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  • Kampong house : general view

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a traditional Malay kampong house on stilts, with a timber frame, attap roof and walls. The house is surrounded by coconut palms and other types of forestation. The people living in the house can be seen at the...
  • Stilt houses over water, postcard

    Streets and Places · Arts · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a postcard from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows several houses which are built on stilts over the water. A group of ducks are swimming in the water, in the foreground. A caption on the postcard reads “Malay House, Singapore”. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
  • Meyer’s apartments and Crescent Flats, postcard

    Arts · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a postcard from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows the residential buildings known as Meyer Apartments (built in 1928) on the extreme left and the whole block of Crescent Flats (built in 1909) on the right. They overlooked the old Sea View Hotel site. A handwritten note on...
  • Two-storey house in Singapore : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a two-storey house with white pillars and a balcony with a broad-striped awning. The architectural design of the house is representative of the colonial era. Large trees, shrubs and a lawn are seen surrounding the house. Date of creation...