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  • Wallich Street : general view [5]

    Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows Wallich Street, at Tanjong Pagar Road corner. It shows a view of a street with shophouses along the roadside, with street vendors' stalls set up in front of them. Wallich Street is named after botanist Nathaniel Wallich, who set up the first Botanical Garden on Government...
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  • Clifford Pier, 2015 : interior

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This 2015 photograph shows the interior of the former Clifford Pier. It is now repurposed as a restaurant in the Fullerton Bay Hotel also named as The Clifford Pier. The pier's history and architectural features, like the multiple steel arches are incorporated into the restaurant's design. Title devised by Library...
  • Two men holding a snake

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Foo, Chin Hwa
    This photograph shows two men squatting on the ground in a forested area. Both men are looking down at the snake that they are holding onto with their outstretched arms. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Men digging graves, 1962 [6]

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    A photo taken by Foo Chin Hwa in 1962 during the exhumation of mass graves of Operation Sook Ching. It shows men digging graves. They are working under a tent. One of them is using his hands to pick the bones. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Two men sitting in a boat

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Foo, Chin Hwa
    This photograph shows two men sitting at the bow of one of the boats docked at a yacht club. They appear to be having a relaxing time on the boat. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Workers from Alliance Radio Service in a shop [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    This is a photograph of the employees of Alliance Radio Service with Mr Foo Chin Hwa (second from left) posing for a picture in the shop. The group is seated or standing around a wooden desk, with a rotary dial telephone and other radio equipment displayed on the desk. Other...
  • Urns, Siglap : close-up [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    This is a close-up of a 1962 photograph of urns stacked at Siglap burial site. Dates and 实乞纳 written on them can be seen in the picture. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Men digging graves, 1962 [3]

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    A photo taken by Foo Chin Hwa in 1962 during the exhumation of mass graves of Operation Sook Ching. It shows men using hoes digging graves under a tent. A skull is seen in one of the baskets. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Two men digging grave [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    This photograph shows two men digging into the ground with changkols. Other graves are seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Men burning something

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Foo, Chin Hwa
    A photo taken by Foo Chin Hwa in 1962 during the exhumation of mass graves of Operation Sook Ching. It shows a forested area with smoke rising from a small fire burning on the forest ground. A group of men can be seen in the picture. One of the men...
  • Men digging graves, 1962 [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    A photo taken by Foo Chin Hwa in 1962 during the exhumation of mass graves of Operation Sook Ching. It shows men digging graves under tents. One of them is using a hoe. Baskets and pails can also be seen in the picture. The picture also shows that the ground...
  • Bones in grave in Siglap, 1962

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    A photo taken by Foo Chin Hwa in 1962 during the exhumation of mass graves of Operation Sook Ching. It shows a burial site in Siglap. Bones are found lying on the ground at the burial site. Title devised by Library staff.
  • People at a grave site

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Foo, Chin Hwa
    A photo taken by Foo Chin Hwa in 1962 during the exhumation of mass graves of Operation Sook Ching. It shows a group of people at a grave site. The site is sheltered with an overhanging sheet or tent, to protect the site from inclement weather. Two men are squatting...
  • Urns, Siglap : close-up [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    This is a close-up of a 1962 photograph of urns stacked at Siglap burial site. Dates and 实乞纳 written on them can be seen in the picture. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Workers from Alliance Radio Service in a shop [1]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    This is a photograph of the employees of Alliance Radio Service posing for a picture in the shop. The group is seated or standing around a wooden desk, with one of them posing with the rotary dial telephone on the desk. Electrical equipment in glass showcase cabinets and on open...
  • Alliance Radio Service at an event [2]

    Events · Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    This is a photograph showing the Alliance Radio Service at work supporting an outdoor event. Sound equipment is placed on folding tables at a field. The picture depicts a buzz of activity, with groups of people (including performers in costumes) standing near the tables. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Men at dry dock, 1967

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    This 1967 photograph shows two men moving a yacht while a third man is posing in front of the yacht at the Boat Club. Some yachts can be seen docked in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • National Day Parade at National Stadium, 1976 [1]

    Events · Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    This is a 1976 photograph of National Day Parade held at the National Stadium. Spectators, contingent and the cauldron can be seen in the picture. This is the first parade held at the stadium. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Group of men looking at bones [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    A photo taken by Foo Chin Hwa in 1962 during the exhumation of mass graves of Operation Sook Ching. It shows seven men at a grave site. Some are standing, squatting and leaning forward looking at bones laid on a mat under a tent. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Skull in grave, 1962 [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    This photograph shows skull and bones embedded in a muddy gravesite at Siglap. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Men digging graves in Siglap, 1962 [10]

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    A photo taken by Foo Chin Hwa in 1962 during the exhumation of mass graves of Operation Sook Ching. It was taken in Siglap where the mass graves were located. It shows a pole of the tent in the foreground of the photograph. Title devised by cataloguer.
  • National Day Parade at National Stadium, 1976 [2]

    Events · Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    This is a 1976 photograph of National Day Parade held at the National Stadium. Spectators, contingent and part of one of the light towers can be seen in the picture. This is the first parade held at the stadium. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Contingent march past at National Stadium, 1976 [4]

    Events · Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    This is a 1976 photograph of National Day Parade held at the National Stadium. Three contingent doing a march past with each member of the last contingent holding a flag pole. Spectators can also be seen in the picture. This is the first parade held at the stadium. Title devised...
  • Man holding a snake

    Streets and Places · Foo, Chin Hwa
    This 1962 photograph shows a man holding a snake in a forest. Trees can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.