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  • Admiralty House, corridor : close-up

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows a corridor at the Admiralty House at 51 Grange Road. An arched window is seen on the wall at the end of the corridor. The building was demolished at the end of the 1960s to make way for the Raffles Institution campus. Date of creation estimated....
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  • Kampong house : general view

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a traditional Malay kampong house on stilts, with a timber frame, attap roof and walls. The house is surrounded by coconut palms and other types of forestation. The people living in the house can be seen at the...
  • Remains of a ruined building : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows sections of ruined walls of a building, with decaying bricks left exposed to the elements. Plants can be seen growing from the cracks of the wall. TItle devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • New Year Sea Sports, 1939 : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Herdman, C. A., Mrs. · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows Malay kolehs in the foreground, at the New Year Sea Sports, on 1 January 1939. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. Several buildings can be seen in the background, like the Supreme Court...
  • New Year Sea Sports : general view [3]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows several Malay kolehs or traditional perahus at the New Year Sea Sports. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. Several buildings can be seen in the background, like the new Municipal Building and the...
  • Kampong houses : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows attap-roofed houses in a kampong. The two houses seen in the middle ground serve as shops. Stacks of rattan fish traps are displayed outside each house. No date of creation provided. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed...
  • New Year Sea Sports : general view [4]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a number of boats and launches at the New Year Sea Sports. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. The Varuna can be seen in the back ground on the right. Varuna, the Singapore...
  • Anson Road, 1930s : general view

    Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection, taken between 1935 and 1937. It shows a view of Anson Road at the junction with Enggor Street on the left, looking towards the city. A policeman is standing on the left, near the junction. The Phoenix Aerated Water Company HQ...
  • New Year Sea Sports : general view [2]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows several Malay kolehs or traditional perahus at the New Year Sea Sports, in 1931 or 1932. The annual regatta is held at the Singapore Harbour, off Collyer Quay. Several buildings can be seen in the background, like the Hotel...
  • Kampong houses : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows several kampong houses on stilts. A Malay, his wife and two children are standing at one of the houses, in the foreground. A young European girl is standing in front of the adjacent house, in the middle ground....
  • Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, 1930s : side view

    Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a 1930s photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a side view of Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, Bombay (now Mumbai). Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
  • Kallang Airport, 1937 : general view

    Events · Economy · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It is taken on 12 June 1937 at Kallang Airport, Singapore’s first civil airport. The picture shows invited guests seated in groups, at the official enclosure in front of the new terminal and control tower building. Date of creation estimated. Title...
  • Attap huts and children : general view

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Percy Hill Collection
    This photonegative shows two huts with sloping attap roofs sited in a clearing. Nearby a large banyan tree towers above five children standing in front of it. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore Cricket Club, 1950s : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Organisations · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of the Singapore Cricket Club which overlooks the Padang, then known as the Esplanade. It was established in 1852 and has changed over the years from being an elite colonial sports club to a multi-racial club catering to the sporting and social needs of the...
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  • Estate in Banjoewangi : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph shows an estate in Banjoewangi (now Banyuwangi). Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
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  • Lorong 14 Geylang houses, back lane : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting the back lane to houses at Lorong 14 Geylang. For each house, there is a small flight of steps that lead to the back door of the house. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Jalan Besar, opposite Syed Alwi Road : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing Jalan Besar (opposite Syed Alwi Road, southwest corner). It shows a view of a street lined with shophouses. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Amber Road no. 17, outhouses : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1972 photograph depicts an outhouse belonging to house no. 17 Amber Road. It shows a single-storey building with several air vents. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Kandang Kerbau Market, administration office : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1978 photograph depicting the administration office of the Kandang Kerbau Market at Clive Street, in the Little India area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Syed Alwi Road, southwards : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting Syed Alwi Road (view towards the south). It shows a view of a street with a two-storey shophouse building located along the roadside. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Serangoon Road house, 1982 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows a shophouse, on Serangoon Road, opposite Rowell Road. The roads mentioned are in the Little India area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Tessensohn Road no. 65 : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Nature and Environment · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing shophouse no. 65 Tessensohn Road. The two-storey shophouse features a covered porch on the ground floor, with a doorway and windows fixed with security bars. There is a stone wall at the front of the house near to which is a tree and several...
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  • Halifax Road building : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting a two-storey building in Halifax Road. The building is surrounded by a fence, and there are vehicles parked outside the building. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Kampong Kapor Road, northeast corner : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph of the northeast corner of Kampong Kapor Road and Rowell Road. A row of shophouses located at the junction of these two roads, can be seen. It is a typical two-storey building with terraced shophouses which are connected by five foot ways. The shophouse building...
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