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  • Arab Street in 1953 : night view

    Events · Streets and Places
    This picture shows a banner put up at Arab Street to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953 with the words "Long May She Reign" and "Arab Street Merchants" written on it. Shown too are both sides of the street been decorated and lit up. Photograph donated by...
  • Singpost fridge magnet : close-up [2]

    Arts · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph is a close-up of a refrigerator magnet, depicting the Post Office, circa 1935, now the Fullerton Hotel. It is a replica of a stamp that is valued at $1. This is part of a series sent out through the mail. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Colourful animal-shaped floats on Singapore River : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows colourful floats in the Singapore River, in the shape of animals such as a dolphin, a turtle, a whale, and more. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Tanglin Core, plaque : close up

    Sports and Recreation · Arts · Wong, Lily
    This photographs shows the plaque commemorating the re-developed Tanglin Core of the Singapore Botanic Gardens. The reopening was officiated by Mr. Mah Bow Tan, the Minister for National Development on 6 September 2006. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Coloured ball : close-up

    Streets and Places · Arts · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph captures a juxtaposition of a coloured ball and the backdrop of the city. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singpost fridge magnet : close-up [1]

    Arts · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph is a close-up of a refrigerator magnet, depicting the Post Office. It is a replica of a stamp that is valued at 60 cents. This is part of a series sent out through the mail. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Esplanade walk : side view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Pang, Gerald
    Shown in this photograph are coloured balls that dot the edges of the Esplanade walk. Esplanade Bridge can be seen at the far end. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre in Chinese characters : close-up

    Economy · Communications · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows two Chinese characters "hua sha" written in traditional script. To be read from right to left, the words means "OCBC Centre" and were used as a front signage at the bank's headquarters. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Tattoo on man : rear view

    Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    A man displays his tattooed back for this photograph. His tattoos consist of Chinese characters (同是天涯沦落人, 相逢何必曾相识), animal depictions and a religious deity. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singpost fridge magnet : close-up [3]

    Arts
    This photograph is a close-up of a refrigerator magnet, depicting the Post Office. It is a replica of a stamp that is meant for local addresses only. This is part of a series sent out through the mail. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Red lanterns : side view

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph captures little red lanterns that dot the lane leading to Bugis Street Market. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Botanic Gardens' gate : close-up

    Arts · Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Mok, Joanne
    This photograph is a close-up of the wordings mounted on the entrance gate of the Singapore Botanic Gardens facing Cluny Road. The gate features decorative flower and leave design. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singpost fridge magnet : close-up [4]

    Arts · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph is a close-up of a refrigerator magnet, depicting the Singapore Post Centre. It is a replica of a stamp that is valued at $2. This is part of a series sent out through the mail. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Esplanade walk : side view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Pang, Gerald
    Shown in this photograph are colourful balls that line the Esplanade walkway. Esplanade Bridge can be seen in the far end. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lanterns, 2004 : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Bonny
    This is a close-up of the various colourful lanterns in the shape of birds, animals or objects which children carry during the Mid Autumn Festival. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Food Republic, Suntec City Convention Centre : interior

    Arts · Pang, Gerald
    Shown in this photograph are ornamental table lamps on tables at the Food Republic food court in the Suntec City Convention Centre. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Table lamps, Food Republic : close-up

    Arts · Pang, Gerald
    This is a picture of a series of ornamental table lamps, showcased against a deliberately blurred background. Each gold plated table lamp has three engraved lamp shades. The picture is taken at Food Republic food court, Suntec City Convention Centre. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tattoos : general view

    Arts · Economy · Pang, Gerald
    This picture shows packets of temporary tattoos for sale. The temporary tattoos are selling at $1, $2 and 3 for $5. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Magnetic Singapore : close-up

    Arts · Tay, Lionel
    Shown in this photograph are three fridge magnets: two from Singpost, that came through the mail; and another given out during an exhibition. The 1942 Battlefield Singapore magnet advertises the NAS [National Archives of Singapore] website. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Row of lit lamps : close-up

    Arts · Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph captures artistically blurred lamps in a row. These form some of the decorative elements within the Food Republic at the Suntec City Convention Centre. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Indian handicrafts shop : general view

    Economy · Arts · Pang, Gerald
    Shown in this photograph are the displays of craft items, figurines, wood furniture, drawings and others, for sale at "Celebration of Arts", an Indian handicraft shop. Title devised by Library staff.