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  • Masjid Hajjah Fatimah spire, 2004 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This is a view of the open space in Masjid Hajjah Fatimah from which the mosque's unique spire, a blend of European and Malaccan architecture, can be seen. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Omar Kampong Melaka, 2004 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    Masjid Omar Kampong Melaka is built in modern style with open sides and white pillars supporting a red-tiled sloping roof. It has a minaret with a golden dome and a star and crescent. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Al-Abrar, 2004 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This is a front view of the two-storey Al-Abrar Mosque with its light blue walls, arched windows and doors and narrow balcony on the second floor. A crescent and star, symbols of Islam, are mounted on twin columns at the entrance. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Al-Abrar, 2004 : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This is a view of the entrance to Al-Abrar Mosque at Telok Ayer Street. A crescent and star, symbols of Islam, are mounted on twin columns. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Jamae (Chulia) twin towers, 2004 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    A striking feature of Masjid Jamae (Chulia)'s entrance are the twin slim tapering square towers above it. At the base between them is a decorative structure. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Sultan worship area, 2004 : interior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This is a view of Masjid Sultan prayer area with a window at the far end. A red carpet with demarcated white individual prayer sections catches the eye. Chandeliers with Arabic inscriptions alternate with the ceiling fans. Small wooden bookcases are placed against the white octagonal pillars. Title devised by...
  • Masjid Sultan, façade, 2004 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This is a view of Masjid Sultan's façade and the main golden dome with the crescent and star. Two smaller domes flank the main dome on each side of which there is a minaret. A small balcony juts out from a centre door on the second floor. On either side...
  • Church of Saints Peter and Paul entrance, 2004 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This 2004 photograph shows an exterior view of the entrance of the Church of Saints Peter and Paul. It shows the decorative details of the entrance such as the columns resting on plinths, and the filigreed pediments. The Church of Saints Peter and Paul was gazetted a national monument on...
  • Thian Hock Keng Temple, 2004 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This 2004 photograph shows Thian Hock Keng Temple in Telok Ayer Street. It is Singapore's oldest Chinese temple recognised as most important to the local Hokkien community. It was designed and built by skilled craftsmen from China according to definite Chinese temple architectural traditions. A close-up of the front of...
  • Masjid Abdul Gafoor, 2004 : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This photograph depicts the facade of Masjid Abdul Gafoor. Tiled steps lead to the main entrance above which there is a carved sun dial motif. On sections of the white walls green stars are interspersed. Arches and balustrades enclose the verandah. Several elevated columns are features of the building. Each...
  • Civilian War Memorial : general view

    Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This 2004 photograph shows a general view of the four tapering white concrete columns of the Civilian War Memorial set amidst the greenery. The 61-metre tall memorial is dedicated to the civilians of all races who were victims of World War II. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Hajjah Fatimah, minaret, 2004 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This is a general view of Masjid Hajjah Fatimah, with its white and beige walls and dark brown trimmings and the unique spire-like octagonal-shaped minaret. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Jamae (Chulia) wall, 2004 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    The view shows the wall on the left of Masjid Jamae (Chulia)'s entrance. It has circular latticed openings. The name of the mosque is mounted on the wall. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Church of the Holy Family stained glass window : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This 2004 photograph shows a view of the large, circular stained glass window in the central section of the Church of the Holy Family. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Civilian War Memorial : reverse plan view

    Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This 2004 photograph shows a reverse plan view of the Civilian War Memorial, also known as the "chopsticks memorial", taken from the ground inside the monument. Each of the four columns has a large base, which tapers to the top and is connected to the other by a concrete slab....
  • Masjid Sultan, façade, 2004 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This is a general view of the facade of the two-storeyed Masjid Sultan, showing beige exterior walls with dark brown borders. A large golden dome flanked by two smaller domes and a minaret are also seen. A small balcony juts out from a centre door on the second level and...
  • Church of the Holy Family : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This 2004 photograph shows an exterior view of the Church of the Holy Family. The church features light yellow walls, pink crosses, a curved roof and a large round stained glass window in the centre. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Jamae (Chulia) entrance, 2004 : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This view shows the exterior of Masjid Jamae (Chulia), with its apple green walls. It has an arched entrance above which are two tapering slim square tapering towers with small domes. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Time ball at Raffles Terrace : general view

    Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This photograph shows a view of the time ball at Raffles Terrace on Fort Canning Hill. The time ball has a thin metal rod passing through it with each end attached to short horizontal rods mounted on a tapering pole. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Hajjah Fatimah, dome and minaret, 2004 : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    This is a view of Masjid Hajjah Fatimah's central dome and spire which reflect its unique Malaccan and European architecture. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Abdul Gafoor, 2004 : exterior [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This is an exterior front view of the Masjid Abdul Gafoor which incorporates Saracenic and Roman architectural elements. The exterior walls of the main buildings are painted in pale yellow and green. The enclosing wall dips in curves at intervals. On top of the wall there are short square pillars...
  • Masjid Jamae (Chulia) entrance, 2004 : exterior [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This view shows the exterior of Masjid Jamae (Chulia), with its apple green walls. It has an arched entrance above which are two tapering slim square tapering towers with small domes. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Sultan women's ablution area : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    This is a general view of Masjid Sultan women's ablution area which adjoins the main building of the mosque. It is sheltered and has narrow hexagonal pillars half blue and half grey as well as other decorative features. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese Methodist Church : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This 2004 photograph shows a view of the three-storey Chinese Methodist Church, located at Telok Ayer Street. Built in 1889, the church has white exterior walls, red brick circular windows, and a red-tiled roof. The doorways on the ground floor are covered with red-tiled overhangs. Title devised by Library staff.