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  • Melrose Abbey, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows a general view of the Melrose Abbey, located at the Scottish Borders, Scotland. Founded in 1136 by Cistercian order in Melrose, the monastery is now in ruins. The roof is covered in moss, with grass overgrown amongst the tombstones on the monastery's burial grounds. The postcard bears...
  • Westminster Abbey & St. Margaret's Church, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows a general view of the Westminster Abbey and St. Margaret's Church, located in London, England. The St. Margaret's Church is on the left and the Westminster Abbey on the right. The Palace of Westminster can be seen partially seen in the middle, in the background. Several pedestrians...
  • Melrose Abbey, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Melrose Abbey, postcard". A message in black ink is handwritten on the divided back of the postcard. Dated "19/7/22 10pm", the postcard is written to "Miss B. N. Song". The writer writes to share about their travels to Melrose Abbey and Abbotsford,...
  • House of Parliament & Westminster Abbey, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "House of Parliament & Westminster Abbey, postcard". A message in black ink is handwritten on the divided back postcard. Dated "1/11/22", the postcard is addressed to "Miss P. N. Song" by "your humble SIL & dear B.". The writer writes about the...
  • Westminster Abbey & St. Margaret's Church, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    This image shows the back of the postcard "Westminster Abbey & St. Margaret's Church, postcard". A message in black ink is handwritten on the divided back of the postcard. Dated "27/9/22", the postcard is written by "T. Ku" to "Miss Darling Song". The writer writes of their attempts to buy...
  • House of Parliament & Westminster Abbey, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows the Houses of Parliament in London. The Elizabeth Tower (or the Big Ben) is on the extreme left of the picture, while the Westminster Abbey is on the extreme right. Pedestrians, automobiles and horse carriages can also be seen in the foreground. The postcard bears the caption...
  • Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple, 1980s

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple (观音堂佛祖庙), located at 178 Waterloo Street. Seen here is the entrance, which comprises a large central gateway flanked by two smaller gates on either side. Throngs of devotees can be seen entering the temple. There are some street vendors along the...
  • North Bridge Road, near Sultan Mosque, 1987

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a stretch of North Bridge Road. Two- and three-storey shophouses are built on both sides of the road, which are mostly used for commercial purposes. The mosque on the left is Masjid Sultan (Sultan Mosque). Seen in the far distance are Raffles City and OUB Centre. The...
  • Prinsep Street Presbyterian Church : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows Prinsep Street Presbyterian Church, with its distinctive red brick façade. The church was founded in 1843. It was first named Malay Chapel, in recognition of Reverend Benjamin Peach Keasberry's contribution to the Malay community. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dong Shan Temple : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows Dong Shan Temple/长秀威灵东山联合庙 at no. 358 Yishun Avenue 3. The main entrance of the temple has a traditional Chinese architecture, with sculptures of dragons on the roof. The compound of the temple is sheltered by red-and-white canopy. There are two stone lions guarding the entrance. Title...
  • Singapore Buddhist Youth Mission, statue : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a statue of the Goddess of Mercy on a dragon. The statue is one of the many statues found at the Singapore Buddhist Youth Mission. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chwee Kang Beo Temple, doorway : close-up

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a doorway at Chwee Kang Beo Temple (水江庙) or Temple by the River, with doors carved with sculptures of Chinese deities. It is believed that the Chinese deities would stop evil spirits from entering, thus the name "Guardians of the Temple" or "Door God" (门神). Title...
  • Masjid Abdul Gafoor, façade and minarets : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows the elaborately decorated façade of Masjid Abdul Gafoor (Abdul Gafoor Mosque). Some architectural features seen include Corinthian pilasters and minarets. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sakya Tenphel Ling : general view

    Organisations · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the Sakya Tenphel Ling (The Singapore Buddha Sasana Society) building. It is located at 5 Pasir Ris Drive 4. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Toa Payoh, Chinese temple : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows Seu Teck Sean Tong (修德善堂) temple which is located at 2 Toa Payoh Lorong 6. The temple was established by several local philanthropists in 1949. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sri Siva Durga Temple : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows Sri Siva Durga Temple, located at 8 Potong Pasir Avenue 2. First established in 1906, the temple was shifted thrice before being relocated to its present site in 1982. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Church of Saints Peter and Paul : interior [3]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the nave of the Church of Saints Peter and Paul, a Roman Catholic church located at no. 225A Queen Street. There are rows of benches at both sides, and the altar and stained glass windows at the far end of the interior of the church. Title...
  • Cathedral of the Good Shepherd signage : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a sign for the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd, located at the junction of Victoria Street and Bras Basah Road. The sign provides information on the daily schedule for services. A partial view of the North Transept can be seen in the background. Title devised by...
  • Masjid Angullia, entrance : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows the main entrance to Masjid Angullia (Angullia Mosque). A large signboard hangs over the entranceway, reminding visitors to say a prayer when entering the mosque. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Masjid Sultan, 2010 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows Masjid Sultan (Sultan Mosque), a national monument gazetted in 1975. Built in 1928 by Denis Santry, it is considered as one of the most important mosques in Singapore. The windows have an arch-shaped design, and there is a qubba at the top of the mosque. Two...
  • Thian Hock Keng Temple signage : close-up

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a sign for Thian Hock Keng Temple, located at the temple's main entrance at Telok Ayer Street. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Ban Siew San Temple : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This is a 2009 photograph showing a partial view of Ban Siew San Temple located at 2 Telok Blangah Drive. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Foo Hai Ch'an Monastery : interior

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the inner hall of Foo Hai Ch'an Monastery. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hong San See temple, ceiling : close up [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the details of the timber beam in the middle hall of the Hong San See temple (风山寺). The are intricate carvings, with two dragon sculptures, as well as a black board with traditional Chinese art on it. Hong San See temple is located at no. 31...