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  • Terrace house, 1969 : close-up [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows a close-up view of green glazed bamboo-shaped roof tiling, found on a typical terrace house. A panel of Fujian jian nian (cut and paste) style ceramic mosaic can be seen. The terrace house is located at Amoy Street, within the Chinatown district. Title devised by Library...
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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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  • Meyer Flats, entrance, 1968 : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows the first floor entrance of Meyer Flats. Meyer Flats, also known as Meyer Apartments, was built in 1928 by Sir Manasseh Meyer, a Jewish businessman. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Jalan Besar houses : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a row of terrace houses, each featuring a loggia on its upper storeys. Meaning "wide road" in Malay, Jalan Besar was once a cultural melting pot housing people of different ethnicities such as the Chinese, Indians, Malays, Eurasians, among others. Title devised by Library staff.
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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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  • Meyer Flats, 1969 : general view [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows Meyer Flats, with an open field and coconut trees fronting the flats. Meyer Flats, also known as Meyer Apartments, was built in 1928 by Sir Manasseh Meyer, a Jewish businessman. Title devised by Library staff.
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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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  • Java Road house : exterior [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a house on Java Road, in the historic Kampong Glam area. The windows are fixed with old-style iron security bars. 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...
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  • Orchard Road terrace house : general view [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a terrace house at Orchard Road. It features, on the second storey, half-length casement windows surmounted with fanlights. Orchard Road, which the shophouse is situated at, was so named due to the orchards and plantations that existed there until the turn of the 20th century. Title...
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  • Meyer Road flats : general view [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1972 photograph showing a block of low-rise flats along Meyer Road. Meyer Road is located in the East Coast area of Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Mountbatten Road bungalow, 1984 : general view [14]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1984 photograph shows a single-storey bungalow located at Mountbatten Road. This one-storey bungalow is elevated on brick piers to allow air circulation underneath. Other features include casement and transom windows, iron security bars, verandah with stone balustrades. 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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  • Meyer Flats, 1969 : general view [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows Meyer Flats, with an open field and coconut trees fronting the flats. Meyer Flats, also known as Meyer Apartments, was built in 1928 by Sir Manasseh Meyer, a Jewish businessman. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Meyer Road, Crescent Flats : general view [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows Crescent Flats and its surrounding area. Sir Manasseh Meyer, a Jewish businessman, built these flats in 1909. The crescent shape of the flats are based on a similar design of terraced houses in Bath, England. This building was located in the East Coast vicinity, but have...
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  • Wilkinson Road no. 90 : general view [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1984 photograph shows a bungalow located at Wilkinson Road no. 90. This house is most likely to be in the Early Bungalow (1860s) Style. It is one-storey high and has timber floor elevated on brick piers to allow air circulation underneath. Brick staircases leading to the main entrance can...
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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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  • Club Street shophouse : exterior

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a shophouse on Club Street. Features include fretwork fascia below the eaves of the roof, full-length French windows, decorated pilasters beside the windows and architraves. Club Street is located off Cross Street, in the vicinity of Chinatown. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Meyer Road, Crescent Flats : general view [4]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows the back of Crescent Flats, along Meyer Road. Sir Manasseh Meyer, a pioneer Jewish businessman, built Crescent Flats in 1909. Crescent Flats have since been demolished and was once located in the East Coast area of Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • HDB flats : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows several Housing and Development Board (HDB) blocks of flats, rising above a canopy of trees. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Java Road houses, 1967 : general view [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows some houses on Java Road, in the historic Kampong Glam area. The windows on the lower floor of the houses are fixed with old-style iron security bars. Java Road was known for its masonry workshops, however, it is no longer listed in the street directory. Today,...
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  • Terrace house, 1969 : close-up [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the base of a column, found at a typical terrace house. Motifs of flowers and birds are carved into it. The terrace house is located at Amoy Street, within the Chinatown district. 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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  • 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...
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  • Club Street shophouses : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a row shophouses on Club Street. It has pilasters that separate the windows. Club Street is named after the Weekly Entertainment Club, founded by Lee Choon Guan in 1891. Club Street is located off Cross Street, in the vicinity of Chinatown. Title devised by Library staff.
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