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  • Offerings for the afterlife in Chinatown, 1971

    Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows food and wine offered most likely during the Hungry Ghost Festival to the afterlife in Chinatown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Religious ceremony at Havelock Road, 1982

    Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “D.8 Août 1982, Havelock.” This 1982 photograph shows three women and two children with traditional Chinese costume performing some rites at Havelock Road. It looks like there is a religious ceremony going on as one of the lady can be seen holding two incense. On lookers...
  • Ceremonial object, 1982

    Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “Vers Sungai Road 05 Sept 82.” A slaughtered pig can be seen with an orange that has some joss sticks on it in its mouth in this 1982 photograph. Its head can be seen lying on a block of ice. The pig most likely is an...