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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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  • Chinese temple, 1970 : side view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1970 photograph shows the side view of a Chinese temple, with a concrete structure that is used for burning incense paper. A ceramic gourd funnel decorates the top of the structure. The temple is most probably in Malacca. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Cheng Hoon Teng Temple : exterior

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows the Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, 青云亭, which translates to Temple of the Green Cloud. This Taoist temple is located at No. 25 Jalan Tokong in Malacca. It is the oldest functioning temple in Malaysia. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Mosaic tiled pathway beside Thian Hock Keng Temple, 1966 : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 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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  • Thian Hock Keng Temple entrance : side view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows the side view of the entrance of Thian Hock Keng Temple, 天福宫. Two pillars carved with dragons can be seen. 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....
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  • Khalsa Dharmak Sabha : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows a general view of house no. 18, which houses the Khalsa Darmak Sahba Sikh Temple, on Niven Road. Other buildings surrounding the temple can also be seen in the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Mohamedan & Chinese temples, S'pore 68, 1880s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1880s photograph shows a view of a mosque, a Chinese temple, and a shrine, along Telok Ayer Street. On the right is the Nagore Durgha Shrine that was built in 1830 by Tamil Muslims from South India. Close to this shrine is the Thian Hock Keng, a temple for...
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  • Clemenceau Avenue, towards River Valley Road : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing Clemenceau Avenue, from opposite Teo Chew Building, towards River Valley Road. To the right is a Hindu temple under renovation, with scaffolding all around its structure. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Khalsa Dharmak Sabha : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows a general view of house no. 18, which houses the Khalsa Darmak Sahba Sikh Temple, on Niven Road. Other buildings surrounding the temple can also be seen in the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Holland Road temple : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1992 photograph depicting Holland Road, with a partially-hidden temple near Lorong Panchar. Lorong Panchar is not found in the present day street directory. Holland Road was named after an early Tanglin architect, Hugh Holland.
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  • Siamese architecture, 1950s : side view

    Streets and Places · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph showing a pavilion in a temple in Burma with prominent features of Siamese architecture, such as the swooping multi-tiered rooflines. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album. Date...
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  • Chinese temple in 1919 : close-up [3]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1919 photograph is mounted on a board, with handwritten words "Kim Keat 1919" on the back. This photograph shows carvings on a wall and an arched doorway in Siong Lin Temple, which was built in 1902. It is the oldest Buddhist temple in Singapore and is currently located in...
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  • Bright Hill Temple stupa in the 1960s : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photo shows a stupa, probably at Bright Hill Temple, also known as Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery. Founded in 1920 by Venerable Zhuan Dao, Bright Hill Temple is Singapore’s largest Mahayana Buddhist temple and is located at 88 Bright Hill Road. Date of creation estimated.
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  • Thian Hock Keng Temple, 1913 : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph taken by A G.R. Lambert & Co. in 1913 shows Thian Hock Keng Temple in Chinatown. It is also the oldest and grandest Hokkien Chinese temple in Singapore. It is also now a national monument. In front of the temple, there are several bullock carts and horse carriages....
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  • Lorong 8 Geylang, 1982 : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows Lorong 8 Geylang. It shows a view of a one-way street with roadside parking. Along the street, behind a gate, stands a single-storey temple building. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Holland Road temple : exterior [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1992 photograph depicting Holland Road, with a temple near Lorong Panchar. The single-storey building has a roof that is influenced by Chinese architecture, and a front porch. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Clemenceau Avenue, towards River Valley Road : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing Clemenceau Avenue, from opposite Teo Chew Building, towards River Valley Road. To the right is a Hindu temple under renovation, with scaffolding all around its structure. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Holland Road temple : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1992 photograph depicting Holland Road, with a temple near Lorong Panchar. The single-storey temple has a Chinese-influenced roof and a front porch. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Chinese temple in 1919 : exterior [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1919 photograph is mounted on a board, with handwritten words "Chinese Temple. CHINESE TEMPLE" on the front. This photograph shows Siong Lin Temple, which was built in 1902. It is the oldest Buddhist temple in Singapore and is located in Toa Payoh today. Date of creation estimated.
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  • Typical Siamese architecture : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph showing a temple in Burma with prominent features of Siamese architecture, such as the swooping multi-tiered rooflines. In the background, there is a pagoda structure. Pagodas can be identified by their tiered tower with multiple eaves or at the lower edges of their roofs. Part...
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  • Chinese temple in 1919 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1919 photograph is mounted on a board and shows Siong Lin Temple, which was built in 1902. It is the oldest Buddhist temple in Singapore and is located in Toa Payoh today. Date of creation estimated.
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  • Pearl's Hill Road. 422, 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of Pearl's Hill Road, with shophouses and a temple. This road was named after Captain James Pearl, owner and commander of the Indiana, which Raffles had set sail in on an expedition that led him to the founding of...
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  • Chinese temple in 1919 : close-up [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1919 photograph is mounted on a board, with handwritten words "Kim Keat 1919" on the back. This photograph shows carvings on a wall and an arched doorway in Siong Lin Temple, which was built in 1902. It is the oldest Buddhist temple in Singapore and is currently located in...
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  • Chinese temple, amidst dwellings in the 1900s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph has the stamped numbers "768 768" on the back. It shows a Chinese temple altar, along the street, amidst rundown houses. At the right hand corner, there is a road sign displaying the fee for hourly parking. Date of creation estimated.
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