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  • At Merlion Park, early 1970s : full-length portrait

    Politics and Government · Arts · Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of a lady standing next to the small Merlion at the Merlion Park near Clifford Pier. Situated at the mouth of the Singapore River as a tourism symbol, the Merlion cub is 2 m tall and weighs three tonnes. The bigger Merlion weighs 70 tonnes and...
  • Merlion, 2004 : general view

    Arts · Politics and Government · Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    This is a 2004 photograph showing the Merlion, with water spouting from its mouth. It sits on a raised platform on the riverbank against a backdrop of skyscrapers seen in the background. It was created as a mythical half-lion, half-fish icon of Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Merlion, 2004 : side view [1]

    Arts · Politics and Government · Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    This 2004 photograph shows a side view of the Merlion, a national icon of Singapore. At 8.6m high, it rests on top of blue undulating waves, and is made of white concrete. Water spouts from its mouth. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Merlion, 2004 : side view [2]

    Arts · Politics and Government · Tan, Bonny
    This 2004 photograph shows a side view of the Merlion, a national icon of Singapore. At 8.6m high, it rests on top of blue undulating waves, and is made of white concrete. Water spouts from its mouth. Title devised by Library staff.
  • At Merlion Park, 1970s : two people

    Arts · Politics and Government · Geography and Travels · Streets and Places
    This is a photograph of Teng Hwee Tiang's two daughters standing in front of the Merlion cub at Merlion Park, dressed in identical red tops and brown shorts. The Merlion Cub measures two metres high and is located 28 metres behind the Merlion, standing guard at the mouth of the...
  • Merlion, 2007 : general view

    Arts · Politics and Government · Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    This is a 2007 photograph showing the Merlion, with water spouting from its mouth. It sits on a raised platform on the riverbank against a backdrop of skyscrapers seen in the background. It was created as a mythical half-lion, half-fish icon of Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Merlion, facing sea : side view

    Politics and Government · Arts · Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph shows the side view of the Merlion, a half beast, half fish mythical icon, spraying water into the sea. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Merlion Park, 1970s : general view

    Arts · Politics and Government · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph depicts the Merlion cub, at the Merlion Park near Clifford Pier. The smaller part-fish, part-lion icon is 2 m high and weighs three tonnes. In the background is the bigger Merlion which weighs 70 tonnes and is 8.6 m high. They are situated at the mouth of the...
  • The Merlion, signboard : general view

    Arts · Politics and Government · Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    This is a 2007 photograph showing a back view of the Merlion, with a signage in the foreground reminding people to watch out for the steps. The signage is in three languages: English, Chinese and Japanese. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Half-beast, half-fish : side view

    Politics and Government · Arts · Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph shows the side view of the Merlion, a half beast, half fish mythical icon, spraying water into the sea. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Merlion and Fullerton Hotel : panoramic view

    Politics and Government · Arts · Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph shows the Merlion, a half beast, half fish mythical icon. The Fullerton Hotel can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Merlion and skyline, 2007 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Politics and Government · Pang, Gerald
    This is a 2007 photograph showing the Merlion, a half-beast, half-fish mythical icon, with the city skyline in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Merlion and construction cranes : side view

    Politics and Government · Arts · Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph shows the Merlion, against a backdrop of construction cranes; out nation building literally still in progress. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Merlion spouting water, 2004 : side view

    Arts · Politics and Government · Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    This is a 2004 photograph depicting a side view of the Merlion, a half-beast, half-fish mythical icon, spouting a long stream of water into the Singapore River. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Merlion, 2007 : close-up

    Arts · Politics and Government · Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    This is a 2007 photograph showing a close-up of the Merlion, a 'half-beast, half-fish' mythical icon. Water spouts from its mouth. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Ulysses by the Merlion, Thumboo's poem : general view

    Politics and Government · Arts · Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    Shown in this photograph is a display board showcasing Edwin Thumboo's poem, Ulysses by the Merlion, 1977. Behind the display board is the Merlion, a half-beast, half-fish mythical icon, with tall buildings in the background. Title devised by Library staff.