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  • Diorama at Tiger Balm Garden, 1960s [4]

    Arts · Sports and Recreation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a diorama depicting a scene from Chinese mythology at Tiger Balm Garden or Haw Par Villa. The scene shows three human figures and another figure of what seemed to be a half human-half animal. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Diorama at Tiger Balm Garden, mid-1970s

    Arts · Sports and Recreation
    The photograph shows a large-scale diorama with statues of sea lions, frogs, turtles and snakes at Tiger Balm Garden or Haw Par Villa (虎豹別墅) at Pasir Panjang Road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa, circa 1962-1965 [5]

    Arts · Sports and Recreation · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows a large-scale diorama in Haw Par Villa with statues of a monkey and a crane. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa, circa 1962-1965 [1]

    Sports and Recreation · Arts · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows a large-scale diorama in Haw Par Villa with statues of a tiger and a snake. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa, circa 1962-1965 [4]

    Sports and Recreation · Arts · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows a large-scale diorama in Haw Par Villa with a statue of two monkeys. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa, circa 1962-1965 [2]

    Arts · Sports and Recreation · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows a large-scale diorama in Haw Par Villa with statues of frogs, turtles and snakes. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singa : general view

    Arts · Events · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This is a 2009 photograph showing Singa the Courtesy Lion, a mascot first launched in 1982 for the National Courtesy Campaign. Singa returned in 2009 as life-sized sculptures, promoting various courtesy messages throughout Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Marine Parade, sculpture : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a sculpture of an octopus, located in a Housing and Development Board (HDB) housing estate. An apartment block can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore Zoo, 1974 : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Nature and Environment
    This is a photograph of a pair of tiger sculptures greeting visitors near the zoo entrance. The Singapore Zoo, located at 80 Mandai Lake Road, is also known as Mandai Zoo or Singapore Zoological Garden. It opened its gates to guests on 27 June 1973. Photograh donated by Ho Seng...
  • Lion heads : close-up

    Arts · Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph is a close-up on some lion-head statues, which are part of many different statues at the Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bronze elephant : side view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    Shown in this photograph is a view of the Dome of Justice of the old Supreme Court, take from an angle from the side of the bronze elephant monument. The bronze elephant was a gift from King Chulalongkorn of Siam (now Thailand) when he visited Singapore in 1871. Title devised...
  • Temple statues : close-up

    Arts · Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    This picture which is silhouetted against the sky captures a close-up of the colourful statues at the roof of Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bronze elephant : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    Shown in this photograph is a bronze elephant, a gift from King Chulalongkorn of Siam (now Thailand), when he visited Singapore in 1871. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Elephant statue at Old Parliament House : general view

    Arts · Heirwin M. Nasir
    This 2004 photograph shows a statue of a bronze elephant with white tusks, mounted on a high white pedestal in the middle of a granite walkway. Inscribed on the black marble plaque are the words "His Majesty Somdech Phra Paramindr Maha Chulalonkorn - The Supreme King of Siam landed at...
  • Bronze elephant : close-up

    Streets and Places · Arts · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph is a close-up of the bronze elephant, silhouetted against the backdrop of the Arts House. It was a gift from King Chulalongkorn of Siam (now Thailand) when he visited Singapore in 1871. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Statue of a cow : close-up

    Arts · Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph is a close-up of a cow statue at the Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple. Cows are considered sacred to the Hindus. Colourful statutes of Hindu deities can be seen at the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Elephant memorial in front of Town Hall in the 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph shows a view of the Elephant Statue, in front of Town Hall. There are handwritten notes, "Memorial of King of Thailand to Singapore. in front of Town Hall", on the front of the photograph. This statue was a gift from King Chulalongkorn, expressing his gratitude for the...
    Reproduction Available
  • Nassim Road no. 3 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1983 photograph shows a bungalow house, located at no. 3 Nassim Road. The bungalow house belongs to Aw Boon Haw, best known for introducing the medicated ointment Tiger Balm. Numerous animal statues can be seen placed on the lawn of his home. His iconic tiger head logo can be...
    Reproduction Available
  • Nassim Road no. 3 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1983 photograph shows a bungalow house, located at no. 3 Nassim Road. The bungalow house belongs to Aw Boon Haw, best known for introducing the medicated ointment Tiger Balm. Numerous animal statues can be seen placed on the lawn of his home. His iconic tiger head logo can be...
    Reproduction Available