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  • Presbyterian Church, 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 the Presbyterian Church. Erected in 1878 on Orchard Road, this is the earliest Presbyterian Church in Singapore. The Presbyterian Church has also been known as Greja Kechil (Malay for small church) and Scots Church. Title from inscription, on...
  • Telok Ayer, 1870s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1870s photograph shows a view of Japan Street leading to Amoy Street. Japan Street was renamed Boon Tat Street after the Second World War. The Nagore Dargah Shrine on Telok Ayer Street is on the left of the photograph. The hill at the back was originally known as Scott's...
  • 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....
  • View of town from hill, [1880s] : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1880s photograph shows an aerial view of town from Fort Canning Hill. The steeples of the Armenian Apostolic Church of St. Gregory the Illuminator (centre) and St. Andrew's Cathedral (right) can be seen among the trees. The Raffles Institution can be seen on the left with the three-storey extension...