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  • Clementi Swimming Complex, 1983 : aerial view

    Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Here in this photograph are three well utilized swimming pools at the Clementi Swimming Complex. One of them is palm-shaped, while the other two are rectangular. Greenery surrounds the swimming complex which was officially unveiled to the public on 15 August 1983. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
  • Three men in a sailboat : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Three men are manipulating the sails of their boat trying to set out to sea while a third man ankle-deep in water is encouraging them on.
  • Fishing by the pond : two people

    Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows two children fishing by a pond, with rows of coconut trees forming the background. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Fishing by the Singapore River : general view [2]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This coloured slide shows some people fishing by the Singapore River on a bright day. In front of them is a panoramic view of the wide expanse of the river with tall buildings reflected in the clear water. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Fishing by the pond : group photograph

    Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows three children fishing by a pond, with rows of coconut trees in the background. Two children are sitting on stools. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Rugby scrum : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Pictured in this photograph are two rugby teams in a scrum (scrummage). One team is in blue and white striped jerseys, while the other is in red and blue stripes. There is a man dressed in white, who should be the referee as he is holding a whistle. Trees with...
  • Story telling : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Events · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    The photograph shows a storyteller gesturing animatedly to his audience seated on the ground or standing in a circle surrounding him. As he is a Chinese man and his audience is Chinese, presumably his story is in Chinese or one of the Chinese dialects. Date of creation estimated. Title devised...
  • Playing in the sea : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    The photograph taken at dusk shows the silhouettes of five boys frolicking in the sea. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Fishing by the Singapore River : general view [1]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This coloured slide shows some people fishing by the Singapore River on a bright day. In front of them is a panoramic view of the wide expanse of the river with tall buildings reflected in the clear water. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Raffles City, 1986 : general view [5]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Raffles City is featured prominently in the background in this photograph. A group of rugby players are playing on the Padang in the foreground. On the left side is the spire of Saint Andrew's Cathedral and the Singapore Recreation Club. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cruise ship : general view

    Organisations · Sports and Recreation · Transportation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows two cruise ships docked at what looks like Cruise Bay. One ship is from the Cunard Cruise Line. On the left is a (giraffe-like) quay crane labelled "PSA NO 7", surrounded by shipping containers. In the background, islands with lush foliage can be seen. Title devised by...
  • Rugby scrum : close-up

    Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Pictured in this photograph are two rugby teams in a scrum (scrummage). The picture is a close-up view, showing the backs of the rugby players interlocked in a scrum. One team is in blue and white striped jerseys, while the other is in red and blue stripes. Title devised by...
  • Fishing by the Singapore River : general view [3]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This coloured slide shows some people fishing by the Singapore River. In front of them is a panoramic view of the wide expanse of the river across which are some tall buildings. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Fishing at Bedok Jetty : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a fishing net hung between two poles on the beach. A basket with two fishes is next to it and through the net is seen a fisherman using a net to catch shellfish, possibly, in the shallow waters. Title devised by Library staff.