides of the road are brick houses and shophouses offering food and other retail and trade services. In the background are some new HDB flats. A yellow-top taxi is seen in the foreground. Donated by Sathakathuda Sahib...
  • Jalan Besar Stadium East Gate 3 entrance : exterior

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Tan, Bonny
    This 2004 photograph shows the exterior view of Jalan Besar Stadium's East Gate 3 entrance with its lemon-yellow walls, closed metal gates, and orange railing at the staircase leading up to the stands. Title devised by Library staff.
  • New World Park, 1980s : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of the entrance of the New World Park, located at Jalan Besar. Owned by Shaw Brothers, it was set up in 1923 and closed in 1987. The site is now being developed by City Developments for its City Square project. Photograph donated by Tang Kian Cheong...
  • Jalan Besar Stadium : exterior

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Tan, Bonny
    This 2004 photograph depicts an exterior view of Jalan Besar Stadium, showing the brightly-coloured spectator's stands, and the large slanted column supporting the slightly arched roof over the stands. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shophouses in Jalan Besar : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1982 photograph showing a row of three-storey shophouses in Jalan Besar opposite Kelantan Street. The second and third storeys have French windows flanked by casement windows and wall decorations. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Rear of shophouses in Jalan Besar : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1982 photograph showing the back view of shophouses in Jalan Besar taken from the corner of Veerasamy Road.
    Reproduction Available
  • Jalan Besar, from Dickson Road : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing Jalan Besar (from the corner of Dickson Road towards the northeast). It shows a view of a street lined with shophouses on both sides. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Shophouses in Jalan Besar : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1982 photograph showing a row of two-storey shophouses in Jalan Besar at the west corner of Upper Weld Road. The corner shophouse is Chop Toh Yuen and its second storey has a French window flanked by casement windows. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Kelantan Road, 1982 : aerial view [4]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows an aerial view of Kelantan Road, from the verandah of a Housing and Development Board (HDB) flat. Located in the Jalan Besar area, Kelantan Road is named after Kelantan state in Malaya. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Jalan Besar, from Rochor Canal Road : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1978 photograph shows Jalan Besar, from Rochor Canal Road (towards White House Hotel). Jalan Besar means "big or wide road" in Malay. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Jalan Besar, opposite Syed Alwi Road : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing Jalan Besar (opposite Syed Alwi Road, southwest corner). It shows a view of a street lined with shophouses. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Jalan Besar, at Maude Road : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows Jalan Besar, at the Maude Road corner. It shows a view of a street lined with shophouses, and a high-rise building in the far background. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Kelantan Road, 1982 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows Kelantan Road, from the verandah of a Housing and Development Board (HDB) flat. It shows a view of a parking facility located near a commercial building. Located in the Jalan Besar area, Kelantan Road is named after Kelantan state in Malaya. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available