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  • Visitors at Tang Dynasty City [3]

    Sports and Recreation · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a Chinese woman posing for a photograph on a street at Tang Dynasty City (also known as Tang Dynasty Village). The street is lined with buildings with traditional Chinese architectural features. Tang Dynasty City is a theme park located in Jurong. No creation date provided. Title devised...
  • Visitors at Tang Dynasty City [2]

    Sports and Recreation · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a Chinese woman posing for a photograph at Tang Dynasty City (also known as Tang Dynasty Village). Behind her, a group of visitors are posing for a group photograph. In the background are a high wall and a gate tower with traditional Chinese architectural features. Tang Dynasty...
  • Haw Par Villa, diorama, 卧冰求鲤 : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows a diorama in Haw Par Villa. The diorama titled, 卧冰求鲤 is a classic Chinese story of filial piety. It shows a view of two human sculptures under s shelter. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa gateway, 2010 : general view [1]

    Sports and Recreation · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the gateway at the main entrance leading into the Haw Par Villa. The gateway, also known as the Tiger Balm Arch, depicts the Tiger Balm trademark, at the centre of the arch. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa, side entrance : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Arts · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows the side entrance to Haw Par Villa. It shows a view of a stone gateway affixed with a pair of metal gates. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa, gate : close-up

    Sports and Recreation · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows part of the main gate of Haw Par Villa. The gate on the right is decorated with a tiger and has the words 虎豹 (tiger and leopard), while the left gate is decorated with a leopard and has the word 别墅 (villa). Title devised by Library...
  • Haw Par Villa entrance, 2010 : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph depicts two archways/牌坊 at the entrance to Haw Par Villa. The bigger and more elaborate one has a panel with the phrase 栖霞 (living among the clouds) while the small one is inscribed with 挹翠 (ladling into the greens). Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa, painters at work : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows painters at work restoring the statues in Haw Par Villa. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa, well : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Arts · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows a well, which is no longer in use, at the entrance of Haw Par Villa. The blue well has a pagoda-shaped shelter over it. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa, painter's palette : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows the palettes of paints of a painter who is restoring the statues in Haw Par Villa. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa gateway, 2010 : general view [2]

    Sports and Recreation · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the gateway at the main entrance of Haw Par Villa. Both sides of the arches are similar, with a picture of a tiger, in the centre. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa Memorial : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a memorial in the grounds of Haw Par Villa. This memorial was erected by Aw Boon Haw to commemorate his parents Aw Chu Kin and Lee Kim Peck. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa, gateway, 2011 : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Arts · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows the gateway at the main entrance leading into Haw Par Villa. The gateway, also known as the Tiger Balm Arch, depicts the Tiger Balm trademark, at the centre of the arch. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Group photo of children at Haw Par Villa, 1950s : general view

    Geography and Travels · Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of a group of smiling children at Haw Par Villa (Tiger Balm Gardens). A few of them are seen with toothless grins. They are posing in front of the legendary Eight Immortals who had always done good deeds for human beings and are therefore much respected...
  • Wonderland Amusement Park, 1971 : group photograph

    Sports and Recreation
    This is a 1971 photograph of two ladies and a child enjoying the teacups ride at Wonderland Amusement Park in Kallang. The child is seen wearing a mask over his eyes and a party hat. The cup-and-saucer carousel was popular at Wonderland, as thrill-seekers would sit in spinning giant cups...
  • Tang Village, 1980s : exterior

    Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of three people standing behind a replica of the Great Wall of China at the Tang Dynasty Village. The 12-hectare (30-acre) theme park, located in Yuan Ching Road, was a replica of an ancient Chinese imperial city. It was closed down in 1999. Photograph donated by...
  • Great World Amusement Park, 1945 : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This is a photograph of the entrance of Great World Amusement Park, located at Kim Seng Road. It closed in 1964. It was also known as Tua Sei Kai in Hokkien. Presently, this site is occupied by Great World City Shopping Centre. Photograph donated by Chung Shui Ken and displayed...
  • Tang Village, 1980s : general view

    Sports and Recreation
    This is a picture of children sitting on a model rickshaw, posing for a photograph, at the Tang Dynasty Village. The 12-hectare (30-acre) theme park, located in Yuan Ching Road, was a replica of an ancient Chinese imperial city. It closed down in 1999. Photograph donated by Tan Geok Neo...
  • Wonderland Amusement Park, 1975 : general view

    Sports and Recreation
    This 1975 photograph shows a man posing for a photograph at the Wonderland Amusement Park in Kallang. Behind him, thrill-seekers in a roller-coaster train are seen making their way up the tracks to the top for the plunge. Del Monte product advertisements can also be seen on the side of...
  • Great World Amusement Park, 1950s : exterior

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the entrance area at the Great World Amusement Park in the 1950s, cluttered with make-shift stalls of street hawkers. Looming overhead is the Globe Theatre, one of the four cinemas in the Great World Amusement Park: Sky, Globe, Atlantic and Canton. Owned by Shaw Brothers, the theatre...
  • Gay World : exterior [3]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1992 photograph showing a building at Gay World, a popular amusement park in Geylang Lorong 2, also originally known as Happy World when it started in 1936. It was renamed Gay World in 1966. It was the last pre-World War II amusement park to shut down in...
    Reproduction Available
  • Gay World entrance : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1992 photograph depicting the entrance of Gay World, a popular amusement park in Geylang Lorong 2. The entrance is made up of a large stone gate, with grille doors covering the doorways. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Gay World Amusement Park office sign : close-up

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows a close up of the Gay World Amusement Park office signage. The signage is mounted on a stone wall and is in both Chinese and English. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • New World Park : general view [3]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the Jalan Besar entrance of the New World Park. It was demolished and City Square Residences condominium was built on the site. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available