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  • 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...
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  • 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....
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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...
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  • 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
  • Istana Kampong Glam at Sultan Gate : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows Sultan Gate leading to the former Istana Kampong Glam (present-day Malay Heritage Centre). 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. Title devised by Library...
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  • Istana Kampong Glam : exterior [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. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • The Istana : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows both, a driveway and a pathway that lead 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 Istana is the official residence...
    Reproduction Available
  • China Street no. 26 and 25 : general view [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    The 1992 photograph shows houses 26 - 25 on China Street. The taller shophouse building features French windows with balconies and grilled vents as well as an additional protruding balcony at the rooftop. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Nankin Street no. 26 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows house no. 26 Nankin Street. The early three-storey shophouses feature French windows with louvred and panelled timber shutters on its upper levels. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Pekin Street no. 26 and 27 : exterior [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    The 1992 photograph shows houses 26 - 27, at Pekin Street. The early double-storey shophouses feature simple casement windows on its upper level. Pekin Street was once known as Clothing Box Street on account of its large number of furniture makers. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Goodwood Hill government house : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1986 photograph shows a government house, located at Goodwood Hill. Goodwood Hill is named after Goodwood Park, the Sussex estate of the Duke of Richmond and Gordon. A driveway leads to the two-storey house. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Lorong 4 Geylang building : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting Lorong 4 Geylang with a three-storey building at the east corner of Geylang Road junction. The date on the building indicates that it was built in 1941. The main Geylang Road is flanked by lanes known as lorongs in Malay, on both the north...
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  • Institution Hill abandoned houses, 1982 : exterior [11]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1982 photograph depicting abandoned colonial houses on Institution Hill. The road mentioned, named after Raffles Institution, the school founded by Sir Stamford Raffles. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Stamford House, 1982 : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph, showing the Stamford House on Stamford Road. Built in 1904, Stamford House was originally known as the Oranje Building, served as an annexe to the Raffles Hotel and became the Oranje Hotel in 1933. It was renamed as Stamford House after refurbishment in 1963 and...
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  • River Valley Road no. 1 and 3 : exterior [3]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting Tank Road, with houses 1 and 3 at the corner of River Valley Road. As its name describes, River Valley Road winds its way up the northern side of the valley formed by the Singapore River. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Tanjong Katong Road no. 64, 1986 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1986 photograph shows a house, located at no. 64 Tanjong Katong Road. Tanjong Katong is Malay for turtle point. Katong is the name of a species of sea turtles now extinct. The name can also mean the rippling effect of a mirage across the shoreline. Title devised by Library...
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  • Institution Hill abandoned houses, 1982 : exterior [6]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1982 photograph depicting abandoned single-storey houses on Institution Hill. The road mentioned, named after Raffles Institution, the school founded by Sir Stamford Raffles. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available