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  • Speaker at exhibition of woodwork factories' products

    Events · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier, it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in the 1950s this photograph shows a view of an exhibition of woodwork factories' products. It is likely to be a function...
  • Group photograph of six Caucasian ladies and six gentlemen at Tiger Breweries's function

    Geography and Travels · Events · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier, it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in the 1950s this photograph shows a group of six Caucasian ladies and six gentlemen at an exhibition of woodwork factories' products....
  • British soldiers saluting

    Politics and Government · Events
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of a military ceremony. It shows British soldiers, wearing white uniforms and helmets, saluting. Several sailors can be seen amongst them, wearing their naval uniforms and boaters. The soldiers are standing beneath the shelter of a canvas awning. Title devised...
  • Soldiers on parade

    Politics and Government · Events
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of a military ceremony. It shows British soldiers, wearing white uniforms and helmets, walking past a military formation, made up possibly of Gurkha soldiers. The soldiers in formation, wearing possibly khaki-coloured jackets and shorts, are carrying guns. In the background...
  • British soldiers

    Politics and Government · Events
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of a military ceremony. It shows British soldiers, wearing white uniforms and helmets, viewing an event. In the left and in the background is a sheltered area for spectators to view the event. Title devised by Library staff. Date of...
  • Dinner at Raub Rest House in honour of State Secretary

    Personalities · Events
    A photograph taken during the dinner at Raub Rest House in honour of State Secretary, February 1954. Jean Marshall sitting at the table in the foreground. This photograph is part of Mrs Jean Marshall collection of photographs taken between 1953 and 1954 when Jean Mary Gray was a British Red...
  • Jean Marshall at the installation of the Yang-di Pertuan Negara

    Organisations · Events
    A photograph taken during the installation of the Yang di-Pertuan Negara, 3 December 1959. Jean Marshall watching the procession at the installation of Yusof bin Ishak as Singapore’s Yang di-Pertuan Negara (Malay for Head of State). The Yang di Pertuan Negara was a post created to replace the governor as...
  • Perak Library Foundation Laying Ceremony, Ipoh, 11 October 1950

    Streets and Places · Events
    Tea at Foundation Laying Ceremony of Perak Library, 1950. This photograph shows seven gentlemen and two ladies seated at a table during the Foundation Laying Ceremony of Perak Library in Ipoh on 11 October 1950. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dr. Wu Lien-teh at the Perak Library Foundation Laying Ceremony, Ipoh, 11 October 1950

    Personalities · Streets and Places · Events
    Dr. Wu, centre, front. This photograph shows Dr. Wu Lien-teh, a Penang-born physician, at the foundation-laying ceremony of Perak Library in Ipoh on 11 October 1950. Like Dr. Wu the two Indian gentlemen on his right are looking at the camera. A gentleman on the right is holding a pair...
  • Laying of foundation stone, Perak Library, 1952

    Personalities · Streets and Places · Events
    This is a group photograph of the hosts and visitors at the laying of foundation stone of Perak Library in 1952. All are male except for one lady in a dark dress. Dr. Wu Lien-teh, a Penang-born physician, is fourth from the left in the first row. Dr. Wu and...
  • Dr. Wu Lien-teh at the Perak Library Foundation Laying Ceremony, Ipoh, 11 October 1950

    Personalities · Streets and Places · Events
    This photograph shows nine gentlemen at a table. All except one are seated. Dr. Wu Lien-teh, a Penang-born physician, is on the left. Mr Ma is the second gentleman from the left. They are having tea at the foundation-laying ceremony of Perak Library in Ipoh on 11 October 1950. Title...
  • Dr. Wu Lien-teh at the Perak Library Foundation Laying Ceremony, Ipoh, 11 October 1950

    Personalities · Streets and Places · Events
    This photograph shows ten gentlemen and a lady at a table. All are seated. Dr. Wu Lien-teh, a Penang-born physician, is on the left, facing the camera. They are having tea at the foundation-laying ceremony of Perak Library in Ipoh on 11 October 1950. An empty table can be seen...
  • Relaunch of Sub's Square : Filming in action

    Events · Personalities · Substation (Organization)
    This photograph shows filming in action, during the relaunch of Sub's Square in 1995 at the Substation. A man is operating a video recording equipment, while another man wearing a cap is smoking a cigarette. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Guests arriving at the opening party of the American Short Shorts Film Festival 2001

    Events · Substation (Organization)
    This photograph shows a male and female guest arriving at the opening party of the American Short Shorts Film Festival 2001. On the right side of the photograph is a woman who is ushering them in. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Guests at Guinness "Arts for all" Evening [8]

    Arts · Events · Substation (Organization)
    This photograph shows guests arriving and being welcomed at the Guinness "Arts for all" Evening. Seen on the bottom left corner is the reception table. The event was held on 8 July 1991 to commemorate Guinness Asia Pacific's patronage of The Substation. The venue was The Substation Garden. Date of...
  • Preparation for official opening of The Substation [1]

    Streets and Places · Events · Substation (Organization)
    This photograph shows a man painting the words "A home for the arts" on a wooden door, in preparation for the official opening of The Substation. The official opening was held on 16 September 1990. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sky lanterns at To Go On, a tribute to Kuo Pao Kun, 2002

    Events · Substation (Organization)
    This photograph shows three men preparing lit sky lanterns (also known as "Kong Ming Lantern") at To Go On, an event that marks the 100th day of the passing of Kuo Pao Kun. Some of the audience who are seated on chairs in the background have turned away from the...
  • The Substation Endowment Fundraising Drive dinner : Suite Hearts [3]

    Events · Arts · Substation (Organization)
    This photograph shows a scene from "Suite Hearts", a dinner theatre performance by Daisy Irani Productions, during The Substation Endowment Fundraising Drive dinner which was held on 6 and 7 September 1996. In the picture are Daisy Irani and an actor. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Guest at the opening party of the American Short Shorts Film Festival 2001 [3]

    Events · Substation (Organization)
    This photograph shows a male guest at the opening party of the American Short Shorts Film Festival 2001. On the left side of the photograph is a cameraman who is filming him. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • The Substation fundraiser, 1999 [9]

    Streets and Places · Events · Substation (Organization)
    This photograph shows the guests at "Babes & Friends: It's about time!", a fundraiser held by The Substation in 1999. They are posing for a group photograph. Some of them are holding brochure and book given out at the event. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Yuni Hadi and a man at The Guinness Theatre for the American Short Shorts Film Festival 2001

    Events · Substation (Organization)
    This photograph shows Yuni Hadi (left) and a man at The Guinness Theatre for the American Short Shorts Film Festival 2001. They are standing on stage with a black coloured backdrop behind them. The man on the right side of the photograph is speaking. Date of creation estimated. Title devised...
  • Nora Samosir and a woman on stage at To Go On, a tribute to Kuo Pao Kun, 2002

    Events · Substation (Organization)
    This photograph shows Nora Samosir (right, speaking) and a woman on stage at To Go On, an event that marks the 100th day of the passing of Kuo Pao Kun. There is a banner in the background with information about the event, which is a tribute to Kuo Pao Kun,...
  • Guests at Guinness "Arts for all" Evening [5]

    Arts · Events · Substation (Organization)
    This photograph shows guests at the Guinness "Arts for all" Evening, listening to a talk. Seated at the first row is Mr George Yeo (third from left), Minister for Information and the Arts, guest of honour at the event. The event was held on 8 July 1991 to commemorate Guinness...
  • Michael Fam at Guinness "Arts for all" Evening

    Arts · Events · Substation (Organization)
    This photograph shows Mr Michael Fam, Guinness Board Chairman, presenting a monetary gift at the Guinness "Arts for all" Evening. The event was held on 8 July 1991 to commemorate Guinness Asia Pacific's patronage of The Substation. The venue was The Substation Garden. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by...