Childhood photo taken at Ming Ngai Studio, 1947 : full-length potrait

This is a photograph of donor Tang Kian Cheong as a little boy, taken at Ming Ngai Studio, located at no. 189, Jalan Besar. He is wearing large spectacles and standing next to a pot of flowers with the figurine of a medium-sized dog in the foreground. Such photographic studios offering portrait-taking services for individual and family shots, complete with studio props, were popular with many. Donated by Tang Kian Cheong, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_102. Title devised by Library staff.

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This digital copy © National Library Board Singapore 2008. The original work © Tang Kian Cheong.

Subjects
  • Ethnic Communities
  • Boys--Singapore--Photographs
  • People and communities

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