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  • Killiney Road building : interior [1]

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1971 photograph was taken inside a building at Killiney Road. It shows, mounted on a wall, a photograph of two rows of women. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Neil Road house, ancestral portrait : general view [1]

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows an ancestral portrait, hung in the ancestral hall of the Wee family (descendants of 19th century shipping tycoon Wee Bin) residence on Neil Road. The house has since been converted into the Tan Cheng Lock Baba House Museum. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Neil Road house, ancestral portrait : general view [2]

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows an ancestral portrait, hung in the ancestral hall of the Wee family (descendants of 19th century shipping tycoon Wee Bin) residence on Neil Road. The house has since been converted into the Tan Cheng Lock Baba House Museum. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Panglima Prang, ancestral portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1971 photograph features an ancestral portrait of a seated Chinese man wearing traditional clothing in an ornate photo frame. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Mohamed Azman at Masjid Kampung Holland : half-length portrait

    Arts · Streets and Places · Personalities · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a photograph of a boy, Mohamed Azman, posing under a sign that says "Masjid Kampung Holland", in Latin and Jawi scripts. The mosque is located at 3 Lorong Liput. Title devised by library staff.
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  • European man sitting in a trishaw in 1919 : single

    Arts · Transportation · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1919 photograph is mounted on a board, with the handwritten words "MISS STEPHENS. SINGAPORE 1919. J.B. 2nd MATE" on the front. This photograph shows Captain J.B. Brown sitting on a trishaw and posing for a photograph. He is dressed in a white suit with a bowtie and is holding...
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  • Seated Malay man with child on lap, 1863 : two people

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1863 photograph portrays a man in a destar (turban), a coat over a baju melayu together with a samping (a type of short waist wrap or sarong worn by men over their trousers). The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled “Views and types of Singapore, 1863”. Title information from donor and edited by...
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  • Photograph of two ladies in kebaya : full-length portrait [3]

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is an old photograph found in a house at McNair Road (Family portraits of Mr P.R.S Pandian of house No. 103). It is likely taken in early 20th century. McNair Road is named after Major J.F.A. McNair, who served as the first Colonial Engineer. McNair Road is near Serangoon...
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  • A Sakai and his blowpipe : full-length portrait

    Arts · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a Sakai and his blowpipe. A Sakai inhabits the interior tropical mountainous regions of Perak and Kelantan states in Malaysia. They are called Orang Asli, aboriginal people. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP...
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  • Young lady : half-length portrait

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph shows a side view of a young lady who is holding onto a three-pane mirror in which she is reflected. Title devised by cataloguer. Date of creation estimated. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
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  • Standing Malay man with umbrella, 1863 : full-length portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1893 photograph shows a Malay man dressed in a traditional Malay costume, posing with an umbrella for a studio shoot. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from donor.
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  • Two people in a field

    Heritage and Culture · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph shows a man and a woman, in Western style attire, posing in an open field with a river in the background. The man is on a horse and the woman is standing further away on the right side of the photograph. She is wearing a long dark...
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  • Standing Indian Sepoy, 1863 : full-length portrait

    Arts · Politics and Government · Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1863 photograph portrays an Indian soldier, known as Sepoy, standing upright for a studio shoot. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from donor.
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  • Photograph of two ladies in kebaya : full-length portrait [1]

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is an old photograph found in a house at McNair Road (Family portraits of Mr P.R.S Pandian of house No. 103). It is likely taken in early 20th century. McNair Road is named after Major J.F.A. McNair, who served as the first Colonial Engineer. McNair Road is near Serangoon...
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  • Sikh security guard, 1950s : full-length portrait

    Arts · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a Sikh man reading a newspaper at the entrance of a building. He is probably the security guard there. Many of the early Sikhs in Singapore were either watchmen, policemen or dairy farmers. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as...
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  • A Malay girl : full-length portrait

    Arts · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1950s photograph of a shy Malay girl with a scarf draped around her head and sholders. She seems to be standing, barefoot in the middle of the road, with her shoes in her right hand while bitting her nails from the other. Part of a compiled album, with a...
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  • Chinese lady, with boy and girl, 1919 : group photograph

    Personalities · Arts · Sports and Recreation · Heritage and Culture · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a G.R. Lambert & Co. photograph from 1919, of a Chinese woman seated, with her two children standing. They are wearing traditional clothing and are posing for the photograph in a garden. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Curious children : group photograph

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Tyers, R. K. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph depicting four Burmese children attired in traditional Burmese clothes. In the middle of the shot, is a Burmese boy who is carrying a baby with another boy peeking from the back with curiosity. To the left is a squatting girl who is facing left. Part...
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  • Malay men, 1950s : two people

    Personalities · Arts · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A [1950s] photograph of two Malay men, standing at the side of the road, wearing songkok and sarong (Cloth which is tightly tied around the waist). Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Date of creation estimated....
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  • Oval group portrait of men in Vietnamese costume, 1863 : group photograph

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1863 studio photograph shows six Vietnamese men, with three seated and three standing. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from donor.
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  • Photograph of an Indian couple : full-length portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is an old photograph found in a house at McNair Road (Family portraits of Mr P.R.S Pandian of house No. 103). It is likely taken in early 20th century. The picture is a posed photograph is of an Indian male and Indian female. The Indian female is seated and...
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  • Photograph of two ladies in kebaya : full-length portrait [2]

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is an old photograph found in a house at McNair Road (Family portraits of Mr P.R.S Pandian of house No. 103). It is likely taken in early 20th century. McNair Road is named after Major J.F.A. McNair, who served as the first Colonial Engineer. McNair Road is near Serangoon...
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  • Very much on duty : full-length portrait

    Arts · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph depicting a uniformed sailor who is taking a nap, standing up, while on duty. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album.
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  • Smiling Burmese girl, 1950s : half-length portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph capturing a smiling Burmese girl who is wearing a traditional Burmese headscarf. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
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