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  • Dinner guests celebrating the opening of the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre : general view [6]

    Events · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows guests at a dinner in celebration of the opening of the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre : interior [11]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Arts · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the banking hall and mezzanine of Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre. The spacious, carpeted hall is decorated with flowers for the bank's inauguration. Below the green banner is a counter. The atmosphere is both grand and pleasant. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library...
  • OCBC Centre : interior [21]

    Economy · Arts · Personalities · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing the management of OCBC Bank, including Tan Sri Tan Chin Tuan, greeting guests at the OCBC Centre. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. 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...
  • OCBC Centre inauguration : exterior [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 a crowd gathered outside the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre. Inside the banking hall, VIPs and invited guests are seen attending the inauguration of OCBC Centre. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • VIPs at OCBC Centre inauguration : general view [1]

    Events · Personalities · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a group of men during the OCBC Centre inauguration. Sitting third from left is Tan Sri Tan Chin Tuan. Nicknamed Mr OCBC, he was a prominent Peranakan philanthropist and was often credited as the man who built the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC). To his left are Harry...
  • OCBC Centre : interior [1]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Arts · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing guests at the inauguration of OCBC Centre. Above is the mezzanine which serves as the administrative section of the hall. At the centre of the banking hall is an architectural model of the building. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre inauguration : two people

    Events · Economy · Arts · Organisations · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows two men at the opening of the 52-storey Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre. The backdrop shows the OCBC Bank's logo which depicts a Chinese junk, reflecting the bank's strong Asian heritage. Physical dimensions of original: 27 x 21 cm. 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....
  • OCBC Centre : interior [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Arts · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing guests at the inauguration of OCBC Centre. Above is the mezzanine which serves as the administrative section of the hall. At the centre of the banking hall is an architectural model of the building. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre : interior [14]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Arts · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the mezzanine of the banking hall during the OCBC Centre Inauguration. An old man makes a speech as others who are seated, look on. Behind them is the OCBC Bank's logo which depicts a Chinese junk, reflecting the bank's strong Asian heritage. Physical dimensions of original: 35...
  • Hairdressing salon and barber shop : interior [4]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This 1980s photograph shows a hairdresser, shaving the beard of her customer, inside a hair salon. This shop was located at Sago Street, in the heart of Chinatown. The ground floor units of shophouses typically carried on lively retail trade in food and daily necessities. Physical dimensions of original: 35...
  • 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.
  • VIPs at OCBC Centre inauguration : general view [3]

    Events · Economy · Organisations · Personalities · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing David Marshall shaking hands with a man as he arrives at the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre. He is among many VIPs and guests who are attending the inauguration of OCBC Centre. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dinner guests listening to Tan Sri Tan Chin Tuan at a dinner in celebration of the opening of the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre : general view [2]

    Events · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows Tan Sri Tan Chin Tuan making a speech as guests look on. This was taken at a dinner in celebration of the opening of the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dinner guests celebrating the opening of the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre : general view [13]

    Events · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing three ladies and a man at the OCBC Centre. They were among the many guests at the OCBC Centre Inauguration. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hairdressing salon and barber shop : interior [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This 1980s photograph shows a hairdresser, shaving the beard of her customer, inside a hair salon. This shop was located at Sago Street, in the heart of Chinatown. The ground floor units of shophouses typically carried on lively retail trade in food and daily necessities. Physical dimensions of original: 35...
  • OCBC Centre inauguration : close-up [1]

    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.
  • OCBC Centre : interior [20]

    Economy · Arts · Personalities · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing the management of OCBC Bank, including Tan Sri Tan Chin Tuan, greeting guests at the OCBC Centre. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre : interior [8]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Arts · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the decorated banking hall of Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre and its mezzanine, during the bank's inauguration. Flowers are placed along both sides of the spacious hall. Guests standing around the counter, appear to be absorbing the grand and pleasant atmosphere. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm....
  • Dinner guests celebrating the opening of the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre : general view [4]

    Events · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows guests at a dinner in celebration of the opening of the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre. Warm lighting from ceiling lamps give the dining hall a cosy effect. On the wall are photographs of the old OCBC Centre on the left and the new 52-storey building on...
  • OCBC Centre : interior [3]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Arts · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing the banking hall at OCBC Centre. Fresh flowers adorned the hall for the opening of the 52-storey Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dinner guests celebrating the opening of the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre : general view [5]

    Events · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows guests at a dinner in celebration of the opening of the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre : interior [7]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Arts · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing the banking hall during the OCBC Centre Inauguration. Flowers are placed near the counter where guests can be seen mingling with one another. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.