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  • Street scene with cinema billboards, 1960s : general view

    Streets and Places · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows a street scene near Orchard Circus, with a billboard advertisement for "Watts & Bakes Ltd: Sanitary Engineers & Plumbers". There is also a cinema billboard on the right side of the photograph. Orchard Circus is a traffic island roundabout, which fronted the Government House (now the...
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  • Beach Road vicinity, including Masjid Hajjah Fatimah, in the 1960s : aerial view [3]

    Streets and Places · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows the Beach Road vicinity, with Masjid Hajjah Fatimah or Hajjah Fatimah Mosque which is located at 4001 Beach Road. Built between 1845 and 1846, the mosque was named after Hajjah Fatimah, a wealthy businesswoman. The mosque is known for its unique minaret, which has a noticeable...
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  • Orchard Circus in the 1960s : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows Orchard Circus, a traffic island roundabout, which fronted the Government House (now the Istana Negara) where Clemenceau Avenue cuts through Orchard Road. The Orchard area is named after William Scott's orchard. There were orchards, nutmeg plantations and pepper farms along Orchard Road in the 1830s. Date...
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  • Beach Road vicinity, including Masjid Hajjah Fatimah, in the 1960s : aerial view [1]

    Streets and Places · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This probably taken in 1960s photograph shows the Beach Road vicinity with many inverted-V roof houses, some coconut and other trees. The distinctive European-style minaret of Masjid Hajjah Fatimah can be seen. The tower leans about six degrees off centre. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
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  • Beach Road vicinity, including Masjid Hajjah Fatimah, in the 1960s : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows the Beach Road vicinity, with Masjid Hajjah Fatimah or Hajjah Fatimah Mosque which is located at 4001 Beach Road. Built between 1845 and 1846, the mosque was named after Hajjah Fatimah, a wealthy businesswoman. The mosque is known for its unique minaret, which has a noticeable...
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