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  • Chulia Street buildings, circa 1970 : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This 1970 photograph shows a street scene at Chulia Street. There are cars parked in front of China Building, the old OCBC headquarters, to the right of the photograph. Built in traditional Chinese architectural style, China Building features a distinctive roof. Signages bearing the names of the bank and its...
  • Stained glass window : close-up [5]

    Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a stained glass window depicting a large ship which is docked at a harbour. An inscription with four Chinese characters "任重致远" can be seen above. Title devised by Library staff.
  • China Building at Chulia Street, circa 1964 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This 1964 photograph shows the façade of the old OCBC headquarters, also known as the China Building at Chulia Street. Built in traditional Chinese architectural style, the building features a distinctive roof. Signages bearing the names of the bank and its building in English and Chinese adorn the pillars and...
  • Viewing deck and balcony of the China Building, Chulia Street : side view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing the open viewing deck and balcony of China Building at Chulia Street. The building's traditional Chinese architectural style is reflected in its decorative details, carved pillars and railings with ornaments on top of the posts. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • China Building at Chulia Street, circa 1975 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This 1975 photograph shows the façade of the old OCBC headquarters, also known as the China Building at Chulia Street. Built in traditional Chinese architectural style, the building features a distinctive roof. Signages bearing the names of the bank and its building in English and Chinese adorn the pillars and...
  • Cavenagh Bridge at dusk : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows Cavenagh Bridge at the Singapore River as night falls. Set against the skyline is UOB Building and OCBC Centre. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Stained glass window : close-up [3]

    Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a stained glass window depicting a large ship docked at a harbour. An inscription with four Chinese characters "任重致远" can be seen above. Title devised by Library staff.
  • China Building at Chulia Street, circa 1964 : general view [2]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This 1964 photograph shows a street scene at Chulia Street. It also shows the façade of the old OCBC headquarters, also known as the China Building. Built in traditional Chinese architectural style, the China Building features a distinctive roof. A row of two-storey shophouses can be seen to the right...
  • View from a window in England

    Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the view from a window showing a house with 2 chimneys. Photograph was taken in England. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Stained glass window : close-up [1]

    Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a stained glass window depicting a boat, with a person unloading goods. That person is wearing a hat and carrying the goods with a stick .An inscription with four Chinese characters "乘风破浪" can be seen above. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Stained glass window : close-up [6]

    Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a stained glass window depicting two people behind a counter and two customers in front. A signboard with the Chinese characters “调和金融" is seen on the top and further above is an inscription with four Chinese characters "操奇计赢". Title devised by Library staff.
  • Changi International Airport taxiway bridge, 1981 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Transportation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a Singapore Airlines (SIA) Boeing 747 aeroplane crossing the Changi International Airport taxiway bridge. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Stained glass window : close-up [4]

    Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a stained glass window depicting a merchant behind a shop counter with a customer in front of him. An inscription with a Chinese character "商" can be seen above. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Stained glass window : close-up [2]

    Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a stained glass window depicting farmers ploughing the land. The farmers are wearing hats and traditional clothes. An inscription with one Chinese character "农” can be seen above. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bumboat and Anderson Bridge : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a bumboat making its way along the Singapore River, below the Anderson Bridge. In the background is the clock tower that joins the Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Benjamin Sheares Bridge under construction, 1970s : general view [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a section of the Benjamin Sheares Bridge under construction. The buildings in the Central Business District form the background against Singapore's skyline. Built over reclaimed land, the Bridge links the East Coast Parkway to Marina Bay. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • China Building at Chulia Street, circa 1964 : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This 1964 photograph shows a street scene at Chulia Street, with vehicular traffic going in both directions. It also shows the façade of the old OCBC headquarters, also known as the China Building. Built in traditional Chinese architectural style, the China Building features a distinctive roof. A row of two-storey...
  • China Building at Chulia Street, circa 1964 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This 1964 photograph shows a street scene at Chulia Street. It also shows the façade of the old OCBC headquarters, also known as the China Building. Built in traditional Chinese architectural style, the China Building features a distinctive roof. A row of two-storey shophouses can be seen to the right...
  • Benjamin Sheares Bridge under construction, 1970s : general view [1]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a section of the Benjamin Sheares Bridge under construction. The buildings in the Central Business District form the background against Singapore's skyline. Built over reclaimed land, the Bridge links the East Coast Parkway to Marina Bay. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Flyover, 1986 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Transportation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a C-shaped flyover, most probably the East Coast Parkway (ECP). The newly reclaimed land in the Marina Bay area is surrounded by the river upon which numerous, small boats can be seen traversing. What seems like the National Stadium can be spotted at the top left corner....