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Mr. Chia Keng Tye's Orchestra : group photograph

This is a group photograph of the twenty members of Mr. Chia Keng Tye's Orchestra. The members of the orchestra, dressed in formal attire, are posing with their musical instruments on a cement or stone platform, at an outdoor location. A building along a road with a gradual slope is partially seen in the background. A caption above the photograph on the picture mount reads: "Members of Mr. Chia Keng Tye's Orchestra taken on 15th April, 1939." A description under the photograph lists the members of the orchestra: "Standing (from left)-Messrs. Yeo Boon Hee, Choo Seng Kay, Chung Yao Lin, Tan Siew Kuah, L.C. Khoo (Pianist), Ee Peng Liang, Aloysius Seck, J.T. Villanueva. Sitting (from left)-Messrs. Chow Ah Wing, Ong Liang Choon, Goh Sin Ee, Chee Kong Tet, Miss Mary Seck, Chia Keng Tye, Hon'ble Mr. Tay Lian Teck (Conductor), Chee Kong Min, Seow Seet Yong, Tan Teng Ban, Wong Teck Fah, Anthony Seow." A logo for the photography studio, "The Eastern Studio Singapore" is also seen at the bottom of the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.

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All rights reserved. Roberto Pregarz, 1939


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