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  • Taoist priest, 1982 : profile

    Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1982 photograph show the side view of a Taoist priest. He is most probably performing a religious rites as he can be seen holding a piece of red paper with Chinese character on it. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Ceremonial event in the 1900s : general view

    Events · Personalities · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph, taken between 1900 and 1939, has the words "Customer original 17 138/0346" on the back. This photograph shows a ceremonial event along the river. There is a stage festooned with streamers and decorations, and uniformed men walking towards the stage. Date of creation estimated.
    Reproduction Available
  • Grave : close-up

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1993 photograph shows part of a grave, during Qing Ming Jie. Qing Ming (Cheng Beng in dialect) is All Souls' Day for the Chinese. It is a time to remember the departed and to pay respects to one's deceased ancestors and family members. As it emphasises filial piety, Qing...
    Reproduction Available
  • Graves : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1993 photograph shows a family mourning at their parents' graves at a cemetery, during Qing Ming Jie. Qing Ming (Cheng Beng in dialect) is All Souls' Day for the Chinese. It is a time to remember the departed and to pay respect to one's deceased ancestors and family members....
    Reproduction Available
  • Cemetery : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1993 photograph shows graves at a cemetery, during Qing Ming Jie. Qing Ming (Cheng Beng in dialect) is All Souls' Day for the Chinese. It is a time to remember the departed and to pay respects to one's deceased ancestors and family members. As it emphasises filial piety, Qing...
    Reproduction Available
  • Cemetery : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1993 photograph shows a family mourning at their parents' graves at a cemetery, during Qing Ming Jie. Qing Ming (Cheng Beng in dialect) is All Souls' Day for the Chinese. It is a time to remember the departed and to pay respects to one's deceased ancestors and family members....
    Reproduction Available
  • Mourning family at cemetery : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1993 photograph shows a family mourning at a cemetery, during Qing Ming Jie. Qing Ming (Cheng Beng in dialect) is All Souls' Day for the Chinese. It is a time to remember the departed and to pay respects to one's deceased ancestors and family members. As it emphasises filial...
    Reproduction Available
  • Grave : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1993 photograph shows a family mourning at their parents' graves at a cemetery, during Qing Ming Jie. Qing Ming (Cheng Beng in dialect) is All Souls' Day for the Chinese. It is a time to remember the departed and to pay respects to one's deceased ancestors and family members....
    Reproduction Available
  • Graves : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1993 photograph shows a family mourning at their parents' graves at a cemetery, during Qing Ming Jie. Qing Ming (Cheng Beng in dialect) is All Souls' Day for the Chinese. It is a time to remember the departed and to pay respects to one's deceased ancestors and family members....
    Reproduction Available
  • Hungry Ghost Festival celebration at Queen Street, 1974

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows decorations and large candles to celebrate the Hungry Ghost Festival at Queen Street, taken in 1974. In the background is the altar. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [88]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It was taken during the opening of a mobile library which used a bus. This shows the Guest-of-Honour cutting the ribbon at the entrance of the bus during the opening. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [56]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. It shows a female representative of the National Library giving a speech at the opening ceremony of National Library's mobile service. Her audience is seated in rows of chairs. The characters "K.C.S.C.C." are seen on each of the chair....
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [103]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. It was taken during the opening ceremony of National Library's mobile service for Jurong Town. The ceremony was organised by Taman Jurong Community Centre. In this photograph a Chinese gentleman is inspecting books on bookshelves in the bus used...
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [99]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. It was taken during the opening ceremony of National Library's mobile service for Jurong Town. The ceremony was organised by Taman Jurong Community Centre. In this photograph a Chinese gentleman is giving a speech on the stage. Mrs Hedwig...
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [101]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. It was taken during the opening ceremony of National Library's mobile service for Jurong Town. The ceremony was organised by Taman Jurong Community Centre. In this photograph guests are viewing books on display. Director of National Library, Mrs Hedwig...
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [36]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. It was taken during the opening ceremony of a library. A Chinese gentleman is cutting a ribbon. A Malay girl holding a tray is beside him. A few more gentlemen are behind them. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [24]

    Streets and Places · Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. It shows a scene at the opening ceremony of the National Library's mobile library at the Chong Pang Community Centre by Mr Fong Sip Chee, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Culture on 27.01.1967 at 6.00pm. Mr Fong is...
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [102]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. It was taken during the opening ceremony of National Library's mobile service for Jurong Town. The ceremony was organised by Taman Jurong Community Centre. In this photograph a Chinese gentleman is inspecting books on bookshelves in the bus used...
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [42]

    Streets and Places · Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. This was taken during the opening ceremony of mobile library at Bukit Timah Community Centre. The library was opened by Mr Chong Yeok Eng, MP for Bukit Timah, on 25 July 1967 at 6.00pm. This photograph shows Mr Chong...
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [98]

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. It was taken during the opening ceremony of National Library's mobile service for Jurong Town. Two Chinese gentlemen are standing beside a lion used for lion dancing, their hands clasped in a handshake. Policemen in uniform are behind them....
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [100]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. It was taken during the opening ceremony of National Library's mobile service for Jurong Town. The ceremony was organised by Taman Jurong Community Centre. In this photograph a Chinese gentleman is giving a speech on the stage. Director of...
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [57]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. It shows the Guest-of-Honour cutting the ribbon at the opening ceremony of National Library's mobile service. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [55]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. It shows the Guest-of-Honour giving a speech at the opening ceremony of National Library's mobile service. His audience is seated in rows of chairs. The characters "K.C.S. C.C." are seen on each of the chair. Title devised by Library...
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [18]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. It shows an elderly Chinese gentleman cutting a ribbon in a ceremony. A girl holding a tray is beside him. Surrounding them are a few children and adults. Title devised by Library staff.