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  • Elim Chew [3]

    Personalities
    This is a photograph of local entrepreneur Elim Chew. She is dressed in a purple coat over a light blue shirt. She hands resting on the railing. This is taken indoors. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Elim Chew [2]

    Personalities
    This is a photograph of local entrepreneur Elim Chew. She is dressed in a purple coat over a light-coloured shirt. She clenches both her fists in an encouraging gesture. The location is a boutique. Casual streetwear and accessories are on sale. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Elim Chew [1]

    Personalities
    This is a photograph of local entrepreneur Elim Chew. She is dressed in a purple coat over a light-coloured shirt. The location is a boutique. Casual streetwear and accessories are on sale. Title devised by Library staff.
  • 1983 Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod ; Mr. Wong Kan Seng and award winners ; Guests at a function

    Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Arts · Xinjiapo xiang ling yin yue she
    There are three photographs. The first photograph shows performers on stage at the 1983 Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod, an annual music festival that is held at Llangollen, North Wales. The second photograph shows Mr. Wong Kan Seng posing with a group of six award winners. The third photograph shows a...
  • Award presentation during event that celebrates Lang Jun's birthday (郎君诞), 1997 [2]

    Organisations · Personalities · Arts · Xinjiapo xiang ling yin yue she
    This photograph shows a woman receiving an award on stage during the multisensory banquet organised by Siong Leng Musical Association in 1997. Called the "Celebration of Master Lang Jun Anniversary", the banquet was also a fund raising event. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Award presentation during event that celebrates Lang Jun's birthday (郎君诞), 1997 [1]

    Organisations · Personalities · Arts · Xinjiapo xiang ling yin yue she
    This photograph shows a woman receiving an award on stage during the multisensory banquet organised by Siong Leng Musical Association in 1997. Called the "Celebration of Master Lang Jun Anniversary", the banquet was also a fund raising event. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Mr Foo Chin Hwa receiving prize from Mr Abdul Rahim Ishak

    Personalities · Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    This photograph shows Mr Foo Chin Hwa receiving a prize from Mr Abdul Rahim Ishak, Member of Parliament for Siglap.
  • Kam Kee Yong : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a photograph of Kam Kee Yong, known to many as a composer, violinist, conductor, artist, and, not least, as the father of violinist Kam Ning. Kam is also a prolific artist who paints on a variety of themes. He was awarded the Cultural Medallion Award in 1984 for...
  • Singapore Association for the Blind, 1981 : group photograph

    Arts · Personalities · Events
    This is a photograph of a recipient receiving a certificate during an Award Ceremony for kind deed, by Singapore Association for the Blind, founded in 1951, now known as Singapore Association of the Visually Handicapped (SAVH). Photograph donated by Tan Han Meng and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_237....
  • Dr Wong Meng Voon (黄孟文博士) : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    Shown here is a photograph of Dr. Wong Meng Voon i.e. Huang Mengwen) who is one of Singapore's most well-known Chinese authors. He was the first recipient of the Cultural Medallion in Chinese literature in 1981. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Kuo Pao Kun : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    Shown here is a photograph of Kuo Pao Kun, who made a monumental contribution to Singapore’s literature and theatre. He had written 24 plays, some of which have become classics. He was awarded Cultural Medallion (Drama) in 1990. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chua Ek Kay : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a photograph of Chua Ek Kay (b. 1947, China - d. 2008, Singapore), an artist who has been hailed as the bridge between Asian and Western art. He is the first Chinese ink painter to win the United Overseas Bank Painting of the Year Award (1991). He received...
  • David Lim Kim San : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    Shown here is a photograph of David Lim Kim San, who was conferred the Cultural Medallion in Music in 1979 for his distinguished contributions to the nation. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Goh Beng Kwan : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a photograph of Goh Beng Kwan, a leading second-generation artist in the Singapore’s cultural scene. Goh specialises in mixed media art and was awarded the Cultural Medallion in Visual Arts in 1989 for his artistic contributions to Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Paul Abisheganaden : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a half-length portrait of Paul Abisheganaden, musician and conductor. Paul Abisheganaden was a recipient of the Cultural Medallion for Music in 1986. Title devised by Library staff.
  • S. Varathan : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    Pictured here is Mr. S. Varathan, a National Arts Council Cultural Medallion Recipient in 1984. He formed the Singapore Indian Artistes’ Association, compiled his drama experiences in books, researched on the development of Tamil theatre in Singapore, in addition to taking on the role as an advisor guiding the younger...
  • Chua Soo Bin : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a photograph of Chua Soo Bin (Cai Simin) (b. 1932, Singapore), a photographer who has received accolades for his work in advertising and fashion photography, and especially for his 1980s photographic documentation of the lives of important Chinese ink painters. He is also a well-respected senior gallerist in...
  • Chew Kok Chang : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a half-length portrait of Chew Kok Chang, the recipient of the Cultural Medallion Award 1999 in literature. Besides poetry and mini-novels, Chew has also written and translated children’s literature actively, which includes poems, nursery rhymes, fairy tales and folktales. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Choo Hoey : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a half-length photo shot of Choo Hoey, founder and conductor emeritus of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO). He was also its resident conductor and music director from 1979 to 1996. He was one of the recipients of the inaugural Cultural Medallion in 1979. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Muhammad Ariff bin Ahmad : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a half-length portrait of award-winning writer, editor and former lecturer Muhammad Ariff Ahmad (b. 6 December 1924, Singapore-), a.k.a. Mas, who is a prominent expert and activist of the Malay language and culture in Singapore. A founding member of the esteemed Malay literary club, Asas '50, he had...
  • Ng Eng Teng : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a photograph of Ng Eng Teng, one of the most renowned artists in Singapore. He is remembered for his large-scale sculptures gracing many a public space, and his introspective and whimsical interpretations of humanist themes in the three-dimensional. He was awarded the Cultural Medallion in 1981. Title devised...
  • Phan Wait Hong : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Arts · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    Pictured here is Mdm Phan Wait Hong, Singapore’s most celebrated Beijing opera doyenne and recipient of the 1992 Cultural Medallion (Theatre). Title devised by Library staff.
  • Leong Yoon Pin : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a half portrait of Leong Yoon Pin. Wearing the many hats of composer, educator, and conductor, Leong is mainly known for his role as a composer. He was honoured with the Cultural Medallion in 1982. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Georgette Chen : headshot

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a headshot of Georgette Chen nee Chang Li Ying (b. 1906, Zejiang Province, China - d. 15 March 1993, Singapore). She is considered one of a group of artists to have established the Nanyang style of painting. She is most known for her still life and portraits in...