Search Results for "Neil Road Houses"

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  • Neil Road, Botan House : interior [5]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows most probably the living room of Botan House on Neil Road. Seen in the room is a table possibly used at times for cherki, a card game that was popular with the Peranakans. Botan House was built by Tan Kim Tian, Peranakan founder of a local...
  • Neil Road house, 1969 : interior [4]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows 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.
  • Neil Road house, 1966 : general view [5]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows a terrace house, located at 176 Neil Road. Possessing a classic three-storey, three-bay structure, the house features full-length French windows and Western-styled ornamentation, which includes decorative pilasters, transom windows and bas-reliefs of acanthus leaves on its front façade. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Neil Road house, 1967 : interior [5]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows the air well, seen in the living room of a Peranakan house on Neil Road. Also called a sky well, it is a typical Chinese architectural feature that helps with the ventilation in a house. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Neil Road house, 1966 : general view [4]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows a terrace house, located at 170 Neil Road. Featuring a balcony on the top storey, the house sports full-length French windows and Western-styled ornamentation, which includes decorative pilasters, transom windows and plaster swags on its front façade. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Neil Road house, 1966 : general view [3]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows a terrace house, located at 168 Neil Road. Possessing a classic three-storey, three-bay structure, the house features full-length French windows and Western-styled ornamentation, which includes decorative pilasters and fanlights on its front façade. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Neil Road house, 1967 : interior [2]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows the living room of a Peranakan house on Neil Road. Seen prominently is an air well (also called a sky well), a typical Chinese architectural feature that helps with the ventilation in a house. Encircling the air well is a staircase, the base of which sports...
  • Neil Road, Botan House : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows the bungalow, Botan House on Neil Road. Likely constructed in the Victorian Classicism tradition as evidenced partly by the fluted columns on the ground storey. Botan House was built by Tan Kim Tian, Peranakan founder of a local shipping company in the 1800s. Date of creation...
  • Neil Road terrace house, 1973 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1973 photograph shows a corner terrace house, located at the junction of Neil Road and Kreta Ayer Road. A flight of steps leads up to the metal gates of the house, behind which is the porch. On the right can be seen the side view of the adjoining shophouse....
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  • Neil Road house, 1969 : exterior [1]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the front facade of the Wee family (descendents of 19th century shipping tycoon Wee Bin) residence on Neil Road. It features the distinctive swinging doors (pintu pagar), a typical fixture of Peranakan houses that allows in breezes while maintaining privacy. The house has since been converted...
  • Neil Road house, 1969 : exterior [2]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the front façade of the Wee family (descendents of 19th century shipping tycoon Wee Bin) residence on Neil Road. It features the distinctive swinging doors (pintu pagar), a typical fixture of Peranakan houses that allows in breezes while maintaining privacy. The house has since been converted...
  • Neil Road house, windows, 1967 : close-up

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows half-length casement windows, below which runs a decorative bas-relief frieze featuring Chinese figurative scenes. These are likely seen at the Wee family (descendants of 19th century shipping tycoon Wee Bin) residence on Neil Road. It has since been converted into the Tan Cheng Lock Baba House...
  • Neil Road house, 1969 : interior [3]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the interior of a house on Neil Road that had belonged to Chng Kiat Leng, a lawyer who passed away in 1983. Seen prominently in the picture are some Peranakan furniture, including a wooden settee (pak ee) intricately carved and outlined in gold paint. Title devised...
  • Neil Road house, 1969 : interior [1]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the interior of a house on Neil Road that had belonged to Chng Kiat Leng, a lawyer who passed away in 1983. Seen prominently in the picture are an internal staircase encircling an air well (also called a sky well), as well as, a plaque (central...
  • Neil Road house, scroll plaque : close-up

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows a scroll plaque, inscribed with Chinese characters (紫荆) referring to the Chinese Redbud. The plaque is featured on the front façade of the Wee family (descendants of 19th century shipping tycoon Wee Bin) residence on Neil Road. It has since been converted into the Tan Cheng...
  • Neil Road house, 1969 : interior [2]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the interior of a house on Neil Road that had belonged to Chng Kiat Leng, a lawyer who passed away in 1983. Seen prominently in the picture are some Peranakan furniture, including a wooden settee (pak ee) intricately carved and outlined in gold paint. Title devised...
  • Neil Road house, windows : close-up

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph focuses on the windows of a terrace house on Neil Road. Plaques inscribed with Chinese characters are placed above the windows. Also seen is a Chinese-style canopy roof, on top of which runs a jian nian (technique where colourful ceramic pieces are cut and pasted to form...
  • 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.
  • Neil Road house, bas-relief : close-up

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows decorative bas-relief panels, featuring Chinese figurative scenes. They were featured on the front façade of the Wee family (descendants of 19th century shipping tycoon Wee Bin) residence on Neil Road, which has since been converted into the Tan Cheng Lock Baba House Museum. Title devised by...
  • Neil Road house, 1969 : general view [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the three-storey residence of the Wee family, descendents of 19th century shipping tycoon Wee Bin on Neil Road. Features include wooden casement windows with fanlight, decorative bas-relief panels carved with Chinese figurative scenes below each of the half-length windows. The house has since been converted into...
  • Neil Road house, ancestral altar : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the ancestral altar, on which is placed the ancestral shrine, a censer, and other paraphernalia of ancestor worship. Seen above the altar table is an ancestral portrait. The picture was taken in the Wee family (descendants of 19th century shipping tycoon Wee Bin) residence on Neil...
  • Neil Road house, ancestral hall : general view [1]

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