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  • Malay wedding, Mount Elizabeth, 1970 [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “Sin 6.12.70 Malay wedding Mount Elisabeth”. This 1970 photograph shows a Malay wedding where the married couple is having a meal with their guests. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Malay wedding near Queen’s Hotel, Mount Elizabeth, 1970 [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “Proche de Queen’s Hotel. Sin 6-12-70 Mount Elisabeth”. This 1970 photograph shows a Malay wedding where the married couple is seen posing for a photo with some guests. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Offerings for the afterlife in Chinatown, 1971

    Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows food and wine offered most likely during the Hungry Ghost Festival to the afterlife in Chinatown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese funeral procession, 1970

    Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide reads: “Singapore 6.12.70. South Bridge/Circular Rd”. This 1970 photograph shows a Chinese funeral procession with a band of musicians. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Religious ceremony at Havelock Road, 1982

    Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “D.8 Août 1982, Havelock.” This 1982 photograph shows three women and two children with traditional Chinese costume performing some rites at Havelock Road. It looks like there is a religious ceremony going on as one of the lady can be seen holding two incense. On lookers...
  • Malay wedding, 1971

    Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows a Malay couple posing for a photo with their parents and three children in the house on their wedding day. Gifts given to the couple can be seen on the left. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Traditional Chinese paper offerings shop in Chinatown, 1971

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: ““Deo, S’pore, 18 Dec 1971.” This 1971 photograph depicts a shop in Chinatown that makes paper offerings for the afterlife. A paper replica of a house is placed at the shop's entrance. The light wooden or bamboo frame of the paper house can be seen, as...
  • A wake (ceremony) at Boon Tat Street, 1977

    Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “S. 19 Mars 77 Boon Tat St”. This 1977 photograph shows a wake (ceremony) at Boon Tat Street. People can be seen sitting outside one of the shophouses. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Ceremonial object, 1982

    Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “Vers Sungai Road 05 Sept 82.” A slaughtered pig can be seen with an orange that has some joss sticks on it in its mouth in this 1982 photograph. Its head can be seen lying on a block of ice. The pig most likely is an...