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  • Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple, statue of Hanuman : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a close-up of the statue of Hanuman, in Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple. Hanuman is an incarnation of the divine and is an ape-like race of forest dwellers. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Al-Ansar Mosque : aerial view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows an aerial view of Al-Ansar Mosque, located at 155 Bedok North Avenue 1. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple, statue of Gayatri : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the statue of goddess Gayatri in Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple. Gayatri is portrayed as having five heads and ten arms holding all the weapons of Vishnu. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple, golden chariot : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a golden chariot in Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple at Serangoon Road. It is one of the oldest Hindu temples in Singapore and was gazetted as a national monument on 10th November 1978. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple, statue of Nataraja : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a close-up of the statue of Nataraja in Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple. Nataraja is a depiction of the Hindu God Shiva as the cosmic dancer. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple, statue of Durga : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a close-up of the statue of Durga in Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple, at Serangoon Road. Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple is one of the oldest Hindu temples in Singapore and was gazetted as a national monument on 10th November 1978. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple, statue of Ganesha : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the statue of Ganesha (Remover of Obstacles) with two men seated on either side in Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple, at Serangoon Road. The Hindu deity is symbolised in a human form with the head of an elephant and four arms. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple, statue of Kaliamman : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a close-up of the statue of goddess Kaliamman, in Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bussorah Street, school tour : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Events · Streets and Places · Education · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows students in white skirts on the Kampong Glam trail, which is one of several Heritage trails. The students are looking at shophouses along Bussorah Street. The shophouses are two storeys high, with arch-shaped windows. Palm trees are planted in front of the shophouses. Title devised by...
  • Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple, sculpture : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a close-up of a statue at Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple, statue of Sri Periyachi Amman : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the statue of Sri Periyachi Amman, in Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple, statue of Narasimha : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the statue of Narasimha in Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple. Narasimha was the fourth avatar of Vishnu, in which he was reincarnated as a half-man, half-lion creature. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple, statue of Indra : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the statue of the god Indra on a chariot, in Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple. Indra is the god of thunder and rain, as well as a great warrior. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple, statue of Sri Nageswari Amman : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the statue of Sri Nageswari Amman in Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple. Sri Nageswari Amman is also known as the Serpent goddess. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple, statue of a Hindu goddess : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a close-up of a statue of a Hindu goddess riding a lion, in Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple, statue of a Hindu god : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a close-up of a statue of a Hindu god with sixteen arms, in Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Milk pots at Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows milk pots at Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple, at Serangoon Road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple, statue : close-up

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a close-up of a statue of a deity with wings and a cobra on his shoulder located at Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple. His palms are pressed together and placed in front of his chest. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lim Chee Guan bak kwa (barbequed pork) shop on New Bridge Road during Chinese New Year, 1976

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a Lim Chee Guan bak kwa (barbequed pork) shop on New Bridge Road during Chinese New Year of 1976. A man is seen on the five-foot way in front of the shop slicing the pork meat. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Queen Street, 1974

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a large altar with burning joss sticks and candles, in celebration of the Hungry Ghost Festival at Queen Street in 1974. One worshipper is seen kneeling in front of the altar. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Wayang performance, 1975

    Arts · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a Chinese wayang or opera performance in 1975. On stage are four actors performing in front of the crowd. It coincides with the 39th anniversary celebration of Kim Keng Kok Association (金慶閣). Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dragon ornaments for Chinese New Year, 1976

    Arts · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a man with a box of dragon ornaments for Chinese New Year, probably taken in 1976 which was the Year of the Dragon according to the Chinese zodiac. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Calligrapher at five-foot-way in Chinatown, 1976

    Personalities · Arts · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Economy
    This photograph shows a calligrapher at a five-foot-way in Chinatown, taken in 1976. Behind him, the calligraphies done on red paper with gold Chinese characters are hung on raffia using wooden pegs. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinatown stall selling cured meats for Chinese New Year, 1976

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a Chinatown stall selling cured meats for Chinese New Year of 1976. The meat are hung in bunches from beams at the stall. Title devised by Library staff.