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  • Scene at a marketplace : group photograph

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of Malay women at the market, looking at the fishes in the basket. They seem to be checking and trying to pick the best one from the basket. Digitized from an album page containing 3 photographs described collectively as "Singapore Market Scenes". Part of a...
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  • Gambier plantation, 1921 : general view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A G.R. Lambert & Co. 1921 photograph of a gambier plantation, with several Malay workers. Gambier is a common ingredient in betelnut chewing. It also found a big market in the British dyeing and tanning industry, in the 1830s. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
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  • New Bridge Road no. 197 : interior [3]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    The 1992 photograph shows the interior of a pre-War coffee shop with ceiling fans, located at no. 197, New Bridge Road. Customers can be seen seated at round tables with chairs. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Keong Saik Road liquor bar : interior [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1992 photograph of the interior of a Keong Saik Road vintage liquor bar, below Hoe Kee Club. Some patrons can be seen seated at the tables and chairs in the bar. A large cabinet filled with liquor bottles stands against the back wall. Title devised by Library...
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  • New Bridge Road no. 197 : interior [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    The 1992 photograph shows the interior of a pre-War coffee shop located at no. 197, New Bridge Road. The ceiling of the shops is fitted with ceiling fans and fluorescent lights. There are male customers seated in the shop enjoying a cup of coffee. There are round and rectangular tables...
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  • Townshend Road shops : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1986 photograph shows corner shops at the junction of Townshend Road and Syed Alwi Road. The shops are housed in two-storey shophouses with some parking lots on the left. Townshend Road is named after General Townshend, a war hero in World War I. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Keong Saik Road liquor bar : interior [1]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1992 photograph of the interior of a Keong Saik Road vintage liquor bar, below Hoe Kee Club. Some patrons can be seen seated at the tables and chairs in the bar. A large cabinet filled with liquor bottles stands against the back wall. Title devised by Library...
    Reproduction Available
  • New Bridge Road no. 197 : interior [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    The 1992 photograph shows the interior of a pre-War coffee shop with ceiling fans, located at no. 197, New Bridge Road. Customers can be seen seated at round tables with chairs in the foreground. The entrance to the coffee shop can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library...
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  • Prince Philip Avenue flats, block 34 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1995 photograph shows shops at block 34 (opposite a post office), on Prince Philip Avenue. In front of the shops, one can see a canal with railings. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Prince Philip Avenue flats, block 34 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Nature and Environment · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1995 photograph shows shops at block 34 (opposite a post office), on Prince Philip Avenue. One can see a canal with railings, running by the side of the block. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Trengganu Street building, 1983 : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1983 photograph shows a general view of a four-storey building, located at the corner of Trengganu Street, at Pagoda Street, within the Chinatown Conservation Area. The façade is decorated with pilasters and plaster mouldings, with French windows on the second and third floors, covered with timber louvred shutters. At...
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  • Trengganu Street building, 1983 : general view [9]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1983 photograph shows a three-storey building, located at the corner of Trengganu Street (towards New Bridge Road on Temple Street, within the Chinatown Conservation Area. The façade is decorated with pilasters and plaster mouldings, with French windows on the second and third floors, covered with timber louvred shutters. At...
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  • Mosque Street shop : general view [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1983 photograph shows a shop, located at the corner of Mosque Street (from New Bridge Road). The name of the stall, "Lim Chee Guan" is hung over a cooking area, where a man is seen grilling meat. Mosque Street, located at Chinatown, is named after the Jamae Mosque. Title...
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  • Temple Street building : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1983 photograph shows a building, located at the south corner of Trengganu Street and Temple Street (at Temple Street). The three-storey building consists of a two-storey brick building with a wooden extension on the third floor. Streets vendors' stalls can be seen at the base of the building. The...
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  • Mosque Street, towards South Bridge Road : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1983 photograph shows Mosque Street, towards South Bridge Road, with a view of shophouses and roadside parking lots on the left. Street vendors and their tented stalls can be seen on the right. Mosque Street, located at Chinatown, is named after the Jamae Mosque. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Trengganu Street building, 1983 : general view [10]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1983 photograph shows a four-storey building, located at the corner of Trengganu Street, towards New Bridge Road on Temple Street, within the Chinatown Conservation Area. The façade is decorated with pilasters and plaster mouldings, with French windows on the second and third floors, covered with timber louvred shutters. At...
    Reproduction Available
  • Temple Street building : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1983 photograph shows a building, located at the south corner of Trengganu Street and Temple Street (at Temple Street). The three-storey building consists of a two-storey brick building with a wooden extension on the third floor. Streets vendors' stalls can be seen at the base of the building. The...
    Reproduction Available
  • Trengganu Street building, 1983 : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1983 photograph shows a three-storey building, located at the corner of Trengganu Street, at Temple Street, within the Chinatown Conservation Area. The building consists of a two-storey brick building, with a wooden extension making up the third floor. At the base of the building, can be seen street vendors...
    Reproduction Available
  • Trengganu Street building, 1983 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1983 photograph shows a general view of a four-storey building, located at the corner of Trengganu Street, at Pagoda Street, within the Chinatown Conservation Area. The façade is decorated with pilasters and plaster mouldings, with French windows on the second and third floors, covered with timber louvred shutters. At...
    Reproduction Available
  • Mosque Street shop : general view [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1983 photograph shows a shop, located at the corner of Mosque Street (from New Bridge Road). The name of the stall, "Lim Chee Guan" is hung over a cooking area, where a man is seen grilling meat. Mosque Street, located at Chinatown, is named after the Jamae Mosque. Title...
    Reproduction Available
  • Trengganu Street building, 1983 : general view [6]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1983 photograph shows a three-storey building, located at the corner of Trengganu Street, at Smith Street, within the Chinatown Conservation Area. The façade is decorated with pilasters and plaster mouldings, with French windows on the second floor, covered with timber louvred shutters. At the base of the building, can...
    Reproduction Available
  • Trengganu Street building, 1983 : general view [11]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1983 photograph shows a four-storey building, located at the corner of Trengganu Street, towards New Bridge Road on Temple Street, within the Chinatown Conservation Area. The façade is decorated with pilasters and plaster mouldings, with French windows on the second and third floors, covered with timber louvred shutters. At...
    Reproduction Available
  • Trengganu Street building, 1983 : general view [5]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1983 photograph shows a three-storey building, located between Temple Street and Smith Street (at Trengganu Street), within the Chinatown Conservation Area. The building consists of a two-storey brick building, with a wooden extension making up the third floor. At the base of the building, can be seen street vendors...
    Reproduction Available
  • Trengganu Street building, 1983 : general view [7]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1983 photograph shows a three-storey building, located at the corner of Trengganu Street, at Smith Street, within the Chinatown Conservation Area. The façade is decorated with pilasters and plaster mouldings, with French windows on the second floor, covered with timber louvred shutters. At the base of the building, can...
    Reproduction Available