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  • Chinese herbal tea shop in Joo Chiat Place, 1991 [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1991 photograph shows a Chinese herbal tea shop “寶芝堂” in Joo Chiat Place. The poster in the shop indicates the effectiveness of their herbal tea. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Household appliances shop at Sungei Road, 1977

    Streets and Places · Economy · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1977 photograph shows a household appliances shop at Sungei Road. Items on sale includes oil lamp, iron, weighing machine and many more. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dried goods shop in Ellenborough Street, 1981

    Streets and Places · Economy · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “Ellenborough Street, 29 Decembre 81.” This 1981 photograph shows a dried goods shop in the now-expunged Ellenborough Street. Rattan baskets and gunny sacks of different types of dried goods are placed on the floor of the shop. Two of the men in the picture are packing...
  • Sago Lane shophouse : exterior

    Streets and Places · Economy · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows a shophouse at Sago Lane which provides skin and general health products. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese herbal tea shop in Joo Chiat Place, 1991 [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1991 photograph shows a Chinese herbal tea shop “寶芝堂” in Joo Chiat Place. The poster in the shop indicates the effectiveness of their herbal tea. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Traditional Chinese paper offerings shop in Chinatown, 1971

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: ““Deo, S’pore, 18 Dec 1971.” This 1971 photograph depicts a shop in Chinatown that makes paper offerings for the afterlife. A paper replica of a house is placed at the shop's entrance. The light wooden or bamboo frame of the paper house can be seen, as...
  • Shop selling clothes, early 1960s : interior

    Economy
    This is a photograph of a man wearing a hat in a small clothing store. Among the garments hung up for sale are shirts and dark-coloured pants. Donated by Neo Siok Leng, at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_453. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Peter Shoe Company, 1960s : group photograph

    Geography and Travels · Economy · Heritage and Culture
    A Chinese man is seen posing with three children in a shoe shop. They are seated on wooden stools at Peter Shoe Company at 71 Middle Road. Seen in the background are pairs of men's shoes which are placed neatly in a display cabinet. Photograph donated by Liew Moy Yin,...
  • Holland Village, at Holland Avenue : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph depicts commercial buildings at Holland Village at Holland Avenue. Holland Village was once an exclusive European expatriate centre for the rich, particularly during the British military presence. Today, the village with public and private housing estates and its distinctive 'Enterolobium Saman', tall large shady raintrees with monkey...
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  • Arab Street, from Rochor Canal Road : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph depicts Arab Street, from Rochor Canal Road towards Victoria Street. Arab Street is named after an Arab kampong located there. Arab Street is part of the Kampong Glam conservation area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Empress Hotel, 1978 : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1978 photograph shows Empress Hotel, located at Victoria Street. The hotel is situated in a low-rise building with shops on the ground floor. A sign bearing the name of the hotel in English and Chinese is mounted at the top of the main entranceway to the hotel. Title devised...
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  • Syed Alwi Road shophouse, 1982 : close-up [3]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows a close-up view of a shophouse, located at Syed Alwi Road. It shows details of a doorway on the lower floor, covered with metal grilles, and topped with decorative plasterwork. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Geylang Road no. 109 : exterior

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows shophouse no. 109 on Geylang Road, which is opposite Gay World. The double-storey shophouse features patterned timber casement window shutters, grille transom windows and decorative polychromatic ceramic tile panels beneath the casement windows. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Geylang Road, at corner of Geylang Lorong 1 : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows two-storey shophouses along Geylang Road, at the corner of Geylang Lorong 1. In the background can be seen partial views of several blocks of HDB flats. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Empress Hotel, 1978 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1978 photograph shows the entrance to Empress Hotel. Located at Victoria Street, the hotel is situated in a low-rise building with shops on the ground floor. A sign bearing the name of the hotel in English and Chinese is mounted at the top of the main entranceway to the...
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  • Geylang Road no. 107 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows Chye Seng Battery Company in house number 107, which is similar to house numbers 99, 101 to 119 at Geylang Road. The double-storey shophouse features patterned timber casement window shutters, grille transform windows and decorative polychromatic ceramic tile panel beneath the casement windows. Title devised by...
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  • Pitt Street, 1982 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph depicts Pitt Street, from Pasar Road towards Rochor Canal Road. Pitt Street is named after English statesman Sir William Pitt. The roads mentioned are near the Little India area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Empress Hotel, 1978 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1978 photograph shows Empress Hotel, located at Victoria Street. The hotel is situated in a low-rise building with shops on the ground floor. A sign bearing the name of the hotel in English and Chinese is mounted at the top of the main entranceway to the hotel. Title devised...
    Reproduction Available
  • North Bridge Road shophouse, 1982 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing a shophouse at the corner of North Bridge Road and Bras Basah Road. The façade of the three-storey shophouse is decorated with plaster mouldings, pilasters and cornices. The upper floors feature arched casement windows. A traffic light and a pedestrian crossing can be seen...
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  • Pitt Street, 1982 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows Pitt Street (from near Jalan Besar). Pitt Street is named after English statesman Sir William Pitt. The roads mentioned are near the Little India area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Holland Village, at Holland Avenue : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph depicts shophouses at Holland Village at Holland Avenue. Holland Village was once an exclusive European expatriate centre for the rich, particularly during the British military presence. Today, the village with public and private housing estates and its distinctive 'Enterolobium Saman', tall large shady raintrees with monkey pods...
    Reproduction Available
  • Geylang Road no. 71 : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows shophouse no. 71 Geylang Road. The building has a five-foot-way running along its front. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Holland Village, at Lorong Liput : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph depicts commercial buildings at Holland Village at Lorong Liput. Holland Village was once an exclusive European expatriate centre for the rich, particularly during the British military presence. Today, the village with public and private housing estates and its distinctive 'Enterolobium Saman', tall large shady raintrees with monkey...
    Reproduction Available
  • Holland Village, at Lorong Liput : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph depicts commercial buildings at Holland Village at Lorong Liput. Holland Village was once an exclusive European expatriate centre for the rich, particularly during the British military presence. Today, the village with public and private housing estates and its distinctive 'Enterolobium Saman', tall large shady raintrees with monkey...
    Reproduction Available