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  • Crystal Palace, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows the Crystal Palace, an iconic cast-iron and plate-glass structure designed by Joseph Paxton. The building had a wide barrel-vaulted roof and was originally built in Hyde Park, London for the Great Exhibition of 1951. One of the two mighty water towers built for the Crystal Palace and...
  • Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows a general view of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, located at Chamberlain Square, Birmingham. Some of the museum and gallery's architectural features include a dome and a clock tower (which is also known locally as "Big Brum"). Passers-by, tram and other vehicles in the Chamberlain Square can...
  • Westminster Bridge and St. Thomas' Hospital, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows the Westminster Bridge and the St. Thomas Hospital on the opposite bank of the River Thames in London. Red double-decker buses and pedestrians are seen on the road-and-foot-traffic bridge, in the middle of the image. The bronze sculpture, Boadicea and Her Daughters is seen at one of...
  • Whitehall, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows the Horse Guards building along Whitehall in London. The clock tower and mounted troopers in the two large sentry boxes can be seen in the middle. Pedestrians can also be seen on the walkway in front of the building, in the foreground. The postcard bears the caption...
  • Crystal Palace, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Crystal Palace, postcard". A message in black ink is handwritten on the left side of the divided back postcard. Dated "3/7/22", the postcard is written by "Twa Koo" to "Darling Song c/o Bessie Kiong". The writer requests for "Kueh Blanda" to be...
  • Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, postcard". Two messages in black ink are handwritten on the divided back of the postcard. Dated "22/8/22", the postcard is written by "S. H." to "Miss B. N. Song". The writer writes about their travel plans to...
  • Whitehall, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Whitehall, postcard". A message in black ink is handwritten on the left side of the divided back postcard. Dated "29/11/22", the postcard is written by "S. H." to "Miss B. N. Song". The writer informs of their plans to convert a room...
  • Westminster Bridge and St. Thomas' Hospital, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Westminster Bridge and St. Thomas' Hospital, postcard". A message in black ink is handwritten on the divided back postcard. Dated "29/11/22" and numbered "III", the postcard is written to "Miss J. L. Song". The writer writes to seek permission on some changes...
  • Italian Embassy : exterior

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a two-storey bungalow on Goodwood Hill. In 1967 (year image was taken), the bungalow served as the Italian Embassy of Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Supreme Court Lane : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This1968 photograph shows Supreme Court Lane. A balcony and arches of the former Supreme Court can be seen. The spire of Saint Andrew's Cathedral is featured in the background. Supreme Court Lane is located between Parliament's Place and Coleman Street, in the City Hall area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • People's Association headquarters : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows the People's Association (PA) headquarters, which was in operation till 9 April 2009. The headquarters was previously the terminal building of Kallang Airport. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Geylang Road Police Station : exterior

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows the exterior of the two-storey Geylang Road Police Station. On the second storey is a verandah. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Hill Street : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows part of Hill Street. Shophouses can be seen by the side of the road. The spire of Cathedral of the Good Shepherd can be seen in the background. The former Malaysian High Commission Embassy can be partially seen on the left. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Malaysian High Commission : general view [2]

    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 Malaysian High Commission of Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Juvenile Court and Maintenance Court building : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows the court building, seen next to the Empress Place Museum (now the Asian Civilization Museum). The Juvenile Court was an extension to the Civil District Courts at Empress Place in the 1950s and 1960s. The court relocated to Havelock Square Complex in 1975. Title devised by...
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  • Empress Place Building, 1967 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows the neo-classical Palladian Empress Place Building, close to the Singapore River. The building was used by various government offices, like the Immigration Department, the Registry of Births and Deaths, and the Singapore Citizenship Registry. From 1989, it was the Empress Place Museum, before becoming the Asian...
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  • Joo Chiat Police Station : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows the former Joo Chiat Police Station, along East Coast Road. Currently, the building is called Katong Village or Hong Kong Tea House. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Empress Place Building, 1974 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1974 photograph shows the neo-classical Palladian Empress Place Building, close to the Singapore River. In 1974 (the year image was taken) the building was still used by various government offices, like the Immigration Department, the Registry of Births and Deaths, and the Singapore Citizenship Registry. From 1989, it was...
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  • Empress Place Building, 1967 : exterior [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows part of the neo-classical Palladian Empress Place Building, close to the Singapore River. In 1967 (the year image was taken) the building was still used by various government offices, like the Immigration Department, the Registry of Births and Deaths, and the Singapore Citizenship Registry. From 1989,...
    Reproduction Available
  • Juvenile Court and Maintenance Court building : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows the court building, seen next to Empress Place Museum (now the Asian Civilization Museum). The Juvenile Court was an extension to the Civil District Courts at Empress Place in the 1950s and 1960s. The court was relocated to Havelock Square Complex in 1975. Title devised by...
    Reproduction Available
  • Boat Quay, 1967 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This1967 photograph highlights two bumboats transporting supplies on the Singapore River. Seen in the background are rows of terraced shophouses and the old Hill Street Police Station building, which is now known as the Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts (MICA) building. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Empress Place Building, 1974 : exterior [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1974 photograph shows part of the neo-classical Palladian Empress Place Building, close to the Singapore River. In 1974 (the year image was taken) the building was still used by various government offices, like the Immigration Department, the Registry of Births and Deaths, and the Singapore Citizenship Registry. From 1989,...
    Reproduction Available
  • Upper Paya Lebar Road, pavilion : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows a pavilion, on Upper Paya Lebar Road. A row of fretwork fascia can be seen underneath the eave of the roof. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Empress Place Building, 1974 : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1974 photograph shows the windows of the neo-classical Palladian Empress Place Building, close to the Singapore River. In 1974 (the year image was taken) the building was still used by various government offices, like the Immigration Department, the Registry of Births and Deaths, and the Singapore Citizenship Registry. From...
    Reproduction Available