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  • VIPs at OCBC Centre inauguration : general view [1]

    Events · Personalities · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a group of men during the OCBC Centre inauguration. Sitting third from left is Tan Sri Tan Chin Tuan. Nicknamed Mr OCBC, he was a prominent Peranakan philanthropist and was often credited as the man who built the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC). To his left are Harry...
  • Arrival of the Sea Belle II : the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Events · Economy · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection, taken at the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock on 14 February 1938. The photograph shows the Governor’s official yacht, Sea Belle II arriving at the dock. Sir Shenton Thomas, the Governor and High Commissioner, can be seen standing...
  • Enjoying satay at the roadside : close-up

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a customer eating satay while sitting on a stool at a roadside. He is using the hawker's basket as a table. The hawker is attending to the other basket where sticks of satay are being grilled. The itinerant hawker would sling the two baskets between a pole...
  • Financial centre : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is an aerial view of the central business district and financial centre with its towering buildings located between the Singapore River and Marina Bay. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Inspection of parade at the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang : general view

    Personalities · Events · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. This was taken during the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock on 14 February 1938. It shows the Governor, Sir Shenton Thomas (in dark uniform) inspecting the Guard of Honour, and the Royal Marine Band. Title devised by Library...
  • The opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang : night view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Events · Economy · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection, taken at the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock on 14 February 1938. It shows a night view of the caisson of the graving dock. The illuminated aircraft carrier H.M.S. Eagle and other naval ships are seen in the...
  • Financial centre : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This slide shows a panoramic view of the financial centre focusing on some of the tall buildings that house banks and financial institutions. The building in the centre is the former Treasury Building. It later became Temasek Tower before becoming known as 8 Shenton Way. Title devised by Library staff.
  • The opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang : general view [8]

    Events · Streets and Places · Economy · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. This was taken during the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock on 14 February 1938. It shows various guests after the ceremony. The three dark figures at the front on the right and the two on the left are...
  • A ship sails into the King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang : general view

    Streets and Places · Organisations · Events · Economy · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection, taken at the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock on 14 February 1938. The photograph shows H. M. S. Duncan about to enter the dock and moor. Naval ratings are waiting to take the mooring lines. Crowds of invited...
  • The opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang on 14 February 1938 : side view

    Events · Streets and Places · Economy · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows Governor Sir Shenton Thomas (in dark uniform) on the podium, officiating at the opening ceremony of the King George VI Graving Dock. In the background, the Guard of Honour and the stern of the Governor's yacht, Sea Belle II...
  • The Governor and his entourage on the 2nd deck : the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Events · Economy · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection, taken at the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock on 14 February 1938. It shows part of the Governor’s yacht, Sea Belle II arriving at the dock. Governor Sir Shenton Thomas (in dark uniform) is seen on the second...
  • The opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang (view from the opposite side of the dock) : general view [1]

    Events · Streets and Places · Economy · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a section of the dockside before the arrival of the Governor, during the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock on 14 February 1938. Some sailors forming part of the Guard of Honour can be seen, as well...
  • The opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang : general view [4]

    Events · Streets and Places · Economy · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection, taken at the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock on 14 February 1938. A civilian in a dark suit is seen on the podium, making an official speech. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
  • The opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang : general view [1]

    Events · Streets and Places · Economy · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection, taken at the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock on 14 February 1938. The photograph shows the caissons opening, prior to the arrival of Governor and High Commissioner, Sir Shenton Thomas in his official yacht, Sea Belle II. The...
  • The opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang : general view [2]

    Events · Streets and Places · Economy · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection, taken at the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock on 14 February 1938. The photograph shows the Governor, Sir Shenton Thomas (in dark uniform) on the podium, declaring the dock officially open. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed...