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  • Wolf Cubs and Girl Guides, 1937

    Organisations · Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It is taken at the Boy Scout Association headquarters at No. 124 Buffalo Road. The picture shows a group of wolf cubs from 5th Pack (a Malay pack from Outram School) around Akela (cubmaster), Mrs A. J. Braga at an event...
  • Chinese children and street hawkers [1]

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Geography and Travels · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows several young Chinese schoolboys sitting on low stools eating food sold by a street hawker. They are dressed in school uniform, of white tunic and trousers with straw boater hat. Customers patronising another street hawker are also seen...
  • Scouts, 1930s : group photograph

    Organisations · Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is an undated photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows the 5th Scout Troop, Victoria Bridge School in front of an attap hut constructed on the school playing field. The Scouter in the centre (seated) is Edward Payne (EMF Payne) who came to Singapore from Mauritius in 1935....
  • Contingent of children with a British flag at a parade for H.R.H. the Prince of Wales’ visit : general view

    Events · Geography and Travels · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown’s collection. It shows a group of schoolboys with banners, with their group leader holding a British flag in front during the parade on 31 March 1922 at ‘Children’s Corner’. This event was part of the programme for H.R.H. the Prince of Wales’...
  • Chinese children and street hawkers [2]

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Geography and Travels · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows four young Chinese squatting down (in the foreground), eating food from street hawkers. A crowd of children are seen in the middle ground, with some of them dressed in school uniform and straw boater hats. A building with...
  • Group of children at a parade for H.R.H. the Prince of Wales’ visit : general view [2]

    Events · Geography and Travels · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown’s collection. It shows a group of small Chinese girls waiting to take their places in the stand at ‘Children’s Corner’ for the parade on 31 March 1922. This event was part of the programme for H.R.H. the Prince of Wales’ two-day visit...
  • Children with British flags waiting for the arrival of H.R.H. the Prince of Wales : general view

    Events · Geography and Travels · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown’s collection. It shows children holding British flags awaiting the arrival of H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, who was on a two-day visit to Singapore on 31 March and 1 April 1922. This event was known as the ‘Children’s Corner’, and was held...
  • School boys with banner at H.R.H. the Prince of Wales’ visit : general view

    Events · Geography and Travels · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown’s collection. It shows a group of school boys holding an embroidered banner at the Children’s Corner celebrations. This event was part of the programme for H.R.H. the Prince of Wales’ two-day visit to Singapore on 31 March and 1 April 1922. Date...
  • Wolf Cubs and Girl Guides : group photograph

    Organisations · Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is an undated photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows two wolf cub packs, 3rd Pack (Chinese) and 5th Pack (English), with their leaders posing for a group photograph at the front gate of the Purdy Scout Camp near the coastal end of Wing Loong Road. Above the...
  • Indian family by gate of compound : group photograph

    Heritage and Culture · Geography and Travels · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows an Indian family, consisting of father, mother and two children, posing for a group photograph. They are standing barefoot at the tall gate of their housing compound, dressed in traditional attire. No date of creation provided. Title devised...