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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...
    Reproduction Available
  • 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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  • Command House : general view

    Streets and Places · Singapore. Preservation of Monuments Board
    This is a photograph of the Command House at Kheam Hock Road. It used to be the official residence of the British General Officer Commanding of Malaya and other British military officials. The building was gazetted as a national monument on 11 November 2009. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Istana porch and entrance door : side view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph was taken during one of the Istana Open House days. A policeman stands on guard to the side of the front porch before the entrance to the Istana. A short flight of stairs lead up to the entrance which is sealed off by iron gates. Date of creation...
  • Istana grounds, picnic, 2008 : general view

    Streets and Places · Singapore. Preservation of Monuments Board
    This is a photograph of visitors having picnic within the compounds of Istana, the official residence of the President of Singapore. The building was gazetted as a national monument on 14 February 1992. Title devised by Library staff.
  • 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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  • Istana grounds, cannon : general view

    Streets and Places · Events · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows part of the Istana grounds on one of the Istana Open House day. A group of people are standing around a large cannon taking and posing for photographs. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • 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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  • Istana : side view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    The photograph shows the frontal side view of the Istana. Taken on one of the Istana Open House day, a group of visitors can be seen walking towards the back of the building. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • 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...
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