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  • Kampong Glam, car : general view [1]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows a car parked in front of a shophouse in Kampong Glam. Kampong Glam was land set aside for Sultan Hussein Mohammed Shah and 600 family members in 1823, upon his signing the treaty ceding Singapore to the East India Company. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Kampong Glam, car : general view [2]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows a car parked in front of a shophouse in Kampong Glam. Kampong Glam was land set aside for Sultan Hussein Mohammed Shah and 600 family members in 1823, upon his signing the treaty ceding Singapore to the East India Company. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Kampong Bahru water village, 1919 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Nature and Environment · Transportation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1919 photograph is mounted on a board, with handwritten words "Kampong B" on the front and "Kampong Bahru, 1919" on the back. The photograph shows a village with boats and houses built above the water. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
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  • View of Singapore River from Fort Canning. 234, 1880s : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Transportation · G.R. Lambert & Co. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1880s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of the Singapore River from Fort Canning Hill. In the middle of the photograph is Elgin Bridge on the river. Coleman Bridge can be partially seen in the foreground. On the north bank of the river (today's Empress Place),...
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  • Pyrrhus and Mentor in harbour, 1919 : general view

    Transportation · Organisations · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1919 photograph is mounted on a board, with handwritten words "80 passengers/class. This class carried 80 passengers" "Centre Castle accommodation "PYRRHUS" "MENTOR". Brown. Teiresing. Singapore. 1919. MRR.D. HOLT ONBOARD" on the front. This photograph shows the ships Pyrrhus and Mentor in the harbour. Singapore was an important port-of-call in...
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  • F.M.S.R. railway track at Holland Road : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1992 photograph depicting the Federated Malay States Railway (F.M.S.R.) track going southwards. The track cuts through Holland Road which was named after an early Tanglin architect, Hugh Holland. 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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  • Changi River : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Nature and Environment · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph depicts many small boats docking in Changi River from the bridge at Telok Paku Road. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Canning Lane : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting Canning Lane with shophouses, from near River Valley Road. Several vehicles can be seen parked by the roadside. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • The police boat alongside a sailboat : top view

    Sports and Recreation · Transportation · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph depicting a Malayan police boat, alongside a sailboat. A man wearing a beret is sitting casually inside the boat. 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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  • Clarke Street building, from Tan Thye Place : side view [3]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting a building on Clarke Street, from Tan Thye Place. Several lorries can be seen parked in front of the building. Clarke Street and Tan Thye Place are expunged roads which can no longer be found in the present day street directory. Title devised by...
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  • Clarke Street building, from Tan Thye Place : side view [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting a building on Clarke Street, from Tan Thye Place. Several lorries can be seen parked in front of the building. Clarke Street and Tan Thye Place are expunged roads which can no longer be found in the present day street directory. Title devised by...
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  • Changi River : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Nature and Environment · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph depicts many small boats docking in Changi River from the bridge at Telok Paku Road. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • A smart stewardess : full-length portrait

    Geography and Travels · Transportation · Personalities · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph showing a Malayan Airways stewardess who is dressed in her sky-blue jacket and skirt with a soft white blouse. Malayan Airways was founded in 1937 and was renamed Malaysia Airways after independence in 1963. Digitized from an album page containing 9 photographs described collectively as...
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  • Dual carriageway in the 1960s : night view [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows a dual carriageway at night, with the street lamps shining brightly. There are several cars parked along the side of the road. Date of creation estimated.
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  • Tessensohn Road, towards Rangoon Road : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Transportation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a photograph depicting Tessensohn Road, towards Rangoon Road. It shows a view of a road with a Muslim cemetery on the left, hidden by dense foliage. A line of vehicles can be seen parked along the roadside, by the cemetery side. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Changi River : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Nature and Environment · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph depicts many small boats docking in Changi River from the bridge at Telok Paku Road. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Bugis boat : general view

    Transportation · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1950s photograph a Bugis boat with several Bugis sailing ships in the background. It was probably used by the traders to transport their goods from their ships to the harbour. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD....
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  • Tessensohn Road no. 65 : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Nature and Environment · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing shophouse no. 65 Tessensohn Road. The two-storey shophouse features a covered porch on the ground floor, with a doorway and windows fixed with security bars. There is a stone wall at the front of the house near to which is a tree and several...
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  • Empire Colne re-named the Katong : general view

    Transportation · Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1950s photograph shows the ship, Empire Colne sailing across the sea in Singapore. Empire Colne was a cargo ship that was built in 1944 which was later renamed Katong after being sold to Singapore. She was then sold in 1971 and renamed Greengate and then renamed Ever Glory in...
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  • Tessensohn Road, towards Balestier Road : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Transportation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a photograph depicting Tessensohn Road, towards Balestier Road. It shows a view of a road with a Muslim cemetery on the right, hidden by dense foliage. A line of vehicles can be seen parked along the roadside, by the cemetery side. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Awaiting the luggage : general view

    Economy · Transportation · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1950s photograph depicting a scene at the Kallang Airport, Singapore's first international airport, in front of a plane. There are several porters waiting for the luggages with a trolley. Digitized from an album page containing 9 photographs described collectively as "Malayan Airways". Part of a compiled album, with a...
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  • Clarke Quay godown, near Read Bridge : side view [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting a side view of a 1925 godown near Read Bridge at Clarke Quay. A lorry and a pick-up truck are parked in front of the two-storey building. Another two-storey building can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Lorong 25 Geylang, towards Sims Avenue : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph depicts Lorong 25 Geylang, towards Sims Avenue. It shows a view of shophouses and parked vehicles along one side of the road. The building is supported by Corinthian columns and pilasters, with French windows with timber louvers on the upper storey. There is a five-foot-way formed by...
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