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  • Wooden shutters of a shoe shop, 1960s : two people

    Arts · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture
    A young girl is seen carrying her little brother outside her father's shoe shop at 71 Middle Road. The siblings are standing along the five-foot-way, near the wooden shutters of the shop. The shop owner had to slot in the wooden planks one piece at a time at the end...
  • Family portrait of Mdm Teng Hwee Tiang, 1947 : group photograph

    Arts · Heritage and Culture
    This is a portrait of Teng Hwee Tiang's family. Standing with them on the extreme left is an Indian man, the family's God uncle. The men are dressed in long sleeved shirts and dress pants, while the two ladies wear samfoos. This photograph was taken in a studio. Photograph donated...
  • Sister and brother in Jurong East, 1967 : front view

    Arts · Transportation · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture
    This is a photograph of donor Michael's mother and uncle, posing for a photograph, outside a parked car along a road, in Jurong East. Donated by Tan Yong Heng Michael and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_682. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Family posing at National Theatre, 1979 : group photograph [1]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Arts · Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of a mother and her three children outside the National Theatre at River Valley Road. The mother is standing on a grass verge, while her daughters and son are seated on the grass in front of her. Photograph donated by Neo Siok Leng and displayed at...
  • Volunteers outside Delta Community Centre in 1973 : group photograph

    Community and Social Services · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture
    This is a group photograph of volunteers taken outside the Delta Community Centre. Some of them are wearing uniform T-shirts. The front row of volunteers are displaying their certificates. Photograph donated by Tay Phuay Hwee and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hakka cemetery at Holland Road, 1956 or 1957 : group photograph

    Arts · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture
    An elderly man is shown posing with two boys at a Hakka cemetery at Holland Road. There are trees and vegetation in the background. Photograph donated by Chan Ser Poon, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_144. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Childhood photo taken at Ming Ngai Studio, 1947 : full-length potrait

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Heritage and Culture
    This is a photograph of donor Tang Kian Cheong as a little boy, taken at Ming Ngai Studio, located at no. 189, Jalan Besar. He is wearing large spectacles and standing next to a pot of flowers with the figurine of a medium-sized dog in the foreground. Such photographic studios...
  • Siblings, 1979 : two people

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture
    This is a photograph of a brother and sister sitting on plastic stools at home in an HDB flat. Beside them is an old square base cradle telephone. Floor tiles, popular with home owners in the 1970s, typically featured a simple repeated motif. Photograph donated by Rachel Tan Swee Koon...
  • Young girl posing at Cheang Wan Seng Place, 1980 : full-length portrait

    Geography and Travels · Transportation · Arts · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a little girl posing next to a motorcycle outside a house at Cheang Wan Seng Place. Donated by Mary Lim, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_039. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Nuns praying in temple, 1975 : group photograph

    Heritage and Culture
    This is a photograph of nuns chanting prayers in the prayer hall of a temple in Tanjong Pagar. While some are seen reciting from memory, others have to refer to the prayer book. Photograph donated by Ho Seng Huat and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_400. Title devised by...
  • Childhood photo taken at Ming Ngai Studio, before 1947 : half-length portrait

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Heritage and Culture
    This is a photograph of donor Tang Kian Cheong when he was a few months old, taken at Ming Ngai Studio, located at no. 189, Jalan Besar. He is seen sitting in a toy car with both hands on the steering wheel. Such photographic studios offering portrait-taking services for individual...
  • Singapore General Hospital, 1975 : group photograph [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture
    This is a 1975 photograph of a group of friends posing at Singapore General Hospital. Donated by Gan Hee Yeow, at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_002. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore Association for the Blind, 1981 : group photograph

    Arts · Personalities · Events
    This is a photograph of a recipient receiving a certificate during an Award Ceremony for kind deed, by Singapore Association for the Blind, founded in 1951, now known as Singapore Association of the Visually Handicapped (SAVH). Photograph donated by Tan Han Meng and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_237....
  • Posing at Kampong Mata Ikan in Changi, between 1967-1968 : two people

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture
    This is a photograph of Tan Peck Lian with her mother at Kampung Mata Ikan, a Malay village, off Upper Changi Road. Photograph donated by Tan Peck Lian, at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_648. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Outside a shoe shop, 1960 : general view

    Arts · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture
    This is a picture of two girls, dressed in their Sunday best, posing outside a shoe shop at 71 Middle Road. Seen in the background is an open drain along a five-foot-way. Dated 28 Jan 1960, this photograph was donated by Liew Moy Yin, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow...
  • School bus at old Clementi Road, 1971 : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture
    Mother of donor Michael, poses for a photograph, seated in the driver's seat of a school bus, at old Clementi Road. Donated by Tan Yong Heng Michael and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_683. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lim Chu Kang Village, 1978 : group photograph

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture
    This is a photograph of a group of children posing outside a kampong house at Lim Chu Kang Village. The photograph depicts the carefree and rustic atmosphere of rural life. Photograph donated by Low Soi Moi and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_439. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sembawang Kampong, 1980s : two people

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture
    This is a photograph of two young boys in a kampong at Jalan Ulu Sembawang. This photograph depicts rural living in the 70s. The villages were demolished to make way for new developments from 1970 onwards. Photograph donated by Tang Kian Cheong and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_297....
  • Kampong life in Jalan Ulu Sembawang, 1980s : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Sports and Recreation · Heritage and Culture
    This is a photograph of a young boy on a bicycle in front of a stretch of open land where Kampong Jalan Ulu Sembawang was located . In the background are some zinc-roof wooden houses. "Kampung" is the Malay word for village, and before the advent of modernization in Singapore,...
  • Fortune teller : group photograph

    Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Pang, Gerald
    This is a picture of a crowd listening to a Chinese fortune teller. Title devised by Library staff.
  • St. Andrew’s Cathedral : group photograph

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a group photograph taken within the cathedral. It is most probably of the cathedral choir, after Choirmaster Edwin Brown recruited ladies as choir members. A notice titled "St. Andrew’s Cathedral Clothing Shop" is seen on the notice board in...
  • Birthday celebration, 1957 or 1958 : single

    Personalities · Heritage and Culture
    A little girl smiling at the sight of her birthday cake. She is standing at a round dining table, in her home at 24 Joo Chiat Lane. Behind her is an altar, covered with an embroidered cloth, with offerings of fruits and incense stands on it. A calendar can be...
  • Frolicking, in the sun : action

    Geography and Travels · Sports and Recreation · Wong, Lily
    This photograph captures two children playing and having a fun time in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Girls posing in front of Hajjah Fatimah Mosque, 1960s : full-length

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture
    This picture shows a little girl with a toddler with the Hajjah Fatimah Mosque in the background at Beach Road. Photograph donated by Ang Suan Poh, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_160. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.