|Category:||Photographs & Paintings|
|Title:||Koe Guan Company office|
|Keywords:||63 Beach St / Lebuh Pantai, Shophouse building, office and residence|
|Features:||image taken: 1991-1993, Context: next to a car park and bus depot which was formerly open space used by the market of Market St / Lebuh Pasar, Details: unusually the side façade is pierced with openings and simple keyhole style architrave of the early Straits Eclectic period, Materials: masonry walls, lime mortar and plaster, the building was three stories reduced to two with a parapet to the façade and jack roof, Personalities: Khaw Soo Cheang former Governor of Rangoon, patriarch of the famous Khaw family, George Town|
|Source:||The KSN Collection|
Koe Guan Company office
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