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  • Da Bo Gong (Tua Pek Kong) temple on Kusu island, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph shows an exterior front view of the Da Bo Gong (Tua Pek Kong) temple on Kusu island, taken from the shore between 1974 and 1976. It shows visitors performing some rituals in the Chinese temple which is built on stone stilts. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Offerings at a Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Queen Street, 1974

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows an altar of deities and offerings for them as part of the Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Queen Street in 1974. A replica of Buddha in a glass case is also visible. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Queen Street, 1974

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a large altar with burning joss sticks and candles, in celebration of the Hungry Ghost Festival at Queen Street in 1974. One worshipper is seen kneeling in front of the altar. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Offerings at a Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Queen Street, 1974

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows the Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Queen Street in 1974. A group of children are standing in front of the altar looking at a small television. Other offerings include tubs of hair cream and skin cream. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Offerings at a Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Queen Street, 1974

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows two pigs and a goat slaughtered as offerings during the Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Queen Street in 1974. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Offerings at Da Bo Gong (Tua Pek Kong) temple on Kusu island, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph shows the interior of the Da Bo Gong (Tua Pek Kong) temple on Kusu island, taken between 1974 and 1976. It shows offerings of fruits, flowers and paperbags of joss-sticks, joss paper and incense that have been placed by worshippers. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Da Bo Gong (Tua Pek Kong) temple on Kusu island, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph shows an exterior view of the Da Bo Gong (Tua Pek Kong) temple on Kusu island, taken between 1974 and 1976. It shows visitors paying respect in the Chinese temple which is built on stone stilts. The Title devised by Library staff.
  • Worshippers offering incense at Da Bo Gong (Tua Pek Kong) temple on Kusu island, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph shows an interior view of the Da Bo Gong (Tua Pek Kong) temple on Kusu island taken between 1974 and 1976, with worshippers lighting up large incense and placing them in urns. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Queen Street, 1974

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows decorations and large candles to celebrate the Hungry Ghost Festival at Queen Street, taken in 1974. In the background is the altar. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Queen Street, 1974

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a devotee burning joss paper on an altar with urns and joss sticks in an open field besides a road, in celebration of the Hungry Ghost Festival at Queen Street in 1974. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Offerings at a Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Queen Street, 1974

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a large multi-tiered altar of deities and offerings for them as part of the Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Queen Street in 1974. The offerings include oranges and a race course. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Ceremony at a Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Queen Street, 1974

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a group of priests performing a ceremony during the Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Queen Street in 1974. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Altar at a Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Queen Street, 1975

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a Chinese altar during the Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Queen Street in 1975. The spread on the altar table includes food offerings and joss sticks burners. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hungry Ghost Festival, Taoist altar : general view [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows Taoist altar that is set up for Hungry Ghost Festival held during the seventh month of the Chinese lunar calendar. The altar contains incense, images of Taoist Gods and prayer lamps. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hungry Ghost Festival, Taoist ritual : general view [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a Taoist ritual performed in front of an altar, set up for the Hungry Ghost Festival. The altar contains incense, images of Taoist Gods and prayer lamps. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hungry Ghost Festival, Taoist ritual : general view [3]

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a Taoist ritual performed in front of an altar, set up for the Hungry Ghost Festival. The altar contains incense, images of Taoist Gods and prayer lamps. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hungry Ghost Festival, Taoist altar : general view [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows Taoist altar that is set up for Hungry Ghost Festival held during the seventh month of the Chinese lunar calendar. The altar contains incense, images of Taoist Gods and prayer lamps. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hungry Ghost Festival, Taoist ritual : general view [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a Taoist ritual performed in front of an altar, set up for the Hungry Ghost Festival. The altar contains incense, images of Taoist Gods and prayer lamps. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hungry Ghost Festival, Taoist ritual : general view [4]

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a Taoist ritual performed in front of an altar, set up for the Hungry Ghost Festival. The altar contains incense, images of Taoist Gods and prayer lamps. Title devised by Library staff.