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  • Family portrait of Mdm Teng Hwee Tiang, 1947 : group photograph

    Arts · Heritage and Culture
    This is a portrait of Teng Hwee Tiang's family. Standing with them on the extreme left is an Indian man, the family's God uncle. The men are dressed in long sleeved shirts and dress pants, while the two ladies wear samfoos. This photograph was taken in a studio. Photograph donated...
  • Family posing at National Theatre, 1979 : group photograph [1]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Arts · Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of a mother and her three children outside the National Theatre at River Valley Road. The mother is standing on a grass verge, while her daughters and son are seated on the grass in front of her. Photograph donated by Neo Siok Leng and displayed at...
  • Hakka cemetery at Holland Road, 1956 or 1957 : group photograph

    Arts · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture
    An elderly man is shown posing with two boys at a Hakka cemetery at Holland Road. There are trees and vegetation in the background. Photograph donated by Chan Ser Poon, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_144. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Posing at Chinese Garden, 1970s : two people

    Arts · Geography and Travels · Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This is a photograph of a woman and a child at the Chinese Garden. Built in 1975, the Chinese Garden is modelled along the northern Chinese imperial style of architecture and landscaping. Photograph donated by Tan Geok Neo and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_245. Title devised by Library...
  • Haw Par Villa sculpture, 1974 : two people

    Sports and Recreation
    A woman with a child in her arms are shown standing in front of the statue of a Chinese legend at Haw Par Villa. The oriental theme park (once known as Tiger Balm Gardens)was built in 1937 and is famed for depicting moral tales and Chinese legendary stories. Photograph donated...
  • Hong Lim Park, 1966 : group photograph

    Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels
    This is a portrait of Mrs Chang's family at Hong Lim Park, located near Chinatown, which is Singapore's first public garden. Donated by Chang Heng Soon and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_678. Title devised by Library staff
  • Yew Tee Village, 1976 : group photograph [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture
    This is a photograph of a man lifting up a toddler, with a child standing next to him. In the background are kampong houses. The appealing side to rural life was the carefree lifestyle and communal spirit among kampong dwellers. Photograph donated by Low Soi Moi and displayed at the...
  • Peter Shoe Company, 1960s : group photograph

    Geography and Travels · Economy · Heritage and Culture
    A Chinese man is seen posing with three children in a shoe shop. They are seated on wooden stools at Peter Shoe Company at 71 Middle Road. Seen in the background are pairs of men's shoes which are placed neatly in a display cabinet. Photograph donated by Liew Moy Yin,...
  • Family portrait at Lim Chu Kang pig farm, 1978 : group photograph

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Economy
    This is a 1978 photograph of a woman and four grinning children posing at the Lim Chu Kang Pig Farm. The rearing of pigs has been phased out and in its place is the Hay Dairies, a goat farm which sells pasteurised and homogenised goats' milk. Photograph donated by Tan...
  • Tanglin Road, 1972 : two people

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Heritage and Culture
    This is a photograph of a lady and a child at Tanglin Road, taken during Chinese New Year. The background depicts the simplicity and rustic living in the 1970s. Photograph donated by Dorothy Seah Lee Khim and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_242. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Nanyang University, 1960s : group photograph [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This is a group photograph taken on the steps outside the Faculty of Commerce at Nanyang University. The faculty name in Chinese can be seen on the building. Donated by Patricia Lee, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_141. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Family portrait, 1973 : group photograph

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a young Chinese woman holding a grinning toddler in her arms, together with five children, all crammed closely together posing for a photograph, at Mei Ling Street in Queenstown. Photograph donated by Tan Siew Chin, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_202. Title devised by Library...
  • Family posing at National Theatre, 1965 : group photograph

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This is a photograph of the grandparents of Jerroy, with their four children taken outside the National Theatre, located at River Valley Road. The two girls and the two boys are seated on a bench, while their parents are standing behind the bench. Donated by Chang Wei Jie Jerroy and...
  • Studio portrait, 1934 : group photograph

    Arts · Heritage and Culture
    Posed photo of two Chinese women with four children taken at a studio, complete with props. Such black-and-white, formal studio shots capture the significant milestones of Singaporeans' lives, such as new additions to the family with the arrival of a baby, graduations or weddings. Photograph donated by Teo Gee Lan...
  • Nanyang University, 1960s : group photograph [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph shows a man with two children posing on the steps of the Arts Faculty building at Nanyang University. The faculty name in Chinese can be seen on the building. Donated by Patricia Lee, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_140. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Yew Tee Village, 1976 : group photograph [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture
    This is a photograph of a woman carrying a child, posing with five other children outside a kampong house at Yew Tee Village. The photograph depicts the carefree and rustic atmosphere of rural life. Photograph donated by Low Soi Moi and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_437. Title devised...
  • Child in Chinatown : general view

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture
    This 1992 photograph shows a small girl with adults walking in the Chinatown shophouse five-footway. Title devised by Library staff.
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