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  • Haw Par Villa, plaque : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a plaque commemorating Mr. Aw Boon Haw and Mr. Aw Boon Par, the founders of the Haw Par Villa. The former Tiger Balm Gardens were completed in 1937. This Chinese mythology theme park is the only one in Asia, after the redevelopment of a similar theme...
  • Balloon vendor : general view

    Economy · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a vendor selling colourful round balloons near no. 25 Trengganu Street, Chinatown. The old Cantonese Lai Chun Yuen Theatre can be seen in the background. This image was taken before the Chinese New Year in 2010. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Leong San See Temple, entrance : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the entrance to the Leong San See Temple with a sea of dancing ceramic dragons on its roof at 371 Race Course Road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum : exterior

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a view of the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, located at 288 South Bridge Road, with pink and reddish artificial plum blossom plants placed in front as decoration, before the Chinese New Year in 2010. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa entrance, 1963 : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Arts
    This is a photograph of visitors posing at the entrance of Haw Par Villa (Tiger Balm Garden). The oriental theme park is a treasure trove of moral tales and traditional Chinese stories. Photograph donated by Lim Kee Oon and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_506. Title devised by Library...
  • Hong San See Temple, 2004 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This is a general view of Hong San See Temple, atop Institution Hill. There are dancing dragons on the roof which is made up of ceramic tiles in the 'Jiangnan' style. Title devised by Library staff.
  • House of Tan Yeok Nee wall decoration, 2003 : close-up

    Arts · Streets and Places · M. Ashif Padili
    This is a close up view of the wall decoration at the top of the house of Tan Yeok Nee. Aligned to feng shui principles, it is of Southern Fujian style with curved eaves and roof brackets that is decorated with spectacularly carved mythical beasts. In the centre is an...
  • Hong San See Temple, 2004 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This is a 2004 photograph of Hong San See Temple, located on Mohamed Sultan Road. It was built by Chinese immigrants out of respect for the God of Filial Piety. There are the intricate carvings on the beams, calligraphy and dragon motifs on the columns. Title devised by Library staff.
  • House of Tan Yeok Nee, 2003 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This is a 2003 photograph of the exterior view of the house of Tan Yeok Nee. The short, sweeping stairs lead to the main entrance of the house, as well as the Chinese roof of Southern Fujian style with spectacular mythical beasts. The building was gazetted as a national monument...
  • House of Tan Yeok Nee entrance, 2003 : side view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This is a side view of the entrance to the house showing its unique blend of European and Chinese architecture such as Tuscan wall plaster and Chinese roof. The signage of the villa is in gold letterings. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa entrance : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This is a view of the elaborate structure marking the entrance to Haw Par Villa. It has a multi-layered roof of orange and green tiles and upturned finials. Symbolic flowers and tigers decorate the structure. There are white and red rails on one side of the concrete walkway. Title devised...
  • House of Tan Yeok Nee, 2003 : interior

    Streets and Places · Arts · M. Ashif Padili
    This is an interior view of the house of Tan Yeok Nee, showing the open-air walkway with its distinct bamboo-styled green roof, curved eaves and brackets, bright orange and yellow walls, Chinese lantern-styled hanging lamps, potted plants and a mixture of tiled and stoned pathway. Title devised by Library staff.