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  • Rhythm and Verses, masterpieces of Persian calligraphy : profile

    Events · Arts · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a photograph of Yatiman Yusof looking at a collection of Persian calligraphy. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Title devised by Library staff.
  • First NUS Festival of Arts 1998, Pan Shou and Singapore Culture : group photograph [2]

    Events · Arts · Personalities · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a photograph of Edwin Thumboo posing with two other men at the First NUS Festival of Arts in 1998. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Title devised by Library staff.
  • First NUS Festival of the Arts press conference : group photograph [2]

    Events · Arts · Personalities · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a photograph of calligrapher Pan Shou holding a brush in his hand and getting ready to start on his calligraphy at the press conference held to publicise the first NUS Festival of Arts in 1998. He is being watched by three other men among whom is Edwin Thumboo....
  • Calligrapher, 1970s : front view [1]

    Arts · Personalities · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a Chinese calligrapher working on his craft. Calligraphers were among the five-foot-way traders who conducted their businesses along shophouse walk-ways which were five feet wide. Such calligraphy stalls were commonly found in areas such as Chinatown. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Calligrapher : profile

    Personalities · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This black and white photograph shows the profile of a Chinese calligrapher writing auspicious Chinese verses for sale. His works are displayed on the wall behind him. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Chinese calligraphers at work, 1960s : general view

    Personalities · Arts · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows two Chinese calligraphers at work along a five-foot-way during the 1960s in Singapore. They are surrounded by their work which are hung on the walls. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lim Tze Peng : half-length portrait

    Personalities
    This is a headshot photograph of Lim Tze Peng, recipient of the Cultural Medallion in 2003. He first established his art practice in the early 1950s with a series of oil painting on Chinese junks. He is best known for the significant number of Chinese ink drawings and paintings of...
  • First NUS Festival of Arts 1998, Pan Shou and Singapore Culture : group photograph [1]

    Personalities · Arts · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    Shown in this photograph is Pan Shou posing with his calligraphic work in a group photograph taken at the first NUS Festival of Arts in 1998. Pictured standing next to him is Edwin Thumboo. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Title devised by...
  • First NUS Festival of Arts 1998, Pan Shou and Singapore Culture : group photograph [3]

    Events · Arts · Personalities · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a group photograph taken at the first NUS Festival of Arts in 1998 and shown seated in the front row are Edwin Thumboo, NUS Deputy Vice Chancellor Chong Chi Tat and the calligrapher, Pan Shou. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB....
  • Rhythm and Verses, masterpieces of Persian calligraphy : group photograph

    Events · Arts · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a photograph of a group of people walking. They include Edwin Thumboo, Mahathir bin Mohamad and Shih Choon Fong. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Calligrapher : front view

    Personalities · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    A bespectacled calligrapher is shown in this black and white photograph, seated at a table writing auspicious Chinese verses for sale. His works are displayed all around him. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • First NUS Festival of the Arts press conference : group photograph [1]

    Events · Personalities · Arts · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a photograph of calligrapher Pan Shou posing with his work at the press conference held to publicise the first NUS Festival of the Arts. Standing next to him is Edwin Thumboo who is shown holding the scroll with three other guests. This photograph is part of the collection...
  • Calligrapher, 1970s : front view [2]

    Personalities · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This 1970s photograph shows a Chinese calligrapher at work. Calligraphers were among the five-foot-way traders and craftsmen who conducted their business along shophouse walk-ways which were five feet wide. Such calligraphy stalls were commonly found in areas such as Chinatown. Physical dimensions of original: 13 x 10 cm. Title devised...
  • Pan Shou at the first NUS Festival of Arts 1998 : profile

    Personalities · Arts · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a photograph of calligrapher Pan Shou working on a piece of calligraphy with spectators around him at the first NUS Festival of Arts in 1998. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Calligrapher cum fortune-teller : front view

    Personalities · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    A bespectacled calligrapher is shown in this black and white photograph, seated at a table writing auspicious Chinese verses for sale. His works are displayed all around him. He is also a fortune teller. On the table and in front of it are advertisements of his services. Title devised by...