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  • Cultures in ASEAN and the 21st Century seminar : group photograph

    Events · Arts · Personalities · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a group photograph of participants at the opening ceremony of the seminar on "Cultures in ASEAN and the 21st century". The guest-of-honour is Abdullah Tarmugi, who is photographed with Edwin Thumboo and the other participants.This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Title...
  • Short plays. Prize presentation at Library@Orchard : two people [3]

    Personalities · Arts · Events · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a photograph of Edwin Thumboo presenting a prize to a winner at the prize presentation ceremony for short plays which was held at Library@Orchard in 1999.This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. 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...
  • Children's charity show : group photograph

    Personalities · Events · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a 1997 photograph of Edwin Thumboo posing with four others at a children's charity show. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. 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....
  • Conference on cultures in ASEAN and the 21st Century : group photograph

    Events · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a 1995 group photograph of participants at a conference entitled "Conference on Cultures in ASEAN and the 21st Century". Among them is Edwin Thumboo. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre inauguration : top view [5]

    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. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Launch of "A Third Map" by Edwin Thumboo : two people [1]

    Arts · Personalities · Events · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a photograph of Koh Buck Song (right) and a lady at the launch of "A Third Map" by Edwin Thumboo in 1993. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Arrival of the Sea Belle II : the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Events · Economy · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection, taken at the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock on 14 February 1938. The photograph shows the Governor’s official yacht, Sea Belle II arriving at the dock. Sir Shenton Thomas, the Governor and High Commissioner, can be seen standing...
  • Short plays. Prize presentation at Library@Orchard : two people [2]

    Personalities · Arts · Events · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a photograph of Edwin Thumboo presenting a prize to a winner at the prize presentation ceremony for short plays which was held at Library@Orchard in 1999.This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Short plays. Prize presentation at Library@Orchard : two people [1]

    Personalities · Arts · Events · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a photograph of Edwin Thumboo presenting a prize to a winner at the prize presentation ceremony for short plays which was held at Library@Orchard in 1999.This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Amir of Kuwait visiting the Jurong Town Hall : general view

    Personalities · Politics and Government · Events · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing the late Amir of Kuwait (Amir is the arabic word for commander, general or prince), His Highness Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah with a delegation, probably after a tour of the Jurong Town Hall (now renamed iHUB). On the left is a board with the...
  • Parade commanders preparing for the arrival of H.R.H. the Prince of Wales : general view

    Events · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown’s collection. It shows the parade commanders at the ‘Children’s Corner’ getting ready for the arrival of H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, who was on a two-day visit to Singapore on 31 March and 1 April 1922. This event was held on the...
  • Marching band performing for H.R.H. the Prince of Wales’ visit : general view

    Events · Personalities · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown’s collection. It shows a contingent of Scout and Guide leaders preceded by three drummers during the parade at ‘Children’s Corner’ on 31 March 1922. This event was part of the programme for H.R.H. the Prince of Wales’ two-day visit to Singapore on...
  • View of the band : the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang : general view

    Events · Personalities · Arts · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It was taken during the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock on 14 February 1938. It shows the Governor, Sir Shenton Thomas (in dark uniform) crossing the gangway from Sea Belle II to inspect the Guard of Honour, with...
  • OCBC Centre inauguration : close-up [4]

    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 arriving on the red carpet, at the entrance of OCBC Centre. The VIPs are seen shaking hands with the management of OCBC during the opening of the 52-storey Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Inspection of parade at the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang : general view

    Personalities · Events · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. This was taken during the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock on 14 February 1938. It shows the Governor, Sir Shenton Thomas (in dark uniform) inspecting the Guard of Honour, and the Royal Marine Band. Title devised by Library...
  • Spectators on the dock at the opening of the Singapore Naval Base’s floating dock : rear view

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Events · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown’s collection. It was taken during the opening ceremony of the Singapore Naval Base's floating dock on 14 August 1929. The photograph shows some of the invited guests looking across the waters, towards the observation tower on the opposite side. The No. 5...
  • The opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang : general view [6]

    Events · Sports and Recreation · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection, taken at the opening of King George VI Graving Dock on 14 February 1938. It shows seventeen of the eighteen Fleet Air Arm Fairey Swordfish torpedo bombers, from Squadrons 813 and 824 based aboard the aircraft carrier H.M.S. Eagle, doing a...
  • Contingent of children with a British flag at a parade for H.R.H. the Prince of Wales’ visit : general view

    Events · Geography and Travels · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown’s collection. It shows a group of schoolboys with banners, with their group leader holding a British flag in front during the parade on 31 March 1922 at ‘Children’s Corner’. This event was part of the programme for H.R.H. the Prince of Wales’...
  • The opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang : night view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Events · Economy · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection, taken at the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock on 14 February 1938. It shows a night view of the caisson of the graving dock. The illuminated aircraft carrier H.M.S. Eagle and other naval ships are seen in the...
  • NUS-CFA party : group photograph [1]

    Events · Arts · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    The photograph shows a group of people, one of whom is Prof. Edwin Thumboo, standing sixth from the right. The photograph was taken at the National University of Singapore, Centre for the Arts party. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Title devised by...
  • The opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang : general view [5]

    Events · Sports and Recreation · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection, taken at the official opening of King George VI Graving Dock on 14 February 1938. It shows three of the eighteen Fleet Air Arm Fairey Swordfish torpedo bombers, from Squadrons 813 and 824 based aboard the aircraft carrier H.M.S. Eagle, which...
  • The opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang : general view [8]

    Events · Streets and Places · Economy · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. This was taken during the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock on 14 February 1938. It shows various guests after the ceremony. The three dark figures at the front on the right and the two on the left are...