Search Results for "Telok Ayer"

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  • Telok Ayer Market : interior

    Streets and Places · Singapore. Preservation of Monuments Board
    This is a photograph of the Telok Ayer Market, or Lau Pa Sat, which was gazetted as a national monument on 28 June 1973. It is located at Raffles Quay. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Telok Ayer : aerial view [6]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1970s photograph shows an aerial view of the Central Business District along Telok Ayer Street. The Telok Ayer Chinese Methodist Church can be seen in the bottom right of the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Telok Ayer : aerial view [5]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1970s photograph shows an aerial view of Telok Ayer district, located in Singapore's Chinatown within the Central Business District (CBD). The name, Telok Ayer, means 'bay water' in Malay. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Telok Ayer Street : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows Telok Ayer Street (towards Pekin Street and Cheang Hong Lim Street). It shows a view of a street with a shophouse building at the junction of two streets. Telok Ayer means "bay water" in Malay, and the road is named after Telok Ayer Bay. Title devised...
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  • Telok Ayer Street

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the front of the Ying Fo Fui Kun building at 98 Telok Ayer Street. The façade features traditional Chinese architectural characteristics. A bronze replica of a dragon is seen on the top of each of the two tall round columns in front of the entrance. Stone sculptures...
  • Telok Ayer Street

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a three-storey building at 121 Telok Ayer Road. It is occupied by 121 Eating House on the first level. It is painted in light beige. Taller buildings with modern design can be seen in the background. Title supplied by Donor.
  • Telok Ayer Street

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the front of a row of three-storey shophouses along Telok Ayer Street. The second level features windows with rectangular frames while the windows on the third have arched frames. Chinese words can be seen on above the windows on the second floor. Title supplied by Donor.
  • Telok Ayer Street

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a decorative Chinese feature above a window beside the entrance of 165 Telok Ayer Street. The Chinese characters "祺泰" is in gold against a red background. Pictures of a phoenix, a pot of flowers and a pair of Mandarin ducks are seen on both sides of the...
  • Telok Ayer Street

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a decorative Chinese feature above a window beside the entrance of 165 Telok Ayer Street. The Chinese characters "福源" is in gold against a red background. Pictures of birds with blossoming flowers and a pot of flowers are seen on both sides of the Chinese words. Title...
  • Telok Ayer Street

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the exterior of the shophouse occupied by Ban Choon Medical Store Pte Ltd. at 130 Telok Ayer Street. It is part of a row of three-storey shophouses. The unit is painted light cream. The Chinese name of the company is painted on the pillars on both sides...
  • Telok Ayer Street

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the entrance of 165 Telok Ayer Street. On the right of the door are signs of three companies, two of of which are Premium Funding Singapore Pte Ltd and Paragon Consulting. A wooden door is flanked by windows with grilles. The door and windows are dark brown....
  • Telok Ayer : aerial view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1970 photograph shows an aerial view of Telok Ayer district, located in Singapore's Chinatown within the Central Business District (CBD). The name, Telok Ayer, means 'bay water' in Malay. A view of the bay can be seen. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Telok Ayer : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1970 photograph shows an aerial view of Telok Ayer district, located in Singapore's Chinatown within the Central Business District (CBD). The name, Telok Ayer, means 'bay water' in Malay. A view of the bay can be seen. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Telok Ayer : aerial view [3]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1970 photograph shows an aerial view of Telok Ayer district, located in Singapore's Chinatown within the Central Business District (CBD). The name, Telok Ayer, means 'bay water' in Malay. A view of the bay can be seen. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Telok Ayer, 1870 : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1870 photograph shows a view of Telok Ayer and Telok Ayer Bay, an area set aside by Stamford Raffles for the Chinese community in 1822. Between 1878 and 1885, the government levelled the hills along the coast, including Mount Wallich for the reclamation. Title devised by Library staff. Date...
  • Telok Ayer : aerial view [4]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1970s photograph shows an aerial view of the Central Business District with Marina Bay in the background. Lau Pa Sat, or Telok Ayer Market, can be seen in the middle of the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Telok Ayer Chinese Methodist Church : exterior

    Streets and Places · Singapore. Preservation of Monuments Board
    This photograph shows the exterior of the Telok Ayer Chinese Methodist Church. The building, located at Telok Ayer Street, was gazetted as a national monument on 23 March 1989. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Telok Ayer Street shophouse : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows a two-storey Chinese shophouse on Telok Ayer Street. Telok Ayer Street was set aside for the Chinese by Raffles in 1822. It was notorious in the 1850s for its slave trade, and dealings in poor Chinese immigrants Telok Ayer Street is 'water bay' in Malay. Title...
  • Telok Ayer Bay, 1870 : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1870 photograph has the handwritten words "luo 17 B" on the back. This photograph shows Telok Ayer Bay before the 1879 reclamation, taken most probably from Mount Erskine. The scene looks north towards Collyer Quay showing Amoy Street, Telok Ayer Street, Chinatown, the old Telok Ayer Market and the...
  • Telok Ayer Street shophouses, 1984 : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1984 photograph depicts shophouses at Telok Ayer Street, opposite Telok Ayer Temple (Thian Hock Kheng). A high-rise commercial building can be seen in the background. Telok Ayer was designated a Chinese district by Stamford Raffles in 1822 and served as the landing ground for early immigrants. It is now...
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  • Telok Ayer Street house : exterior

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows the façade of a house most probably on Telok Ayer Street. Architectural details include a set of swinging doors (pintu pagar), windows with security bars, a signboard (Jee Ho) and a set of decorative frescos above the windows. These features are typical of the old-styled houses....
  • Telok Ayer Street shophouses : exterior

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This1968 photograph features some terraced original three-storey shophouses along Telok Ayer Street. The second storey features three full-length wooden French windows. The third storey features semi-circular fanlights above the windows. Railings and iron grilles can also be seen behind all the full-length windows. These features are typical characteristics of a...
  • Telok Ayer Park : close-up

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph captures Telok Ayer Park that is part of the inter-weaving of parks into our urban cityscape that makes Singapore a truly unique garden city. The centre of the photograph depicts the hexagonal signage of the Park. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Telok Ayer Street building column : close-up

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph depicts a column of a building at Telok Ayer Street, opposite Boon Tat Street. Title devised by Library staff.
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