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  • OCBC Centre along Singapore River, 1970s : aerial view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows bumboats (also called twakows or tongkangs) in the Singapore River. Towering over the shophouses at Boat Quay is OCBC Centre. In the background are financial skyscrapers in Shenton Way, set against the skyline. These include Hong Leong Building, DBS Tower (also known as DBS Building), CPF Building...
  • Elgin Bridge and OCBC Centre : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows Elgin Bridge and OCBC Centre. Beyond the bridge, moored along Singapore River, are bumboats, also called twakows or tongkangs. In the background are financial buildings like the UIC Building, DBS Tower and Central Provident Fund (CPF) Building, framed against the skyline. Physical dimensions of original: 13 x...
  • OCBC Centre and Boat Quay, 1970s : aerial view [1]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph of the OCBC Centre. The 52-storey building, designed by I.M. Pei, is a tower of three window segments supported by two solid pillars. Financial buildings like the Hong Leong Building, DBS Tower (also known as DBS Building) and CPF Building are framed against the skyline. Physical...
  • OCBC Centre and Boat Quay, 1970s : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph of the OCBC Centre. The 52-storey building, designed by I.M. Pei, is a tower of three window segments supported by two solid pillars. Financial buildings like the Hong Leong Building, DBS Tower (also known as DBS Building) and CPF Building are framed against the skyline. Physical...
  • OCBC Centre : night view [3]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a well-lit OCBC Centre, taken in the evening. It stands in contrast to the darkened area of Boat Quay and the Singapore River. Set against the skyline are financial skyscrapers like the Hong Leong Building, DBS Tower and Central Provident Fund (CPF) Building. Physical dimensions of original:...
  • OCBC Centre and Singapore River : close-up

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Transportation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph of bumboats, also called twakows or tongkangs, in the Singapore River. The number of boats reflect the hive of activity in the busy river. On the right is a drum with coiled marine ropes, used for mooring boats. Towering over the shophouses at Boat Quay is...
  • Dragon Boat race at Singapore River : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Sports and Recreation · Events · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a Dragon Boat race at the Singapore River. In each long and narrow, dragon-shaped boat is a drummer who sets the rhythm for the paddlers by beating a drum and a coxswain who steers the boat with a rudder. In the background are financial buildings and shophouses...
  • OCBC Centre : night view [1]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a well-lit OCBC Centre and the Singapore River area, taken in the evening. Set against the skyline are financial skyscrapers like the Hong Leong Building, DBS Tower and Central Provident Fund (CPF) Building. Physical dimensions of original: 16 x 11 cm. Title devised by Library staff. Date...
  • OCBC Centre and Boat Quay : aerial view [1]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a front view of the OCBC Centre and the surrounding areas. Bumboats, also called twakows or tongkangs, are docked at the Singapore River along Boat Quay. Set against the skyline are financial skyscrapers like the Hong Leong Building, DBS Tower and Central Provident Fund (CPF) Building. Physical...
  • OCBC Centre : night view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a well-lit OCBC Centre and the Singapore River area, taken at night. Set against the skyline are financial skyscrapers like the Hong Leong Building, DBS Tower and Central Provident Fund (CPF) Building. Physical dimensions of original: 16 x 11 cm. Title devised by Library staff. Date of...
  • The Riverwalk : general view

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a woman walking along the Singapore River. Across the river is The Riverwalk, formerly known as Riverwalk Galleria. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • OCBC Centre and financial district skyline : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph of the OCBC Centre with shophouses in the surrounding areas. Bumboats, also called twakows or tongkangs, are docked at the Singapore River along Boat Quay. Set against the skyline are financial skyscrapers like the Hong Leong Building, DBS Tower and Central Provident Fund (CPF) Building. Physical...