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  • Chinese funeral prayers in Leong San See Temple, mid-1970s [2]

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a general view of a Chinese funeral prayer in Leong San See Temple. A number of people are sitting bare-footed on the floor in front of an altar while the Buddhist monks perform a ritual. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese funeral prayers in Leong San See Temple, mid-1970s [1]

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a general view of a Chinese funeral prayer in Leong San See Temple. A number of people wearing black are kneeling in front of an altar and offering their prayers while the Buddhist monks perform a ritual. Title devised by Library staff.
  • 1000 Buddhas Temple on Mount Faber, 1969 : interior

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This is a picture taken in 1969 of the interior of a Buddhist temple, which was demolished when development was made to the old Alkaff Mansion on Mount Faber. The temple used to be situated on part of a hill named Mount Washington, one of a range of at least...
  • Sago Lane : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    Shown in this photograph is the entrance of the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple that faces Sago Lane. The road was used to house the 'death houses', where terminally ill or dying Chinese immigrants were accommodated. It was nicknamed the "Street of the Dead". Title devised by Library staff.
  • 1000 Buddhas Temple on Mount Faber, 1969 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This is a picture taken in 1969 of the exterior of a Buddhist temple, which was demolished when development was made to the old Alkaff Mansion on Mount Faber. The temple used to be situated on part of a hill named Mount Washington, one of a range of at least...
  • Chinese temple, Chinatown : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph shows a Chinese temple, dedicated to Guan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy. The roof has decorative ridge beams and motifs finished with intricate dragon and peacock mouldings. It is located at 13, Keong Saik Road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Decorative temple roof details : close-up [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph is a close-up on the details of a temple roof, with decorative ridge beams and motifs finished with decorative dragon and peacock moldings. The temple is dedicated to Guan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy. It is located at 13 Keong Saik Road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • 1000 Buddhas Temple on Mount Faber, 1969 : close-up view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This is a close-up taken in 1969 of a Buddhist shrine, which was demolished when redevelopment was made to the Mount Faber area. The shrine was situated on top of a hill named Mount Washington, one of a range of at least seven hills in the Telok Blangah area. The...