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  • Little India : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This is a 2009 photograph showing a panoramic view of Little India, with its mixture of shophouses and high-rise buildings. Seen prominently are Mustafa Centre (located at 145 Syed Alwi Road), and Parkroyal at Kitchener Road hotel (located at 181 Kitchener Road). Title devised by Library staff.
  • Little India, 2011 : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows a panoramic view of Little India, more commonly known as Tekka amongst the local Tamil community. It shows a view of shophouses nestled amongst high-rise residential buildings. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Little India Arcade : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph shows the entrance to Little India Arcade and the row of restored shop houses outside the Arcade, which houses a famous Indian restaurant, The Banana Leaf Apolo. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Little India Arcade, plaque : close-up

    Economy · Streets and Places · Arts · Pang, Gerald
    This is a picture of a plaque on the wall of Little India Arcade which commemorates its official opening on 15 April 1995 by the Minister for Law and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Professor S Jayakumar. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tekka Centre : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph shows Tekka Centre, which houses a food centre on the ground floor, and many textile and apparel stalls, selling ethnic clothes and other Indian fashion accessories, on the second floor. The signage of Tekka Centre Market is in English, Chinese, Tamil and Malay. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dunlop Street junction : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · M. Ashif Padili
    This 2004 photograph shows the view of a one-way street in Little India with two-storey colourful shophouses flanking it. Fruits and vegetables, some flown in from India, and other goods are sold on the ground floor. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tekka Centre : exterior [1]

    Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph shows the exterior view of Tekka Centre Market at Buffalo Lane, a popular place with the Indian community for shopping. The signage of Tekka Centre Market is in English, Chinese, Tamil and Malay. In front of the Market, there is a bus stop with a signage that reads...
  • Little India Arcade, entrance : close-up

    Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph shows the entrance to the Little India Arcade. Colourful shawls and ties are seen displayed on a rack on the walkway. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Clive Street, at the corner of Hastings Road : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting a portion of Clive Street, at the corner of Hastings Road, located in the Little India area. Cars are parked in front of shophouses along the side of the road. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Desker Road, towards Jalan Besar Road : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows rows of shophouses along Desker Road, looking towards Jalan Besar. High-rise buildings can be seen at the background. Desker Road is in the Little India area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Desker Road no. 72 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows a general view of a house located at no. 72 Desker Road, in the Little India area. The building dates back to 1903 A.D. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Clive Street, with Dalhousie Lane on the right : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows Clive Street, with Dalhousie Lane on the right, where the motocyclist is turning towards. Cars are parked in front of shophouses along the side of the road. The roads mentioned are in the Little India area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Campbell Lane, at Clive Street corner towards Jalan Besar : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows Campbell Lane, at Clive Street corner towards Jalan Besar. Two-storey shophouses can be seen in the middle of the photograph. Located in the Little India area, Campbell Lane is named after the Honourable Robert Campbell, the managing partner of Martin Dyce & Company in the 1870s....
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  • Campbell Lane shophouse, near Clive Street corner : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph depicts a shophouse at Campbell Lane (near Clive Street corner), in the vicinity of Little India. The lower floor of the shophouse is crowded with goods and wares. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Dunlop Street, towards Serangoon : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows Dunlop Street, lined with shophouses, towards Serangoon (on the east side). The roads mentioned are in the Little India area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Rowell Road, 1992 : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    The 1992 photograph shows Rowell Road, towards the corner of Kampong Kampor. Rowell Road was named after Dr. Thomas Irvine Rowell, Municipal Commissioner, acting Colonial Surgeon 1868 and the first President of the Municipal in 1888. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Cuff Road, from Upper Weld Road : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph depicts Cuff Road, from Upper Weld Road and Kampong Kapor Road junction. Rows of shophouses can be seen by the side of the road. Cuff Road is named after J.C. Cuff, an electrician with the Eastern Extension Telegraph Company. The roads mentioned are in the Little India...
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  • Dunlop Street, towards Jalan Besar : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows Dunlop Street, lined with shophouses, towards Jalan Besar (on the east side). A high-rise building can be seen in the background. The roads mentioned are in the Little India area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Rangoon Road, from Race Course Road : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1982 photograph showing Rangoon Road, from Race Course Road corner (west corner). On the left are a coffee shop and three-storey shophouses. The roads mentioned are in the Little India area. The photographer's notes indicates that the photograph was shot at 1/125 second and f8.
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  • Kampong Kapor Road, from Veerasamy Road : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph depicts Kampong Kapor Road, from Veerasamy Road corner. Trees line the road on the left while to the right can be seen the Methodist Church buildings. Located in the Little India area, Kampong Kapor means "lime village" in Malay. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Kampong Kapor Road, from Upper Weld Road : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph depicts Kampong Kapor Road, from Upper Weld Road. Trees line the road on the right while to the left can be seen the Methodist Church buildings. Located in the Little India area, Kampong Kapor means "lime village" in Malay. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Dispensary on Hastings Road : exterior

    Economy · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing Lanka Dispensary on Hastings Road, at Serangoon Road corner. The roads mentioned are in the Little India area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Komala Vilas Restaurant : exterior

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the exterior of Komala Vilas Restaurant, located at Upper Dickson Road, in the Little India area. Housed in a two-storey shophouse, the restaurant's name can be seen in a signboard above the entrance in English and Tamil. Some construction work is taking place just outside the...
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  • Lembu Road : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows Lembu Road, towards Desker Road. Lembu is Malay for "cow", and reflected the cattle industry in the area. The roads mentioned are in the Little India area. Title devised by Library staff.
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