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  • 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.
  • Theemithi festival at Sri Mariamman Temple, 1975

    This photograph shows a Theemithi firewalking festival of 1975 at the courtyard of the Sri Mariamman temple. A Hindu man is seen stepping briskly on the hot coal. A trench filled with milk is seen on the right for the devotees to dip their feet after their firewalking. Title devised...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Theemithi festival at Sri Mariamman Temple, 1975

    This photograph shows a Theemithi firewalking festival of 1975 at the courtyard of the Sri Mariamman temple. Three Hindu men are briskly walking on the hot coal pit. Excited spectators watch from behind the barriers, while a few photographers are seen near the milk trench. 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.
  • 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.
  • Theemithi festival at Sri Mariamman Temple, 1975

    This photograph shows a Theemithi firewalking festival of 1975 at the courtyard of the Sri Mariamman temple. A devotee is seen running on the hot coal pit carrying branches of leaves, while excited spectators watch from behind the barriers. 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.
  • Theemithi festival at Sri Mariamman Temple, 1975

    This photograph shows a Theemithi firewalking festival of 1975 at the Sri Mariamman temple. It shows a priest and a devotee seemingly in preparation for the firewalking. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thaipusam, 1976

    This photograph shows a close-up view of a Kavadi bearer during the Thaipusam festival of 1976. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Theemithi festival at Sri Mariamman Temple, 1975

    This photograph shows an interior view of the Sri Mariamman temple in 1975, where a Theemithi firewalking festival is held. It shows a penance ritual involving the use of the chaattai (whip) tied to the firewalkers' wrists. Another devotee with pierced chest and back is seen on the left. Title...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Thaipusam, 1976

    This photograph shows a Thaipusam road procession in 1976. A Kavadi bearer is surrounded by devotees and a girl is seen watching the procession from the second-storey window of a shophouse. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thaipusam, 1976

    This photograph shows a front view of a Kavadi bearer in the Thaipusam road procession of 1976. A few men devotees are walking beside him and the women devotees are following closely behind. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tank Road, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a crowd of people gathering outside the entrance to Sri Thendayuthapani Temple at Tank Road during Thaipusam. There are police officers standing in line separating the crowd from incoming traffic. Teochew Building can be seen further along the road after the overhead bridge. Title devised by Library...
  • Thaipusam, 1976

    This photograph shows a close-up view of a Kavadi bearer in the Thaipusam road procession of 1976. He is flanked by a few women devotees and several children. A police officer is seen following closely behind. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Theemithi festival at Sri Mariamman Temple, 1975

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a Theemithi firewalking festival of 1975 at the courtyard of the Sri Mariamman temple. Two Hindu men are pouring milk into a trench where devotees will dip their feet after their firewalking. Excited spectators are cordoned off from the pit area by black and white barriers. Title...