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  • Capitol Theatre building, 2007, entrance : exterior

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    Shown in this photograph is the entrance to Capitol Theatre along the alley between Capitol Building and Capitol Centre. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Restored shophouses : side view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tay, Lionel
    This is a picture of restored shophouses in Chinatown, with cantilevered balconies in the corner units. On the groundfloor is Ng Teow Yhee & Sons (S) Pte Ltd. Title devised by Library staff.
  • All hoarded up : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    Shown in this photograph are hoarding boards, a common sight in Singapore, as the city state undergoes almost continuous urban renewal in different areas. This area is in Chinatown, near the New Bridge Centre. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Buddha Tooth Relic Temple : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tay, Lionel
    This is a picture of the entrance of the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple, facing the busy South Bridge Road. This is the oldest street in Chinatown, built by convict labourers in 1833.
  • Shophouses : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph captures restored houses, with Peranakan-styled wall tiles, in Chinatown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • HDB flats : exterior

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph captures HDB, or Housing and Development Board, flats decorated with Singapore flags, adding to the National Day festivities. Title devised by Library staff.
  • "Myriad of activities" sign : general view

    Arts · Tay, Lionel
    This is a picture of the wall carving entitled "Myriad of Activities" at the foot of Fort Canning Hill. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Civilian War Memorial, built in 1967 : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    Shown in this photograph is the World War II memorial, erected in 1967 in Civilian Memorial Park. This memorial is in honour of the civilians who died during the Japanese Occupation. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Wesley Methodist Church, storyboard : close-up

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    Shown in this photograph is a close-up on the storyboard elaborating on the heritage of the Wesley Methodist Church. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Buddha Tooth Relic Temple : exterior [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    This is a picture of a magnificent cultural monument which opened in 2007, in the heart of Chinatown. It houses the sacred Buddha tooth relic, in a stupa made of gold weighing over 400kg, melted down from gold donated by devotees. Title devised by Library staff.