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VOP Code: KSN41
Category: Photographs & Paintings
Scale/No.: n/a
Title: European Emporium
Keywords: 8 Beach St, 10 Beach St, 12 Beach St, 14 Beach St, 16 Beach St, 18 Beach St, 20 Beach St, 22 Beach St / Lebuh Pantai, buildings, commercial ensemble, offices first floor shops ground floor, Tong Hong Cafe, Tan Embroidery, The China Emporium,
Features: image taken: 1991-1993, Context: business district, Details: originally extended from single storey shophouses, Materials: Iron columns supporting the front façade were designed to house roller shutters, the walls are brick, lime plaster, lime wash, Personalities: once housed Whiteaways, Laidlaw & Co, and Architects Stark & McNeill offices, George Town,
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VOP Code: KSN42
Category: Photographs & Paintings
Scale/No.: n/a
Title: Kongsoon House
Keywords: 24 Beach St, Lebuh Pantai, buildings, commercial, wholesale store, ship chandlers, suppliers of mining, engineering and industrial machinery,
Features: image taken: 1991-1993, Context: business district, Details: double column colonnade on Church Street / Lebuh Gereja, with central entrance as well as corner entrance on Beach Street, Materials: Iron columns, brick, lime mortar and lime plaster walls, large glass shop front with timber transom and mullions, Personality: Goh Teik Chee OBE, George Town,
Year: 1914
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VOP Code: KSN43
Category: Photographs & Paintings
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Title: ABN Amro Bank
Keywords: 9 Beach St / Lebuh Pantai, banking house and chambers, (also 11 Beach St Mercantile Bank Ltd),
Features: image taken: 1991-1993, Context: business district, Details: corner tower once topped with a dome, Materials: timber, stone, lime and clay with granite strong room on two floors, encaustic tiles to five-foot-way and first floor loggia, Architects: Wilson and Neubronner, Owner: Netherlands Trading Company, George Town,
Year: 1905
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VOP Code: KSN44
Category: Photographs & Paintings
Scale/No.: n/a
Title: Ban Hin Lee Bank
Keywords: Beach St / Lebuh Pantai, banking house and chambers,
Features: image taken: 1991-1993, Context: business district, Materials: metal windows, aqua blue glass and cast iron plumbing pipes to rear, Personalities: founded by Yeap Chor Ee. Designed by: Ung Ban Hoe of Stark & McNeill, George Town,
Year: 1935
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VOP Code: KSN45
Category: Photographs & Paintings
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Title: Standard Chartered Bank
Keywords: Beach St / Lebuh Pantai, banking house and chambers, Chartered Bank of India, China and Australia,
Features: image taken: 1991-1993, Context: business district, Details: said to have been built over a pond that filled at high tide, the building was claimed to have tilted during construction, Materials: granite cladding, Architects: Stark & McNeill, George Town,
Year: 1930
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VOP Code: KSN46
Category: Photographs & Paintings
Scale/No.: n/a
Title: India House
Keywords: 25 Beach St / Lebuh Pantai, business chambers, home of the Hong Kong Shanghai Bank when it was being rebuilt, former premises of the United States Information Service (USIS),
Features: image taken: 1991-1993, Context: business district, Materials: Shanghai plaster, grey and green, metal windows, aqua glass, turret stairs and flag pole, Personalities: S N A S Sockalingam Chettiar, George Town,
Year: 1937
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VOP Code: KSN47
Category: Photographs & Paintings
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Title: Acehnese store / Gedung Acheh
Keywords: 322 Beach St / Lebuh Pantai, building, former jail, then spice godown,
Features: image taken: 1991-1993, Context: trade and merchants district, Details: four stories built at different times over a century, Materials: timber, stone, clay, lime with very thick walls from its time as a jail, Personalities: Tengku Syed Hussain owner, George Town,
Year:
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VOP Code: KSN48
Category: Photographs & Paintings
Scale/No.: n/a
Title: Coolies accommodation
Keywords: Victoria Street, building, DEMOLISHED,
Features: image taken: 1991-1993, Context: bus depot off Victoria St, Dato Kong, Details: first floor with colonnade of brick Tuscan columns, later bordered in with shutters, Materials: timber, stone, clay, lime with traditional V shaped pan tiles, George Town,
Year:
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VOP Code: KSN49
Category: Photographs & Paintings
Scale/No.: n/a
Title: Ah Cheong Taylor
Keywords: 47 Bishop St, shop front, CLOSED,
Features: image taken: 1991-1993, Context: street of fabric shops, Materials: cement tile floor, glass shop front, timber frames, George Town,
Year:
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VOP Code: KSN50
Category: Photographs & Paintings
Scale/No.: n/a
Title: San Wooi Wooi Koon
Keywords: Bishop St, Religious site, Cantonese temple,
Features: image taken: 1991-1993, Context: set back from the street with a granite paved compound, Details: granite posts to boundary wall, Materials: timber, stone, clay, lime with grey Cantonese brick and granite columns and external façade beams, George Town,
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