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  • Son of owner of Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill at the factory

    Economy · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in the 1950s this photograph shows Ng Siew Hock, third son of Ng Boon Huay, at the sawmill factory. Ng Boon Huay...
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [16]

    Sports and Recreation
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It shows a Chinese gentleman in suit accompanied by three men viewing chessboards on display. He is touching one of the boards and sharing a light moment with his companions. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [15]

    Sports and Recreation
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It shows a Chinese gentleman in suit accompanied by a few men. He is viewing chessboards on display and touching one of the pieces. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 4) [23]

    Personalities · Arts · Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 4) collection. It was taken during the opening ceremony of Queenstown Branch Library on 30 April 1970. The ceremony started at 8.15pm. This shows five young ladies in traditional Chinese costume dancing on the stage. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Woman and child at playground, Circuit Road

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a Chinese woman and a little boy at a playground located in a Housing and Development Board (HDB) housing estate on Circuit Road. The woman is sitting on the edge of a merry-go-round, while the boy is standing on it in the centre. In the background is...
  • Chinese man posing for a photograph

    Personalities · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a Chinese man seated on a bench, posing for a photograph. He is dressed in a short-sleeved shirt and dark pants. In the far distance is a water catchment area. No creation date provided. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese woman and girl, 1987

    Personalities · Geography and Travels · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a Chinese woman and a girl posing for a photograph outdoors. They are standing in front of what seems to be a large canvas, which has a big bumblebee, yellow bridge and shophouses painted on it. Potted plants are placed on the ground. The bumblebee is probably...
  • Boy in a kampung at Jalan Ulu Sembawang, 1980s

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a Chinese boy and a brown dog, standing under a tree. They are in a kampung at Jalan Ulu Sembawang. The boy is dressed simply in a light blue T-shirt, dark blue shorts, and a pair of slippers. The photograph was taken in the 1980s. Date of...
  • Chinese man at Springtime Boating Lake

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a Chinese man posing for a photograph in front of a shed located at Springtime Boating Lake, Jurong. The shed has a sign with the name of the lake displayed in English, Chinese (春天划船湖), Malay (Tasek Bēkolek Musim Bunga) and Tamil. No creation date provided. Title devised...
  • Visitors at Tang Dynasty City [3]

    Sports and Recreation · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a Chinese woman posing for a photograph on a street at Tang Dynasty City (also known as Tang Dynasty Village). The street is lined with buildings with traditional Chinese architectural features. Tang Dynasty City is a theme park located in Jurong. No creation date provided. Title devised...
  • Chinese man at Jurong Lake jetty

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a Chinese man posing for a photograph at Jurong Lake, a freshwater lake located in the western region of Singapore. He is standing on a wooden jetty. Next to him a little girl squats on the edge of the jetty, looking out to the lake. In the...
  • A couple at Mount Faber Park

    Sports and Recreation · Personalities · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a Chinese couple posing for a photograph at Mount Faber Park. The park is located in the Bukit Merah area. In the background is the south-western coast of Singapore. No creation date provided. Title devised by Library staff.
  • A Chinese girl in yellow dress, 1987

    Personalities · Geography and Travels · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a Chinese girl posing for a photograph outdoors. Dressed in a yellow frock, she is standing in front of what seems to be a large canvas, which has a big bumblebee, yellow bridge and shophouses painted on it. Potted plants are placed on the ground. The bumblebee...
  • Visitors at Tang Dynasty City [2]

    Sports and Recreation · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a Chinese woman posing for a photograph at Tang Dynasty City (also known as Tang Dynasty Village). Behind her, a group of visitors are posing for a group photograph. In the background are a high wall and a gate tower with traditional Chinese architectural features. Tang Dynasty...
  • Woman and boy in a kampung at Jalan Ulu Sembawang, 1980s

    Personalities · Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a Chinese woman and a little boy posing for a photograph in a kampung at Jalan Ulu Sembawang. Behind them are laundry and cushions propped on chairs put out in the sun to dry. In the background are some single-storey wooden houses with zinc roofs. The houses...
  • Sentosa monorail, 1992

    Sports and Recreation · Transportation · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a Chinese man carrying a small boy, at a monorail station located in the western part of Sentosa. Dressed in T-shirts and shorts, they are standing next to a stationary train, near the driver's cab. The photograph was taken in 1992. Date of creation estimated. Title devised...
  • Couple posing at City Hall entrance, 1987

    Personalities · Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a Chinese couple posing on the steps leading to the entrance of City Hall. Colourful vertical flags decorated the fluted Corinthian columns, in celebration of National Day. In the foreground (left corner), a little girl looks on. City Hall is located at 3 St. Andrew's Road. The...
  • Man posing at National Theatre

    Personalities · Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a Chinese man standing next to railings, posing for a photograph. He is dressed in a short-sleeved shirt and dark pants. Partially visible in the background is the National Theatre, seen here with its five-pointed façade. No creation date provided. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese man and woman at Seletar Reservoir

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Arts · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a Chinese man and woman posing for a photograph at Seletar Reservoir. They are standing in front of the viewing tower. At 18m tall, the tower provides a panoramic view of the surroundings. No creation date provided. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese woman and boy at Queen Elizabeth Walk, 1987

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a Chinese woman and boy posing for a photograph at Queen Elizabeth Walk, a promenade. In the background is the statue of Merlion, which stands at the mouth of Singapore River. A partial view of Fullerton Building and Anderson Bridge can be seen on the upper right...
  • Chinese couple in wedding gown at Chinese Garden, 1982 [3]

    Personalities · Arts · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows a Chinese couple in their wedding gown having their photo taken at the Chinese Garden. The best man can be seen standing some distance away from them. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese bride in traditional costume, 1972

    Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1972 photograph shows a Chinese bride dressed in tradition wedding costume sitting on a chair posing for a photo with another lady in Chinatown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese boy playing mahjong, 1970 : close-up

    Geography and Travels · Sports and Recreation · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1970 photograph shows a Chinese boy playing mahjong at Hock Lam Street while another boy looks on. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese couple in wedding gown at Chinese Garden, 1982 [1]

    Personalities · Arts · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows a Chinese couple in their wedding gown having their photo taken at the Chinese Garden. Title devised by Library staff.