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  • Security seminar at Hilton Hotel in Singapore : general view

    Events · Politics and Government · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a man in a suit speaking at a seminar. This seminar is organised by the Singapore Hotel and Restaurant Association (SHRA) at the Singapore Hilton Hotel. The board above states "Target Crime Rate Zero: A SHRA Search for Total Security in Hotels, Dec 3-4, 1979". Two men...
  • Marina Mandarin Hotel : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph shows the exterior view of the Marina Mandarin Hotel and buildings around it. Title devised by Library staff.
  • The Fullerton Hotel : night view

    Streets and Places · Arts · M. Ashif Padili
    This 2003 photograph shows a view of the Fullerton Hotel at night, highlighting the neoclassical architecture beautifully presented in appropriate lighting. The intricately-designed pillars of the hotel are prominently illuminated by the lights. The name of the hotel can be clearly seen near the top of the building. Title devised...
  • The Fullerton Hotel, 2004 : exterior [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This 2004 photograph shows a view of the exterior of the Fullerton Hotel against a backdrop of skyscrapers. The building was formerly known as the General Post Office. The Merlion statue at the neck of the Singapore River can be seen. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Marina Mandarin Hotel : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph captures a view of the Marina Mandarin Hotel. Title devised by Library staff.
  • New 7th Storey Hotel, 2008 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Economy · Wong, Linus
    This is a 2008 photograph of the New 7th Storey Hotel, located at 229 Rochor Road. The hotel was established in 1953 by the founder, Wee Thiam Siew and was run by the Wee family. The hotel has since been demolished to make way for the extension to the Bugis...
  • Grand Oriental Hotel, Colombo : general view

    Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows the Grand Oriental Hotel, Colombo in British Ceylon. It is located near Colombo Harbour, at the junction of York Street with Leyden Bastion Road. A traditional Ceylon covered bullock cart can be seen in the foreground on the left....
  • Lobby of The Westin Plaza : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the hotel lobby of The Westin Plaza (renamed first to Raffles The Plaza, then to Fairmont Singapore), which is part of the then newly built Raffles City. Hotel staff behind the counter are seen attending to hotel guests on the left, while unused armchairs and sofas fill...
  • Entrance to The Westin Plaza : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph of the porch of The Westin Plaza (renamed first to Raffles The Plaza, then to Fairmont Singapore). It is part of the then, newly built Raffles City. The logo of The Westin Plaza can be seen on the left. Meanwhile, a porter awaits hotel guests. Title...
  • Security seminar at Hilton Hotel in Singapore : close-up

    Events · Politics and Government · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a man in a suit speaking at a seminar. This is a seminar organised by the Singapore Hotel and Restaurant Association (SHRA) at the Singapore Hilton Hotel. The board above states "Target Crime Rate Zero : A SHRA Search for Total Security in Hotels, Dec 3-4, 1979"....
  • The Fullerton Hotel, 2004 : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This 2004 photograph shows an exterior view of the Fullerton Hotel from the Singapore River. The hotel has a neoclassical design with intricately-designed pillars and plaster works. Formerly known as the Fullerton Building, it used to house the General Post Office and several government departments. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hippo bus : side view

    Organisations · Economy · Transportation · Pang, Gerald
    This is a picture of the blue Hippo bus which has the words: "Go Topless Be Hip" printed on it. This Hippotours bus is parked outside the Suntec City Convention Centre. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Crag Hotel, Penang, 1933 : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. Dated 1933, it shows part of the Crag Hotel on Penang Hill and the road leading to the hotel. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
  • Mitre Hotel, 2003 : interior

    Streets and Places · Arts · M. Ashif Padili
    This is a 2003 interior photograph of the Mitre Hotel at Killiney Road. It shows a view of the lobby with assorted upholstered and cane chairs and a bar counter in the background. On the walls are hung the flags of various nations. Title devised by Library staff.
  • The Fullerton Hotel : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This 2004 photograph shows a general view of the Fullerton Hotel with its neoclassical architecture with intricately designed pillars and plaster works. In the background are high-rise buildings of the Central Business District. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Entrance to The Westin Stamford : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph, taken across the street, shows the external façade of The Westin Stamford (now known as Swissotel The Stamford), which is part of the then, newly built Raffles City. Cars are seen lined outside the entrance which has a colossal skylight. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation...
  • Advertisement : close-up

    Economy · Wong, Linus
    This is a photograph of an advertisement in the 1960s, providing information about the New 7th Storey Hotel in Rochor Road. This hotel will be demolished for the construction of the new downtown MRT line. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Marina Mandarin : side view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph shows the main entrance of Marina Mandarin, a five-star hotel located opposite Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Marina Square shopping mall : exterior

    Streets and Places · Economy · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph captures the exterior of the Marina Square shopping mall with its logo. The Mandarin Oriental Hotel can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Marina Mandarin Hotel : exterior [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph captures the exterior of the Marina Mandarin Hotel. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Scarlet Hotel : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Economy · Tay, Lionel
    This is a picture of the Scarlet Hotel located at Erskine Road. Its external façade has been was carefully restored, and the interior redesigned. This row of houses was built in 1924. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hippotours bus : side view

    Organisations · Economy · Transportation · Pang, Gerald
    This is a picture of a colourful yellow Hippotours bus, plying past the Esplanade Mall. The Hippotours buses ply around the civic district route, allow tourists to drop off outside the major places of interest. Title devised by Library staff.
  • The Fullerton Hotel entrance : night view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Heirwin M. Nasir
    This 2003 photograph shows a night view of Fullerton Hotel's main entrance showing the neoclassical design of the building. Two solid square concrete columns dominate the entrance. Above them are circular columns which not only support the ceiling, but are also part of the design. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Westin Stamford hotel lobby, 1986 : interior

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph taken at night of what looks like the first level in Swissotel The Stamford (previously known as The Westin Stamford), which is part of the then, newly built Raffles City. Guests are seen seated on the plush armchairs and sofas in the hotel lobby. An art...