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  • The Istana : exterior [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows a driveway leading to the Istana's main building. It has a tropical layout like a Malay house, surrounded by verandahs, louvred windows and panelled doors, to promote cross ventilation, and an airy and cool interior. The central three-storey high tower block dominates the building. This 'one-stage'...
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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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  • The Istana : interior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows a hallway in the Istana. The Istana is the official residence of the President of the Republic of Singapore. It is located along Orchard Road in Singapore’s prime shopping district. The Istana was previously known as Government House and was the residence of the Governor of...
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  • Java Road, 1967 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows some houses along Java Road, in the historic Kampong Glam area. The minaret of Masjid Hajjah Fatimah can be seen on the left. Built between 1845 and 1846, the mosque was named after Hajjah Fatimah, a wealthy businesswoman. It was gazetted a national monument in 1973....
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  • Java Road, 1967 : general view [5]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows some houses along Java Road, in the historic Kampong Glam area. The minaret of Masjid Hajjah Fatimah can be seen on the left. Built between 1845 and 1846, the mosque was named after Hajjah Fatimah, a wealthy businesswoman. It was gazetted a national monument in 1973....
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  • Steeple of St. Andrew's Cathedral : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the steeple of St Andrew's Cathedral taken from Raffles Institution (RI). The Anglican Cathedral, which was named after St. Andrew, a patron saint of Scotland is the oldest Anglican house of worship in Singapore. Situated next to the City Hall MRT station, it was gazetted as...
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  • The Istana : exterior [3]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows a lady posing at the side of the front porch of the Istana. The Istana is the official residence of the President of the Republic of Singapore. It is located along Orchard Road in Singapore’s prime shopping district. The Istana was previously known as Government House...
    Reproduction Available
  • The Istana : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows a pathway leading to the Istana's main building. The Istana is the official residence of the President of the Republic of Singapore. It is located along Orchard Road in Singapore’s prime shopping district. The Istana was previously known as Government House and was the residence of...
    Reproduction Available
  • Java Road, 1967 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows some houses along Java Road, in the historic Kampong Glam area. The minaret of Masjid Hajjah Fatimah can be seen on the right of the photograph. Built between 1845 and 1846, the mosque was named after Hajjah Fatimah, a wealthy businesswoman. It was gazetted a national...
    Reproduction Available
  • Java Road, including Masjid Hajjah Fatimah : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This1969 photograph shows Masjid Hajjah Fatimah on Java Road, in the historic Kampong Glam area. Built between 1845 and 1846, the mosque was named after Hajjah Fatimah, a wealthy businesswoman. Combining Eastern and Western design, the mosque is known for its unique minaret, which resembles a church spire. It was...
    Reproduction Available
  • The Istana : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows an expanse of land with manicured lawns and some green trees within the grounds of the Istana, which can be seen in the background. The Istana is the official residence of the President of the Republic of Singapore. It is located along Orchard Road in Singapore’s...
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  • Java Road, 1967 : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows some houses along Java Road, in the historic Kampong Glam area. The minaret of Masjid Hajjah Fatimah can be seen on the right of the photograph. Built between 1845 and 1846, the mosque was named after Hajjah Fatimah, a wealthy businesswoman. It was gazetted a national...
    Reproduction Available
  • Java Road, including Masjid Hajjah Fatimah : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows Masjid Hajjah Fatimah at Java Road, in the historic Kampong Glam area. Built between 1845 and 1846, the mosque was named after Hajjah Fatimah, a wealthy businesswoman. It was gazetted a national monument in 1973. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Java Road, including Masjid Hajjah Fatimah : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows Masjid Hajjah Fatimah at Java Road, in the historic Kampong Glam area. Built between 1845 and 1846, the mosque was named after Hajjah Fatimah, a wealthy businesswoman. It was gazetted a national monument in 1973. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Java Road, entrance to Masjid Hajjah Fatimah : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows the entrance to Masjid Hajjah Fatimah on Java Road, in the historic Kampong Glam area. Built between 1845 and 1846, the mosque was named after Hajjah Fatimah, a wealthy businesswoman. Combining Eastern and Western design, the mosque is known for its unique minaret, which resembles a...
    Reproduction Available
  • 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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  • Java Road houses : aerial view [1]

    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...
    Reproduction Available
  • Java Road, 1967 : general view [6]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows some houses along Java Road, in the historic Kampong Glam area. The minaret of Masjid Hajjah Fatimah can be seen on the left of the photograph. Built between 1845 and 1846, the mosque was named after Hajjah Fatimah, a wealthy businesswoman. It was gazetted a national...
    Reproduction Available
  • The Istana : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows both, a driveway and a pathway that lead to the Istana's main building. It has a tropical layout like a Malay house, surrounded by verandahs, louvred windows and panelled doors, to promote cross ventilation, and an airy and cool interior. The Istana is the official residence...
    Reproduction Available
  • Java Road, 1967 : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows some houses along Java Road, in the historic Kampong Glam area. The minaret of Masjid Hajjah Fatimah can be seen on the right of the photograph. Built between 1845 and 1846, the mosque was named after Hajjah Fatimah, a wealthy businesswoman. It was gazetted a national...
    Reproduction Available
  • City Hall in the 1960s : night view [2]

    Streets and Places · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows City Hall at St Andrew's Road. It was completed in 1929 and was originally named the Municipal Building. It was renamed City Hall in 1951 and served the City Council until 1963, after which it housed several public administrative departments including the Prime Minister's Office and...
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  • Presbyterian church at Prinsep Street : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows a Presbyterian church on Prinsep Street. The church, previously known as Straits Chinese Presbyterian Church, was rebuilt in 1930, and renamed Prinsep Street Presbyterian Church in 1956 and gazetted as a national monument in 2000. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • City Hall in the 1960s : exterior

    Streets and Places · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows City Hall at St Andrew's Road. It was completed in 1929 and was originally named the Municipal Building. It was renamed City Hall in 1951 and served the City Council until 1963, after which it housed several public administrative departments including the Prime Minister's Office and...
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  • Kubor Kassim Muslim cemetery monument : close-up [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows a monument in Kubor Kassim at Siglap Road. It shows the gravestone of Madame Yfung Shui Ching (Mariam Yeung). Title devised by Library staff.
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