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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...
  • Trishaw riders : general view

    Transportation · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows three men engaged in a conversation along a pavement. Two of them appear to be trishawmen. Primarily Chinese immigrants, their dress style of choice include a pair of dark-coloured shorts, a loose-fitting, button shirt and a Chinese straw hat to protect them from the weather. Partially hidden...
  • View of OCBC Centre from Circular Road, 1970s : general view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows OCBC Centre standing in contrast to the two- and three-storey shophouses at Circular Road. The goods and services offered by traders and merchants here draw people to this street. Cars are parked along the sides of the road. Physical dimensions of original: 13 x 10 cm. Title...
  • China Building at Chulia Street, circa 1964 : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · 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. Several smaller buildings can be partially seen on either side of...
  • 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...
  • VIPs at OCBC Centre inauguration : general view [2]

    Events · Economy · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a crowd gathering across the road from the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre as VIPs and guests arrive in their cars. They are seen walking towards the building to attend the inauguration of OCBC Centre. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • 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...