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  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [88]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It was taken during the opening of a mobile library which used a bus. This shows the Guest-of-Honour cutting the ribbon at the entrance of the bus during the opening. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [56]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. It shows a female representative of the National Library giving a speech at the opening ceremony of National Library's mobile service. Her audience is seated in rows of chairs. The characters "K.C.S.C.C." are seen on each of the chair....
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [103]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. It was taken during the opening ceremony of National Library's mobile service for Jurong Town. The ceremony was organised by Taman Jurong Community Centre. In this photograph a Chinese gentleman is inspecting books on bookshelves in the bus used...
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [99]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. It was taken during the opening ceremony of National Library's mobile service for Jurong Town. The ceremony was organised by Taman Jurong Community Centre. In this photograph a Chinese gentleman is giving a speech on the stage. Mrs Hedwig...
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [101]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. It was taken during the opening ceremony of National Library's mobile service for Jurong Town. The ceremony was organised by Taman Jurong Community Centre. In this photograph guests are viewing books on display. Director of National Library, Mrs Hedwig...
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [36]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. It was taken during the opening ceremony of a library. A Chinese gentleman is cutting a ribbon. A Malay girl holding a tray is beside him. A few more gentlemen are behind them. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [24]

    Streets and Places · Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. It shows a scene at the opening ceremony of the National Library's mobile library at the Chong Pang Community Centre by Mr Fong Sip Chee, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Culture on 27.01.1967 at 6.00pm. Mr Fong is...
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [102]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. It was taken during the opening ceremony of National Library's mobile service for Jurong Town. The ceremony was organised by Taman Jurong Community Centre. In this photograph a Chinese gentleman is inspecting books on bookshelves in the bus used...
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [42]

    Streets and Places · Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. This was taken during the opening ceremony of mobile library at Bukit Timah Community Centre. The library was opened by Mr Chong Yeok Eng, MP for Bukit Timah, on 25 July 1967 at 6.00pm. This photograph shows Mr Chong...
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [98]

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. It was taken during the opening ceremony of National Library's mobile service for Jurong Town. Two Chinese gentlemen are standing beside a lion used for lion dancing, their hands clasped in a handshake. Policemen in uniform are behind them....
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [100]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. It was taken during the opening ceremony of National Library's mobile service for Jurong Town. The ceremony was organised by Taman Jurong Community Centre. In this photograph a Chinese gentleman is giving a speech on the stage. Director of...
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [57]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. It shows the Guest-of-Honour cutting the ribbon at the opening ceremony of National Library's mobile service. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [55]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. It shows the Guest-of-Honour giving a speech at the opening ceremony of National Library's mobile service. His audience is seated in rows of chairs. The characters "K.C.S. C.C." are seen on each of the chair. Title devised by Library...
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [18]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. It shows an elderly Chinese gentleman cutting a ribbon in a ceremony. A girl holding a tray is beside him. Surrounding them are a few children and adults. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Euchristic celebration at the Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus Chapel, 1983

    This photograph shows the last Euchristic celebration held at the Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus Chapel in Victoria Street on 5th November 1983. On the left foreground, are two seated priests dressed in ceremonial attire. In front of the priests, two ladies dressed in the same attire can be...
  • Chinese sedans for Chinese religious rituals : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows three Chinese sedans (used for Chinese deities) which are displayed on tables in an outdoor tent. The sedans are used during Chinese religious rituals. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Altar for Chinese religious rituals : general view [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows an altar that has been set up in an outdoor tent for Chinese religious rituals. Different idols representing different gods as well as offerings are placed on the dominantly yellow four-level altar. There are four huge dark-faced idols, two on each side of the altar, with...
  • Serangoon Central, Chinese religious ritual : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a Chinese religious ritual, held under a marquee at a car park in Serangoon Central. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Altar for Chinese religious rituals : general view [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows an altar that has been set up for Chinese religious rituals. A priest dressed in a red robe is leading several worshippers in a praying session in front of the altar. Different idols representing different gods as well as offerings are placed on the dominantly yellow...
  • 2000年第1届国际南音大会唱, 烧香 : 全视图

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · 新加坡湘灵音乐社
    新加坡湘灵音乐社于二〇〇〇年在新加坡举办了第一届国际南音大会唱. 照片中参与大会唱的团体代表们手拿香枳, 左一者为新加坡湘灵音乐社社长丁宏海先生. Title devised by cataloguer. 标题编目者自拟.
  • Taoist priest, 1982 : profile

    Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1982 photograph show the side view of a Taoist priest. He is most probably performing a religious rites as he can be seen holding a piece of red paper with Chinese character on it. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Pulau Ubin, Hungry Ghost Festival celebrations, 2004 : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Bonny
    This is a general view of a make-shift tent in Pulau Ubin, with red canopy, set up to celebrate the Hungry Ghost Festival. There are large burnt candles on the floor, canned food and drinks on the table as well as a table for incense burnt as offerings by worshippers....
  • Ceremonial event in the 1900s : general view

    Events · Personalities · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph, taken between 1900 and 1939, has the words "Customer original 17 138/0346" on the back. This photograph shows a ceremonial event along the river. There is a stage festooned with streamers and decorations, and uniformed men walking towards the stage. Date of creation estimated.
  • Grave : close-up

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1993 photograph shows part of a grave, during Qing Ming Jie. Qing Ming (Cheng Beng in dialect) is All Souls' Day for the Chinese. It is a time to remember the departed and to pay respects to one's deceased ancestors and family members. As it emphasises filial piety, Qing...
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