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  • Seafront, 1900s : general view

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1900s photograph is mounted on a board, with handwritten words "$5. 95571. 2093" on the back. The photograph shows a beach along the seafront. There are fences lining the beach, with coconut trees on the other side of the fence. In the distance, a pavilion can be seen. The...
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  • Tanglin coconut plantation, 1920 : general view [2]

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1920 photograph is mounted on a board, with handwritten words "12-6-1920" on the back. The photograph shows a coconut plantation in Tanglin. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • A look in the jungle, 1890s : general view

    Nature and Environment · Arts · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. taken between 1890-1899, shows a view of the lush and wild growth of a jungle. Title from inscription, on front of photograph. Date of creation estimated.
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  • Cavenagh Bridge, circa 1919 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph, taken around 1919, is mounted on a board, with handwritten words "Kavanagh Bridge" on the front and "1919" on the back. The photograph shows Cavenagh Bridge, which is named after Sir Lieutenant General William Orfeur Cavenagh, the last Governor of the Straits Settlements (1859 - 1867). It was...
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  • Shores of Penang Island, 1950s : general view

    Nature and Environment · Arts · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of the landscape of the shores of Penang Island which are covered with mostly forests and jungles. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
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  • To cool off, between times : general view

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Arts · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph depicting two elephants, being ridden by Indian handlers, moving towards the sea to cool off after a hard day's work of logging. There is a boat on the left side. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff...
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  • New Harbour, 1863 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Arts · Geography and Travels · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    The 1863 photograph illustrates New Habour, which was later renamed Keppel Habour in 1900. The image was digitised from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from donor.
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  • The Pagoda : close-up

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph showcasing a pagoda with a narrowing and decorated finial at the top of the structure. Pagodas can be identified by their tiered tower with multiple eaves or at the lower edges of their roofs. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY...
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  • New Harbour, 1892 : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Arts · Geography and Travels · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a G.R. Lambert & Co. photograph of New Harbour, dated 1892, now known as Keppel Harbour (from 1900s), taken from Mount Faber. In the background, we see the "Dragon's Teeth Gate", which are the two rocky outposts located at the entrance of the harbour. Title devised by Library...
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  • Clemenceau Bridge plaque : close-up [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing the Municipal Commissioners Singapore Clemenceau Bridge plaque on Clemenceau Avenue. The plaque depicts a lion with a coconut tree in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Keong Saik Road no. 33, tiles : close-up

    Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting a close-up of the wall tiles on house no. 33 at Keong Saik Road. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • View of Bukit Timah Canal from Leng Kee Road

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph of the Bukit Timah Canal, near Keng Lee Road. Trees can be seen on the right side of the canal. A houses surrounded by trees can be seen on the right side of the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Pasir Ris Park children's playground : general view [3]

    Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows children at a playground at Pasir Ris Park, a beach park in the north-eastern part of Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Singapore River, 1992 : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1992 photograph, showing the Singapore River near Empress Place, on Chinese New Year. Empress Place was named in 1907 by the Municipal Council in honour of Queen Victoria. An octopus mascot is seen here on the boat. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Johnston’s Pier in 1879 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1879 photograph shows a view of Johnston’s Pier and the Exchange building (at Fullerton Square). Johnston’s Pier was named after Alexander Laurie Johnston, one of the earliest European settlers in Singapore and a friend of Sir Stamford Raffles.
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  • Singapore River, 1992 : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1992 photograph, showing the Singapore River near Empress Place, on Chinese New Year. Empress Place was named in 1907 by the Municipal Council in honour of Queen Victoria. An octopus mascot is seen here on the boat. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Factories in the 1960s : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Economy · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows factories and warehouses, in an industrial area. There seems to be a canal in the middle of the photograph, as well as low-rise buildings on the left-hand side. Date of creation estimated.
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  • Ladies Tennis Ground, S'pore 28, 1885 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Sports and Recreation · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1885 photograph shows a view of the Ladies Tennis Ground. Taken from the corner of Bencoolen Street and Orchard Road, the photograph depicts a lawn which was known as Dhoby Green. This open area was initially used by the Indian ‘dhobies’ or laundrymen to lay out to dry the...
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  • Dalvey Road : general view [5]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Arts · Nature and Environment · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph depicts Dalvey Road, between the junction at Evans Road and Cluny Road. In the background, can be seen a roadside park with various plants. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • The Cavenagh Bridge : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of the Cavenagh Bridge that spans across the Singapore River. It links Raffles Place and the government quarter, making it an essential alternative to get to the Post Office. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS...
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  • Dunearn Road Hostels location signboard : close-up

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows the location signboard of Dunearn Road Hostels (DRH), at College Green along Dunearn Road. The signboard shows the map and layout of the residential blocks from unit nos. 1 to 63. Two garages and one block named "S. Qrts" are also available on the hostel premises....
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  • Dalvey Road : general view [6]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Arts · Nature and Environment · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph depicts Dalvey Road, between the junction at Evans Road and Cluny Road. In the background, can be seen a roadside park with various plants. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Keong Saik Road no. 33, wall : close-up

    Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting a close-up of a wall at house no. 33 at Keong Saik Road. It shows details of tiles that decorate the wall. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Tanglin coconut plantation, 1920 : general view [1]

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1920 photograph is mounted on a board, with handwritten words "12-6-1920 Tanglin" on the back. The photograph shows a coconut plantation in Tanglin. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available