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  • Buildings in city centre : aerial view [3]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a sweeping view of the heart of the city with Chinatown area in the foreground and River Valley area in the background. The city skyline is characterised with modern high-rise buildings and traditional shophouses. Among the skyscrapers are office and residential buildings that extend into the horizon....
  • Telok Ayer Street and Thian Hock Keng Temple : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph of a street scene showing people walking and a trishaw rider carrying a passenger, travelling along Telok Ayer Street. On the left is the Thian Hock Keng Temple with its ornamental dragons, symbolising good luck, perched on the elaborately tiled roof. Towering over the shophouses is...
  • Raffles City, 1980s : general view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows Raffles City complex. It comprises of Westin Stamford (now known as Swissotel The Stamford) and Raffles The Plaza (now known as Fairmont Singapore) hotels, an office tower, a shopping mall and a convention centre. The St Andrew's Cathedral and the Civilian War Memorial can be seen on...
  • Masjid Sultan : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a frontal view of Masjid Sultan, or Sultan Mosque, located in Kampong Glam. The mosque with its huge dome is seen between two rows of shophouses. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sri Mariamman Temple, before renovation : exterior

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a black and white photograph of the Sri Mariamman Temple located at 244 South Bridge Road, before it was renovated. First built in 1827, the Sri Mariamman Temple is the oldest Hindu temple in Singapore and was popularly known as Mariamman Kovil or Kling Street Temple. The temple...
  • Telok Ayer Street and Thian Hock Keng Temple : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph of a street scene showing people walking and cycling along Telok Ayer Street. On the left is the Thian Hock Keng Temple with its ornamental dragons, symbolising good luck, perched on the elaborately tiled roof. Towering over the shophouses is the OCBC Centre. Physical dimensions of...
  • Telok Ayer Street and Thian Hock Keng Temple : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph of a busy street scene along Telok Ayer Street. Seen here is a man riding his tricycle-cart and a woman pushing her three-wheeled cart along the road. On the left is the Thian Hock Keng Temple with one of its ornately carved columns at the entrance...
  • Telok Ayer Street and Thian Hock Keng Temple : general view [5]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a busy street scene at Telok Ayer Street. People are seen walking on either side, while a trishaw rider wearing a traditional straw pointed hat, passes along the road. On the left is the Thian Hock Keng Temple with one of its ornately carved columns at the...
  • Buildings in city centre : aerial view [4]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a sweeping view of the heart of the city with the Tanjong Pagar and Duxton Road area in the foreground and Outram Park area in the background. Modern high-rise buildings which include commercial and residential buildings stand alongside traditional shophouses. This photograph was taken from the former...
  • Telok Ayer Street and Thian Hock Keng Temple : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph of a busy street scene along Telok Ayer Street. Seen here is a man riding his tricycle-cart along the road. On the left is the Thian Hock Keng Temple with one of its ornately carved columns at the entrance and ornamental dragons, symbolising good luck, perched...