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  • 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 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...
  • Family members of deceased, 1971

    Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows the family members of a deceased taking photo before the hearse leave for the cemetery. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Funeral procession : general view [3]

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows an elaborately decorated hearse drawn by two black horses, as part of a Chinese funeral procession along Bras Basah Road. No date of creation provided. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
  • Funeral procession, 1920 : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a Baba funeral at Neil Road. Seen in front of a row of Peranakan houses is a well decorated hearse with a group of mourners standing in front of it. Photograph donated by Loo Say Chong and displayed at Heritage Roadshow 2007. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Funeral procession band : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph depicts a Chinese funeral procession taking place along South Bridge Road. A band is walking in front of the hearse and playing funeral songs. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Funeral procession, 1983 : general view [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1983 photograph depicts part of a Chinese funeral procession taking place along South Bridge Road. The hearse is elaborately decorated with embroidered flags and banners, and bears the name of the undertaker (Ang Chin Huat Undertaker). A framed picture of the deceased is placed atop the hearse in between...
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  • Funeral procession, 1983 : general view [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1983 photograph depicts part of a Chinese funeral procession taking place along South Bridge Road. Two costumed performers wearing big-headed masks are leading the procession. A hearse elaborately decorated with flags and banners following the performers is seen on the left of the picture. A band of musicians dressed...
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