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  • Raffles City and Padang : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing a game of rugby being played at the Padang with the Raffles City area as a backdrop. Set against the city skyline is the spire of St. Andrew's Cathedral on the left and the Raffles City Shopping and Convention Centre, Westin Plaza (now known as...
  • Marina Bay waterfront and financial district skyline : panoramic view [3]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the Marina Bay waterfront, set against the skyline of Singapore's central business district. Financial skyscrapers at the central business district form a scenic backdrop against boats in the bay. Some of the office buildings include the Temasek Tower (now known as 8 Shenton Way), DBS Tower, UIC...
  • Bagpipe group : general view [3]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an all-girls bagpipe band outside the OCBC Centre. This display was in celebration of the OCBC Centre inauguration. The name of the bank in Chinese, 'Hua Sha', can be seen at its entrance. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Buildings in city centre : aerial view [3]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a sweeping view of the heart of the city with Chinatown area in the foreground and River Valley area in the background. The city skyline is characterised with modern high-rise buildings and traditional shophouses. Among the skyscrapers are office and residential buildings that extend into the horizon....
  • Elgin Bridge and surroundings : night view [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of Elgin Bridge and bumboats (also called twakows or tongkangs) in the Singapore River. Pictured nearby is the well-lit OCBC Centre, as well as other financial buildings like UOB Building and Hong Leong Building. Physical dimensions of original: 10 x 13 cm. Title devised...
  • Fireworks near OCBC Centre : night view [2]

    Streets and Places · Events · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows fireworks being set off near the Singapore River. Featuring prominently is the well-lit OCBC Centre near Elgin Bridge in the foreground. Other financial buildings like UOB Building and Hong Leong Building are set against Singapore's skyline. Physical dimensions of original: 10 x 13 cm. Title devised by...
  • OCBC Centre, 1970s : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the OCBC Centre and its surrounding areas. Partially hidden on the left is the Fullerton Building with its Doric colonnades. The stately building used to house the General Post Office. On the right is an ornamental archway, along the pathway of Anderson Bridge. Physical dimensions of original:...
  • Telok Ayer Street and Thian Hock Keng Temple : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph of a street scene showing people walking and a trishaw rider carrying a passenger, travelling along Telok Ayer Street. On the left is the Thian Hock Keng Temple with its ornamental dragons, symbolising good luck, perched on the elaborately tiled roof. Towering over the shophouses is...
  • Singapore city skyline, 1970s : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing an aerial view of the Singapore skyline. Pictured near the left, in the foreground, is the Imperial Hotel and the River Valley area. In the background are financial and office buildings. Physical dimensions of original: 10 x 13 cm. Date of creation estimated. Title devised...
  • Fireworks near OCBC Centre : night view [1]

    Streets and Places · Events · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows fireworks being set off near the Singapore River. Featuring prominently is the well-lit OCBC Centre near Elgin Bridge in the foreground. Other financial buildings like UOB Building and Hong Leong Building are set against Singapore's skyline. Physical dimensions of original: 10 x 13 cm. Title devised by...
  • Bagpipe group : general view [4]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an all-girls bagpipe band outside the OCBC Centre. This display was in celebration of the OCBC Centre inauguration. On the wall are two Chinese characters 'Hua Sha', literally translated as China Building. Below that is OCBC Centre, the building's name in English. Physical dimensions of original: 35...
  • OCBC Centre, 1980s : side view [1]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the OCBC Centre as seen from a park at the corner of Raffles Place and Chulia Street. On the left is a restful oasis which was built after a fire destroyed the building that once stood on this spot. It has the tranquil appearance of a park,...
  • OCBC Centre, 1970s : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the OCBC Centre and its surrounding areas. Partially hidden on the left is the Fullerton Building with its Doric colonnades. The stately building used to house the General Post Office. On the right is an ornamental archway, along the pathway of Anderson Bridge. Physical dimensions of original:...
  • Singapore skyline from Marina Bay, 1986 : panoramic view [1]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the Marina Bay waterfront, set against the skyline of Singapore's central business district. In the background are financial skyscrapers at Singapore's business and banking district. They include the DBS Tower, UIC Building, Shenton House, Robina House, Hong Leong Building, Asia Insurance Building and Ocean Building. Also pictured...
  • 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...
  • OCBC Centre and Boat Quay, 1970s : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph of the OCBC Centre. The 52-storey building, designed by I.M. Pei, is a tower of three window segments supported by two solid pillars. Financial buildings like the Hong Leong Building, DBS Tower (also known as DBS Building) and CPF Building are framed against the skyline. Physical...
  • Telok Ayer Street and Thian Hock Keng Temple : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph of a street scene showing people walking and cycling along Telok Ayer Street. On the left is the Thian Hock Keng Temple with its ornamental dragons, symbolising good luck, perched on the elaborately tiled roof. Towering over the shophouses is the OCBC Centre. Physical dimensions of...
  • Bagpipe group : general view [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an all-girls bagpipe band outside the OCBC Centre. This display was in celebration of the OCBC Centre inauguration. The opening of the 52-storey Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre took place on 1 October 1976. Physical dimensions of original: 27 x 21 cm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Marina Bay waterfront and financial district skyline, 1980s : panoramic view [3]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the Marina Bay waterfront, set against the skyline of Singapore's central business district. Among the financial skyscrapers are Temasek Tower (now known as 8 Shenton Way), DBS Tower, UIC Building, Shenton House, Robina House, Hong Leong Building, Asia Insurance Building, Ocean Building, Singapore Land Tower and Hongkong...
  • OCBC Centre, 1970s : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the OCBC Centre and its surrounding areas. Partially hidden on the left is the Fullerton Building with its Doric colonnades. The stately building used to house the General Post Office. On the right is an ornamental archway, along the pathway of Anderson Bridge. Physical dimensions of original:...
  • Marina Bay waterfront and financial district skyline : panoramic view [1]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the Marina Bay waterfront, set against the skyline of Singapore's central business district. Financial skyscrapers at the central business district form a scenic backdrop against boats in the bay. Some of the office buildings include the Temasek Tower (now known as 8 Shenton Way), DBS Tower, UIC...
  • Westin Stamford and Raffles Hotels : general view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the Raffles Hotel and the Westin Stamford Hotel (now named Swissotel The Stamford and Fairmont Hotel respectively). In the background, the Raffles City Tower can be seen. In the foreground is Beach Road. Physical dimensions of original: 13 x 10 cm. Title devised by Library staff. Date...
  • Coleman Bridge : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph of the Coleman Bridge along the Singapore River. On the right is The Riverwalk, formerly known as Riverwalk Galleria. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Bagpipe group : general view [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an all-girls bagpipe band outside the OCBC Centre. This display was in celebration of the OCBC Centre inauguration. On the wall are two Chinese characters 'Hua Sha', literally translated as China Building. Below that is OCBC Centre, the building's name in English. Physical dimensions of original: 35...