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  • Neil Road house, ancestral portrait : general view [1]

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows an ancestral portrait, hung in the ancestral hall of the Wee family (descendants of 19th century shipping tycoon Wee Bin) residence on Neil Road. The house has since been converted into the Tan Cheng Lock Baba House Museum. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Neil Road house, ancestral portrait : general view [2]

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows an ancestral portrait, hung in the ancestral hall of the Wee family (descendants of 19th century shipping tycoon Wee Bin) residence on Neil Road. The house has since been converted into the Tan Cheng Lock Baba House Museum. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Panglima Prang, ancestral portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1971 photograph features an ancestral portrait of a seated Chinese man wearing traditional clothing in an ornate photo frame. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Mohamed Azman at Masjid Kampung Holland : half-length portrait

    Arts · Streets and Places · Personalities · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a photograph of a boy, Mohamed Azman, posing under a sign that says "Masjid Kampung Holland", in Latin and Jawi scripts. The mosque is located at 3 Lorong Liput. Title devised by library staff.
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  • European man sitting in a trishaw in 1919 : single

    Arts · Transportation · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1919 photograph is mounted on a board, with the handwritten words "MISS STEPHENS. SINGAPORE 1919. J.B. 2nd MATE" on the front. This photograph shows Captain J.B. Brown sitting on a trishaw and posing for a photograph. He is dressed in a white suit with a bowtie and is holding...
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  • Chinese girl at the Singapore Botanic Gardens, circa 1950s : full-length portrait

    Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a small girl under a parasol in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. She is wearing her ethnic costume, a cheongsam, while walking in the gardens. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE."...
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  • Chinese lady eating at a street stall : half-length portrait

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a Chinese lady squatting at the side of the road, probably in Chinatown. She seems to be enjoying a meal at a street stall. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE."...
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  • Photograph of two ladies in kebaya : full-length portrait [3]

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is an old photograph found in a house at McNair Road (Family portraits of Mr P.R.S Pandian of house No. 103). It is likely taken in early 20th century. McNair Road is named after Major J.F.A. McNair, who served as the first Colonial Engineer. McNair Road is near Serangoon...
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  • Bugis seaman : headshot

    Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1950s photograph of a Bugis seaman aboard his ship. He was most probably a marintime trader as the Bugis were quite well-known for being traders. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title devised by Library...
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  • Lee Kip Lin : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1970s photograph is a portrait of Lee Kip Lin. He is the author of the book entitled The Singapore House 1819 - 1942. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
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  • Photograph of two ladies in kebaya : full-length portrait [1]

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is an old photograph found in a house at McNair Road (Family portraits of Mr P.R.S Pandian of house No. 103). It is likely taken in early 20th century. McNair Road is named after Major J.F.A. McNair, who served as the first Colonial Engineer. McNair Road is near Serangoon...
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  • Photograph of an Indian couple : full-length portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is an old photograph found in a house at McNair Road (Family portraits of Mr P.R.S Pandian of house No. 103). It is likely taken in early 20th century. The picture is a posed photograph is of an Indian male and Indian female. The Indian female is seated and...
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  • Photograph of two ladies in kebaya : full-length portrait [2]

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is an old photograph found in a house at McNair Road (Family portraits of Mr P.R.S Pandian of house No. 103). It is likely taken in early 20th century. McNair Road is named after Major J.F.A. McNair, who served as the first Colonial Engineer. McNair Road is near Serangoon...
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  • Chinese boy and coconut tree, circa 1950s : full-length portrait

    Geography and Travels · Nature and Environment · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a young Chinese boy climbing up a coconut tree with great ease which is a hard task to accomplish. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title devised by Library staff.
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  • A Buddhist : headshot

    Arts · Personalities · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1950s photograph captures the headshot of a Buddhist priest, dressed in his robe. Buddhist priests are highly respected in Burma due to the majority practising Buddhism as their religion. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE."...
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  • Tamil girl, 1920 : headshot

    Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph taken by A G.R. Lambert & Co. in 1920 shows a Tamil girl posing for a headshot. The girl is dressed in a saree, a traditional Indian outfit, and is wearing several Indian ornaments such as the Maatty, nose ring and necklaces. Title devised by Library staff. Date...
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  • European lady sitting in a trishaw in the 1910s : single

    Arts · Transportation · Geography and Travels · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph, taken between 1910 and 1919, has the handwritten number "80" on the back. This photograph shows a European woman sitting on a trishaw and posing for a photograph. She is wearing a floor-length, long-sleeved dress and a hat. Date of creation estimated.
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  • Aged Chinese worker : half-length portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1950s photograph showing a thin and aged Chinese man who is rushing to cover up his goods for sale. The man is probably an opium smoker. Opium smoking was widely practised in Singapore in the early 19th century. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY...
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  • Chinese lady selling dried prawns : half-length portrait

    Geography and Travels · Economy · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a Chinese lady squatting, holding a woven basket full of her goods which she wants to sell. It is revealed in the caption that she is selling dried prawns. Digitized from an album page containing 3 photographs described collectively as "Singapore Market Scenes". Part...
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  • A boy coming home from school : half-length portrait

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph illustrating a half-length portrait of a smiling Chinese schoolboy, carrying his schoolbag, as he makes his way home from school. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album.
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  • Chinese labourer, circa 1950s

    Economy · Personalities · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a Chinese labourer taken when he was onboard a boat. Labourers were typically used for hard manual work and back-breaking tasks such as loading and unloading cargo. It was a common sight in early Singapore to see such labourers carrying gunny sacks filled with...
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  • Eastern Studio photograph, 1900s : group photograph

    Arts · Streets and Places · Personalities · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This early 20th century photograph is framed, with the words "The Eastern Studio SINGAPORE" on the front. The Eastern Studio situated on Armenian Street was founded in the early 1920s by Lee King Yan, who had earlier on co-founded the Lee Brothers Studio with his younger brother, Lee Poh Yan....
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  • Chinese seaman eating : half-length portrait

    Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph showing a Chinese man, in a singlet, eating his rice from a bowl using a pair of chopsticks (also known as kuai-zi) . Chopsticks are an important feature in Chinese culture. It is believed that the first chopsticks were developed over 5000 years ago in...
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  • Lim Soo How, 1970 : front view

    Arts · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1970 photograph shows Lim Soo How, sitting inside his house at no. 19 Amber Road. Amber Road is named after Amber Elias, whose family were prominent land and estate owners in the Katong area. Title devised by Library staff.
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