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  • Female military officers : two people

    Geography and Travels · Personalities · Politics and Government · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph depicts two women in military ceremonial uniform. One woman is helping to make adjustments to the uniform of the other, who is looking at her reflection in the mirror and adjusting her collar. On the left, a drill weapon is propped up against the wall while a notice...
  • Gun carriage in the 1870s : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Politics and Government · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph, taken between 1870 and 1879, shows a damaged gun carriage. Such artillery was a common sight at the forts (such as Fort Canning and Fort Siloso) that were built by the Colonial Government for the defence of early Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Cannon, 1870s : close-up

    Politics and Government · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1870s photograph shows part of a cannon. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
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  • Marine policeman, 1950s : profile

    Politics and Government · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph illustrating a marine policeman, with a rifle by his side, on duty to protect the rice cargo ship from pirates. In the background from the centre, there is the Union Building followed by the Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank and Fullerton Building (now known as...
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