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  • Anniversary celebrations, 1959 : group photograph

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Economy
    This is a group photograph of instructors and students of a sewing school at its first anniversary celebration. Such classes provided many young ladies seeking self-reliance with valuable, practical skills in dressmaking. Photograph donated by Teo Gee Lan and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_504. Title devised by Library...
  • Singapore Tailors Association, 1968 : group photograph

    Organisations · Personalities · Economy
    This picture depicts men in Western suits who were members of Singapore Tailors Association where donor, Mr Tiong Chin Heng was a director. The ceremony was to mark the association's 6th Anniversary and its contribution to the National Defence Fund. Also present are new employees. Tailoring was a skill that...
  • Leong Cheong Tailoring & Sewing Institute Singapore, 1974 : group photograph

    Economy · Organisations
    Donor Tiong Chin Heng was the owner of Leong Cheong Tailoring and Sewing Institute Singapore. Learning to sew and tailor clothes was a means to earn a living for both men and women. In this picture, most of the students are ladies, with the exception of seven men. Photograph donated...