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  • Da Bo Gong (Tua Pek Kong) temple on Kusu island, mid-1970s

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    This photograph shows an exterior front view of the Da Bo Gong (Tua Pek Kong) temple on Kusu island, taken from the shore between 1974 and 1976. It shows visitors performing some rituals in the Chinese temple which is built on stone stilts. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chettiars' Temple, mid-1970s

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    This photographs shows an interior view of a Chettiars' Temple, taken between 1974 and 1976. A priest is performing some rituals in front of a large gold peacock at an altar in the temple, watched by the temple's devotees. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chettiars' Temple, mid-1970s

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    This photographs shows an interior view of a Chettiars' Temple, taken between 1974 and 1976. It shows a large multi-tier altar at the temple, with a priest is seen performing a ritual. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Vendor selling household items, mid-1970s

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a street vendor's cart outside Sri Mariamman Temple. The cart is full of household items such as brooms, feather dusters, food covers, fans, baskets, hats and scrubbing brushes. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chettiars' Temple, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photographs shows a close-up view of an altar in a Chettiars' Temple, taken between 1974 and 1976. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Leong San See Temple, mid-1970s

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    This photograph shows a close-up view of the signage of Leong San See Temple at the ornately-crafted entrance to the main hall. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Taoist temple, mid-1970s [2]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows the exterior view of the Taoist temple main entrance. There are intricate ceramics on the front walls and dragon sculptures on the roof. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chettiars' Temple, mid-1970s

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    This photograph shows a Hindu ceremony at a Chettiars' Temple, taken between 1974 and 1976. It shows a standing congregation of mostly women devotees. A framed picture of a female deity hangs on one of the pillars. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Procession at Sri Mariamman Temple, mid-1970s

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    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...
  • Sri Mariamman Temple interior, mid-1970s

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    This photograph shows an interior view of the Sri Mariamman temple, taken between 1974 and 1976. A priest is at the altar and a few devotees are seen queuing in front of him. There are images and statues of deities inside the temple, and more devotees at the background. Title...
  • Thian Hock Keng Temple, mid-1970s : interior

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    This photograph shows a close-up view of two altars in the inner hall of Thian Hock Keng Temple at Telok Ayer Street. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Offerings at Da Bo Gong (Tua Pek Kong) temple on Kusu island, mid-1970s

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    This photograph shows the interior of the Da Bo Gong (Tua Pek Kong) temple on Kusu island, taken between 1974 and 1976. It shows offerings of fruits, flowers and paperbags of joss-sticks, joss paper and incense that have been placed by worshippers. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Leong San See Temple entrance, mid-1970s

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    This photograph shows a close-up view of the entrance to Leong San See temple, with its ornately decorated roof and two lion statues guarding the entrance. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Leong San See Temple courtyard, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a small stone-carved altar in the courtyard of Leong San See Temple. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Da Bo Gong (Tua Pek Kong) temple on Kusu island, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph shows an exterior view of the Da Bo Gong (Tua Pek Kong) temple on Kusu island, taken between 1974 and 1976. It shows visitors paying respect in the Chinese temple which is built on stone stilts. The Title devised by Library staff.
  • Worshippers offering incense at Da Bo Gong (Tua Pek Kong) temple on Kusu island, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph shows an interior view of the Da Bo Gong (Tua Pek Kong) temple on Kusu island taken between 1974 and 1976, with worshippers lighting up large incense and placing them in urns. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thian Hock Keng Temple, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows the exterior view of the side entrance to Thian Hock Keng Temple at Telok Ayer Street. An ice-cream vendor is seen outside the temple. 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...
  • Chettiars' Temple, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a Hindu ceremony at a Chettiars' Temple, taken between 1974 and 1976. It shows a priest standing at the altar, leading the ceremony before a packed congregation of devotees. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Banner at Da Bo Gong (Tua Pek Kong) temple on Kusu island, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a red banner in the Da Bo Gong (Tua Pek Kong) temple on Kusu island, taken between 1974 and 1976. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chettiars' Temple, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photographs shows an interior view of a Chettiars' Temple, taken between 1974 and 1976, with its marble floors and white-painted pillars. A few devotees are facing the altar offering prayers. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sri Mariamman Temple, mid-1970s

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    This photograph shows a view of the Sri Mariamman temple's gopuram and roof, taken between 1974 and 1976. There seems to be a crowd on the ground, and a few men are seen near the temple roof. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chettiars' Temple, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows Hindu ceremony in a Chettiars' Temple, taken between 1974 and 1976. It shows a packed standing congregation of women Hindu devotees offering prayers. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thian Hock Keng Temple, mid-1970s : interior

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a female devotee kneeling in front of an altar offering her prayer in the inner hall of Thian Hock Keng Temple. Title devised by Library staff.