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  • Tanjong Katong Road shophouse, windows : general view

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows the casement windows of a shophouse in Tanjong Katong Road. Underneath the windows are plaster relief panels with floral and animal designs, which provide decoration. Tanjong Katong is situated near the East Coast area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Tembeling Road house, windows : close-up [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows the casement windows of a house in Tembeling Road. Decorative fretwork fascia is seen underneath the eave of the roof. Moulded plaster relief elements are seen below the casement windows. Above the transom window is a decorative frieze. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Stanley Street three-storey shophouse : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a shophouse on Stanley Street. Features include full-length windows flanked by half-length casement windows on its upper storeys, windows on the third are topped with fanlights, and a Chinese-style roof canopy overhanging the first storey. The entrance to the shophouse is fixed with a pair of...
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  • Stanley Street three-storey shophouse, windows : general view [4]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a shophouse on Stanley Street, featuring full-length French windows flanked with half-length casement windows on each of the upper storeys. Those on the second storey are topped with plaques inscribed with Chinese characters, while those on the third storey are topped with fanlights. Seen below each...
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  • Neil Road house, windows, 1967 : close-up

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows half-length casement windows, below which runs a decorative bas-relief frieze featuring Chinese figurative scenes. These are likely seen at the Wee family (descendants of 19th century shipping tycoon Wee Bin) residence on Neil Road. It has since been converted into the Tan Cheng Lock Baba House...
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  • Singapore Volunteer Corps Hall, window : exterior

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows the vertical ornamental window of the Singapore Volunteer Corps (SVC) Hall. It closed down in 2000. The building was recently used as one of the venues for the Singapore Biennale in 2008. The SVC Hall is located opposite Raffles Hotel, at Beach Road. Title devised by...
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  • Meyer Road bungalow, porch : general view [1]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the porch of a bungalow, with a tiled motif corridor on Meyer Road. Some features seen are wooden casement windows with moulded decorative plaster under it, pillars along the side of the bungalow and a balustrade along the porch. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Scotts Road house : exterior

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph depicts probably, a traditional entrance to a house. Its features include a fresco, swinging doors (pintu pagar), iron security bars over the windows, timber framed glass screens and terracotta tiled flooring. Title devised by Library Staff.
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  • River Valley Road shophouse, windows : close-up [2]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1972 photograph shows a shophouse, likely to be from the late style period of 1900-1940, focusing on its full-length French windows. Flanking the set of the three windows are pilasters with Corinthian-style capitals. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Neil Road shophouse : exterior

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the upper storey of a shophouse featuring casement windows. Also seen are plaques inscribed with Chinese characters. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Petain Road shophouse, upper storey : exterior [2]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows the upper storey of a shophouse, the façade of which features half-length casement windows, a dentilled cornice, and decorative pilasters and architraves. Other ornamentation includes plaster reliefs depicting figurative scenes, flora and fauna, among others. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Mohamed Sultan Road shophouse, window : close-up [1]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a window of a shophouse on Mohamed Sultan Road with iron security bars. Above the window is a decorative scroll-shaped fresco. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Stanley Street three-storey shophouse, windows : general view [2]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph focuses on some full-length French windows, framed with architraves of a shophouse on Stanley Street. Those on the second storey are topped with plaques inscribed with Chinese characters, while those on the third storey are topped with fanlights. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Petain Road shophouse, upper storey : exterior [3]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows the second storey of a shophouse, featuring half-length casement windows, topped with transom windows. Its ornately decorated facade sports dentilled cornices, decorative architraves and pilasters, as well as plaster bas-reliefs sporting various motifs. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Stanley Street three-storey shophouse, windows : general view [1]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph focuses on some full-length French windows, framed with architraves of a shophouse on Stanley Street. Those on the second storey are topped with plaques inscribed with Chinese characters, while those on the third storey are topped with fanlights. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Istana Kampong Glam window : close-up

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a casement window of the Istana Kampong Glam (present-day Malay Heritage Centre), at Sultan Gate. This photo was taken before the building underwent restoration. Today, it forms part of the Kampong Glam Conservation area, and with Bendahara House makes up the Malay Heritage Centre. Title devised...
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  • Boat Quay house, window panel : close-up [2]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1968 photograph of an intricate panel of fretwork covering the lower half of a casement window. Further down is a panel of jian nian (cut and paste) style mosaic shards embedded in wood to form figures. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Lorong 24 Geylang house, windows : general view

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows the windows of a house, on Lorong 24 Geylang. These full-length windows are known as French windows. Also seen are decorative fretwork fascia underneath the eave of the roof. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Lorong 24A Geylang house : exterior [1]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows the exterior of a house, on Lorong 24A Geylang. Separating the three casement windows are decorative pilasters, with floral designs on them. Underneath the windows are some tiles put together to form floral patterns. Also seen are the decorative fretwork fascia underneath the eave of the...
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  • Koon Seng Road house : exterior

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1972 photograph shows the exterior of a two-storey house on Koon Seng Road. There is decorative fretwork fascia under the eave of the roof. The upper floor has three wooden casement windows, separated by pilasters. Above the transom windows is the frieze with moulded floral swags. The windows are...
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  • House at junction of Neil Road and Kreta Ayer Road, window : close-up

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph focuses on a full-length French window, the lower portion of which is decorated with wooden fretwork. The window is seen on a house located at the junction of Neil Road and Kreta Ayer Road. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Emerald Hill Road shophouse, windows : general view [4]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph focuses on three French windows of a shophouse at Emerald Hill Road, which is off Orchard Road. The upper halves of the windows are fixed with iron security bars, while the bottom halves are decorated with floral motifs. The French windows are each surmounted by a transom...
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  • Oxley house : exterior [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a house that used to belong to Dr. Thomas Oxley (1805-1886), a colonial surgeon. Features include casement and transom windows, cloth blinds and garden. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Bukit Pasoh Road house : exterior

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows a house on Bukit Pasoh Road, with its swinging doors. These swinging doors (pintu pagar) are a typical feature of Peranakan houses, allowing in breezes while maintaining privacy. Other features include windows with iron security bars and bat-shaped vents. Title devised by Library staff.
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