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  • Casino Palace Hotel at Port Said, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows a general view of the Casino Palace Hotel at Port Said. Located near the mouth of the Suez Canal, the three-storey hotel has a seafront view, balconies on the second storey and landscaped lawns in front of the hotel. A stone breakwater with a statute in the...
  • Casino Palace Hotel at Port Said, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    Port-Said, The Casino
  • Johore Hotel, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    This postcard shows the distinctive façade of the Johore Hotel in Johore. Various forms of transportation like automobiles, bicycles and horse and carriage can also be seen on the tree-lined road in front of the hotel, in the foreground of the image. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
  • 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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  • 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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  • Orchard : aerial view [12]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1979 photograph shows an aerial view of the Orchard area, in the central region of Singapore. The urban landscape consists of many roads and commercial buildings, including Far East Shopping Centre, Hilton Singapore Hotel and Orchard Towers. Title devised by Library staff.
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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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  • 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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  • East Coast Road towards Odeon Katong : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows East Coast Road heading towards Odeon Katong. Some housing can be seen on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
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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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  • Lorong 35 Geylang shophouse : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows a corner shophouse, on Lorong 35 Geylang. The upper level has glass louvre windows and a pointed decorative roof profile, with plaster relief elements on it. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Joo Chiat Road, 1966 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows Joo Chiat Road. Lined along the road are some shophouses with Art Deco influences. This can be seen from the special emphasis on corner shophouses, with their pointed roof profiles. The shophouses also have a row of decorative fretwork fascia underneath the eaves. Title devised by...
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  • East Coast Road, 1968 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows East Coast Road, leading to Joo Chiat Road. Lined on both sides of the road are shophouses of different heights. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Geylang Road restaurant : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows Tong Guan Restaurant on Geylang Road. Underneath the casement windows are decorative plaster relief panels. The pointed roof profile has moulded plaster elements on it, with the establishment date (1928) of the building imprinted on it. Title devised by Library staff.
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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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  • Java Road houses : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows an aerial view of the houses along Java Road, in the historic Kampong Glam area. Java Road was known for its masonry workshops, however, it is no longer listed in the street directory. Today, a new Java Road which was constructed in the mid-1990s allows access...
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