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  • Photo exhibition : general view [6]

    Events · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    On the right side of this photograph is a board which lists the details of a photographic exhibition, in which Kouo Shang-Wei exhibited some of his photographs of Samsui women. Behind it is a television, a group of people are watching it. The exhibition was held in Chinatown. Title devised...
  • City Hall area, 1970s : aerial view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Presented in this black-and-white photograph is an aerial view of the City Hall area taken in the late 1970s. Landmarks include Saint Andrew's Cathedral, War Memorial Park, the Padang, Fort Canning Park at the top left corner and the land where Raffles City is presently located, in which the ground-breaking...
  • Security seminar at Hilton Hotel in Singapore : general view

    Events · Politics and Government · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a man in a suit speaking at a seminar. This seminar is organised by the Singapore Hotel and Restaurant Association (SHRA) at the Singapore Hilton Hotel. The board above states "Target Crime Rate Zero: A SHRA Search for Total Security in Hotels, Dec 3-4, 1979". Two men...
  • Masjid Sultan : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a frontal view of Masjid Sultan, or Sultan Mosque, located in Kampong Glam. The mosque with its huge dome is seen between two rows of shophouses. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Photo exhibition : general view [1]

    Events · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    In this photograph, three people are looking at the various photograph exhibits showing images of samsui women, taken by Kouo Shang-Wei. The exhibition was held in Chinatown. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Orchard Road, 1979 : night view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows people walking along Orchard Road, outside the Mandarin Hotel at night. A row of lamps keeps the path illuminated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • SATS Airfreight Terminal, 1984 : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the SATS Airfreight Terminal which handles cargo services, with the SIA logo on the building. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Photo exhibition : general view [3]

    Events · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    In this photograph, a group of people are looking at the various photograph exhibits showing images of samsui women, taken by Kouo Shang-Wei. The exhibition was held in Chinatown. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Westin Stamford and Raffles Hotels : general view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the Raffles Hotel and the Westin Stamford Hotel (now named Swissotel The Stamford and Fairmont Hotel respectively). In the background, the Raffles City Tower can be seen. In the foreground is Beach Road. Physical dimensions of original: 13 x 10 cm. Title devised by Library staff. Date...
  • Changi Airport day scene : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a panoramic view of the 80-metre high Changi Airport control tower and its surroundings. Included in the picture is part of the runway as well as coaches parked below the airport's driveway. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Photo exhibition : general view [2]

    Events · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    In this photograph, two women are looking at the various photograph exhibits showing images of samsui women, taken by Kouo Shang-Wei. The exhibition was held in Chinatown. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Changi Airport control tower night scene : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This coloured photograph shows an aerial view of the Changi Airport control tower and its surroundings taken at night. In the foreground is a parking lot for coaches. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Photo exhibition : general view [5]

    Events · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a banner with Chinese characters announcing a lucky draw in conjunction with the photograph exhibition in which Kouo Shang-Wei exhibited his photographs. The exhibition was held in Chinatown. The year, 1986, is partially obscured by a big box on the left side. There are some beautifully wrapped...
  • Chinatown, 1986 : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of Chinatown, with the Hong Lim Complex pictured at the centre. The Complex is surrounded by numerous shophouses in the foreground. Other major landmarks include the Furama City Centre which can be seen on the left. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Changi Airport control tower night scene : aerial view [1]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a picture of a negative film section in red tinted colour showing an aerial view of the Changi Airport control tower and its surroundings taken at night. In the foreground is a parking lot for coaches. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Security seminar at Hilton Hotel in Singapore : close-up

    Events · Politics and Government · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a man in a suit speaking at a seminar. This is a seminar organised by the Singapore Hotel and Restaurant Association (SHRA) at the Singapore Hilton Hotel. The board above states "Target Crime Rate Zero : A SHRA Search for Total Security in Hotels, Dec 3-4, 1979"....
  • Hairdressing salon and barber shop : interior [1]

    Streets and Places · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This 1980s photograph shows a hairdresser, shaving the beard of her customer, inside a hair salon. This shop was located at Sago Street, in the heart of Chinatown. The ground floor units of shophouses typically carried on lively retail trade in food and daily necessities. Physical dimensions of original: 35...
  • Photo exhibition : general view [4]

    Events · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    In this photograph, a group of people are looking at the various photograph exhibits taken by Kouo Shang-Wei. There are images of samsui women and scenes of the Singapore cityscape. The exhibition was held in Chinatown. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Hilton Hotel, 1970 : general view

    Economy · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This 1970 photograph of the Hilton Hotel was taken from an opposite building. The view above the treetops shows scaffolding on the side and front of the hotel. The hotel is located at Orchard Road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Changi International Airport taxiway bridge, 1981 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Transportation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a Singapore Airlines (SIA) Boeing 747 aeroplane crossing the Changi International Airport taxiway bridge. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Marina Bay : aerial view [3]

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This aerial view of Marina Bay shows an undeveloped area bounded by a busy street. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Changi Airport building, 1984 : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the Changi Airport building, with part of a Singapore Airlines plane being visible in front of it. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Jamae, 1980s : general view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the Masjid Jamae (Jamae Mosque) located at South Bridge Road. This mosque was established in 1826. Located beside the mosque is a shop called Phoenix Quality Shoes. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Skyline of Singapore's Chinatown : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of the city centre set against Singapore's skyline. Pictured are major roads of Chinatown, South Bridge Road and New Bridge Road. Streets like Trengganu Street and Temple Street are lined with shophouses. In the background is the landmark People’s Park Complex and Pearl Bank...