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  • Killiney Road building : interior [1]

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1971 photograph was taken inside a building at Killiney Road. It shows, mounted on a wall, a photograph of two rows of women. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Neil Road house, ancestral portrait : general view [1]

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows an ancestral portrait, hung in the ancestral hall of the Wee family (descendants of 19th century shipping tycoon Wee Bin) residence on Neil Road. The house has since been converted into the Tan Cheng Lock Baba House Museum. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Neil Road house, ancestral portrait : general view [2]

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows an ancestral portrait, hung in the ancestral hall of the Wee family (descendants of 19th century shipping tycoon Wee Bin) residence on Neil Road. The house has since been converted into the Tan Cheng Lock Baba House Museum. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Panglima Prang, ancestral portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1971 photograph features an ancestral portrait of a seated Chinese man wearing traditional clothing in an ornate photo frame. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Group photograph at Siong Lim Temple, 1979

    Streets and Places · Arts · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1979 photograph shows a group of six people taking a photo within the ground of Siong Lim Temple. One of the buildings of the temple can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese couple in wedding gown at Chinese Garden, 1982 [3]

    Personalities · Arts · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows a Chinese couple in their wedding gown having their photo taken at the Chinese Garden. The best man can be seen standing some distance away from them. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese couple in wedding gown at Chinese Garden, 1982 [1]

    Personalities · Arts · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows a Chinese couple in their wedding gown having their photo taken at the Chinese Garden. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese opera performer : full-length portrait

    Arts · Personalities · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1970 photograph shows the full-length portrait of a Chinese opera performer in full costume posing for a photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese couple in wedding gown at Chinese Garden, 1982 [4]

    Personalities · Arts · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows a Chinese couple in their wedding gown having their photo taken at the Chinese Garden. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese couple in wedding gown at Chinese Garden, 1982 [2]

    Personalities · Arts · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows a Chinese couple in their wedding gown at the Chinese Garden. The bridesmaid can be seen helping the bride to apply lipstick while the bridegroom stands beside the bride holding an umbrella. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Man posing at National Theatre, 1967 : full-length portrait

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This is a photograph of Loo Siew Koon's brother standing outside the National Theatre, located at River Valley Road. Donated by Loo Siew Koon and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_669. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Wooden shutters of a shoe shop, 1960s : two people

    Arts · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture
    A young girl is seen carrying her little brother outside her father's shoe shop at 71 Middle Road. The siblings are standing along the five-foot-way, near the wooden shutters of the shop. The shop owner had to slot in the wooden planks one piece at a time at the end...
  • Family portrait of Mdm Teng Hwee Tiang, 1947 : group photograph

    Arts · Heritage and Culture
    This is a portrait of Teng Hwee Tiang's family. Standing with them on the extreme left is an Indian man, the family's God uncle. The men are dressed in long sleeved shirts and dress pants, while the two ladies wear samfoos. This photograph was taken in a studio. Photograph donated...
  • Man posing at Cheang Hong Lim Place, 1970s : full-length portrait

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph shows a man standing near old shophouses at Cheang Hong Lim Place. Laundry being hung on bamboo poles to dry, can be seen sticking out from the windows. The scene is reflected in a puddle of rainwater. Donated by Ang Tiong Cheng, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow...
  • Sister and brother in Jurong East, 1967 : front view

    Arts · Transportation · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture
    This is a photograph of donor Michael's mother and uncle, posing for a photograph, outside a parked car along a road, in Jurong East. Donated by Tan Yong Heng Michael and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_682. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cultures in ASEAN and the 21st Century seminar : group photograph

    Events · Arts · Personalities · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a group photograph of participants at the opening ceremony of the seminar on "Cultures in ASEAN and the 21st century". The guest-of-honour is Abdullah Tarmugi, who is photographed with Edwin Thumboo and the other participants.This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Title...
  • St. John Ambulance Brigade at Victoria School, 1953 : group photograph

    Arts · Streets and Places · Organisations
    Group photograph of St. John Ambulance Brigade members. Established in 1935, the uniformed group has members in primary and secondary schools. Brigade officers and members also provide first-aid coverage at National, public and other events. Donated by Gan Soh Tin, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_110. Title devised...
  • Anniversary celebrations, 1959 : group photograph

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Economy
    This is a group photograph of instructors and students of a sewing school at its first anniversary celebration. Such classes provided many young ladies seeking self-reliance with valuable, practical skills in dressmaking. Photograph donated by Teo Gee Lan and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_504. Title devised by Library...
  • Family posing at National Theatre, 1979 : group photograph [1]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Arts · Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of a mother and her three children outside the National Theatre at River Valley Road. The mother is standing on a grass verge, while her daughters and son are seated on the grass in front of her. Photograph donated by Neo Siok Leng and displayed at...
  • Seletar Reservoir, 1970 : full-length portrait

    Arts · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    A man posing in front of the commemorative plaque at the entrance of Seletar Reservoir. The reservoir was officially declared open by Her Royal Highness, Princess Alexandra on 10 August 1969. Now renamed as Upper Seletar Reservoir, it was built in 1920 as Singapore's third impounding reservoir. Donated by Tang...
  • Hakka cemetery at Holland Road, 1956 or 1957 : group photograph

    Arts · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture
    An elderly man is shown posing with two boys at a Hakka cemetery at Holland Road. There are trees and vegetation in the background. Photograph donated by Chan Ser Poon, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_144. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Childhood photo taken at Ming Ngai Studio, 1947 : full-length potrait

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Heritage and Culture
    This is a photograph of donor Tang Kian Cheong as a little boy, taken at Ming Ngai Studio, located at no. 189, Jalan Besar. He is wearing large spectacles and standing next to a pot of flowers with the figurine of a medium-sized dog in the foreground. Such photographic studios...
  • Sentosa Island, 1960s : two people

    Arts · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    Chew Cher Neo's wife and son, standing on a high-land, overlooking the Sentosa Island in the background. Donated by Chew Cher Neo and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_708. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tan Kim Seng Fountain, 1960s : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of Chew Cher Neo at the Tan Kim Seng Memorial Fountain, at Esplanade. The memorial was unveiled in 1882. Donated by Chew Cher Neo and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_706. Title devised by Library staff.