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  • View of Siong Lim Temple from the courtyard, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Arts · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a front view of Siong Lim Temple. It shows details of the ornate roof decorations and vibrant colours of the temple. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thian Hock Keng Temple, mid-1970s : interior

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a close-up view of two altars in the inner hall of Thian Hock Keng Temple at Telok Ayer Street. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thian Hock Keng Temple, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows the exterior view of the side entrance to Thian Hock Keng Temple at Telok Ayer Street. An ice-cream vendor is seen outside the temple. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thian Hock Keng Temple, mid-1970s : interior

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a female devotee kneeling in front of an altar offering her prayer in the inner hall of Thian Hock Keng Temple. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese temple refurbishing operation, mid-1970s [1]

    Streets and Places · Personalities
    This photograph shows a female construction worker, squatting on a wooden scaffolding working on the tiles of the temple gateway. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese temple refurbishing operation, mid-1970s [2]

    Streets and Places · Personalities
    This photograph shows a construction worker sitting on a wooden scaffolding doing tiling work on a Chinese temple gateway. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thian Hock Keng Temple, mid-1970s : interior

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the inner courtyard of Thian Hock Keng Temple. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese temple, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Economy
    This photograph shows a Chinese temple located near a road and among large trees. New flats under construction are on the right while a few vehicles are parked in an open space near the front of the temple. Photograph was taken in the vicinity of Bukit Merah, Tiong Bahru, and...
  • Chinese temple, circa 1966-1980 [6]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Economy
    This photograph shows a Chinese temple located near a road and among large trees is partially hidden by an excavator. New flats under construction are on the right while a few vehicles are parked in an open space near the front of the temple. Photograph was taken in the vicinity...
  • Giok Hong Tian temple at Havelock Road vicinity, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of Giok Hong Tian (玉皇殿) Temple, built in 1887 and located at Carey Road, near Havelock Road vicinity. A few blocks of flats are visible in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese temple around Havelock Road vicinity, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the front view of a Chinese temple around Havelock Road vicinity. The temple's entrance is partially hidden by some trees and there seemed to be some earthworks being carried out around the temple's surrounding. A block of flats is visible on the left. Title devised by Library...
  • Chinese temple, circa 1966-1980 [4]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows the side view of a Chinese temple. A car is parked in front of the temple while a few flats that are under construction can be seen in the background. The photograph was taken in the vicinity of Bukit Merah, Tiong Bahru, and River Valley. Exact location...
  • Chinese temple around Havelock Road vicinity, circa 1966-1980 [4]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the rear view of a Chinese temple by the side of a road. A few blocks of flats are visible in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese temple, circa 1966-1980 [5]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows the side view of a Chinese temple. A car is parked in front of the temple while a few flats that are under construction can be seen in the background. The photograph was taken in the vicinity of Bukit Merah, Tiong Bahru, and River Valley. Exact location...
  • Chinese temple around Havelock Road vicinity, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the front view of a Chinese temple. There are thick overgrowth near the entrance, which is also partially hidden by some trees. A block of high-rise flats is visible on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese temple, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a Chinese temple located near a road and among large trees. A car and two motorcycles are parked in front of the temple. The photograph was taken in the vicinity of Bukit Merah, Tiong Bahru, and River Valley. Exact location unknown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese temple around Havelock Road vicinity, circa 1966-1980 [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a small excavator near an almost demolished structure and a Chinese temple partially visible on the right. Earthworks have been carried out in the area and a "PWD" signboard is barely visible behind some trees further beyond. Blocks of high-rise residential building are seen in the background....
  • Giok Hong Tian temple at Havelock Road vicinity, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of Giok Hong Tian (玉皇殿) Temple, built in 1887. A woman is seen crossing the street on the left. A car and a bicycle is moving in the opposite direction on the right. A block of Housing Development Board's flats is visible in the background....
  • Chinese temple at the foot of the hill, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a small Chinese temple tucked away at the foot of a hill and surrounded by trees and overgrowth. Two blocks of flats are visible in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese temple, circa 1966-1980 [3]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a Chinese temple located near a road and among large trees. A car and two motorcycles are parked in front of the temple. The photograph was taken in the vicinity of Bukit Merah, Tiong Bahru, and River Valley. Exact location unknown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View of Mount Faber, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a view of the sloping hills of Mount Faber from a distance. The former Thousand Buddha Temple is visible on the right. The temple was relocated in the 1980s and the temple building was subsequently demolished. Title devised by Library staff.
  • 凤山寺重修落成开光典礼

    Streets and Places
    这张照片显示了凤山寺重修落成开光典礼当天的盛况. 凤山寺为福建南安人所建, 于1836年建成. No creation date estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • 凤山寺重修施工工地团体照

    Streets and Places · Economy
    这是凤山寺重修施工工地的照片. 照片中一组人正在拍团体照. No creation date estimated. Title devised by Library staff.