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  • Bencoolen Street mosque, late 1970s : exterior

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the original Bengkali Mosque or Masjid Bencoolen, on Bencoolen Street which was built around 1845, by Syed bin Ali Al-Junied for the Muslims who lived nearby. Loudspeakers, attached to the entrance, served to summon the faithful to prayer. Next to the mosque is the former Asia Radio...
  • Sim Hong Towers, Jalan Besar, 1980s : general view

    Streets and Places
    This is a general view of the road along Jalan Besar. The shophouses and other buildings that had lined this street had architectural characteristics typical of the late 19th century and early 20th century architecture. Donated by Sathakathuda Sahib S/O Peer Mohd, at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_011. Date of...