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  • Kranji War Cemetery, circa 1966 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places
    The photograph shows a general view of the Kranji War Cemetery. Taken probably in 1966 or 1967, the picture depicts the view as seen from the entrance of the cemetery. The Stone of Remembrance with the inscription "Their name liveth forever more" sits at the bottom of the stairs, near...
  • Kranji War Cemetery, circa 1966 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places
    The photograph shows a general view of the Kranji War Cemetery. The white headstones are spread out in neat rows on a gently sloping green hill, overlooking the hills of Singapore in the background. The picture was probably taken in 1966 or 1967. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by...
  • Inscriptions on base of Civilian War Memorial : close-up

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a close-up of the inscriptions on the platform base of the Civilian War Memorial. The memorial was built in memory of the civilians killed during the Japanese occupation of Singapore in World War II. Title devised by Library staff.
  • War Memorial Park : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the War Memorial Park, which is dedicated to civilians of all races who were victims of World War ll. The War Memorial consists of four columns representing the four races in Singapore. Esplanade Theatre and Esplanade Mall can be seen in the background. Title devised by...
  • The Cenotaph : general view [2]

    Arts · Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 black and white photograph shows the Cenotaph located at Esplanade Park. The Cenotaph is a war memorial which commemorates the sacrifice of the men who perished during World War I and World War II. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Memorial within the Civilian War Memorial : close-up

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows an urn on a platform found within the Singapore Civilian War Memorial. There are inscriptions on the base of the platform, stating that the memorial is dedicated to the memories of victims killed during the Japanese occupation. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Civilian War Memorial, 2010 : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the Civilian War Memorial located at the War Memorial Park. The memorial was built in memory of the civilians killed during the Japanese occupation of Singapore in World War II. Title devised by Library staff.
  • The Cenotaph : general view [1]

    Arts · Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the Cenotaph located at Esplanade Park. It was built in memory of the 124 British soldiers in Singapore who lost their lives during World War I and World War II. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Raffles Institution, 1972 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1972 photograph shows the demolition of Raffles Institution (RI). Known previously as the Singapore Institution, the location of RI is where the Raffles City mall now stands. The school was founded by Sir Stamford Raffles in 1823. The Civilian War Memorial can be seen in the background. Title devised...
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  • Raffles Institution, field, 1969 : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows the school field of Raffles Institution (RI). Known previously as the Singapore Institution, the location of RI is where the Raffles City mall now stands. The school was founded by Sir Stamford Raffles in 1823. Featuring prominently in the background is the Civilian War Memorial, which...
    Reproduction Available
  • Bras Basah Road junction : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1972 street view most likely shows the Bras Basah road junction near Raffles Institution (RI), which can be seen on the right side of the photograph. The Civilian War Memorial can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Overview of Padang and its surroundings : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of the vicinity surrounding the padang in front of the City Hall. Framed against the city skyline in the background are financial buildings like the UOB Building and OCBC Centre. Pictured in the foreground, on the left is the Civilian Memorial, affectionately called the...
  • Lim Bo Seng Memorial, 1960s : general view [2]

    Personalities · Arts · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows Chew Cher Neo standing next to the Lim Bo Seng Memorial. The memorial was unveiled on 29 June 1954. Donated by Chew Cher Neo and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_703. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chulia Street, 1970s : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This 1970s photograph shows roads and buildings in the Chulia Street area (near present day Raffles Place). Several landmark locations and buildings, such as the Padang, the Civilian War Memorial, and OCBC Centre, are visible in the far distance. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Overview of Padang and its surroundings : aerial view [1]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of the vicinity surrounding the padang in front of the City Hall. Framed against the city skyline in the background are financial buildings like the UOB Building and OCBC Centre. Pictured in the foreground, on the left is the Civilian Memorial, affectionately called the...
  • Cenotaph to "Our Glorious Dead, 1939 - 1945" : close-up

    Arts · Streets and Places · M. Ashif Padili
    This is a close-up of the cenotaph showing each year of the war inscribed into each step leading to the granite monument. There is a carving of a laurel wreath of victory enclosing a crown. On the top is a sarcophagus-like construction with lion heads on each side which is...
  • Overview of Padang and its surroundings : aerial view [3]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of the vicinity surrounding the padang in front of the City Hall. Framed against the city skyline in the background are financial buildings like the UOB Building and OCBC Centre. Pictured in the foreground, on the left is the Civilian Memorial, affectionately called the...
  • Kranji War Memorial, 1960s : two people

    Politics and Government · Arts · Streets and Places
    Chew Cher Neo's wife and a boy posing for a photograph at the Kranji War Memorial. The Memorial commemorates the contributions of soldiers of the allied forces who died during World War 2. Donated by Chew Cher Neo and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_701. Date of creation estimated....
  • Lion statue : close-up

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    Shown in this photograph is a close-up of one of the four lion statuettes surrounding the Lim Bo Seng Memorial. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Kranji War Memorial, tombstones, 1969 : general view

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government
    This photograph shows the tombstones of soldiers at the Kranji War Memorial. The Memorial commemorates the contributions of soldiers of the Allied Forces who died during World War II. Photograph donated by Chua Ai Lin and displayed at Heritage Roadshow 2007. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Central urn : close-up

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph is a close-up on the central urn of the Civilian War Memorial for World War II, cast against the background of our urban cityscape. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cenotaph War Memorial, 1960s : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places
    This picture shows a general view of the Cenotaph War Memorial, which commemorates the sacrifice of the men who perished during World War I and World War II. Around the monument is the lush foliage of trees and shrubs. Photograph donated by Chua Ai Lin and displayed at Heritage Roadshow...
  • Civilian War Memorial : general view

    Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This 2004 photograph shows a general view of the four tapering white concrete columns of the Civilian War Memorial set amidst the greenery. The 61-metre tall memorial is dedicated to the civilians of all races who were victims of World War II. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Civilian War Memorial urn : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Heirwin Mohd Nasir
    This 2003 photograph shows a black urn atop a high white pedestal with lion heads in relief. The words "In deep and lasting sorrow this memorial is dedicated in memory of those of our civilians who were killed between February 15, 1942 and August 18, 1945 when the Japanese Armed...