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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...
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  • 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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  • Grand Hotel, 1967 : side view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a side view of one of the buildings of Grand Hotel, located at Still Road South. The Victorian-style building has architectural features like Corinthian columns, decorative arches and plaster facade decorations. The octagonal structure at one end of the building and a balcony with iron lacework...
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  • Lau Pa Sat : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows Lau Pa Sat (meaning Old Market in Chinese). A clock tower is featured in the middle of the octagonal shaped building. Lorries can be seen parked in front of the building. Lau Pa Sat was formerly the Telok Ayer Market. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Grand Hotel, 1970 : side view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1970 photograph shows a side view of one of the buildings of Grand Hotel, located at Still Road. The Victorian-style building has architectural features like Corinthian columns, decorative arches and plaster facade decorations. Grand Hotel, a Victorian-style complex was built in 1917 and used as a private residence by...
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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
  • Victoria Theatre and Memorial Hall : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1974 photograph shows Victoria Theatre and Memorial Hall, which are Palladian-styled colonial buildings located at Empress Place. Built more than 40 years apart, the two buildings are joined by a Clock Tower. The buildings were renamed Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall in 1979 and were gazetted as national monuments...
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  • 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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  • Grand Hotel façade, 1967 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows one of the buildings of Grand Hotel, located at Still Road South. The Victorian-style building has architectural features like decorative arches and plaster facade decorations. Grand Hotel, a Victorian-style complex was built in 1917 and used as a private residence by Moona Kadir Sultan, a wealthy...
    Reproduction Available
  • 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
  • Grand Hotel, 1967 : side view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a side view of one of the buildings of Grand Hotel, located at Still Road South. The Victorian-style building has architectural features like Corinthian columns and plaster facade decorations. Grand Hotel, a Victorian-style complex was built in 1917 and used as a private residence by Moona...
    Reproduction Available
  • Boat Quay, 1968 : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph highlights bumboats on Singapore River. Seen in the background is the Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, which are two separate buildings joined by a Clock Tower. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Victoria Theatre and Memorial Hall : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1974 photograph shows Victoria Theatre and Memorial Hall, which are Palladian-styled colonial buildings located at Empress Place. Built more than 40 years apart, the two buildings are joined by a Clock Tower. The buildings were renamed Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall in 1979 and were gazetted as national monuments...
    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
  • Raffles City and Raffles Hotel, 1986 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing a cityscape view of the Raffles City and Raffles Hotel, as seen across from Beach Road. It shows the low rise Raffles Hotel in the foreground and The Westin Stamford alongside sister hotel, The Westin Plaza in the background. (The Westin Stamford has been renamed...
  • Victoria Memorial Hall, 1960s : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of the Victoria Memorial Hall, located at the heart of Singapore's civic district. Now known as the Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, the landmark has performed a wide range of functions from political meetings to stage performances since it was constructed in 1862. The...