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Chinese funeral procession at Hock Lam Street, 1970 [1]



This 1970 photograph shows part of a Chinese funeral procession at the now-expunged Hock Lam Street, opposite the Central Fire Station at Hill Street. An elaborately-designed Chinese traditional hearse or sedan, a white lantern and other funerary items can be seen in the foreground. Shophouses lining both sides of the street form part of the street scene. Title devised by Library staff.

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From the Paul Piollet Collection. All Rights Reserved. Paul Piollet and National Library Board Singapore 2012.

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