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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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  • Chinese temple in Chinatown, 1977 : close-up

    Streets and Places · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1977 photograph shows a close-up view of a Chinese temple most probably in Chinatown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Group photograph at Siong Lim Temple, 1979

    Streets and Places · Arts · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1979 photograph shows a group of six people taking a photo within the ground of Siong Lim Temple. One of the buildings of the temple can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Siong Lim Temple, 1977 : close-up

    Streets and Places · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1977 photograph shows a close-up view of Siong Lim Temple in Toa Payoh. The wooden doors has carving on it and there are transom windows above the doors. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Painting in Hong San See temple, 1979

    Arts · Streets and Places · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1979 photograph shows a Chinese painting on part of the wall of Hong San See temple. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Eating place at Siong Lim Temple, 1979

    Streets and Places · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1979 photograph shows the eating place in Siong Lim Temple where vegetarian food is served. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Religious adherents at Siong Lim Temple, 1977

    Streets and Places · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1977 photograph shows a group of religious adherents in Siong Lim Temple. All of them are dressed in black and walking in line in a religious procession. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Religious adherents at Siong Lim Temple, 1972

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “Deo; 27 Mai 72; Singapore 2516th anniversaire de Buddha.” This 1972 photograph shows a group of religious adherents in Siong Lim Temple celebrating the Buddha’s 2516th birthday. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thian Hock Keng, 1980 : interior

    Streets and Places · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1980 photograph shows what looks like a stone tablet but actually is part of a wall of Thian Hock Keng. It has the name of the donors and the amount they donated to the building of the temple engraved on it. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Leng San Teng Temple at Leng Kee Road, 1982 : close-up

    Streets and Places · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “Lengkee Rd, D.8 Août 1982.” This 1982 photograph shows the entrance to 麟山亭 (Leng San Teng) temple at Leng Kee Road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Altar in a Chinese temple in Chinatown, 1977 : close-up

    Streets and Places · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1977 photograph shows a close-up view of an altar in a Chinese temple most probably in Chinatown. Some fruit and fresh flowers can be seen on the altar. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Side building of Chinese temple at Balestier Road, 1977

    Streets and Places · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “Balestier Rd D. 3 Avril 1977.” This 1977 photograph shows the side building of Goh Chor Tua Pek Kong Temple at Balestier Road. A man can be seen sitting in front of the building with some chairs around him. He most likely is the interpreter for...
  • Chinese temple at Changi Road, 1979 : close-up

    Streets and Places · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1979 photograph shows a close-up view of the main entrance of a Chinese temple at Changi Road. It has some Chinese paintings on its main door and above the transom windows. Part of the altar can be seen through the main door. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lian Huay Temple, 1979 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1979 photograph shows the exterior view of Lian Huay Temple, located most likely at one of the two-storey shophouses at Amoy Street. Two women and two girls can be seen sitting in front of the temple. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hong San See temple, 1979 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1979 photograph shows the exterior view of Hong San See temple at Mohamed Sultan Road. The two columns at the entrance are crafted with entwined dragons and figurines of the eight immortals. Sculpture can be seen on the roof of the temple. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Leng San Teng Temple at Leng Kee Road, 1982 : side view

    Streets and Places · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “Lengkee Rd, D8 Août, 1982.” This 1982 photograph shows the side view of Leng San Teng Temple at Leng Kee Road. The temple’s black signboard with the words ‘麟山亭’ is visible. The temple has wooden doors and windows and tile roof. Transom windows can be seen...
  • Chinese temple at Balestier Road, 1975

    Streets and Places · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1975 photograph shows a Chinese temple at Balestier Road. An altar can be seen at the entrance of the temple and sculpture can be seen on the roof. Title devised by Library staff.
  • 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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