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  • Chinese New Year Chingay procession, 1979

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1979 photograph shows performers at a segment of the Chinese New Year's Chingay procession. The performers are wearing traditional Chinese costumes are holding a board with the Chinese words "公正廉明". Some of the performers appear to be dressed as Justice Bao, a symbol of justice and impartiality in ancient...
  • Religious adherents at Siong Lim Temple, 1972

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “Deo; 27 Mai 72; Singapore 2516th anniversaire de Buddha.” This 1972 photograph shows a group of religious adherents in Siong Lim Temple celebrating the Buddha’s 2516th birthday. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Offerings for the afterlife in Chinatown, 1971

    Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows food and wine offered most likely during the Hungry Ghost Festival to the afterlife in Chinatown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Joo Chiat Lane, 1991

    Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1991 photograph shows Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Joo Chiat Lane. A group of people dressed in tradition Chinese clothing can be seen walking out from what looks like a temporary prayer altar. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Offerings for the afterlife in Onan Road, 1991

    Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1991 photograph shows a row of chairs and tables with food offered to the afterlife during the Hungry Ghost Festival in Onan Road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Procession at China Street and Cross Street, 1977

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide reads: “D. 20 Mars 77. China St/Cross St.” This 1977 photograph shows some celebration going on around China Street and Cross Street. A group of people can be seen moving along in orderly succession. Shophouses can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.