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  • Hindu procession, mid-1970s

    This photograph shows two Indian women in a Hindu procession, taken between 1974 and 1976. One of them has a short skewer across her mouth. A police man is seen directing traffic with a thin baton as traffic moves in the opposite direction to the procession. Title devised by Library...
  • Thaipusam, 1976

    This photograph shows a front view of a Thaipusam road procession in 1976. A Kavadi bearer is followed closely by Hindu devotees. In the background, a few curious bystanders watch the procession from the side. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hindu procession, mid-1970s

    This photograph shows a close-up view of a Hindu male devotee taking part in a Hindu procession, taken between 1974 and 1976. He has a short skewer across his mouth and another skewer through his tongue, along with a few other devotees. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thaipusam, 1976

    This photograph shows a close-up view of a Kavadi bearer at a Thaipusam road procession in 1976, surrounded by devotees. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese funeral procession 4, mid-1970s

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a Chinese funeral procession along the shophouses in North Bridge Road, taken between 1974 and 1976. It shows the funeral band in front, followed by stilt walkers and three lorries. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese funeral procession 2: Bus carrying mourners, mid-1970s

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a Chinese funeral procession on the road, taken between 1974 and 1976. Two buses with banners tied to the window grills are carrying mourners. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Procession at Sri Mariamman Temple, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a procession at the courtyard of the Sri Mariamman temple, taken between 1974 and 1976. A group of Hindu men are carrying wooden platforms on which seat statues of Hindu gods. A number of devotees watch the procession from the corridor at the second level and the...
  • Thaipusam, 1976

    This photograph shows a close-up view of a Kavadi bearer in a Thaipusam road procession in 1976. 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.
  • Thaipusam, 1976

    This photograph shows a front view of a Thaipusam road procession in 1976. Leading the procession are two participants carrying Hindu idols. Behind them and partially hidden is the Kavadi bearer. 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.
  • Thaipusam, 1976

    This photograph shows a front view of a Thaipusam road procession in 1976. A Kavadi bearer is surrounded by Hindu devotees including women and children who are following closely behind. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thaipusam, 1976

    This photograph shows a Thaipusam procession outside the Chettiars' Temple in 1976. The temple's grounds is packed with a crowd, comprising both Hindu worshippers and spectators, spilling to the roadside. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thaipusam, 1976

    This photograph shows a close-up view of a Kavadi bearer in the Thaipusam road procession in 1976. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thaipusam, 1976

    This photograph shows a rear view of a Thaipusam road procession in 1976, as it makes its way from Serangoon Road towards Selegie Road. The Kavadi bearers are surrounded by Hindu devotees. Ellison Building, with its dome, can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thaipusam, 1976

    This photograph shows a view of the Thaipusam procession on Tank Road outside the Chettiars' Temple in 1976 . It shows a devotee with pierced mouth walking in front of a Kavadi bearer, surrounded by the crowd. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hindu procession, mid-1970s

    This photograph shows a Hindu procession along a road flanked by shophouses on each side, taken between 1974 and 1976. Police officers can be seen walking alongside the huge crowd of devotees. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Procession at Sri Mariamman Temple, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a procession at the courtyard of the Sri Mariamman temple, taken between 1974 and 1976. A group of Hindu men are carrying two large platforms on which seat statues of Hindu gods and deities. Women and children are seen in the background, watching the procession from the...
  • Hindu procession, mid-1970s

    This photograph shows a Hindu road procession, taken between 1974 and 1976. Leading the procession are mostly bare-torso men with garlands around their neck. The procession is moving against the flow of traffic and police officers can be seen managing the incoming traffic and the crowd. Title devised by Library...
  • 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.
  • Thaipusam, 1976

    This photograph shows a rear view of a Thaipusam procession at a temple in 1976. Devotees comprising Hindu men and women are crowding around a Kavadi bearer who is partially hidden. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thaipusam, 1976

    This photograph shows a Thaipusam procession in 1976. A few Kavadi bearers are followed closely by Hindu devotees including women and children, walking along the road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hindu procession, mid-1970s

    This photograph shows a group of male devotees in a Hindu road procession, taken between 1974 and 1976. A few of them have pierced mouths and forehead, and leaf garlands over their necks. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thaipusam, 1976

    This photograph shows a Thaipusam road procession in 1976. A Kavadi bearer is seen with the rest of the devotees following closely behind. Title devised by Library staff.