Mrs. Ellice Handy receiving the Order of the British Empire (OBE) from Sir Robert Black, 20 July 1957

 

Title
Mrs. Ellice Handy receiving the Order of the British Empire (OBE) from Sir Robert Black, 20 July 1957
Description
This is a picture of Sir Robert Brown Black, Governor of Singapore, pinning the Order of the British Empire (O.B.E) insignia onto Mrs. Ellice Handy's saree, Principal of Methodist Girls' School from 1945 to 1957, in a ceremony held at the Government House (now known as "Istana"). Title devised by Library staff.
Source
Taken from book Memories, gems and sentiments : 100 years of Methodist Girls' School, page 16