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  • Chinese funeral ceremony, mid-1970s

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a Chinese funeral ceremony, taken between 1974 and 1976. It shows a few mourners, including a boy, performing the ritual of crossing the Bridge of Forgetfulness or Nai He Bridge (奈何桥). Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese funeral procession 4, mid-1970s

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a Chinese funeral procession along the shophouses in North Bridge Road, taken between 1974 and 1976. It shows the funeral band in front, followed by stilt walkers and three lorries. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese funeral procession 2: Bus carrying mourners, mid-1970s

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a Chinese funeral procession on the road, taken between 1974 and 1976. Two buses with banners tied to the window grills are carrying mourners. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese funeral procession 2, mid-1970s

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a cortege in a Chinese funeral procession near the Kallang Gas Work, taken between 1974 and 1976. Next-of-kin in their mourning garb and headgear are accompanying the cortege. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese funeral procession 3, mid-1970s

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a Chinese funeral procession, taken between 1974 and 1976. It shows a hearse by Tan Kee Seng company leading the funeral cortege, with the next-of-kin in their mourning garb and headgear following closely behind. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese funeral ceremony, mid-1970s

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a Chinese funeral ceremony, taken between 1974 and 1976. It shows mourners gathering around a replica of the Bridge of Forgetfulness or Nai He Bridge (奈何桥). Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese funeral procession 4, mid-1970s

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a close-up view of cymbal players in uniform, in a Chinese funeral procession along the shophouses in North Bridge Road, taken between 1974 and 1976. In the background can be seen by-standers watching the procession from the road side. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese funeral procession 1, mid-1970s

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a Chinese funeral procession on North Bridge Road, taken between 1974 and 1976. It is led by the funeral band members, few of whom are pushing a big cloth banner. The grey building in the background is Eng Cheong Tower. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese funeral wake, mid-1970s

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a close-up view of wreaths placed along the tent of a Chinese funeral wake, taken between 1974 and 1976. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese funeral ceremony, mid-1970s

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a Chinese funeral ceremony, taken between 1974 and 1976. It shows mourners performing the ritual of crossing the Bridge of Forgetfulness or Nai He Bridge (奈何桥). Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese funeral procession 2: Banner on side of bus, mid-1970s

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a banner on the side of a bus carrying mourners in a Chinese funeral procession, taken between 1974 and 1976. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese funeral procession 4, mid-1970s

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a close-up view of stilt walkers in a Chinese funeral procession along the shophouses in North Bridge Road, taken between 1974 and 1976. Two lorries and the hearse with the next-of-kin followed closely behind. A traffic police officer is seen riding alongside the procession. Title devised by...
  • Chinese funeral procession 1, mid-1970s

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a Chinese funeral procession on North Bridge Road, taken between 1974 and 1976. A group of men in uniform and carrying musical instruments are leading the procession ahead of two lorries bearing the name "Hoe Yew Sia". The grey building in the background is Eng Cheong Tower....
  • Chinese funeral procession 4, mid-1970s

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a Chinese funeral procession along the shophouses in North Bridge Road, taken between 1974 and 1976. It shows a group of stilt walkers followed by two lorries. In the background, the signage "Malay Art Gallery" on one of the shophouses can be seen. A few people can...
  • Chinese funeral wake, mid-1970s

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a street view of a Chinese funeral wake outside a shophouse, taken between 1974 and 1976. It shows a lot of banners hang from the tent and a line of wreaths along the walkway. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese funeral procession 1, mid-1970s

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a Chinese funeral procession near the Kallang Gas Work, taken between 1974 and 1976. It shows the cortege being accompanied by next-of-kin at its side. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese funeral wake, mid-1970s

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a Chinese funeral wake, taken between 1974 and 1976. It shows a tent outside a shophouse, with banners hung all around the tent and condolences wreaths placed on the paved walkway together with some stacked chairs. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese funeral ceremony, mid-1970s

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a Chinese funeral ceremony, taken between 1974 and 1976. It shows mourners following the priest in performing the ritual of crossing the Bridge of Forgetfulness or Nai He Bridge (奈何桥). Title devised by Library staff.
  • 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.