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  • St. Paul's Church : close-up view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1983 photograph showing a close up view of the St. Paul's Church located at no. 843 Upper Serangoon Road. The architecture features fanlight glass panes above the side doors of this church. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Statue of Sir Stamford Raffles, Singapore

    Arts · Streets and Places
    This is a postcard with a photograph of a statue of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles. It is a monument to the founder of Singapore. The statue, which looks to be made of bronze, stands on a pedestal in an open field, with St. Andrew's Cathedral visible in the background, behind...
  • Straits Settlements post card : a city view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of a scenery of Singapore city. It shows an aerial view of Singapore with shophouses, other low-rise buildings, as well as the spire of St. Andrew's Cathedral. On the right is a field with outlines of what looks like badminton...
  • St. Andrew's Cathedral, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This postcard from the “Lim Shao Bin Collection” features a photograph that shows the St. Andrew's Cathedral, in Singapore. The words “St. Andrew's Cathedral, Singapore” are printed at the bottom of the photograph. The back of the postcard contains a message to someone residing in North Wales. A date "22/12/10"...
  • St Andrew Cathedral, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Economy
    This postcard from the “Lim Shao Bin Collection” features a photograph of the St Andrew's Cathedral, Singapore. It is a two-storey building, with a tower at its far right. Trees are planted in front of the cathedral. There are rickshaws and a horse-carriage on the road outside. The words "St...
  • Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This postcard from the “Lim Shao Bin Collection” features a photograph that shows a scene in Singapore. In the foreground a man wearing a hat is fishing on a boat in the lake. Multi-storey buildings with Western architectural style can be seen in the midst of trees. The spire of...
  • Church of Good Shepherd, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Economy
    This postcard from the “Lim Shao Bin Collection” features a photograph that shows the Church of Good Sheperd in Singapore. The church is a single-storey building, with a tower at the back. It has a triangular roof, and there is a cross on top of the roof. The compound of...
  • Melrose Abbey, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows a general view of the Melrose Abbey, located at the Scottish Borders, Scotland. Founded in 1136 by Cistercian order in Melrose, the monastery is now in ruins. The roof is covered in moss, with grass overgrown amongst the tombstones on the monastery's burial grounds. The postcard bears...
  • Westminster Abbey & St. Margaret's Church, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows a general view of the Westminster Abbey and St. Margaret's Church, located in London, England. The St. Margaret's Church is on the left and the Westminster Abbey on the right. The Palace of Westminster can be seen partially seen in the middle, in the background. Several pedestrians...
  • Melrose Abbey, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Melrose Abbey, postcard". A message in black ink is handwritten on the divided back of the postcard. Dated "19/7/22 10pm", the postcard is written to "Miss B. N. Song". The writer writes to share about their travels to Melrose Abbey and Abbotsford,...
  • House of Parliament & Westminster Abbey, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "House of Parliament & Westminster Abbey, postcard". A message in black ink is handwritten on the divided back postcard. Dated "1/11/22", the postcard is addressed to "Miss P. N. Song" by "your humble SIL & dear B.". The writer writes about the...
  • Westminster Abbey & St. Margaret's Church, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Westminster Abbey & St. Margaret's Church, postcard". A message in black ink is handwritten on the divided back of the postcard. Dated "27/9/22", the postcard is written by "T. Ku" to "Miss Darling Song". The writer writes of their attempts to buy...
  • House of Parliament & Westminster Abbey, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows the Houses of Parliament in London. The Elizabeth Tower (or the Big Ben) is on the extreme left of the picture, while the Westminster Abbey is on the extreme right. Pedestrians, automobiles and horse carriages can also be seen in the foreground. The postcard bears the caption...
  • Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple, 1980s

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple (观音堂佛祖庙), located at 178 Waterloo Street. Seen here is the entrance, which comprises a large central gateway flanked by two smaller gates on either side. Throngs of devotees can be seen entering the temple. There are some street vendors along the...
  • Prinsep Street Presbyterian Church : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows Prinsep Street Presbyterian Church, with its distinctive red brick façade. The church was founded in 1843. It was first named Malay Chapel, in recognition of Reverend Benjamin Peach Keasberry's contribution to the Malay community. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dong Shan Temple : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows Dong Shan Temple/长秀威灵东山联合庙 at no. 358 Yishun Avenue 3. The main entrance of the temple has a traditional Chinese architecture, with sculptures of dragons on the roof. The compound of the temple is sheltered by red-and-white canopy. There are two stone lions guarding the entrance. Title...
  • Singapore Buddhist Youth Mission, statue : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a statue of the Goddess of Mercy on a dragon. The statue is one of the many statues found at the Singapore Buddhist Youth Mission. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chwee Kang Beo Temple, doorway : close-up

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a doorway at Chwee Kang Beo Temple (水江庙) or Temple by the River, with doors carved with sculptures of Chinese deities. It is believed that the Chinese deities would stop evil spirits from entering, thus the name "Guardians of the Temple" or "Door God" (门神). Title...
  • Sakya Tenphel Ling : general view

    Organisations · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the Sakya Tenphel Ling (The Singapore Buddha Sasana Society) building. It is located at 5 Pasir Ris Drive 4. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Toa Payoh, Chinese temple : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows Seu Teck Sean Tong (修德善堂) temple which is located at 2 Toa Payoh Lorong 6. The temple was established by several local philanthropists in 1949. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sri Siva Durga Temple : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows Sri Siva Durga Temple, located at 8 Potong Pasir Avenue 2. First established in 1906, the temple was shifted thrice before being relocated to its present site in 1982. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Church of Saints Peter and Paul : interior [3]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the nave of the Church of Saints Peter and Paul, a Roman Catholic church located at no. 225A Queen Street. There are rows of benches at both sides, and the altar and stained glass windows at the far end of the interior of the church. Title...
  • Cathedral of the Good Shepherd signage : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a sign for the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd, located at the junction of Victoria Street and Bras Basah Road. The sign provides information on the daily schedule for services. A partial view of the North Transept can be seen in the background. Title devised by...
  • Ban Siew San Temple : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This is a 2009 photograph showing a partial view of Ban Siew San Temple located at 2 Telok Blangah Drive. Title devised by Library staff.