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  • Billboard for National Day in 1984 : general view [2]

    Events · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a billboard bearing the logo for the National Day celebrations in 1984. The theme for that year's parade was 25 Years of Nation Building, 1959 - 1984. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • National Day Parade, 1976 : close-up

    Events · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    In this photograph, a contingent of students is marching on the track and holding aloft red flags as part of National Day celebrations. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Billboard for National Day, 1984 : general view [1]

    Events · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a billboard bearing the logo for the National Day celebrations in 1984. The theme for that year's parade was 25 Years of Nation Building, 1959 - 1984. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • St. Andrew’s Cathedral : group photograph

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a group photograph taken within the cathedral. It is most probably of the cathedral choir, after Choirmaster Edwin Brown recruited ladies as choir members. A notice titled "St. Andrew’s Cathedral Clothing Shop" is seen on the notice board in...
  • Balloon at National Day Parade, 1984 : general view

    Events · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a giant, red and white balloon in the shape of a bulb, at the National Day Parade (NDP). Held at the Padang in 1984, the theme for that year's parade was 25 Years of Nation Building, 1959 - 1984. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised...
  • Statue of Sir Stamford Raffles : general view

    Arts · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows the statue of Sir Stamford Raffles erected on the Esplanade (now Padang) and unveiled on 16th June 1887. The statue was relocated in front of the Victoria Memorial Hall in 1919. No date of creation provided. Title devised...
  • National Day celebrations : general view

    Events · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a black and white photograph of the front of City Hall where work is in progress to decorate it for the National Day celebrations. Decorations already installed include the State crest, a picture of Singapore island, flags and the words "Majulah Singapura". Title devised by Library staff. Date...
  • Malay boy in front of some palm trees : front view

    Heritage and Culture · Nature and Environment · Percy Hill Collection
    This is a photograph taken of a Malay boy clad in a sarong, posing in front of a tall palm tree. In the background, another palm tree together with some other trees, are seen growing on a grassy slope. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • National Day Parade floats : general view [2]

    Events · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Seen in this black and white photograph is a National Day Parade float decorated with a stack of books, a ladder and a mortar board passing by the Victoria Memorial Hall. On it is the message, "Education-Spring Source of Nation" in the four official languages. Below this are shown the...
  • Singapore River, 1970s : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. This view of the Singapore River and Boat Quay could have been taken in late 1973 or early 1974, judging by the state of construction of the United Overseas Bank tower (far left) and Clifford Centre behind and immediately to its...
  • Sir Stamford Raffles statue : close-up

    Arts · Personalities · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph of the statue of Stamford Raffles, the founder of Singapore, in front of the Victoria Memorial Hall. The photographer was standing close to the base of the statue so the view is slightly slanted upward against the backdrop of the Victoria Memorial Hall to show some...
  • Breach Candy swimming pool, Bombay (Mumbai) : general view

    Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a 1930s photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a partial view of Bombay’s Breach Candy swimming pool and the pool’s diving board. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
  • Waterfront : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This postcard picture provides a panoramic view of Singapore's waterfront together with the city's skyline, taken against a backdrop of a clear blue sky and a deep-blue sea, showing modern, high-rise buildings stretched along the coastline in the Central Business District. A solitary boat can be seen in the foreground....
  • National Day Parade line-up at Padang : general view

    Events · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Shown in this black and white photograph are various uniformed groups, some carrying flags assembled at the Padang for the National Day Parade. On the right is the City Hall. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • D’Almeida Street, 1970s : general view

    Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This 1970s photograph from E. A. Brown's collection shows the busy road junction of Cecil Street and D'Almeida Street, from the corner of Robinson Road and Finlayson Green. The Algemene Bank Nederland (ABN) building is on the left of D'Almeida Street, while Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) building is on the...
  • The Cenotaph : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the Cenotaph, which is located at Esplanade Park along Connaught Drive. The war memorial was built in memory of the soldiers in Singapore who lost their lives during World War I and World War II. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Billboard for National Day, 1984 : close-up

    Events · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a billboard bearing the logo for the National Day celebrations in 1984. The theme for that year's parade was 25 Years of Nation Building, 1959 - 1984. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • A crowd at the beach : general view

    Streets and Places · Percy Hill Collection
    Pictured here is a beach scene taken in the early part of the 20th century, showing a gathering of men, engrossed in something which appears to have attracted their full attention. Shown too is a peddler and his makeshift stall stationed outside a wooden fence under the shade of tall...
  • Singapore River as seen from Hilton Hotel : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph taken from the Hilton Hotel gives an aerial view of the Singapore River and the Central Business Districs. Among the shophouses near the river is the OCBC headquarters, also known as the "China Building" at Chulia Street. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore River : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Sports and Recreation · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a 1940s photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a view of the Singapore river, as seen from Elgin Bridge. Coleman Bridge can be seen in the middle. The Hill Street Police Station is on the right, near Coleman Bridge, while Tan Kim Seng’s godown is on...
  • Singapore River, with bumboats : 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 picturesque view of the Singapore River, shown here with a picture of bumboats partly covered by the elegant branches of a tree. In the background, more bumboats are seen against the backdrop of a row of shophouses. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sampans and attap houses on stilts along a river bank : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Percy Hill Collection
    A picturesque view is taken here of attap houses built on stilts along a river bank, and in the foreground, several sampans are shown anchored on the sand. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • National Day Parade : general view

    Events · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Seen in this undated photograph is the People's Action Party's contingent marching and holding aloft flags and cardboard slogans, in a parade celebrating National Day. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • National Day Parade floats : general view [1]

    Events · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Shown in this black and white photograph is a float during the National Day celebrations passing by the Victoria Memorial Hall. It has the message "Health and Happiness" in the four official languages on it. Below this are shown years and an amount, "1961-1964 $35,800,000", probably indicating amount spent on...