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  • Hawker at Albert Street 1

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Kemp, Jack
    This photograph shows street stalls located at Albert Street selling cooked food and drinks. A street hawker is tending to his Chinese food stall while two men can be seen seated and eating on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Rochor area 4 : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows an aerial view of Rochor area. At the foreground is Albert Street. Further up are low-rise buildings and shophouses. Our Lady of Lourdes Church can be seen further back with its tall, white spire towering over the shophouses. Situated nearer to the sea is Sultan Mosque with...
  • Rochor area 3 : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows an aerial view of Rochor area. In the foreground is Prinsep Street Presbyterian Church with its long, narrow arched windows and Singapore Improvement Trust (SIT) flats with the stripe blinds amidst other low-rise buildings and the sea in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hawker at Albert Street 2

    Economy · Streets and Places · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows street hawkers preparing food at their respective street stalls located at Albert Street. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Rochor area 2 : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows an aerial view of Rochor area with Rochor canal in the foreground, street stalls along the road and rows of shophouses at the back. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Rochor area 1 : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows an aerial view of Rochor area with one HDB flat covered with wooden scaffoldings, cars parked by the side of the road, Rochor canal and shophouses at the back. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Rochor Road, 1987

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows Rochor Road, located in the Bugis area. The tall building in the foreground is 7th Storey Hotel, located at 229 Rochor Road. The hotel is flanked by two-storey shophouses on either side. The tall building in the far distance is the OG Albert Complex. The photograph was...
  • Rochor Road shophouses, 1988

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a row of three-storey shophouses located on Rochor Road. The ground floor units are mostly used as offices by service providers or business enterprises, such as Chan's Clinic and Poh Bian Hin (Private) Ltd (傅联兴(私人)有限公司) as seen here. The photograph was taken in 1988. Date of creation...
  • Rochor Road shophouses, 1987

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a row of three-storey shophouses located on Rochor Road. The ground floor units are mostly used as offices by service providers or business enterprises, such as Chans Clinic and Poh Bian Hin (Private) Ltd (傅联兴(私人)有限公司) as seen here. The photograph was taken in 1987. Date of creation...
  • Rochor Road, 1988

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows Rochor Road, located in the Bugis area. The tall building in the centre is the 7th Storey Hotel, located at 229 Rochor Road. The hotel is flanked by two-storey shophouses on either side. The tall building on the right is Shaw Tower. The photograph was taken in...
  • Rochor Road : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a panoramic view of Rochor Road, as seen from 1 Rochor Road. There are several postulations about the origins of the street name, one of which is that it arose from the five ancestors - "Wu Zu" (五祖) - who sailed into Rochor River and settled...
  • Kota Raja Malay School, corridor : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1982 photograph shows Kota Raja Malay School (Sekolah Melayu Kota Raja) located at Victoria Street, in the Rochor area. It shows a view of a corridor within the school building. The wall on the right features a doorway, and large windows with louvres. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • New Singapore Ice Works : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1982 photograph shows New Singapore Ice Works Ltd (1958) located in Sungei Road. Sungei is Malay for "river", and the road is so-named as it runs along the banks of the Rochor River. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Kota Raja Malay School, field : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1982 photograph shows Kota Raja Malay School (Sekolah Melayu Kota Raja) located at Victoria Street, in the Rochor area. It shows a view of the school field with an exercise equipment and a basketball hoop in the foreground. A single-storey building can be seen in the background. Title devised...
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  • Kota Raja Malay School : exterior [5]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin
    This is a 1982 photograph of Kota Raja Malay School (Sekolah Melayu Kota Raja) located at Victoria Street, in the Rochor area. It shows the exterior of a two-storey block, with arches along the corridors on both the upper and lower floors. Metal railings line the corridor on the upper...
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  • Rochor Canal Road, 1978 : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1978 photograph shows Rochor Canal Road (eastwards towards Kallang). Rochor Canal Road is said to be named after the Malay word rochoh, which means "to mark out with a pointed stick". The road mentioned is near the Little India area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Kota Raja Malay School : side view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin
    This is a 1982 photograph of Kota Raja Malay School (Sekolah Melayu Kota Raja) located at Victoria Street, in the Rochor area. It shows a side view of a two-storey block with arches and metal railings along the corridor on the upper floor. A staircase on the lower floor provides...
    Reproduction Available
  • Kota Raja Malay School : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin
    This is a 1982 photograph of Kota Raja Malay School (Sekolah Melayu Kota Raja) located at Victoria Street, in the Rochor area. It shows the exterior of a two-storey block, with arches along the corridors on both the upper and lower floors. Metal railings line the corridor on the upper...
    Reproduction Available
  • Kota Raja Malay School : exterior [3]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin
    This is a 1982 photograph of Kota Raja Malay School (Sekolah Melayu Kota Raja) located at Victoria Street, in the Rochor area. It shows the exterior of a two-storey block, with arches along the corridors on both the upper and lower floors. Metal railings line the corridor on the upper...
    Reproduction Available
  • Kota Raja Malay School : exterior [4]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin
    This is a 1982 photograph of Kota Raja Malay School (Sekolah Melayu Kota Raja) located at Victoria Street, in the Rochor area. It shows the exterior of a two-storey block, with arches along the corridors on both the upper and lower floors. Metal railings line the corridor on the upper...
    Reproduction Available
  • Kota Raja Malay School : side view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin
    This is a 1982 photograph of Kota Raja Malay School (Sekolah Melayu Kota Raja) located at Victoria Street, in the Rochor area. It shows a side view of a two-storey block with arches and metal railings along the corridor on the upper floor. A staircase on the lower floor provides...
    Reproduction Available
  • Rochor Canal Road, 1978 : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1978 photograph shows Rochor Canal Road. Rochor Canal Road is said to be named after the Malay word rochoh, which means "to mark out with a pointed stick". The road mentioned is near the Little India area. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Kota Raja Malay School, with flag poles : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin
    This is a 1982 photograph of Kota Raja Malay School (Sekolah Melayu Kota Raja) located at Victoria Street, in the Rochor area. It shows the exterior of a two-storey L-shaped block, with arches along the corridors on both the upper and lower floors. Metal railings line the corridor on the...
    Reproduction Available
  • New Singapore Ice Works : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1982 photograph shows New Singapore Ice Works Ltd (1958) located in Sungei Road. Sungei is Malay for "river", and the road is so-named as it runs along the banks of the Rochor River. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available