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  • Carlisle Castle, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Carlisle Castle, postcard". A message in black ink is handwritten on the divided back of the postcard. Dated "16/8/22", the postcard is written by "S. H." to "Miss B. N. Song". The writer writes about their travels to Carlisle and Gretna Green....
  • Tower of London and Tower Bridge, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Tower of London and Tower Bridge, postcard". A message in black ink is handwritten on the divided back postcard. Dated "7/12/22", the postcard is written by S. H. to "Miss B. N. Song". The writer writes about spending a pleasant evening having...
  • Carlisle Castle, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows a general view of Carlisle Castle, located in Carlisle in the English county of Cumbria. Passers-by dressed in attire reminiscent of the 1920s period on bicycle and automobile are also seen in the picture. The postcard bears the caption "Carlisle Castle" at the bottom middle of the...
  • Tower of London and Tower Bridge, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows the Tower of London and the Tower Bridge. The White Tower with its projecting corner towers and the outer corner walls can be seen in the middle of the image. The twin towers and the high-level walkways of the Tower Bridge can be seen at a distance,...
  • Fullerton Building and Anderson Bridge, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Fullerton Building and Anderson Bridge, postcard". A message in red ink is printed on the back of the postcard, which reads "Wishing you a bright & happy new year. My heart awakes with joy and song to send you greetings true along...
  • Fullerton Building and Anderson Bridge, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows a view of Fullerton Building and Anderson Bridge, as seen from Queen Elizabeth Walk. The steel arches with supporting steel ribs and the rusticated archways of the bridge can be seen in the middle of the picture, with the distinctive façade of the Fullerton Building behind the...
  • Connaught Park and Dover Castle, postcard : front

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    The image shows a general view of the Connaught Park and Dover Castle, located in Kent, England. The ornamental lake and lawns of the park are seen in the foreground, with visitors walking along the paths of the park. The medieval castle sitting on the hills over the park, is...
  • House of Parliament & Westminster Abbey, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "House of Parliament & Westminster Abbey, postcard". A message in black ink is handwritten on the divided back postcard. Dated "1/11/22", the postcard is addressed to "Miss P. N. Song" by "your humble SIL & dear B.". The writer writes about the...
  • Connaught Park and Dover Castle, postcard : back

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Connaught Park and Dover Castle, postcard". A message in black ink is handwritten on the divided back of the postcard and is numbered "III". Dated "26/9/22", the postcard is written by "S. H." to "Miss J. L. Song". The writer writes of...
  • House of Parliament & Westminster Abbey, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows the Houses of Parliament in London. The Elizabeth Tower (or the Big Ben) is on the extreme left of the picture, while the Westminster Abbey is on the extreme right. Pedestrians, automobiles and horse carriages can also be seen in the foreground. The postcard bears the caption...
  • 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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  • Kampong Glam houses : aerial view [8]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a view of Kota Nong Chik which was founded by Syed Ahmad Abdul Rahman Alsagoff. It was located along (now expunged) Palembang Road at the Kampong Glam precinct. Kota Nong Chik or Kota Alsagoff was an enclosed compound containing a large mansion, several houses and a...
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  • The Istana : interior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows a hallway in the Istana. The Istana is the official residence of the President of the Republic of Singapore. It is located along Orchard Road in Singapore’s prime shopping district. The Istana was previously known as Government House and was the residence of the Governor of...
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  • Istana Kampong Glam : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows Istana Kampong Glam (present-day Malay Heritage Centre) at Sultan Gate. This photo was taken before the building underwent restoration. Today, it forms part of the Kampong Glam Conservation area, and with Bendahara House makes up the Malay Heritage Centre. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by...
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  • Kampong Glam houses : aerial view [6]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a view of Kota Nong Chik which was founded by Syed Ahmad Abdul Rahman Alsagoff. It was located along (now expunged) Palembang Road at the Kampong Glam precinct. Kota Nong Chik or Kota Alsagoff was an enclosed compound containing a large mansion, several houses and a...
    Reproduction Available
  • The Istana : exterior [3]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows a lady posing at the side of the front porch of the Istana. The Istana is the official residence of the President of the Republic of Singapore. It is located along Orchard Road in Singapore’s prime shopping district. The Istana was previously known as Government House...
    Reproduction Available
  • The Istana : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows a pathway leading to the Istana's main building. The Istana is the official residence of the President of the Republic of Singapore. It is located along Orchard Road in Singapore’s prime shopping district. The Istana was previously known as Government House and was the residence of...
    Reproduction Available
  • The Istana : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows an expanse of land with manicured lawns and some green trees within the grounds of the Istana, which can be seen in the background. The Istana is the official residence of the President of the Republic of Singapore. It is located along Orchard Road in Singapore’s...
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  • Istana Kampong Glam : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows Istana Kampong Glam (present-day Malay Heritage Centre) at Sultan Gate with its arched columns and casement windows. This photo was taken before the building underwent restoration. Today, it forms part of the Kampong Glam Conservation area, and with Bendahara House makes up the Malay Heritage Centre....
    Reproduction Available
  • Grand Hotel, 1967 : side view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a side view of one of the buildings of Grand Hotel, located at Still Road South. The Victorian-style building has architectural features like Corinthian columns, decorative arches and plaster facade decorations. The octagonal structure at one end of the building and a balcony with iron lacework...
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  • Lau Pa Sat : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows Lau Pa Sat (meaning Old Market in Chinese). A clock tower is featured in the middle of the octagonal shaped building. Lorries can be seen parked in front of the building. Lau Pa Sat was formerly the Telok Ayer Market. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Grand Hotel, 1970 : side view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1970 photograph shows a side view of one of the buildings of Grand Hotel, located at Still Road. The Victorian-style building has architectural features like Corinthian columns, decorative arches and plaster facade decorations. Grand Hotel, a Victorian-style complex was built in 1917 and used as a private residence by...
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  • Istana Kampong Glam building : close-up

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows a part of a building in Istana Kampong Glam. The area was once the seat and historic home of Malay royalty in Singapore. This photo was taken before the building underwent restoration. Today, it forms part of the Kampong Glam Conservation area, and with Bendahara House...
    Reproduction Available
  • Kampong Glam houses : aerial view [5]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a view of Kota Nong Chik which was founded by Syed Ahmad Abdul Rahman Alsagoff. It was located along (now expunged) Palembang Road at the Kampong Glam precinct. Kota Nong Chik or Kota Alsagoff was an enclosed compound containing a large mansion, several houses and a...
    Reproduction Available