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  • Killiney Road building : interior [1]

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1971 photograph was taken inside a building at Killiney Road. It shows, mounted on a wall, a photograph of two rows of women. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Neil Road house, ancestral portrait : general view [1]

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows an ancestral portrait, hung in the ancestral hall of the Wee family (descendants of 19th century shipping tycoon Wee Bin) residence on Neil Road. The house has since been converted into the Tan Cheng Lock Baba House Museum. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Neil Road house, ancestral portrait : general view [2]

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows an ancestral portrait, hung in the ancestral hall of the Wee family (descendants of 19th century shipping tycoon Wee Bin) residence on Neil Road. The house has since been converted into the Tan Cheng Lock Baba House Museum. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Panglima Prang, ancestral portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1971 photograph features an ancestral portrait of a seated Chinese man wearing traditional clothing in an ornate photo frame. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Group photograph at Siong Lim Temple, 1979

    Streets and Places · Arts · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1979 photograph shows a group of six people taking a photo within the ground of Siong Lim Temple. One of the buildings of the temple can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese couple in wedding gown at Chinese Garden, 1982 [3]

    Personalities · Arts · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows a Chinese couple in their wedding gown having their photo taken at the Chinese Garden. The best man can be seen standing some distance away from them. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese couple in wedding gown at Chinese Garden, 1982 [1]

    Personalities · Arts · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows a Chinese couple in their wedding gown having their photo taken at the Chinese Garden. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese opera performer : full-length portrait

    Arts · Personalities · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1970 photograph shows the full-length portrait of a Chinese opera performer in full costume posing for a photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese couple in wedding gown at Chinese Garden, 1982 [4]

    Personalities · Arts · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows a Chinese couple in their wedding gown having their photo taken at the Chinese Garden. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese couple in wedding gown at Chinese Garden, 1982 [2]

    Personalities · Arts · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows a Chinese couple in their wedding gown at the Chinese Garden. The bridesmaid can be seen helping the bride to apply lipstick while the bridegroom stands beside the bride holding an umbrella. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cultures in ASEAN and the 21st Century seminar : group photograph

    Events · Arts · Personalities · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a group photograph of participants at the opening ceremony of the seminar on "Cultures in ASEAN and the 21st century". The guest-of-honour is Abdullah Tarmugi, who is photographed with Edwin Thumboo and the other participants.This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Title...
  • Indian man balancing a basket on his head : front view

    Arts · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Percy Hill Collection
    Pictured here standing on a five-foot way along a long corridor is a barefoot Indian peddler clothed in a traditional white dhoti with a long-sleeve jacket, balancing a big round basket on his head. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Ceramic Exhibition : group photograph [1]

    Arts · Events · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a group photograph of thirteen people at the Ceramic Exhibition taken in 1999. Among them are Prof. Edwin Thumboo and Prof. Lim Pin, standing on the second row. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB.Title devised by Library staff.
  • Ceramic Exhibition : group photograph [3]

    Arts · Events · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a photograph of Prof. Lim Pin having his hand pressed into clay at the Ceramic Exhibition in 1999. Looking on are Prof. Edwin Thumboo and Mr. Iskandar Jalil. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Three Malay boys sitting beside the river in a kampong : group photograph

    Arts · Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Percy Hill Collection
    This photograph shows a picturesque scene of attap houses built on stilts on the banks of a river. In the centre of the photograph, three Malay boys are seen sitting casually on a rock, while to the right, several boats can be seen on the river. Title devised by Library...
  • Malay child : full-length portrait

    Economy · Arts · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a Malay child carrying water, while standing barefoot in a forested area. Two large metal containers are suspended from a carrying pole balanced on the child’s shoulder. No date of creation provided. Title devised by Library staff. Information...
  • Ceramic Exhibition : group photograph [2]

    Arts · Events · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a photograph of Prof. Edwin Thumboo talking to Prof. Lim Pin and Mr. Iskandar Jalil at the Ceramic Exhibition taken in 1999. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Mohamed Azman at Masjid Kampung Holland : half-length portrait

    Arts · Streets and Places · Personalities · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a photograph of a boy, Mohamed Azman, posing under a sign that says "Masjid Kampung Holland", in Latin and Jawi scripts. The mosque is located at 3 Lorong Liput. Title devised by library staff.
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  • Boy scout : full-length portrait

    Organisations · Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels · Arts · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is an undated photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a boy scout standing in front of a tent. The two white stripes on his shirt pocket indicate that he holds the rank of a patrol leader. The location is likely to be the Singapore Volunteer Corps (SVC)...
  • European man sitting in a trishaw in 1919 : single

    Arts · Transportation · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1919 photograph is mounted on a board, with the handwritten words "MISS STEPHENS. SINGAPORE 1919. J.B. 2nd MATE" on the front. This photograph shows Captain J.B. Brown sitting on a trishaw and posing for a photograph. He is dressed in a white suit with a bowtie and is holding...
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  • Seated Malay man with child on lap, 1863 : two people

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1863 photograph portrays a man in a destar (turban), a coat over a baju melayu together with a samping (a type of short waist wrap or sarong worn by men over their trousers). The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled “Views and types of Singapore, 1863”. Title information from donor and edited by...
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  • Photograph of two ladies in kebaya : full-length portrait [3]

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is an old photograph found in a house at McNair Road (Family portraits of Mr P.R.S Pandian of house No. 103). It is likely taken in early 20th century. McNair Road is named after Major J.F.A. McNair, who served as the first Colonial Engineer. McNair Road is near Serangoon...
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  • A Sakai and his blowpipe : full-length portrait

    Arts · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a Sakai and his blowpipe. A Sakai inhabits the interior tropical mountainous regions of Perak and Kelantan states in Malaysia. They are called Orang Asli, aboriginal people. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP...
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  • Young lady : half-length portrait

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph shows a side view of a young lady who is holding onto a three-pane mirror in which she is reflected. Title devised by cataloguer. Date of creation estimated. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
    Reproduction Available