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Geylang Road house, 1967 : close-up

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This 1967 photograph shows the exterior of a house on Geylang Road. Separating the full-length wooden windows are pilasters decorated with ceramic tiles. Underneath the roof is a row of fretwork fascia, and above the windows are floral swags made from moulded plaster. This house is most likely to be in the Late Shophouse Style (1900-1940), due to the extensive use of ornamentation on its façade. Title devised by Library staff.

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From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All Rights Reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board Singapore 2009.


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