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  • Lim Bo Seng Memorial, 1960s : general view [2]

    Personalities · Arts · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows Chew Cher Neo standing next to the Lim Bo Seng Memorial. The memorial was unveiled on 29 June 1954. Donated by Chew Cher Neo and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_703. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Queen Elizabeth Walk, 1970s : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This is a photograph depicting a seafront promenade, Queen Elizabeth Walk (Esplanade Park). The Esplanade got its name in 1953 when Elizabeth II became the Queen of England. The paved promenade was a popular spot for families and courting couples who go there to catch the sea breeze and admire...
  • Bidadari Cemetery gates

    Streets and Places · Arts · M. Ashif Padili
    A view of the main gates of the cemetery named after the Istana residence of Sultan Abubakar's wife. There are elaborate decorations on top of the pillars. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Special Operations : Force 136 military office, 2000 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Heirwin M. Nasir
    This is an exterior view of the former Force 136 military office at Fort Siloso, Sentosa. It is a single-storey building with white walls, exposed bricks and a small porch. Also shown is a model of an armed soldier standing guard with a plaque beside him and an artillery gun...
  • Stamford Raffles statue at Singapore River, 2003 : general view [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · M. Ashif Padili
    This is a panoramic view of the statue of Sir Stamford Raffles, located at Singapore River against the background of Clarke Quay with its rows of colourful restored shophouses across the river. A travellers' palm stands on the right of the statue. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bidadari Cemetery gates : close-up

    Streets and Places · Arts · M. Ashif Padili
    Close-up of the main gates of the cemetery with its intricately-designed metal gates, white brick columns and a crest distinctly featuring a lion, which is repeated on the metal gates. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lim Bo Seng Memorial, 1960s : general view [1]

    Personalities · Arts · Streets and Places
    This is a photograph of a couple walking past the Lim Bo Seng memorial as some children take a closer look. The 3.5 m high pagoda was officially unveiled at the Esplanade on 29 June 1954 as a remembrance of the sacrifice the World War II martyr had given for...
  • Lim Bo Seng Memorial, 1970s : general view

    Personalities · Arts · Streets and Places
    This is a photograph depicting two boys posing at the Esplanade. In the background is the Lim Bo Seng Memorial. The monument was built in remembrance of the war hero of Singapore who led the anti-Japanese resistance movement during World War II until he was captured and tortured to death....
  • Former Singapore Badminton Hall, 1992 : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph depicts the former Singapore Badminton Hall at Guillemard Road. The badminton hall was built in 1952 and designed by local architect, Ng Keng Siang. It was recognised by the National Heritage Board in 1999 as a historical site, for hosting the Thomas Cup tournaments, as well as...
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