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  • Chinese New Year Chingay procession, 1979

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1979 photograph shows performers at a segment of the Chinese New Year's Chingay procession. The performers are wearing traditional Chinese costumes are holding a board with the Chinese words "公正廉明". Some of the performers appear to be dressed as Justice Bao, a symbol of justice and impartiality in ancient...
  • Contingents at National Day Parade, 1984 : general view [3]

    Events · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the National Day Parade (NDP), being held at the Padang in 1984. On the parade ground is a kaleidoscope of colours, formed by the contingents taking part in the traditional march past. The marching contingents dressed in different attire and holding coloured flags and banners are made...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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’...
  • 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...
  • March-past, 1924 : general view [1]

    Events · Politics and Government · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection, taken on 15 February 1924. The Royal Naval Special Service Squadron made a stopover in Singapore for a few days, while on a world cruise. The Squadron consisted of two battle cruisers, HMS Hood and HMS Repulse as well as five...
  • Marching band playing before the arrival of H.R.H. the Prince of Wales : side view

    Events · Personalities · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown’s collection. It shows some of Mr F. Adam’s Scottish Pipers playing and marching at the parade ‘Children’s Corner’ before 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....
  • Contingent of girl guides marching 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 contingent of girl guide leaders marching at 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 31 March and 1...
  • Group of children at a parade for H.R.H. the Prince of Wales’ visit : general view [2]

    Events · Geography and Travels · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown’s collection. It shows a group of small Chinese girls waiting to take their places in the stand at ‘Children’s Corner’ for the parade on 31 March 1922. This event was part of the programme for H.R.H. the Prince of Wales’ two-day visit...
  • Parade contingent doing a march-past for H.R.H. the Prince of Wales’ visit : general view

    Events · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown’s collection. It shows a contingent doing a march-past by the stands. A photographer can be seen in the foreground, alongside the contingent, rushing to a new vantage point. This event was part of the programme for H.R.H. the Prince of Wales’ two-day...
  • Archway with the British flag at the centre : general view

    Events · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown’s collection. It was taken at the parade held on 31 March 1922 at ‘Children’s Corner’. The picture shows the entrance archway through which H.R.H. the Prince walked when he arrived at the parade. Boy scouts are seen standing on the semi-circular archway,...
  • H.R.H. the Prince of Wales inspecting the parade : general view

    Events · Personalities · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown’s collection. It shows the H.R.H. the Prince of Wales inspecting the Scouts contingent at the parade at ‘Children’s Corner’, on the morning of 31 March 1922. This event was part of the programme for H.R.H. the Prince of Wales’ two-day visit to...
  • School boys with banner at 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 school boys holding an embroidered banner at the Children’s Corner celebrations. This event was part of the programme for H.R.H. the Prince of Wales’ two-day visit to Singapore on 31 March and 1 April 1922. Date...
  • 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.
  • Performance during National Day Parade, 1984

    Events · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a National Day Parade (NDP), being held at the Padang in 1984. Parade participants are seen forming a picture of the Singapore flag symbols with five white stars standing for democracy, peace, progress, justice and equality and a crescent moon representing a rising young nation. Physical dimensions...
  • March-past, 1924 : general view [2]

    Events · Politics and Government · Personalities · Arts · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection, taken on 15 February 1924. The Royal Naval Special Service Squadron made a stopover in Singapore for a few days, while on a world cruise. The Squadron consisted of two battle cruisers, HMS Hood and HMS Repulse as well as five...
  • Contingents at National Day Parade, 1984 : general view [4]

    Events · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the National Day Parade (NDP), being held at the Padang in 1984. On the parade ground is a kaleidoscope of colours, formed by the contingents taking part in the traditional march past. The marching contingents dressed in different attire and holding coloured flags and banners are made...
  • Segment on rickshaw performance at National Day Parade, 1984

    Events · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows National Day Parade (NDP) performers with rickshaws on the road. The performance featuring hand-drawn taxi-cabs of early Singapore is part of the 1984 NDP celebrations. The performance is reminiscent of Chinese labourers who worked as rickshaw pullers. Seated in each rickshaw is a passenger as pullers draw...
  • Circus elephants at a parade for H.R.H. the Prince of Wales’ visit : general view

    Events · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown’s collection. The picture shows the elephants from the Royal Italian Circus marching by the stands to entertain the 10,000 children (and some adults) at ‘Children’s Corner’ while they awaited the arrival of H.R.H. the Prince of Wales on 31 March 1922. The...