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  • Jalan Besar houses : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a row of terrace houses, each featuring a loggia on its upper storeys. Meaning "wide road" in Malay, Jalan Besar was once a cultural melting pot housing people of different ethnicities such as the Chinese, Indians, Malays, Eurasians, among others. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Jalan Besar shophouse : exterior [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows the upper storey of a shophouse, featuring a full-length French window flanked by two half-length casement windows. The façade of the shophouse sports ornate decorations, which include Corinthian-style pilasters, a dentilled cornice, and elaborate architraves framing the casement windows. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Jalan Besar shophouses : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a row of shophouses, buildings that typically house businesses on the ground floors and residences on the upper storeys. Meaning "wide road" in Malay, Jalan Besar was once a cultural melting pot housing people of different ethnicities such as the Chinese, Indians, Malays, Eurasians, among others....
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  • Jalan Besar, 1980s : general view

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a busy street along Jalan Besar near Lavender. Lining both sides of the road are brick houses and shophouses offering food and other retail and trade services. In the background are some new HDB flats. A yellow-top taxi is seen in the foreground. Donated by Sathakathuda Sahib...
  • New World Park, 1980s : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of the entrance of the New World Park, located at Jalan Besar. Owned by Shaw Brothers, it was set up in 1923 and closed in 1987. The site is now being developed by City Developments for its City Square project. Photograph donated by Tang Kian Cheong...
  • Shophouses in Jalan Besar : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1982 photograph showing a row of three-storey shophouses in Jalan Besar opposite Kelantan Street. The second and third storeys have French windows flanked by casement windows and wall decorations. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Rear of shophouses in Jalan Besar : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1982 photograph showing the back view of shophouses in Jalan Besar taken from the corner of Veerasamy Road.
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  • Jalan Besar, from Dickson Road : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing Jalan Besar (from the corner of Dickson Road towards the northeast). It shows a view of a street lined with shophouses on both sides. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Shophouses in Jalan Besar : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1982 photograph showing a row of two-storey shophouses in Jalan Besar at the west corner of Upper Weld Road. The corner shophouse is Chop Toh Yuen and its second storey has a French window flanked by casement windows. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Kelantan Road, 1982 : aerial view [4]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows an aerial view of Kelantan Road, from the verandah of a Housing and Development Board (HDB) flat. Located in the Jalan Besar area, Kelantan Road is named after Kelantan state in Malaya. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Jalan Besar, from Rochor Canal Road : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1978 photograph shows Jalan Besar, from Rochor Canal Road (towards White House Hotel). Jalan Besar means "big or wide road" in Malay. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Jalan Besar, opposite Syed Alwi Road : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing Jalan Besar (opposite Syed Alwi Road, southwest corner). It shows a view of a street lined with shophouses. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Jalan Besar, at Maude Road : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows Jalan Besar, at the Maude Road corner. It shows a view of a street lined with shophouses, and a high-rise building in the far background. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Kelantan Road, 1982 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows Kelantan Road, from the verandah of a Housing and Development Board (HDB) flat. It shows a view of a parking facility located near a commercial building. Located in the Jalan Besar area, Kelantan Road is named after Kelantan state in Malaya. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Jalan Besar, towards Rochor Canal : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting Jalan Besar, from New World Park towards Rochor Canal (taken from a bridge). It shows a view of a street lined with shophouses. Several high-rise buildings can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Kelantan Lane : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph depicts Kelantan Lane. It shows a view of a street with shophouses and apartment blocks. Located in the Jalan Besar area, Kelantan Lane is named after Kelantan state in Malaya. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Shophouses in Jalan Besar : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1982 photograph showing a row of three-storey shophouses in Jalan Besar opposite Kelantan Street. The second and third storeys have balconies, casement windows and wall decorations. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Kelantan Road, 1982 : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows Kelantan Road, from the verandah of a Housing and Development Board (HDB) flat. It shows a view of a parking facility located near commercial buildings. Located in the Jalan Besar area, Kelantan Road is named after Kelantan state in Malaya. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Kelantan Lane : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph depicts Kelantan Lane. It shows a view of a street with shophouses and apartment blocks. Located in the Jalan Besar area, Kelantan Lane is named after Kelantan state in Malaya. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Jalan Besar, 1982 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the eastern side of Jalan Besar, opposite Kelantan Road. Jalan Besar means "big or wide road" in Malay. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Jalan Besar, from Upper Weld Road : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting Jalan Besar (from Weld and Upper Weld Road towards the northeast). It shows a view of a street lined with shophouses. An apartment block can be seen in the far right background. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Shophouses in Jalan Besar : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1982 photograph showing a row of three-storey shophouses in Jalan Besar opposite Kelantan Street. The second and third storeys have French windows flanked by casement windows and wall decorations. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Jalan Besar, from Dunlop Street : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting Jalan Besar, from the corner of Dunlop Street (opposite Sim Lim Towers towards the northeast). It shows a view of a street lined with shophouses, with an apartment block in the far background. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Jalan Besar, 1982 : general view [10]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows Jalan Besar, at Allenby Road corner. Jalan Besar means "big or wide road" in Malay. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available