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  • Mosaic tiled pathway beside Thian Hock Keng Temple, 1969 : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows a mosaic tiled pathway beside the Thian Hock Keng Temple, 天福宫. The temple, located at 158 Telok Ayer Street, is Singapore’s oldest Chinese temple and is recognised as the most important temple of the local Hokkien community. The temple was gazetted as a national monument on...
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  • Mosaic tiled pathway beside Thian Hock Keng Temple, 1966 : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows a mosaic tiled pathway beside the Thian Hock Keng Temple, 天福宫. The temple, located at 158 Telok Ayer Street, is Singapore’s oldest Chinese temple and is recognised as the most important temple of the local Hokkien community. The temple was gazetted as a national monument on...
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  • Thian Hock Keng Temple entrance : side view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows the side view of the entrance of Thian Hock Keng Temple, 天福宫. Two pillars carved with dragons can be seen. The temple, located at 158 Telok Ayer Street, is Singapore’s oldest Chinese temple and is recognised as the most important temple of the local Hokkien community....
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  • Mohamedan & Chinese temples, S'pore 68, 1880s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R.
    This 1880s photograph shows a view of a mosque, a Chinese temple, and a shrine, along Telok Ayer Street. On the right is the Nagore Durgha Shrine that was built in 1830 by Tamil Muslims from South India. Close to this shrine is the Thian Hock Keng, a temple for...
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  • Chinese temple in 1919 : close-up [3]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture
    This 1919 photograph is mounted on a board, with handwritten words "Kim Keat 1919" on the back. This photograph shows carvings on a wall and an arched doorway in Siong Lin Temple, which was built in 1902. It is the oldest Buddhist temple in Singapore and is currently located in...
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  • Chinese temple in 1919 : exterior [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This 1919 photograph is mounted on a board, with handwritten words "Chinese Temple. CHINESE TEMPLE" on the front. This photograph shows Siong Lin Temple, which was built in 1902. It is the oldest Buddhist temple in Singapore and is located in Toa Payoh today. Date of creation estimated.
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  • Chinese temple in 1919 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This 1919 photograph is mounted on a board and shows Siong Lin Temple, which was built in 1902. It is the oldest Buddhist temple in Singapore and is located in Toa Payoh today. Date of creation estimated.
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  • Chinese temple in 1919 : close-up [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This 1919 photograph is mounted on a board, with handwritten words "Kim Keat 1919" on the back. This photograph shows carvings on a wall and an arched doorway in Siong Lin Temple, which was built in 1902. It is the oldest Buddhist temple in Singapore and is currently located in...
    Is Freehold
  • Chinese temple, amidst dwellings in the 1900s : general view

    Streets and Places
    This photograph has the stamped numbers "768 768" on the back. It shows a Chinese temple altar, along the street, amidst rundown houses. At the right hand corner, there is a road sign displaying the fee for hourly parking. Date of creation estimated.
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  • Thian Hock Keng Temple, 1968 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1968 photograph shows the Thian Hock Keng Temple, located at Telok Ayer Street. It shows a view of the courtyard within the temple grounds. The temple was designed and built by skilled craftsmen from China according to definite Chinese temple architectural traditions. Carved dragons decorate the ornate roof. Title...
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  • Thian Hock Keng Temple, 1968 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1968 photograph shows the Thian Hock Keng Temple, located at Telok Ayer Street. The temple was designed and built by skilled craftsmen from China according to definite Chinese temple architectural traditions. Carved dragons decorate the ornate roof. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Thian Hock Keng Temple, roof, 1968 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1968 photograph shows the roof of the Thian Hock Keng Temple, located at Telok Ayer Street. The tiered roof displays a Chinese architectural influence in its design. Dragon figurines decorate the corners of the roof. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Chinese temple in 1919 : close-up [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This 1919 photograph is mounted on a board, with handwritten words "Kim Keat 1919" on the back. This photograph shows carvings on a wall and an arched doorway in Siong Lin Temple, which was built in 1902. It is the oldest Buddhist temple in Singapore and is currently located in...
    Is Freehold
  • Chinese temple in 1919 : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This 1919 photograph is mounted on a board, with handwritten words "CHINESE TEMPLE Sing" on the front and "Kim Keat 1919" on the back. This photograph shows Siong Lin Temple, which was built in 1902. It is the oldest Buddhist temple in Singapore and is located in Toa Payoh today....
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  • Fu'an Temple : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1995 photograph shows the Fu'an Temple, at Clementi Road. Clementi Road was formerly known as Reformatory Road because of a boys' home that was situated along the road. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Guan Di Gong Temple : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1993 photograph shows a general view of the Guan Di Gong Temple, located at no. 205 Joo Chiat Road. The raised temple stands on balusters, and features windows with louvred shutters. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Hock San Teng Temple : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1993 photograph shows the Hock San Teng Temple, located off New Upper Changi Road (Old Changi Road). The wooden building stands on stone balusters and has a zinc roof. In front of the temple stand several large joss sticks. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Guan Di Gong Temple : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1993 photograph shows the Guan Di Gong Temple, located at no. 205 Joo Chiat Road. The raised temple stands on balusters, and features windows with louvred shutters. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Hock San Teng Temple : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1993 photograph shows the Hock San Teng Temple, located off New Upper Changi Road (Old Changi Road). The wooden building stands on stone balusters and has a zinc roof. In front of the temple stand several large joss sticks. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Mohamed Sultan Road, towards Martin Road : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    Pictured here in 1995 is a general view of shophouses and a Chinese temple, at Mohamed Sultan Road, towards Martin Road (from Tong Watt Road). Located off River Valley Road, Mohamed Sultan Road was officially named in 1898. Today, it is a popular district for nightlife activities, with clubs, pubs...
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  • Mata Ikan Village temple : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1985 photograph shows a Chinese temple at Mata Ikan Village. The single-storey temple sits by the roadside, nestled among a grove of trees. Mata Ikan Village was a small fishing village at the end of Somapah Road. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Guan Di Gong Temple : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1993 photograph shows the Guan Di Gong Temple, located at no. 205 Joo Chiat Road. The raised temple stands on balusters, and features windows with louvred shutters. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Hock San Teng Temple : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1993 photograph shows the Hock San Teng Temple, located off New Upper Changi Road (Old Changi Road). The wooden building stands on stone balusters and has a zinc roof. Behind the temple stands another wooden building. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Guan Di Gong Temple : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1993 photograph shows the Guan Di Gong Temple, located at no. 205 Joo Chiat Road. The raised temple stands on balusters, and features windows with louvred shutters. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available