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  • Wu Lien-teh and wife, photograph : back

    Personalities · Arts
    This image shows the back of the photograph of "Wu Lien-teh and wife". It has the text "Photo 1950", "7a" and "Not to be used" written on it in blue ink. The back also has a divided-back postcard-design with lines printed on it and the text "Leonar" printed at the...
  • Wu Lien-teh and wife, photograph : front

    Personalities · Arts
    This 1950 photograph shows the half-length portrait of Dr Wu Lien-teh (on the right) and his second wife, Marie Lee Suk Cheng (on the left). Dr Wu is dressed in Western-style attire. Mrs Wu wears her hair parted in the centre, and is dressed in a cheongsam with floral motifs....
  • Gregg Shorthand Writers Association, Singapore, 1939 committee : group photograph

    Personalities · Arts
    This photograph shows the members of the 1939 committee for the Gregg Shorthand Writers Association, Singapore. A description at the bottom of the photograph listing the members reads: "Gregg Shorthand Writers Association, Singapore. 1939 Committee. (Sitting: left to right) Mr. Chuah Teong Choon (Hon. Librarian), Mr. E. Albuquerque (Hon. Secretary),...
  • Gregg Shorthand Writers' Association, Singapore, members and friends : group photograph [2]

    Personalities · Arts
    This is a group photograph of the members of the Gregg Shorthand Writers' Association, Singapore with their friends and families at a tea party in 1939. The group includes adults and children at an outdoor tea party. A description at the bottom of the photograph reads: "Members and friends of...
  • Gregg Shorthand Writers' Association, Singapore, members and friends : group photograph [1]

    Personalities · Arts
    This is a group photograph of the members of the Gregg Shorthand Writers' Association, Singapore and their friends at a dinner in 1938. The gentlemen and ladies are dressed in formal attire. A description at the bottom of the photograph reads: "Members and friends of the Gregg Shorthand Writers' Association,...
  • Neil Road house, ancestral portrait : general view [1]

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows an ancestral portrait, hung in the ancestral hall of the Wee family (descendants of 19th century shipping tycoon Wee Bin) residence on Neil Road. The house has since been converted into the Tan Cheng Lock Baba House Museum. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Neil Road house, ancestral portrait : general view [2]

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows an ancestral portrait, hung in the ancestral hall of the Wee family (descendants of 19th century shipping tycoon Wee Bin) residence on Neil Road. The house has since been converted into the Tan Cheng Lock Baba House Museum. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Panglima Prang, ancestral portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1971 photograph features an ancestral portrait of a seated Chinese man wearing traditional clothing in an ornate photo frame. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese opera performer : full-length portrait

    Arts · Personalities · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1970 photograph shows the full-length portrait of a Chinese opera performer in full costume posing for a photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Two children, 1982 : half-length portrait

    Geography and Travels · Personalities · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the half-length portrait of two children. They are most probably involved in some religious ceremony as the person behind them can be seen holding joss sticks. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lim Bo Seng : headshot

    Personalities · Tan, Bonny
    This is a black-and-white photograph of Lim Bo Seng who was a leader of a Japanese resistance group in Malaya during World War II. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Portrait of Jesus : general view

    Arts · Personalities · Tay, Lionel
    Shown in this photograph is a portrait of Jesus, and a sandbox for lighted candles, within the Armenian Church. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Mohamed Azman at Masjid Kampung Holland : half-length portrait

    Arts · Streets and Places · Personalities · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a photograph of a boy, Mohamed Azman, posing under a sign that says "Masjid Kampung Holland", in Latin and Jawi scripts. The mosque is located at 3 Lorong Liput. Title devised by library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • European man sitting in a trishaw in 1919 : single

    Arts · Transportation · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1919 photograph is mounted on a board, with the handwritten words "MISS STEPHENS. SINGAPORE 1919. J.B. 2nd MATE" on the front. This photograph shows Captain J.B. Brown sitting on a trishaw and posing for a photograph. He is dressed in a white suit with a bowtie and is holding...
  • Chinese girl at the Singapore Botanic Gardens, circa 1950s : full-length portrait

    Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a small girl under a parasol in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. She is wearing her ethnic costume, a cheongsam, while walking in the gardens. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE."...
  • Chinese lady eating at a street stall : half-length portrait

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a Chinese lady squatting at the side of the road, probably in Chinatown. She seems to be enjoying a meal at a street stall. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE."...
  • Photograph of two ladies in kebaya : full-length portrait [3]

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is an old photograph found in a house at McNair Road (Family portraits of Mr P.R.S Pandian of house No. 103). It is likely taken in early 20th century. McNair Road is named after Major J.F.A. McNair, who served as the first Colonial Engineer. McNair Road is near Serangoon...
    Reproduction Available
  • Bugis seaman : headshot

    Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1950s photograph of a Bugis seaman aboard his ship. He was most probably a marintime trader as the Bugis were quite well-known for being traders. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title devised by Library...
  • Lee Kip Lin : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1970s photograph is a portrait of Lee Kip Lin. He is the author of the book entitled The Singapore House 1819 - 1942. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
    Reproduction Available
  • Photograph of two ladies in kebaya : full-length portrait [1]

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is an old photograph found in a house at McNair Road (Family portraits of Mr P.R.S Pandian of house No. 103). It is likely taken in early 20th century. McNair Road is named after Major J.F.A. McNair, who served as the first Colonial Engineer. McNair Road is near Serangoon...
    Reproduction Available
  • Photograph of an Indian couple : full-length portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is an old photograph found in a house at McNair Road (Family portraits of Mr P.R.S Pandian of house No. 103). It is likely taken in early 20th century. The picture is a posed photograph is of an Indian male and Indian female. The Indian female is seated and...
    Reproduction Available
  • Photograph of two ladies in kebaya : full-length portrait [2]

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is an old photograph found in a house at McNair Road (Family portraits of Mr P.R.S Pandian of house No. 103). It is likely taken in early 20th century. McNair Road is named after Major J.F.A. McNair, who served as the first Colonial Engineer. McNair Road is near Serangoon...
    Reproduction Available
  • Chinese boy and coconut tree, circa 1950s : full-length portrait

    Geography and Travels · Nature and Environment · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a young Chinese boy climbing up a coconut tree with great ease which is a hard task to accomplish. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title devised by Library staff.
  • A Buddhist : headshot

    Arts · Personalities · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1950s photograph captures the headshot of a Buddhist priest, dressed in his robe. Buddhist priests are highly respected in Burma due to the majority practising Buddhism as their religion. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE."...