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  • Chinese New Year greeting card from Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill

    Economy · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in 1954 this photograph shows a Chinese New Year greeting card from the factory. The card features a scene of the construction...
  • Chinese new year paraphernalia : close-up

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing an assortment of Chinese New Year paraphernalia, including red packets, Chinese New Year cards as well as a miniature lion's head, probably to represent the lion dance performances common during Chinese New Year. The character for "rat" is on one of the pamphlets on the...
  • Chinese New Year card : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Arts · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph is a close-up of a Chinese New Year greeting card. Such cards are often red in colour, as it is an auspicious colour for the Chinese. Title devised by Library staff.