This photograph was taken 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. It shows two persons shaking hands. Prof. Edwin Thumboo is standing on the right side, looking on. 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