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  • N.K. Otsubo

    Arts
    This is a portrait from the “Lim Shao Bin Collection”. The portrait, dated 1913, is of a young Caucasian man, wearing a white shirt buttoned all the way to his neck, as well as a white hat. The photograph is placed within a frame. The words "N.K. Otsubo Photograhic Artists...
  • Heeren Street, no. 111, food storage box : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows a food storage box, hung from the ceiling with a long hook in a house in Malacca. The contents are kept away from rodents and other pests, especially since it is suspended in mid-air. The box itself is encased with wire mesh to keep the flies...
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  • Club Street brick wall : close-up

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a brick wall at Club Street. 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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  • Malacca Town house, 1971 : interior [2]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows some gilt teak armchairs, with caned seats and backs, lined up against a wall. A tall-necked porcelain vase on a wooden side table is also seen. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Malacca Town house, 1971 : interior [3]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows a room in a typical Peranakan house in Malacca. It is furnished with dark wooden stools, armchairs and a table. A traditional swan-shaped board game of Malay origin, congkak, can be seen. Some Chinese calligraphy can be seen above the door. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Neil Road house, kitchen cabinet : general view

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows what looks like a built-in kitchen cabinet in a house on Neil Road. Its wooden doors feature relief panels that are carved intricately with Chinese pastoral scenery and figurative scenes. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Malacca Town house, 1970 : interior [1]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1970 photograph shows some gilt teak armchairs, with caned seats and backs, lined up against a wall. A round marble top side table is also seen. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Heeren Street, no. 111, storage jar : close-up [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows a storage jar, tempayan, found in a typical Peranakan home in Malacca. These large, boldly decorated jars are usually used for storing staples such as rice and water. The contents are kept cool from rodents and other pests, especially when covered with a wooden lid and...
    Reproduction Available
  • Malacca Town house, 1975 : interior [2]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1975 photograph shows some pieces of furniture, two wooden chairs and a table, found in a typical Peranakan house. An enamelled ceramic vase, decorated with floral motifs, are placed on the table. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Malacca Town house, wooden armchair : general view

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows an intricately carved wooden armchair. This picture was taken at the ancestral home to the late Tun Dato Sri Sir Cheng-lock Tan, the founder of the Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA). Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Heeren Street, no. 111, storage jar : close-up [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows a storage jar, tempayan, found in a typical Peranakan home in Malacca. These large, boldly decorated jars are usually used for storing staples such as rice and water. The contents are kept cool from rodents and other pests, especially when covered with a wooden lid and...
    Reproduction Available