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  • Town Hall, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of Town Hall. It shows a view of Town Hall, or Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, as it is known today. In the left foreground stands the Dalhousie Obelisk. In the background are several colonial-style buildings. The back of the postcard is...
  • Singapore

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of Connaught Road. Motor cars and rickshaws are seen on the road which is lined with trees on both sides. The Cenotaph is on the right. The back of the postcard is unwritten. Date of creation estimated.
  • Town Hall, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of Town Hall. It shows an aerial view of Town Hall, or Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, as it is known today. In the left foreground stands the Dalhousie Obelisk. In the background are several, colonial-style buildings. The words "Town...
  • Memorial Hall - Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of Victoria Memorial Hall, with its prominent clock tower. It shows a front and side view of Victoria Memorial Hall, with the Dalhousie Obelisk on the left. The words "Memorial Hall - Singapore" are printed at the top of the...
  • Connaught Drive, Singapore

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This shows the front of a black-and-white picture postcard with a photograph of the view of Esplanade Park along Connaught Drive. The three-tiered Tan Kim Seng Fountain is on the right while part of the Cenotaph can be seen in the background.
  • Connaught-Drive

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This shows the front of a black-and-white picture postcard with a photograph of the view of Esplanade Park from Connaught Drive. The three-tiered Tan Kim Seng Fountain is featured. Part of the Drive can be seen in the foreground. Ships on the sea are seen in the background.
  • Ander S. Andrew's Cathedral and Raffle's Monument Esplanade Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This postcard from the “Lim Shao Bin Collection” features a photograph that shows a monument of Sir Stamford Raffles at the Esplanade, as well as St Andrew's Cathedral in Singapore. This photograph is taken from across a grass field, with the statue on the left and the cathedral partially hidden...
  • Trafalgar Square, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Trafalgar Square, postcard". A message in black ink is handwritten on the left side of the divided back postcard. Dated "22/11/22", the postcard is written by "S. H." to "Miss B. N. Song". The writer informs that his or her condition is...
  • Trafalgar Square, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows the Trafalgar Square in London. Nelson's Column and the bronze sculpted lions at the base of the column can be seen in the middle. The two fountains at the square can also be seen in the foreground. The postcard bears the caption "D_42499, London: Trafalgar Square" on...
  • 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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  • Java Road houses : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows an aerial view of the houses along Java Road, in the historic Kampong Glam area. Java Road was known for its masonry workshops, however, it is no longer listed in the street directory. Today, a new Java Road which was constructed in the mid-1990s allows access...
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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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  • Java Road, 1967 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows some houses along Java Road, in the historic Kampong Glam area. The minaret of Masjid Hajjah Fatimah can be seen on the left. Built between 1845 and 1846, the mosque was named after Hajjah Fatimah, a wealthy businesswoman. It was gazetted a national monument in 1973....
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  • Java Road, 1967 : general view [5]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows some houses along Java Road, in the historic Kampong Glam area. The minaret of Masjid Hajjah Fatimah can be seen on the left. Built between 1845 and 1846, the mosque was named after Hajjah Fatimah, a wealthy businesswoman. It was gazetted a national monument in 1973....
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  • Mosaic tiled pathway beside Thian Hock Keng Temple, 1969 : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows a mosaic tiled pathway beside the Thian Hock Keng Temple, 天福宫. The temple, located at 158 Telok Ayer Street, is Singapore’s oldest Chinese temple and is recognised as the most important temple of the local Hokkien community. The temple was gazetted as a national monument on...
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  • Steeple of St. Andrew's Cathedral : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the steeple of St Andrew's Cathedral taken from Raffles Institution (RI). The Anglican Cathedral, which was named after St. Andrew, a patron saint of Scotland is the oldest Anglican house of worship in Singapore. Situated next to the City Hall MRT station, it was gazetted as...
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  • Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus, corridor : close-up

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows a corridor with benches lining the sides in the Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus (CHIJ), a premier girls’ school established in 1854 by an order of French Catholic nuns. It was located on a self-contained city block bound by Victoria Street, Bras Basah, North Bridge...
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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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  • Empress Place Building, 1967 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows the neo-classical Palladian Empress Place Building, close to the Singapore River. The building was used by various government offices, like the Immigration Department, the Registry of Births and Deaths, and the Singapore Citizenship Registry. From 1989, it was the Empress Place Museum, before becoming the Asian...
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  • Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus, corridor : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows what looks like a corridor of Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus (CHIJ), a premier girls’ school established in 1854 by an order of French Catholic nuns. It was located on a self-contained city block bound by Victoria Street, Bras Basah, North Bridge and Stamford Roads....
    Reproduction Available
  • 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
  • Empress Place Building, 1974 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1974 photograph shows the neo-classical Palladian Empress Place Building, close to the Singapore River. In 1974 (the year image was taken) the building was still used by various government offices, like the Immigration Department, the Registry of Births and Deaths, and the Singapore Citizenship Registry. From 1989, it was...
    Reproduction Available
  • Java Road, 1967 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows some houses along Java Road, in the historic Kampong Glam area. The minaret of Masjid Hajjah Fatimah can be seen on the right of the photograph. Built between 1845 and 1846, the mosque was named after Hajjah Fatimah, a wealthy businesswoman. It was gazetted a national...
    Reproduction Available
  • Empress Place Building, 1967 : exterior [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows part of the neo-classical Palladian Empress Place Building, close to the Singapore River. In 1967 (the year image was taken) the building was still used by various government offices, like the Immigration Department, the Registry of Births and Deaths, and the Singapore Citizenship Registry. From 1989,...
    Reproduction Available