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  • Students visit to Nanyang Siang Pau, 1970s : group photograph

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Education
    This is a group photograph of students from New Town Secondary School with their teacher, outside the office building during a visit to Nanyang Siang Pau. The Chinese-language daily covered issues of interest to the Chinese community, particularly the Chinese language and culture. Photograph donated by Esther Teo Leh Luan...
  • Boat Quay, 1970s : general view

    Streets and Places
    This picture shows two tourists enjoying a walk along the Singapore River while a man is seen capturing its surroundings on video. Seen in the background are shophouses and commercial buildings. Photograph donated by Tan Liang Chu, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. Title devised by Library staff. Date...
  • Central Business District skyline, 1970s : panoramic view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph shows the skyline of the Central Business District (CBD) and view of the Singapore waterfront. Seen with other skyscrapers at Singapore's financial centre are commercial and office buildings like the United Overseas Bank (UOB) Building and Overseas-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Building. Donated by Choo Hai Boon, and displayed...
  • Raffles Place, late 1950s : general view

    Streets and Places
    This is a picture of the commercial and financial buildings at Raffles Place (formerly known as Commercial Square). Shown in the picture are the Robinson & Co. department store which is housed in Raffles Chambers (left) and John Little and Co. building on the right. The United Chinese Bank which...
  • Raffles Place, 1970s : general view

    Streets and Places
    This is a picture of the Singapore skyline showing the bank buildings in the financial district, which includes the Hongkong Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, OCBC Centre, Overseas Union Bank (OUB) Centre and United Overseas Bank (UOB) Building. Seen in the background is the former Fullerton Building, now the Fullerton Hotel....
  • Asia Insurance Building : general view [4]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the Asia Insurance Building, also known as the A. I. Building on the left. It is located at 2 Finlayson Green and was officially opened on 10 December 1955. It has 18 floors and is 87 m. tall, one of the tallest buildings in Southeast Asia when...
  • Laidlaw building and Bank of China building, 1960s : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows the Whiteaway Laidlaw Building and the Bank of China Building at the mouth of the Singapore River. Whiteaway Laidlaw was a premier department store in the early 20th century. In 1962, Maybank took over the building and renamed it Malayan Bank Chambers. The building was then...
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  • Mansfield/Straits Steamship office staff, 1957 : group photograph

    Economy · Transportation · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1957 photograph has the words "Mansfields/ Straits Steamship Office & Floating staff. LtoR.Back. Nov. 1957 x x x x x victualling x x x x x x " seat Roger Pierson x x x Pat Caldicot Captain Jimmy Harkness x x x " grass x x x x Derek...
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  • Laidlaw building and Bank of China building, 1960s : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows the Whiteaway Laidlaw building and the Bank of China building at the mouth of the Singapore River, from Cavenagh Bridge. Whiteaway Laidlaw was a premier department store in the early 20th century. In 1962, Maybank took over the building and renamed it Malayan Bank Chambers. The...
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  • Nedlloyd House, windows : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
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  • Nedlloyd House : side view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1984 photograph shows a side view of Nedlloyd House, located at Finlayson Green. The building name is mounted on the façade, just above the entrance. A traffic light stands just to the right of the entrance. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Denmark House : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1984 photograph shows Denmark House, taken from across the street. The building is located at the corner of Raffles Quay and Telegraph Street, in the Raffles Place area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Nedlloyd House : side view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1984 photograph shows a side view of Nedlloyd House, located at Finlayson Green. The building name is mounted on the façade, just above the entrance. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Jeddah Street no. 8 and 10 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1990 photograph showing houses no. 8 and 10 Jeddah Street. A partial view of the Gateway building can be seen in the background. No longer found in the present-day street directory, Jeddah Street was in the Bugis Street vicinity. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Nedlloyd House, windows : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1984 photograph shows a close-up of Nedlloyd House, located at Finlayson Green. It shows a view of the windows of the building. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Jeddah Street no. 14 : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1990 photograph showing shophouse no. 14 at Jeddah Street amidst a row of shophouses. A partial view of the Gateway building can be seen in the background. No longer found in the present-day street directory, Jeddah Street was in the Bugis Street vicinity. Title devised by Library...
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  • Asia Insurance Building : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1984 photograph shows the Asia Insurance Building, located at the corner of Finlayson Green and Raffles Quay. The roads mentioned are located in the Raffles Place area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Nedlloyd House : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1984 photograph shows Nedlloyd House, located at Finlayson Green, with a view of its front entrance. The building name is mounted on the façade, just above the entrance. A traffic light stands just to the right of the entrance. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Nedlloyd House : side view [3]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1984 photograph shows a side view of Nedlloyd House, located at Finlayson Green. The building name is mounted on the façade, just above the entrance. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Asia Insurance Building : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1984 photograph shows the Asia Insurance Building, located at the corner of Finlayson Green and Raffles Quay. The roads mentioned are located in the Raffles Place area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Asia Insurance Building : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1993 photograph shows the Asia Insurance Building, located at no.2 Finlayson Green. Opened on 10 December 1955, it was considered to be the tallest building in Southeast Asia. The building, designed by Ng Keng Seng, is now known as the Ascott Raffles Place (renamed in November 2008). Title devised...
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  • Geylang Bahru Lee Rubber office : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows the Lee Rubber office at Geylang Bahru. The company shares the three-storey building with another company, Tropical Produce. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Balestier Road no. 11 : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph depicts a four-storey building (dated 1953) at no. 11 Balestier Road (between Race Course Road and Tessensohn Road), which is occupied by Chop Chuan Seng Timber Merchant. Balestier Road is named after Joseph Balestier, the first American Consul in 1834. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Geylang Bahru Lee Rubber office : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows the Lee Rubber office at Geylang Bahru. The company shares the three-storey building with another company, Tropical Produce. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available