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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 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 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 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 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 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.
  • Mourners at Chinese funeral at Sago Lane, 1981

    Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1981 photograph shows family mourners kneeling on mats at a Chinese funeral wake, at Sago Lane. Family members of the deceased are garbed in mourning clothes. Some of them wear straw overcoats and hats, while others wear white garments. The different grades of mourning garments correspond with the levels...
  • 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.
  • Taoist priests at a Chinese funeral wake at Sago Lane, 1981

    Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1981 photograph shows some Taoist priests at a Chinese funeral wake at Sago Lane. The priests wearing long, brightly coloured robes with Taoist symbols, like the yin-yang symbols are seen in the middle of the picture. Family members of the deceased kneeling on the ground are only partially visible....
  • Chinese funeral procession, 1970

    Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide reads: “Singapore 6.12.70. South Bridge/Circular Rd”. This 1970 photograph shows a Chinese funeral procession with a band of musicians. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Funeral procession : general view [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows part of a Chinese funeral procession walking along Bras Basah Road. Four bearers wearing funerary dress and headgear are carrying a decorated sedan chair. Several musicians with Chinese gongs are following behind the sedan chair. No date of...
  • 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 : general view [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows part of a funeral procession walking along Bras Basah Road. Some of the people taking part in the procession are wearing straw sandals while others are walking barefoot. No date of creation provided. Title devised by Library staff....
  • Funeral procession, 1983 : general view [3]

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1983 photograph depicts part of a Chinese funeral procession taking place along South Bridge Road. The members of the band are dressed in long white robes over their clothes, carrying Chinese musical instruments like flutes. A hearse elaborately decorated with flags and banners following the musicians is seen on...
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  • 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.
    Reproduction Available
  • 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...
    Reproduction Available
  • 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...
    Reproduction Available