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  • OCBC Centre : interior [11]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Arts · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the banking hall and mezzanine of Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre. The spacious, carpeted hall is decorated with flowers for the bank's inauguration. Below the green banner is a counter. The atmosphere is both grand and pleasant. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library...
  • Bagpipe group : general view [3]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an all-girls bagpipe band outside the OCBC Centre. This display was in celebration of the OCBC Centre inauguration. The name of the bank in Chinese, 'Hua Sha', can be seen at its entrance. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre inauguration : exterior [6]

    Events · Economy · Organisations · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a crowd gathered outside the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre. Inside the banking hall, VIPs and invited guests are seen attending the inauguration of OCBC Centre. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre : interior [1]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Arts · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing guests at the inauguration of OCBC Centre. Above is the mezzanine which serves as the administrative section of the hall. At the centre of the banking hall is an architectural model of the building. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre inauguration : top view [6]

    Events · Economy · Organisations · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows guests walking the red carpet while others arriving at the entrance of the OCBC Centre. The VIPs are seen shaking hands with the management of OCBC Bank. Photographers are ready with their cameras to capture moments during the opening of the 52-storey Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre....
  • OCBC Bank logo : general view [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing the OCBC logo at the banking hall, taken during the OCBC Centre Inauguration. Flowers are placed near the logo of OCBC Bank. It depicts a Chinese junk, reflecting the bank's strong Asian heritage. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre inauguration : exterior [4]

    Events · Economy · Arts · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a troupe of lion dance performers, playing cymbals and drums, near the entrance at OCBC Centre. Next to them, on the floor, is a lion head. On the wall are two Chinese characters 'Hua Sha', literally translated as China Building. Below that is OCBC Centre, the building's...
  • OCBC Centre : interior [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Arts · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing guests at the inauguration of OCBC Centre. Above is the mezzanine which serves as the administrative section of the hall. At the centre of the banking hall is an architectural model of the building. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre : interior [14]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Arts · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the mezzanine of the banking hall during the OCBC Centre Inauguration. An old man makes a speech as others who are seated, look on. Behind them is the OCBC Bank's logo which depicts a Chinese junk, reflecting the bank's strong Asian heritage. Physical dimensions of original: 35...
  • OCBC Centre inauguration : top view [5]

    Events · Economy · Organisations · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows guests walking the red carpet while others arriving at the entrance of the OCBC Centre. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Bank logo : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing the OCBC logo at the banking hall, taken during the OCBC Centre Inauguration. Flowers are placed near the logo of OCBC Bank. It depicts a Chinese junk, reflecting the bank's strong Asian heritage. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bagpipe group : general view [4]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an all-girls bagpipe band outside the OCBC Centre. This display was in celebration of the OCBC Centre inauguration. On the wall are two Chinese characters 'Hua Sha', literally translated as China Building. Below that is OCBC Centre, the building's name in English. Physical dimensions of original: 35...
  • OCBC Centre, 1980s : side view [1]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the OCBC Centre as seen from a park at the corner of Raffles Place and Chulia Street. On the left is a restful oasis which was built after a fire destroyed the building that once stood on this spot. It has the tranquil appearance of a park,...
  • VIPs at OCBC Centre inauguration : general view [3]

    Events · Economy · Organisations · Personalities · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing David Marshall shaking hands with a man as he arrives at the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre. He is among many VIPs and guests who are attending the inauguration of OCBC Centre. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre inauguration : close-up [1]

    Events · Economy · Organisations · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows guests arriving on the red carpet, at the entrance of OCBC Centre. The VIPs are seen shaking hands with the management of OCBC during the opening of the 52-storey Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre inauguration : exterior [2]

    Events · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a part of the wall near the entrance at the OCBC Centre. On it are Chinese characters that can be translated as OCBC Centre inauguration, 1 October 1976. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre : interior [8]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Arts · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the decorated banking hall of Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre and its mezzanine, during the bank's inauguration. Flowers are placed along both sides of the spacious hall. Guests standing around the counter, appear to be absorbing the grand and pleasant atmosphere. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm....
  • Bagpipe group : general view [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an all-girls bagpipe band outside the OCBC Centre. This display was in celebration of the OCBC Centre inauguration. The opening of the 52-storey Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre took place on 1 October 1976. Physical dimensions of original: 27 x 21 cm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre inauguration : exterior [5]

    Events · Economy · Arts · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a troupe of lion dance performers, performing at the entrance of OCBC Centre. A troupe member is seen teasing one of two lions. Lion dance performances on auspicious occasions such as the launch of new buildings, is believed to bring good fortune and wealth. Physical dimensions of...
  • OCBC Centre : interior [3]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Arts · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing the banking hall at OCBC Centre. Fresh flowers adorned the hall for the opening of the 52-storey Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre : interior [7]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Arts · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing the banking hall during the OCBC Centre Inauguration. Flowers are placed near the counter where guests can be seen mingling with one another. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre : interior [15]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Arts · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the mezzanine of the banking hall during the OCBC Centre Inauguration. An old man makes a speech as others who are seated, looks on. Behind them is the OCBC Bank's logo which depicts a Chinese junk, reflecting the bank's strong Asian heritage. Physical dimensions of original: 35...
  • Bagpipe group : general view [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an all-girls bagpipe band outside the OCBC Centre. This display was in celebration of the OCBC Centre inauguration. On the wall are two Chinese characters 'Hua Sha', literally translated as China Building. Below that is OCBC Centre, the building's name in English. Physical dimensions of original: 35...
  • OCBC Centre inauguration : close-up [4]

    Events · Economy · Organisations · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows guests arriving on the red carpet, at the entrance of OCBC Centre. The VIPs are seen shaking hands with the management of OCBC during the opening of the 52-storey Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.