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  • Wallich Street : general view [5]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows Wallich Street, at Tanjong Pagar Road corner. It shows a view of a street with shophouses along the roadside, with street vendors' stalls set up in front of them. Wallich Street is named after botanist Nathaniel Wallich, who set up the first Botanical Garden on Government...
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  • Political Centre : exterior [3]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a two-storey bungalow on Goodwood Hill, located along Stevens Road. In 1967 (year image was taken), the bungalow served as the Political Centre. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Tembeling Road house, windows : close-up [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows the casement windows of a house in Tembeling Road. Decorative fretwork fascia is seen underneath the eave of the roof. Moulded plaster relief elements are seen below the casement windows. Above the transom window is a decorative frieze. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Mountbatten Road bungalow, 1967 : general view [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a bungalow located at Mountbatten Road. This bungalow is elevated to allow air circulation underneath. Other features include verandah with stone balustrades and rooftop balustrades. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Meyer Road, 1968 : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows Meyer Road with some houses by the side of the road . A vintage model of the yellow top taxi is visible on the right. Meyer Road is situated in the East Coast area of Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Meyer Road coconut trees : general view [2]

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows some coconut trees along Meyer Road. The trees are spread out in the surrounding area of a bungalow seen on the left background. Meyer Road is situated in the East Coast vicinity, which was formerly a coconut plantation grove. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Serangoon Road : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows Serangoon Road, in front of Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital. A row of two-storey shophouses line one side of the two-way road. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Sit Wah Road two-storey shophouses : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1969 photograph of Sit Wah Road, one side of which is shown lined with two-storey shophouses. Many of the houses feature full-length French windows. Located in Tiong Bahru, Sit Wah Road is named after a building contractor Sit Wah. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Sungei Simpang : general view [12]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1981 photograph shows Sungei Simpang. Thick vegetation can be seen growing at one side of the river bank. The river flows into the Johor Strait, along the northern coast of Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Stevens Road two-storey bungalow : general view [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a two-storey bungalow on Stevens Road. A row of decorative fretwork fascia can be seen underneath the eave of the roof. According to the photographer's note, the bungalow was most likely used as residence. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • The Istana : exterior [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows a driveway leading to the Istana's main building. It has a tropical layout like a Malay house, surrounded by verandahs, louvred windows and panelled doors, to promote cross ventilation, and an airy and cool interior. The central three-storey high tower block dominates the building. This 'one-stage'...
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  • Stanley Street three-storey shophouses : general view [6]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a row of shophouses on Stanley Street, buildings that typically house businesses in the first storey and residences in the upper floors. Stanley Street was also referred to as ma cho kiong hi tai au, meaning behind the ma cho temple's theatrical stage. Title devised by...
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  • Neil Road house, 1966 : general view [6]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows a terrace house on Neil Road featuring a set of swinging doors (pintu pagar), a distinctive fixture of Peranakan houses that allows in breezes while maintaining privacy. Seen above the door is a plaque inscribed with Chinese characters that signify peace and harmony (怡和). Title devised...
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  • Spring Grove, garden : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1972 photograph shows a manicured lawn and green trees within the grounds of the Spring Grove estate, located on Grange Road. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Minto Road house : exterior [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a house with casement windows and fanlights along Minto Road. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Paya Lebar Road looking north : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1972 photograph shows a long stretch of Paya Lebar Road. Lined on both sides of the road are tall palm trees, obscuring the houses from view. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Stevens Road two-storey bungalow : general view [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a two-storey bungalow on Stevens Road. A row of decorative fretwork fascia can be seen underneath the eave of the roof. According to the photographer's note, the bungalow was most likely used as residence. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Tanjong Irau Beach : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1981 photograph shows the beach at Tanjong Irau. Tanjong Irau no longer exists on the map of present-day Singapore. Today, the area is probably at the northern coast of Singapore, overlooking the Johor Strait. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Raffles Quay shophouses : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows shophouses with full-length French windows and half-length casement windows at Raffles Quay. A roof profile, signages and accordion grille gates can be seen. Raffles Quay is located in the vicinity of Raffles Place. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Meyer Road bungalow : exterior

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows a house along Meyer Road. Features include a verandah on the second level of the house, a balustrade surrounding the porch and pillars along the porch. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Raffles Quay shophouses : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows shophouses with full-length French windows and half-length casement windows at Raffles Quay. A roof profile, signages and accordion grille gates can be seen. Raffles Quay is located in the vicinity of Raffles Place. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Mountbatten Road bungalow, 1968 : general view [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows a single-storey bungalow located at Mountbatten Road. This one-storey bungalow is elevated on brick piers to allow air circulation underneath. Other features include casement and transom windows, verandah with stone balustrades. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Shophouse at junction of Koon Seng and Joo Chiat Road, 1966 : close-up [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows the upper level of a corner shophouse on Koon Seng Road. Underneath the eave of the roof is a row of decorative fretwork fascia. Mounted on the roof, is a pointed decorative element with carvings on it. This shophouse is used as an eatery. Date of...
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  • Orchard : aerial view [12]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1979 photograph shows an aerial view of the Orchard area, in the central region of Singapore. The urban landscape consists of many roads and commercial buildings, including Far East Shopping Centre, Hilton Singapore Hotel and Orchard Towers. Title devised by Library staff.
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