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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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  • Istana Kampong Glam window : close-up

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a casement window of the 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...
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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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  • Meyer Flats, foyer, 1968 : general view

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows the foyer of Meyer Flats, with a staircase. Meyer Flats, also known as Meyer Apartments, was built in 1928 by Sir Manasseh Meyer, a Jewish businessman. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Jalan Besar shophouse : exterior [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows the upper storey of a shophouse, featuring a full-length French window flanked by two half-length casement windows. The façade of the shophouse sports ornate decorations, which include Corinthian-style pilasters, a dentilled cornice, and elaborate architraves framing the casement windows. Title devised by Library staff.
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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, Crescent Flats : interior [2]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows the open air well inside Crescent Flats. The air well provides light to the interior and passageway of the building. Plants are grown along the railings of the passageway. Crescent Flats was located in the East Coast vicinity, but have since been demolished. Date of creation...
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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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  • 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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  • Geylang Road house : general view [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a two-storey house, with a row of fretwork fascia underneath the eave of the roof on Geylang Road. This house is most likely to be in the Early Bungalow (1860s) Style. Often these bungalows are one-storey high and have timber floors elevated on brick piers or...
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  • Club Street shophouse, windows : close-up

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph shows a shophouse, with full-length French windows and half-length casement windows on Club Street. Below the green windows is a panel of Fujian jian nian (cut and paste) style ceramic mosaic shards, embedded in cement to form figures. Also featured are plaster relief panels below the casement windows,...
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  • Meyer Road Crescent Flats, entrance : general view [2]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows one of the main entrances of Crescent Flats. Sir Manasseh Meyer, a Jewish businessman, built these flats in 1909. Crescent Flats was located in the East Coast vicinity, but have since been demolished. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Geylang Road house, 1967 : close-up

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows the exterior of a house on Geylang Road. Separating the full-length wooden windows are pilasters decorated with ceramic tiles. Underneath the roof is a row of fretwork fascia, and above the windows are floral swags made from moulded plaster. This house is most likely to be...
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  • Wilkinson Road no. 90 : general view [1]

    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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  • Elliot Road single-storey bungalow : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a driveway leading to a single-storey bungalow most probably at Elliot Road. This bungalow has casement and transom windows and is elevated to allow air circulation underneath. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Meyer Road, Crescent Flats : interior [1]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows the foyer inside Crescent Flats. An air well on the top of the building lights the foyer. A decorative tiled flooring is featured here. Crescent Flats was located in the East Coast vicinity, but have since been demolished. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
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  • Terrace house, 1969 : close-up [3]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows some steps leading from the ground to the paved five-foot way of a typical terrace house. The terrace house is located at Amoy Street, within the Chinatown district. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Orchard Road terrace house : general view [3]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows the classic three-storey, three-bay terrace house from the late style. The shophouse features full-length French windows on the second storey, half-length casement windows on the third, and ornate decorations on its façade. Orchard Road, which the shophouse is situated at, was so named due to the...
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  • Geylang Road house, 1968 : close-up

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows the exterior of a house on Geylang Road. Separating the full-length wooden casement windows, are pilasters decorated with ceramic tiles. Above the windows are floral swags made from moulded plaster. This house is most likely to be in the Late Shophouse Style (1900-1940), due to the...
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  • Geylang Road terrace houses : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows some terrace houses along Geylang Road. Interspersed between the windows are decorative pilasters. The exterior of these terrace houses are highly ornamented with patterns, indicating a late shophouse style (1900-1940). Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Geylang Road house : general view [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a two-storey residential house on Geylang Road. It has blinds fixed across the verandah to keep out the sun and rain. Underneath the eave is a row of decorative fretwork fascia. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Geylang Road houses : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows two-storey residential houses on Geylang Road. The house on the left has full-length wooden casement windows. Underneath the eaves of both houses is a row of decorative fretwork fascia. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Amoy Street house, door : close-up

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows the swinging doors (pintu pagar) belonging to a house on Amoy Street. These doors are a typical feature of Peranakan houses, allowing in breezes while maintaining privacy. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
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