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  • Masjid Hajjah Fatimah spire, 2004 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This is a view of the open space in Masjid Hajjah Fatimah from which the mosque's unique spire, a blend of European and Malaccan architecture, can be seen. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Omar Kampong Melaka, 2004 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    Masjid Omar Kampong Melaka is built in modern style with open sides and white pillars supporting a red-tiled sloping roof. It has a minaret with a golden dome and a star and crescent. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Al-Abrar, 2004 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This is a front view of the two-storey Al-Abrar Mosque with its light blue walls, arched windows and doors and narrow balcony on the second floor. A crescent and star, symbols of Islam, are mounted on twin columns at the entrance. Title devised by Library staff.
  • St. George's Church, 2004 : side view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    This is a side view of the single storeyed St George's Church, showing its unplastered, orange-red brick walls. There are white louvred windows, which are semi-circular at the top, a large central one flanked by two narrow ones and two smaller windows at the sides, above each of which there...
  • Masjid Al-Abrar, 2004 : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This is a view of the entrance to Al-Abrar Mosque at Telok Ayer Street. A crescent and star, symbols of Islam, are mounted on twin columns. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Jamae (Chulia) twin towers, 2004 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    A striking feature of Masjid Jamae (Chulia)'s entrance are the twin slim tapering square towers above it. At the base between them is a decorative structure. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sri Krishnan Temple, 2004 : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    Sri Krishnan Temple (a.k.a Sri Krishna Temple), on Waterloo Street was established in 1870 on the very same site when Hanuman Beem Singh set up an idol of Sri Krishna under a banyan tree. It is the only South Indian Hindu temple in Singapore dedicated exclusively to Sri Krishna and...
  • Masjid Sultan worship area, 2004 : interior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This is a view of Masjid Sultan prayer area with a window at the far end. A red carpet with demarcated white individual prayer sections catches the eye. Chandeliers with Arabic inscriptions alternate with the ceiling fans. Small wooden bookcases are placed against the white octagonal pillars. Title devised by...
  • Masjid Sultan, façade, 2004 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This is a view of Masjid Sultan's façade and the main golden dome with the crescent and star. Two smaller domes flank the main dome on each side of which there is a minaret. A small balcony juts out from a centre door on the second floor. On either side...
  • Church of Saints Peter and Paul entrance, 2004 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This 2004 photograph shows an exterior view of the entrance of the Church of Saints Peter and Paul. It shows the decorative details of the entrance such as the columns resting on plinths, and the filigreed pediments. The Church of Saints Peter and Paul was gazetted a national monument on...
  • St. George's Church, 2004 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    This is the exterior of the single storeyed St. George's Church, showing its unplastered, orange-red brick walls. There are white louvred windows, which are semi-circular at the top, a large central one flanked by two narrow ones and two smaller windows at the sides, above each of which there is...
  • Thian Hock Keng Temple, 2004 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This 2004 photograph shows Thian Hock Keng Temple in Telok Ayer Street. It is Singapore's oldest Chinese temple recognised as most important to the local Hokkien community. It was designed and built by skilled craftsmen from China according to definite Chinese temple architectural traditions. A close-up of the front of...
  • Masjid Abdul Gafoor, 2004 : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This photograph depicts the facade of Masjid Abdul Gafoor. Tiled steps lead to the main entrance above which there is a carved sun dial motif. On sections of the white walls green stars are interspersed. Arches and balustrades enclose the verandah. Several elevated columns are features of the building. Each...
  • Masjid Hajjah Fatimah, minaret, 2004 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This is a general view of Masjid Hajjah Fatimah, with its white and beige walls and dark brown trimmings and the unique spire-like octagonal-shaped minaret. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sri Mariamman Temple, entrance, 2004 : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    This is a view of the entrance to Sri Mariamman Temple. The Sri Mariamman temple was established by Indian pioneer Naraina Pillai (or Narayana Pillay) in 1827 and is dedicated to Sri Mariamman, the great goddess worshipped for health and prosperity. Built in the South Indian Dravidian style, the elaborately-decorated...
  • St. George's Church, façade, 2004 : close-up

    Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    This is a close-up of the single-storeyed St. George's Church, showing its unplastered, orange-red brick walls. There are white louvred windows, which are semi-circular at the top, a large central one flanked by two narrow ones and two smaller windows at the sides, above each of which there is a...
  • Masjid Jamae (Chulia) wall, 2004 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    The view shows the wall on the left of Masjid Jamae (Chulia)'s entrance. It has circular latticed openings. The name of the mosque is mounted on the wall. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bells at Orchard Road Presbyterian Church

    Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    This photograph shows the church bells outside the church. They are suspended in an open structure with a red-tiled roof. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Church of the Holy Family stained glass window : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This 2004 photograph shows a view of the large, circular stained glass window in the central section of the Church of the Holy Family. Title devised by Library staff.
  • St. Joseph's Church, 2004 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    Designed in the Gothic architectural style, St. Joseph's Church is built in the form of a Latin cross and has beautiful stained glass windows. The view of the church shows a dome above the central octagonal tower which is flanked by two smaller towers. The church is a gazetted national...
  • Sri Thandayuthapani Temple, gopura, 2004 : side view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    This is a photograph showing an exterior side view of the 75 feet tall RAJAGOPURAM of the Sri Thandayuthapani or Thendayuthapani Hindu temple off Tank Road in Singapore. A gopura is a monumental tower, usually ornate at the entrance of a Hindu temple. It is a typical prominent feature of...
  • St. Joseph's Church priests' residence, 2004 : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    This is the exterior of priests' residence of St. Joseph's Church. The residence is located on the grounds of church, which was completed in 1912 on the site of the Portuguese Mission founded in 1825. Like the Church it was designed in the Gothic style. Title devised by Library staff.
  • North Bridge Road, with Sultan Mosque on the left, 2004 : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    This is a 2004 general view of an almost deserted four-lane North Bridge Road. On the left is the golden-domed Sultan Mosque with its towering minaret, while on the right are two- and three-storey colourful shophouses. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Sultan, façade, 2004 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This is a general view of the facade of the two-storeyed Masjid Sultan, showing beige exterior walls with dark brown borders. A large golden dome flanked by two smaller domes and a minaret are also seen. A small balcony juts out from a centre door on the second level and...