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  • Thian Hock Keng Temple, mid-1970s : interior

    Streets and Places
    1974-1976.
  • Thian Hock Keng Temple, mid-1970s : interior

    Streets and Places
    1974-1976.
  • Thian Hock Keng Temple, altar : general view [5]

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the altar for Qie Lan Pu Sa (Bodhisattva Sangharama), located in Thian Hock Keng Temple at Telok Ayer Street. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Armenian Church, altar : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the altar in the Armenian Church. Two crosses and several vessels have been placed on the steps of the altar. At the top of the stairs is an altarpiece depicting Jesus and his disciples. The Armenian Church is located at no. 60 Hill Street. Title devised...
  • Hong San See temple, altar : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the hall of the main altar in Hong San See temple (风山寺). A large gold-coloured incense burner is framed by a red table, with the altar only partially visible. Several lanterns and coils of incense are also seen hanging from the ornately-decorated ceiling over the altar....
  • Thian Hock Keng Temple, altar : general view [6]

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows an altar for Cheng Huang Ye (City God), located in Thian Hock Keng Temple at Telok Ayer Street. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thian Hock Keng Temple, altar : general view [7]

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows an altar for Kai Zhang Seng Wang (Sacred Governor Kai Zhang), located in Thian Hock Keng Temple at Telok Ayer Street. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thian Hock Keng Temple, altar : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the altar for Guan Sheng Di Jun (Heavenly Sage Guan), located in Thian Hock Keng Temple at Telok Ayer Street. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Altar for Chinese religious rituals : general view [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows an altar that has been set up in an outdoor tent for Chinese religious rituals. Different idols representing different gods as well as offerings are placed on the dominantly yellow four-level altar. There are four huge dark-faced idols, two on each side of the altar, with...
  • Thian Hock Keng Temple, altar : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the altar for Confucius (Kong Zi), located in Thian Hock Keng Temple at Telok Ayer Street. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thian Hock Keng Temple, altar : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the altar for Ma Zu (Goddess of the Sea), located in the Thian Hock Keng Temple at Telok Ayer Street. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Saint Andrew's Cathedral, nave : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the nave leading to the altar in Saint Andrew's Cathedral. Rows of wooden pews can be seen on either side of the nave. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Church of Saints Peter and Paul, stained glass windows : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the stained glass windows in the Church of Saints Peter and Paul, a Roman Catholic church at no. 225A Queen Street. The names of the portraits on the stained glass windows are (from left to right) Saint-Pierre (French for Saint Peter), Notre Dame de Lourdes (French...
  • Altar for Chinese religious rituals : general view [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows an altar that has been set up for Chinese religious rituals. A priest dressed in a red robe is leading several worshippers in a praying session in front of the altar. Different idols representing different gods as well as offerings are placed on the dominantly yellow...
  • Thian Hock Keng Temple, altar : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a panoramic view of the main altar, located in Thian Hock Keng Temple at Telok Ayer Street. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese main altar at Thong Teck Home for Senior Citizens : general view

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a Chinese main altar displayed at Thong Teck Home for Senior Citizens. The home is located at no. 91 Geylang East Avenue 2. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Church of Our Lady of Lourdes, nave : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows the nave leading to the altar in the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes. Rows of wooden pews can be seen on either side of the nave. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Saint Andrew's Cathedral, altar : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the altar in Saint Andrew's Cathedral, with the east windows in the background. The centre panel of the window is dedicated to the memory of Sir Raffles, founder of Singapore. The north panel is dedicated to Sir John Crawford, Governor of Singapore (1823-1826) and the south...
  • Thian Hock Keng Temple, altar : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the altar for Bao Sheng Da Di (Heavenly Sage Bao), located in Thian Hock Keng Temple at Telok Ayer Street. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese Ghost Festival, altar : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows an altar for the Chinese seventh month (Chinese Ghost Festival). This photograph was taken on the first day of the festival, at Sims Place. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chwee Hean Keng Temple, altar : close-up

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a close-up view of the main altar of Chwee Hean Keng Temple. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thian Hock Keng Temple, altars : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the altars for Guan Shi Yin Pu Sa (Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara), Yue Gong Niang Niang (The Moon Goddess) and Tai Yang Gong (The Sun God), located in Thian Hock Keng Temple at Telok Ayer Street. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese altar : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows a typical Chinese altar. Blue-and-white altar vessels, such as incense holders and incense burners filled with joss sticks, can be seen. A red embroidered altar cloth is hung above the altar. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Emerald Hill Road house : interior

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph, probably taken in 1967 shows the reception hall of a house at Emerald Hill Road, located off Orchard Road. Inside the hall are two altar tables and a painting of what seems to be the household deity. The altar tables are laid out with ritual paraphernalia such as...
    Reproduction Available