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  • Geylang Road restaurant : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows Tong Guan Restaurant on Geylang Road. Underneath the casement windows are decorative plaster relief panels. The pointed roof profile has moulded plaster elements on it, with the establishment date (1928) of the building imprinted on it. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Java Road houses : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows an aerial view of the houses along Java Road, in the historic Kampong Glam area. Java Road was known for its masonry workshops, however, it is no longer listed in the street directory. Today, a new Java Road which was constructed in the mid-1990s allows access...
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  • Tanjong Katong Road, 1968 : general view [9]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows the corner of Tanjong Katong Road and Geylang Road. A row of shophouses line the left hand side of this road. Tanjong Katong is situated near the East Coast area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Orchard Road : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1968 photograph of a shot down Orchard Road, showing rows of buildings lining both its sides. Orchard Road was so named due to the orchards and plantations that existed there until the turn of the 20th century. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Java Road houses : aerial view [3]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows an aerial view of the houses on Java Road, in the historic Kampong Glam area. Java Road was known for its masonry workshops, however, it is no longer listed in the street directory. Today, a new Java Road which was constructed in the mid-1990s allows access...
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  • Maritime Building : side view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1970 photograph shows Maritime Building. Featured are arches, Doric-styled columns and a short tower. Maritime Building was demolished and replaced with Tung Centre. Beside it was the Hongkong and Shanghai Bank, now rebuilt into the HSBC Building. The Fullerton Building can be seen in the background. The buildings are...
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  • Orchard Road Amber Mansions : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1972 photograph shows the Amber Mansions featuring its wide-arched gallery windows and decorative roof gables. One of Singapore's first shopping centres, it took on the family name (Amber) of its owner, Joseph Elias. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Raffles Hotel, wall : close-up

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1972 photograph shows a fading inscription of Raffles Hotel. Established in 1887, the colonial-era hotel with a rich history is well known for its period architecture and décor, luxurious accommodation and fine cuisine, and has won numerous accolades over the years. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Orchard Road Amber Mansions : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1972 photograph shows the Amber Mansions featuring its wide-arched gallery windows and decorative roof gables. One of Singapore's first shopping centres, it took on the family name (Amber) of its owner, Joseph Elias. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Kallang Road shophouses : side view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows Kallang Road with shophouses on the left. Features of the shophouses include casement windows, transom windows and a five-foot-way. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Orchard Road shophouses : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph was taken from Oxley Road (perpendicular to Orchard Road) and shows a shot down Orchard Road with its row of shophouses. Shophouses are of various styles (e.g., early shophouse style, late shophouse style). Orchard Road was so named due to the orchards and plantations that existed there...
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  • Pahang Street shophouses : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows some shophouses, on Pahang Street. Pahang Street is located off Arab Street, within the Kampong Glam area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Geylang Road and Paya Lebar Road corner : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows Geylang Road, and the corner of Paya Lebar Road. Shophouses can be seen by the side of the road. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Kampong Glam houses : aerial view [3]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows an aerial view of houses 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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  • Geylang Road, 1968 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows Geylang Road. Shophouses and some high-rise buildings can be seen. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Orchard Road : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows a shot down Orchard Road. The right side of the photograph shows the road lined with rows of shophouses featuring five-foot way arcades and half-length casement windows. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Geylang Road, 1968 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows Geylang Road with shophouses lined both sides of the road. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Kallang Road shophouses : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows shophouses on Kallang Road. Features of the shophouses include wooden casement windows, air vents and iron security bars. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Kampong Glam houses : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows an aerial view of houses 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.
    Reproduction Available
  • Junction of Geylang Road and Guillemard Road : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows the junction of Geylang Road and Guillemard Road. Shophouses can be seen by the side of the road. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Kampong Glam houses : aerial view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows an aerial view of houses 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.
    Reproduction Available
  • Kallang Road, 1966 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows Kallang Road, with shophouses on the left side of the road. In the background is the Kallang Gas Works, now demolished. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Orchard Road Amber Mansions : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1972 photograph shows the Amber Mansions featuring its wide-arched gallery windows and decorative roof gables. The front facade of the building stood at the curve of Penang Lane. One of Singapore's first shopping centres, it took on the family name (Amber) of its owner, Joseph Elias. Title devised by...
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  • Geylang Road : general view [5]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1972 photograph shows Geylang Road with shophouses on the right. Cars can be seen parked along the road. Title devised by Library staff.
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