This photograph shows several men going up the stairs (Prof Edwin Thumboo at far left, President Nathan second from right) at a book launch of “Memories and desires: a poetic history of Singapore” on 15th October 1999. The guest-of-honour was the President of Singapore, H.E. Mr. S. R. Nathan. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Title devised by Library staff.
From the Edwin Thumboo Collection. All rights reserved, Edwin Thumboo and National Library Board, Singapore 2008