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  • Stanley Street three-storey shophouse : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a shophouse on Stanley Street. Features include full-length windows flanked by half-length casement windows on its upper storeys, windows on the third are topped with fanlights, and a Chinese-style roof canopy overhanging the first storey. The entrance to the shophouse is fixed with a pair of...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • North Bridge Road and Arab Street junction : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows the junction of North Bridge Road and Arab Street. Shophouses can be seen by the side of the road. North Bridge Road runs through Kallang and Rochor areas in the central region, while Arab Street is located within Kampong Glam. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Neil Road shophouse : exterior

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the upper storey of a shophouse featuring casement windows. Also seen are plaques inscribed with Chinese characters. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Tanjong Katong Road two-storey shophouses, 1967 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows some two-storey shophouses on Tanjong Katong Road. These shophouses have a verandah on their upper level. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Town area shophouses : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph highlights terrace shophouses. The architectural details of the three storey shophouse in the middle include casement half-length windows with fanlights on the top tier, fretwork fascia on the rooftop and full-length French windows on the second level. These features are typical of shophouses in Singapore during that...
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  • Shophouse at junction of Koon Seng and Joo Chiat Road, 1966 : close-up [2]

    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. Above the three casement windows are transom windows; and below them are plaster relief panels with decorative elements. Title devised by Library...
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  • Cecil Street shophouse : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph depicts a three-storey shophouse on Cecil street at the corner of Boon Tat Street (from photographer's notes). The shophouse features casement windows with fanlight and arched columns. Rickshaws, an early modes of transportation in the early years of Singapore can also be seen. Title devised by Library...
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  • Lavender Street shophouses, 1972 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1972 photograph shows shophouses on Lavender Street. Wooden casement windows with iron security bars can be seen. A billboard can also be seen on the top of a shophouse. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Thomson Road corner shophouse : close-up

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows the French windows of a two-storey corner shophouse. The house is located at Thomson Road, near Newton Road (from photographer notes). Some architectural features seen include fanlights, Doric pilasters and green glazed bamboo-shaped roof tiling. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Tembeling Road two-storey shophouse : exterior [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows a two-storey shophouse on Tembeling Road. It has decorative fretwork fascia underneath the eave of the roof. The swinging doors (pintu pagar) are a typical feature of Peranakan houses, allowing in breezes while maintaining privacy. Moulded plaster relief elements are seen below the casement windows. Date...
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  • East Coast Road shophouse, 1966 : general view [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows a two-storey shophouse on East Coast Road. Bat-shaped air-vents and windows with iron security bars can be seen on the lower floor. The upper floor features half-length casement windows with plaster relief panel underneath them. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Tanjong Katong Road, 1968 : general view [9]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows the corner of Tanjong Katong Road and Geylang Road. A row of shophouses line the left hand side of this road. Tanjong Katong is situated near the East Coast area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Stanley Street three-storey shophouses : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a row of shophouses on Stanley Street. Features include full-length French windows topped with traceried transom windows on the second storey and fanlights on the third storey. Running through the first storey of the shophouses is a five-foot way, meant to provide pedestrians with shelter from...
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  • Carver Street and Miller Street junction shophouses : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows shophouses with full-length French windows located at the junction of Carver Street and Miller Street. Other features include pilasters beside the windows, air vents and architraves. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Desker Road shophouses : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows a row of shophouses on Desker Road. These buildings typically house businesses in the first storey and residences in the upper floor. Architectural features include fretwork fascia below the eaves of the roof and full-length French windows. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Clyde Terrace : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows a row of shophouses at Clyde Terrace. Arches and accordion grille gates are featured. Title devised by Library staff.
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