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  • Palembang Road : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows some cars parked along Palembang Road. Palembang Road, named after an Indonesian town, was located close to the Rochor River on the Crawford Street side. Palembang Road is no longer listed in the street directory and its surrounding area has since made way for a HDB...
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  • Chulia Street buildings, circa 1970 : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This 1970 photograph shows a street scene at Chulia Street. There are cars parked in front of China Building, the old OCBC headquarters, to the right of the photograph. Built in traditional Chinese architectural style, China Building features a distinctive roof. Signages bearing the names of the bank and its...
  • Trishaw riders : general view

    Transportation · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows three men engaged in a conversation along a pavement. Two of them appear to be trishawmen. Primarily Chinese immigrants, their dress style of choice include a pair of dark-coloured shorts, a loose-fitting, button shirt and a Chinese straw hat to protect them from the weather. Partially hidden...
  • View of OCBC Centre from Circular Road, 1970s : general view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows OCBC Centre standing in contrast to the two- and three-storey shophouses at Circular Road. The goods and services offered by traders and merchants here draw people to this street. Cars are parked along the sides of the road. Physical dimensions of original: 13 x 10 cm. Title...
  • China Building at Chulia Street, circa 1964 : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This 1964 photograph shows a street scene at Chulia Street. It also shows the façade of the old OCBC headquarters, also known as the China Building. Built in traditional Chinese architectural style, the China Building features a distinctive roof. Several smaller buildings can be partially seen on either side of...
  • China Building at Chulia Street, circa 1964 : general view [2]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This 1964 photograph shows a street scene at Chulia Street. It also shows the façade of the old OCBC headquarters, also known as the China Building. Built in traditional Chinese architectural style, the China Building features a distinctive roof. A row of two-storey shophouses can be seen to the right...
  • VIPs at OCBC Centre inauguration : general view [2]

    Events · Economy · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a crowd gathering across the road from the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre as VIPs and guests arrive in their cars. They are seen walking towards the building to attend the inauguration of OCBC Centre. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • China Building at Chulia Street, circa 1964 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This 1964 photograph shows a street scene at Chulia Street. It also shows the façade of the old OCBC headquarters, also known as the China Building. Built in traditional Chinese architectural style, the China Building features a distinctive roof. A row of two-storey shophouses can be seen to the right...
  • Kim Seng Road warehouses : exterior

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows warehouses at Kim Seng Road, at Jiak Kim Street corner. Several trucks and cars can be seen parked in front of the warehouses. Kim Seng Road was built by and named after Tan Kim Seng (1805 - 1864), a highly respected property owner and philanthropist. Kim...
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  • McNair Road : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows McNair Road, from Towner Road. It shows a view of a tree-lined street with roadside parking lots, and a two-storey building on the right. McNair Road is named after Major J.F.A. McNair, who served as the first Colonial Engineer. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Fraser Street shophouses : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows Fraser Street (from North Bridge Road towards Beach Road). Fraser Street is likely to be named after James and Lewis Fraser of Maclaine Fraser & Co. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
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  • McNair Road : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows McNair Road, from Towner Road. It shows a view of a tree-lined street with roadside parking lots, and a two-storey building on the right. McNair Road is named after Major J.F.A. McNair, who served as the first Colonial Engineer. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Circular Road, 1982 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows Circular Road. Rows of shophouses and cars line both sides of the street. One of the shophouses, Tan Hun Seng (S) Pte. Ltd. (陳漢盛) can be seen on the left of the image. The Expressionist style shophouse designed by Ho Kwong Yew, one of Singapore's well-known...
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  • Fraser Street shophouses : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    his 1982 photograph shows Fraser Street (from North Bridge Road towards Beach Road). Fraser Street is likely to be named after James and Lewis Fraser of Maclaine Fraser & Co. There are shophouses on both sides of the street, with cars parked by the roadside. Title devised by Library staff....
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  • Erskine Road, towards Ann Siang Road : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph depicts Erskine Road, from South Bridge Road (towards Ann Siang Road). Rows of shophouses, and parked cars line both sides of the street. A high-rise building can be seen in the background. Erskine Road was named after J.J. Erskine, who was a Member of Council in Penang....
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  • Erskine Road, towards Ann Siang Road : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph depicts Erskine Road, from South Bridge Road (towards Ann Siang Road). A row of two-storey shophouses can be seen on the left side of the street. Several vehicles are parked in front of the shophouses. Erskine Road was named after J.J. Erskine, who was a Member of...
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  • Cavan Road, from Lavender Street, 1982 : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph depicts Cavan Road, from Lavender Street. A row of commercial buildings, and several parked vehicles, line the road to the left. Cavan Road is named after an Allied general in World War I. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Ministry of Labour, Prinsep Street no. 78 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1986 photograph shows the former Ministry of Labour building, at no. 78 Prinsep Street. Apart from the entrance, the entire façade of the building is covered with lattice glass windows. Several cars are parked outside the gates of the building. Prinsep Street is named after Charles Prinsep, a lawyer...
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  • McNair Road : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows McNair Road, from Towner Road. It shows a view of a tree-lined street with roadside parking lots, and a two-storey building on the right. McNair Road is named after Major J.F.A. McNair, who served as the first Colonial Engineer. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Circular Road, 1982 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows Circular Road. Rows of shophouses and cars line both sides of the street. One of the shophouses, Tan Hun Seng (S) Pte. Ltd. (陳漢盛) can be seen on the left of the image. The Expressionist style shophouse designed by Ho Kwong Yew, one of Singapore's well-known...
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  • Lloyd Road no. 25 - 33, 1984 : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1984 photograph shows houses no. 25 - 33 Lloyd Road. These are two-storey houses. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Bukit Pasoh Road houses : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows houses at no. 6, 8 and 10 Bukit Pasoh Road. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Cheow Keng Road terraced houses, west side : exterior [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Transportation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1984 photograph shows a row of terraced houses, located at Cheow Keng Road (west side). The upper floor of each house features three French windows, while the lower floor of each house features two barred windows, and a door fixed with metal grilles. A line of cars are parked...
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  • Cheow Keng Road terraced house, and parked car : exterior [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Transportation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1984 photograph shows a terraced house, located at Cheow Keng Road (west side). The upper floor of the house features three French windows, while the lower floor features two barred windows, and a door fixed with metal grilles. There is a car parked in front of the house. Title...
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