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  • Neil Road house, staircase : close-up [1]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph focuses on a staircase, likely encircling an air well (also called a sky well) in a Peranakan house on Neil Road. Its base is decorated with tiles sporting floral motifs. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Neil Road house, 1969 : exterior [1]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the front facade of the Wee family (descendents of 19th century shipping tycoon Wee Bin) residence on Neil Road. It features the distinctive swinging doors (pintu pagar), a typical fixture of Peranakan houses that allows in breezes while maintaining privacy. The house has since been converted...
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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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  • Neil Road house, windows, 1967 : close-up

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows half-length casement windows, below which runs a decorative bas-relief frieze featuring Chinese figurative scenes. These are likely seen at the Wee family (descendants of 19th century shipping tycoon Wee Bin) residence on Neil Road. It has since been converted into the Tan Cheng Lock Baba House...
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  • Rose Lane house, roof : close-up [2]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows the roof of a bungalow, with fretwork along the eaves. The roof is ornamented with a roof spire and decorative patterns along the roof frame. Overlapping V-profile clay tiles cover this roof. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Tanglin Road bungalow : panoramic view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1984 photograph shows a bungalow on a small hill probably in the black and white bungalow (1900s-1920s) style. This bungalow most probably locatied on Tanglin Road. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Meyer Road bungalow, porch : general view [1]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the porch of a bungalow, with a tiled motif corridor on Meyer Road. Some features seen are wooden casement windows with moulded decorative plaster under it, pillars along the side of the bungalow and a balustrade along the porch. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Ridout Road bungalow, verandah : general view

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows the verandah of an Art Deco bungalow. Some architectural features such as brick arched columns can be seen. Chairs and tables are placed in the verandah. This bungalow, located at 23 Ridout Road, is residence to the Dutch Ambassador. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Scotts Road house : exterior

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph depicts probably, a traditional entrance to a house. Its features include a fresco, swinging doors (pintu pagar), iron security bars over the windows, timber framed glass screens and terracotta tiled flooring. Title devised by Library Staff.
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  • Neil Road no. 168, door : close-up [4]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows the swinging doors (pintu pagar) belonging to house no.168 on Neil Road. These swinging doors are a typical feature of Peranakan houses, allowing in breezes while maintaining privacy. 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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  • Race Course Road shophouse : general view [3]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a shophouse, with full-length French windows on Race Course Road. The first-storey windows are secured with iron security bars. Bat-shaped vents and swinging doors (pintu pagar) are also seen. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Minto Road house : exterior [3]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a house Minto Road. Features include casement and transom windows, forecourt and some decorative fretwork fascia underneath the eave of the roof. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Oxley Road houses : general view [5]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows a row of houses at Oxley Road, each sporting architectural styles from different periods. These include late-style shophouses featuring full-length French windows, as well as, buildings with more modern-style, functional facades. Title devised by Library staff.
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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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  • 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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  • River Valley Road shophouse, windows : close-up [2]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1972 photograph shows a shophouse, likely to be from the late style period of 1900-1940, focusing on its full-length French windows. Flanking the set of the three windows are pilasters with Corinthian-style capitals. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Oxley Road houses : general view [6]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows a row of houses at Oxley Road, each sporting architectural styles from different periods. These include late-style shophouses featuring full-length French windows, as well as, buildings with more modern-style, functional facades. 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 Katong Road bungalow, 1968 : general view [3]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows a bungalow, on Tanjong Katong Road. The front steps of the house lead to the verandah, and a row of fretwork fascia can be seen under the eave of the roof. This house is most likely to be in the Early Bungalow (1860s) Style. Often these...
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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, pilasters : general view [1]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows two pilasters and a semi-circular arch from a part of a bungalow on Meyer Road. The pilasters have Corinthian style decorative capitals and ornamental plaster is featured on the arch. A section of a balustrade is seen below the arch. 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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  • Rowell Road house, door post : close-up [1]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows the detailed wooden curving on the top of a swing door (pintu pagar) for no. 19 Rowell Road. Such swing doors are a typical feature of Peranakan houses, allowing in breezes while maintaining privacy. Title devised by Library staff.
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