|Category:||Photographs & Paintings|
|Title:||Detail of Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion|
|Keywords:||14 Leith St, Mansion building|
|Features:||image taken: 1991-1993, Context: built along Hakka millionaires’ row, at an angle to the road, Details: resembles Chinese courtyard Mansion, took over 7 years to complete, has contemporary Western elements, Materials: terracotta temple tiled roofs, masonry walls with pronounced gable ends decorated in ceramic shard work. Lancet and semi-circular transom lights to timber louvre shutters. Lime plaster and false brick pattern, Personalities: owner Cheong Fatt Tze alias Chang Pi Shih alias Thio Tiauw Siat, George Town|
|Year:||1896 – 1904|
Detail of Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion
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Manuscript Reference Number: MS 40320
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