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  • Chinese funeral ceremony, mid-1970s

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a Chinese funeral ceremony, taken between 1974 and 1976. It shows a few mourners, including a boy, performing the ritual of crossing the Bridge of Forgetfulness or Nai He Bridge (奈何桥). Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese funeral procession 2, mid-1970s

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a cortege in a Chinese funeral procession near the Kallang Gas Work, taken between 1974 and 1976. Next-of-kin in their mourning garb and headgear are accompanying the cortege. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese funeral procession 3, mid-1970s

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a Chinese funeral procession, taken between 1974 and 1976. It shows a hearse by Tan Kee Seng company leading the funeral cortege, with the next-of-kin in their mourning garb and headgear following closely behind. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese funeral ceremony, mid-1970s

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a Chinese funeral ceremony, taken between 1974 and 1976. It shows mourners gathering around a replica of the Bridge of Forgetfulness or Nai He Bridge (奈何桥). Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese funeral procession 4, mid-1970s

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a close-up view of cymbal players in uniform, in a Chinese funeral procession along the shophouses in North Bridge Road, taken between 1974 and 1976. In the background can be seen by-standers watching the procession from the road side. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese funeral procession 1, mid-1970s

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a Chinese funeral procession on North Bridge Road, taken between 1974 and 1976. It is led by the funeral band members, few of whom are pushing a big cloth banner. The grey building in the background is Eng Cheong Tower. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese funeral ceremony, mid-1970s

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a Chinese funeral ceremony, taken between 1974 and 1976. It shows mourners performing the ritual of crossing the Bridge of Forgetfulness or Nai He Bridge (奈何桥). Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese funeral procession 1, mid-1970s

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a Chinese funeral procession on North Bridge Road, taken between 1974 and 1976. A group of men in uniform and carrying musical instruments are leading the procession ahead of two lorries bearing the name "Hoe Yew Sia". The grey building in the background is Eng Cheong Tower....
  • Chinese funeral procession 1, mid-1970s

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a Chinese funeral procession near the Kallang Gas Work, taken between 1974 and 1976. It shows the cortege being accompanied by next-of-kin at its side. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese funeral ceremony, mid-1970s

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a Chinese funeral ceremony, taken between 1974 and 1976. It shows mourners following the priest in performing the ritual of crossing the Bridge of Forgetfulness or Nai He Bridge (奈何桥). Title devised by Library staff.