Merlion Park, 1970s : general view


This photograph depicts the Merlion cub, at the Merlion Park near Clifford Pier. The smaller part-fish, part-lion icon is 2 m high and weighs three tonnes. In the background is the bigger Merlion which weighs 70 tonnes and is 8.6 m high. They are situated at the mouth of the Singapore River as a tourism symbol. Donated by Ang Tiong Cheng, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_022. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.

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This digital copy © National Library Board Singapore 2008. The original work © Ang Tiong Cheng.

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  • Architecture and Landscape>>Building Types>>Monuments
  • Recreation>>Places of Interest
  • Arts>>Visual Arts>>Sculpture
  • Public sculpture--Singapore--Photographs
  • Arts>>Sculpture
  • Emblems, National--Singapore--Photographs

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