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  • VIPs at OCBC Centre inauguration : general view [1]

    Events · Personalities · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a group of men during the OCBC Centre inauguration. Sitting third from left is Tan Sri Tan Chin Tuan. Nicknamed Mr OCBC, he was a prominent Peranakan philanthropist and was often credited as the man who built the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC). To his left are Harry...
  • Arrival of the Sea Belle II : the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Events · Economy · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection, taken at the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock on 14 February 1938. The photograph shows the Governor’s official yacht, Sea Belle II arriving at the dock. Sir Shenton Thomas, the Governor and High Commissioner, can be seen standing...
  • Industrial construction, 1960s : general view [5]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This picture shows four men standing under the shade of a tree at an industrial construction site. Three of them seem to be deep in discussion whilst one is seen smoking a pipe. Photograph donated by Chua Ai Lin and displayed at Heritage Roadshow 2007. Date of creation estimated. Title...
  • Enjoying satay at the roadside : close-up

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a customer eating satay while sitting on a stool at a roadside. He is using the hawker's basket as a table. The hawker is attending to the other basket where sticks of satay are being grilled. The itinerant hawker would sling the two baskets between a pole...
  • Industrial construction, 1960s : panoramic view

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This 1960s photograph shows a panoramic view of an industrial construction site. Photograph donated by Chua Ai Lin and displayed at Heritage Roadshow 2007. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Financial centre : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is an aerial view of the central business district and financial centre with its towering buildings located between the Singapore River and Marina Bay. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Inspection of parade at the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang : general view

    Personalities · Events · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. This was taken during the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock on 14 February 1938. It shows the Governor, Sir Shenton Thomas (in dark uniform) inspecting the Guard of Honour, and the Royal Marine Band. Title devised by Library...
  • Industrial construction, 1960s : general view [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This picture shows four men standing under the shade of a tree at an industrial construction site. They look as though they are discussing something. On the right is a steam roller and on the left, a truck is seen passing by. Photograph donated by Chua Ai Lin and displayed...
  • The opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang : night view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Events · Economy · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection, taken at the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock on 14 February 1938. It shows a night view of the caisson of the graving dock. The illuminated aircraft carrier H.M.S. Eagle and other naval ships are seen in the...
  • Ice cream vendor : general view

    Economy · Pang, Gerald
    Shown in this photograph is an ice cream vendor, near Merlion Park. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Financial centre : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This slide shows a panoramic view of the financial centre focusing on some of the tall buildings that house banks and financial institutions. The building in the centre is the former Treasury Building. It later became Temasek Tower before becoming known as 8 Shenton Way. Title devised by Library staff.
  • The opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang : general view [8]

    Events · Streets and Places · Economy · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. This was taken during the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock on 14 February 1938. It shows various guests after the ceremony. The three dark figures at the front on the right and the two on the left are...
  • A ship sails into the King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang : general view

    Streets and Places · Organisations · Events · Economy · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection, taken at the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock on 14 February 1938. The photograph shows H. M. S. Duncan about to enter the dock and moor. Naval ratings are waiting to take the mooring lines. Crowds of invited...
  • The opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang on 14 February 1938 : side view

    Events · Streets and Places · Economy · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows Governor Sir Shenton Thomas (in dark uniform) on the podium, officiating at the opening ceremony of the King George VI Graving Dock. In the background, the Guard of Honour and the stern of the Governor's yacht, Sea Belle II...
  • Pasir Panjang Power Station, 1960s : general view

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This 1960s photograph shows a general view of the Pasir Panjang Power Station. Flats next to the power station, in the foreground of the image, are quarters for employees of the power station. Cylindrical storage tanks on Pulau Bukom can be seen in the background. Photograph donated by Chua Ai...
  • The Governor and his entourage on the 2nd deck : the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Events · Economy · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection, taken at the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock on 14 February 1938. It shows part of the Governor’s yacht, Sea Belle II arriving at the dock. Governor Sir Shenton Thomas (in dark uniform) is seen on the second...
  • Industrial construction, 1960s : general view [4]

    Economy
    This picture shows two men walking away from an incomplete semi-circular structure at an industrial construction site. Photograph donated by Chua Ai Lin and displayed at Heritage Roadshow 2007.
  • The opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang (view from the opposite side of the dock) : general view [1]

    Events · Streets and Places · Economy · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a section of the dockside before the arrival of the Governor, during the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock on 14 February 1938. Some sailors forming part of the Guard of Honour can be seen, as well...
  • Industrial construction, 1960s : general view [1]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This picture shows an industrial construction site. Photograph donated by Chua Ai Lin and displayed at Heritage Roadshow 2007. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • The opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang : general view [4]

    Events · Streets and Places · Economy · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection, taken at the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock on 14 February 1938. A civilian in a dark suit is seen on the podium, making an official speech. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
  • The opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang : general view [1]

    Events · Streets and Places · Economy · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection, taken at the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock on 14 February 1938. The photograph shows the caissons opening, prior to the arrival of Governor and High Commissioner, Sir Shenton Thomas in his official yacht, Sea Belle II. The...
  • Industrial construction, 1960s : general view [3]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This picture shows the back view of a man looking at an industrial construction site on a hill slope. Photograph donated by Chua Ai Lin and displayed at Heritage Roadshow 2007. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • The opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang : general view [2]

    Events · Streets and Places · Economy · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection, taken at the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock on 14 February 1938. The photograph shows the Governor, Sir Shenton Thomas (in dark uniform) on the podium, declaring the dock officially open. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed...