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  • Father of Dr. Wu Lien-teh, Mr Ng Khee-hok, 1832-1916

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows Dr. Wu Lien-teh's father, Mr. Ng Khee-Hok, dressed in Qing dynasty court official clothes. He is seated on a chair, next to a side table. There is a pot of plant as well as a teacup on the table. Below the table, on the floor, is a...
  • Chinese man in changshan

    Heritage and Culture · Arts
    This photograph shows a bald Chinese man in changshan, a traditional Chinese tunic worn by men. He is wearing a pair of round-framed glasses. He poses with an open fan using his right hand. Part of the door of a brick building can be seen in the background. Title devised...
  • Dr. Wu Lien-teh's mother, Madam Lam Choy-fan, 1844-1908

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a portrait of Madam Lam Choy-fan (1844-1908), mother of Dr. Wu Lien-teh, a Penang-born physician, Madam Lam is dressed in traditional Chinese clothes with embroidery. She is seated on a chair, next to a side table. There is a vase with flowers as well as a teacup...
  • Dr. Wu Lien-teh's father, Mr Ng Khee-hok, 1832-1916

    Heritage and Culture · Arts
    This photograph shows Dr. Wu Lien-teh's father, Mr. Ng Khee-Hok, dressed in Qing dynasty court official clothes. He is seated on a chair, next to a side table. There is a vase with flowers as well as a teacup on the table. Below the table, on the floor, is a...
  • Manchu (big feet) lady with Tientsin (bound feet)

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows two Chinese ladies in traditional Chinese costume. Both are seated with a small round table between them. A pot of flowers is placed in front of the table. The Manchu lady (right) has big feet while that from Tientsin has small feet due to foot-binding. Title devised...
  • Fashionable lady of the 1940s : full-length portrait

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Arts
    This is a photograph of Tan Yuen Chuen's mother looking stately in a studio pose. She is wearing a traditional long cheongsam worn by Chinese women, typified by the high collar. She sits in a round chair, clutching a purse and handkerchief. Photograph donated by Tan Yuen Chuen and displayed...