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  • Chartered Bank building, Kuala Lumpur, 1950s

    Economy · Streets and Places · Arts · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows Chartered Bank building in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It shows a view of a three-storey building designed in the Neo-Mogul style. The building features domes, turrets, arched doorways and a porch. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Safe distancing floor markers outside Maybank, Holland Village, during phase 2 of re-opening

    Economy · Politics and Government · Tan, Berny
    Contributed by Berny Tan, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows floor markers at the entrance to the bank, during phase 2 of re-opening. The floor markers indicate where customers should stand to keep a safe distance from each other while waiting to...
  • Safe distancing floor markers at BKK Forex Pte Ltd outlet, Golden Mile Complex, during phase 2 of re-opening [2]

    Economy · Politics and Government · Tan, Berny
    Contributed by Berny Tan, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows floor markers outside the remittance service outlet during phase 2 of re-opening. The floor markers indicate where customers should stand to keep a safe distance from each other while queuing. Description by...
  • Close-up view of safe distancing floor markers at POSB Buona Vista outlet, Holland Drive, during circuit breaker period [2]

    Economy · Politics and Government · Tan, Berny
    Contributed by Berny Tan, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows a close-up view of the safe distancing floor markers in front of the ATM machines at the estate during the circuit breaker period. The floor markers indicate where people should stand to...
  • Safe distancing seat markers at DBS outlet, Plaza Singapura, during phase 1 of re-opening

    Economy · Politics and Government · Tan, Berny
    Contributed by Berny Tan, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows safe distancing seat markers on a black seat during phase 1 of re-opening. A notice has also been pasted on the seat informing patrons that it is not to be occupied. Description...
  • Safe distancing floor markers at POSB Buona Vista outlet, Holland Drive, during circuit breaker period [1]

    Economy · Politics and Government · Tan, Berny
    Contributed by Berny Tan, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows people queuing behind safe distance markers on the floor in front of the ATM machines at the estate during the circuit breaker period. Description by Library staff. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cordoned off area at DBS outlet, Plaza Singapura, during phase 1 of re-opening [1]

    Economy · Politics and Government · Tan, Berny
    Contributed by Berny Tan, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows an area in the bank being cordoned off with chairs taped together to prevent access during phase 1 of re-opening. Description by Library staff. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Safe distancing floor markers at BKK Forex Pte Ltd outlet, Golden Mile Complex, during phase 2 of re-opening [1]

    Economy · Politics and Government · Tan, Berny
    Contributed by Berny Tan, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows the remittance service outlet during phase 2 of re-opening. The floor markers indicate where customers should stand to keep a safe distance from each other while at the counter. Description by Library...
  • Cordoned off area at DBS outlet, Plaza Singapura, during phase 1 of re-opening [2]

    Economy · Politics and Government · Tan, Berny
    Contributed by Berny Tan, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows an area in the bank being cordoned off with chairs taped together to prevent access during phase 1 of re-opening. Description by Library staff. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Safe distancing measure at DBS outlet, Plaza Singapura, during phase 1 of re-opening [1]

    Economy · Politics and Government · Tan, Berny
    Contributed by Berny Tan, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows a red chair taped to the floor and a red measurement tape between the taped chair and the chair besides it as a safe distance measure during phase 1 of re-opening. Description...
  • Safe distancing measure at DBS outlet, Plaza Singapura, during phase 1 of re-opening [2]

    Economy · Politics and Government · Tan, Berny
    Contributed by Berny Tan, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows a red chair taped to the floor and a red measurement tape as a safe distance measure during phase 1 of re-opening. Description by Library staff. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Ghim Moh, POSB automated teller machine : general view

    Economy · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a POSBank automated teller machine (ATM) located in the Ghim Moh area. It is located near a block of Housing and Development Board apartment block, which can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boat Quay near Four Seas Communications Bank Ltd, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Economy
    This photograph shows some bumboats docked along the Singapore River near Four Seas Communications Bank (on the right). Rows of shophouses lined the bank while new buildings that are under construction visible in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Raffles Place, 1963

    Streets and Places · Economy · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a view of Raffles Place with the Chartered Bank building on the right. On the left is an open car park with a row of shophouses behind it. 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...
  • OCBC Centre : interior [11]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Arts · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the banking hall and mezzanine of Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre. The spacious, carpeted hall is decorated with flowers for the bank's inauguration. Below the green banner is a counter. The atmosphere is both grand and pleasant. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library...
  • OCBC Centre : interior [21]

    Economy · Arts · Personalities · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing the management of OCBC Bank, including Tan Sri Tan Chin Tuan, greeting guests at the OCBC Centre. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre inauguration : general view

    Events · Economy · Organisations · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows guests at the opening of the 52-storey Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre. The crowd is gathered for a reception at the banking hall. Seen on the upper floor is the OCBC Bank's logo which depicts a Chinese junk, reflecting the bank's strong Asian heritage. Physical dimensions of...
  • OCBC Centre inauguration : exterior [6]

    Events · Economy · Organisations · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a crowd gathered outside the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre. Inside the banking hall, VIPs and invited guests are seen attending the inauguration of OCBC Centre. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre : interior [1]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Arts · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing guests at the inauguration of OCBC Centre. Above is the mezzanine which serves as the administrative section of the hall. At the centre of the banking hall is an architectural model of the building. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre inauguration : two people

    Events · Economy · Arts · Organisations · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows two men at the opening of the 52-storey Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre. The backdrop shows the OCBC Bank's logo which depicts a Chinese junk, reflecting the bank's strong Asian heritage. Physical dimensions of original: 27 x 21 cm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre inauguration : top view [6]

    Events · Economy · Organisations · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows guests walking the red carpet while others arriving at the entrance of the OCBC Centre. The VIPs are seen shaking hands with the management of OCBC Bank. Photographers are ready with their cameras to capture moments during the opening of the 52-storey Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre....
  • OCBC Bank logo : general view [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing the OCBC logo at the banking hall, taken during the OCBC Centre Inauguration. Flowers are placed near the logo of OCBC Bank. It depicts a Chinese junk, reflecting the bank's strong Asian heritage. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre inauguration : exterior [4]

    Events · Economy · Arts · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a troupe of lion dance performers, playing cymbals and drums, near the entrance at OCBC Centre. Next to them, on the floor, is a lion head. On the wall are two Chinese characters 'Hua Sha', literally translated as China Building. Below that is OCBC Centre, the building's...