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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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  • Kampong Glam houses : aerial view [8]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a view of Kota Nong Chik which was founded by Syed Ahmad Abdul Rahman Alsagoff. It was located along (now expunged) Palembang Road at the Kampong Glam precinct. Kota Nong Chik or Kota Alsagoff was an enclosed compound containing a large mansion, several houses and a...
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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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  • Istana Kampong Glam : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows 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. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by...
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  • Kampong Glam houses : aerial view [6]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a view of Kota Nong Chik which was founded by Syed Ahmad Abdul Rahman Alsagoff. It was located along (now expunged) Palembang Road at the Kampong Glam precinct. Kota Nong Chik or Kota Alsagoff was an enclosed compound containing a large mansion, several houses and a...
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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...
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  • Kampong Glam houses : aerial view [9]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a view of Kota Nong Chik which was founded by Syed Ahmad Abdul Rahman Alsagoff. It was located along (now expunged) Palembang Road at the Kampong Glam precinct. Kota Nong Chik or Kota Alsagoff was an enclosed compound containing a large mansion, several houses and a...
    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
  • 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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  • Istana Kampong Glam : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows Istana Kampong Glam (present-day Malay Heritage Centre) at Sultan Gate with its arched columns and casement windows. 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....
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  • Istana Kampong Glam building : close-up

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows a part of a building in Istana Kampong Glam. The area was once the seat and historic home of Malay royalty in Singapore. This photo was taken before the building underwent restoration. Today, it forms part of the Kampong Glam Conservation area, and with Bendahara House...
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  • Kampong Glam houses : aerial view [5]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a view of Kota Nong Chik which was founded by Syed Ahmad Abdul Rahman Alsagoff. It was located along (now expunged) Palembang Road at the Kampong Glam precinct. Kota Nong Chik or Kota Alsagoff was an enclosed compound containing a large mansion, several houses and a...
    Reproduction Available
  • Istana Kampong Glam at Sultan Gate : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows Sultan Gate leading to the former Istana Kampong Glam (present-day Malay Heritage Centre). 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 by Library...
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  • Kampong Glam houses : aerial view [4]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a view of Kota Nong Chik which was founded by Syed Ahmad Abdul Rahman Alsagoff. It was located along (now expunged) Palembang Road at the Kampong Glam precinct. Kota Nong Chik or Kota Alsagoff was an enclosed compound containing a large mansion, several houses and a...
    Reproduction Available
  • Istana Kampong Glam : exterior [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows 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 by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Kampong Glam houses : aerial view [7]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a view of Kota Nong Chik which was founded by Syed Ahmad Abdul Rahman Alsagoff. It was located along (now expunged) Palembang Road at the Kampong Glam precinct. Kota Nong Chik or Kota Alsagoff was an enclosed compound containing a large mansion, several houses and a...
    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
  • 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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  • China Street no. 26 and 25 : general view [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    The 1992 photograph shows houses 26 - 25 on China Street. The taller shophouse building features French windows with balconies and grilled vents as well as an additional protruding balcony at the rooftop. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Nankin Street no. 26 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows house no. 26 Nankin Street. The early three-storey shophouses feature French windows with louvred and panelled timber shutters on its upper levels. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Race Course Lane no. 196 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph depicts house no. 196 on Race Course Road which has been restored. This first transitional shophouse-styled shophouse features an elegant art-deco facade with arcaded five-footway and French windows. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Pekin Street no. 26 and 27 : exterior [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    The 1992 photograph shows houses 26 - 27, at Pekin Street. The early double-storey shophouses feature simple casement windows on its upper level. Pekin Street was once known as Clothing Box Street on account of its large number of furniture makers. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Goodwood Hill government house : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1986 photograph shows a government house, located at Goodwood Hill. Goodwood Hill is named after Goodwood Park, the Sussex estate of the Duke of Richmond and Gordon. A driveway leads to the two-storey house. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Lorong 4 Geylang building : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting Lorong 4 Geylang with a three-storey building at the east corner of Geylang Road junction. The date on the building indicates that it was built in 1941. The main Geylang Road is flanked by lanes known as lorongs in Malay, on both the north...
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