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  • Woman selling vegetables, 1960s

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a Chinese woman vegetable seller holding a bunch of tied-up vegetables. Standing in front of her, is another Chinese woman. Both women are wearing samfoos. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Woman buying flowers at Lim Tua Tow Road market [1]

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Daniel, David Danny
    1960-1962.
  • Woman buying flowers at Lim Tua Tow Road market [2]

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Daniel, David Danny
    1960-1962.
  • Chingay Parade 1976

    Events · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a lady in traditional Chinese costume carrying two flower bouquets tied to the end of a pole which she carried on ther shoulder as part of the Chingay Parade of 1976. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chingay Parade 1976

    Events · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a group of Chingay Parade participants of 1976 wearing traditional Chinese men and women costumes having a light moment as they walked down the road. A lot of spectators are watching the parade at the side and a lot more watching from the corridors of the HDB...
  • Chingay Parade 1976

    Events · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a street view of a procession of women in traditional Chinese costumes participating in the Chingay Parade of 1976, with the first few at the front, each carrying two flower bouquets tied to the end of a pole which they carried on their shoulders and the rest...
  • Chingay Parade 1976

    Events · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a group of Chingay Parade participants of 1976 having a light moment. The group is wearing traditional Chinese men and women costumes. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Father of Dr. Wu Lien-teh, Mr Ng Khee-hok, 1832-1916

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows Dr. Wu Lien-teh's father, Mr. Ng Khee-Hok, dressed in Qing dynasty court official clothes. He is seated on a chair, next to a side table. There is a pot of plant as well as a teacup on the table. Below the table, on the floor, is a...
  • Chinese man in changshan

    Heritage and Culture · Arts
    This photograph shows a bald Chinese man in changshan, a traditional Chinese tunic worn by men. He is wearing a pair of round-framed glasses. He poses with an open fan using his right hand. Part of the door of a brick building can be seen in the background. Title devised...
  • Dr. Wu Lien-teh's mother, Madam Lam Choy-fan, 1844-1908

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows a portrait of Madam Lam Choy-fan (1844-1908), mother of Dr. Wu Lien-teh, a Penang-born physician, Madam Lam is dressed in traditional Chinese clothes with embroidery. She is seated on a chair, next to a side table. There is a vase with flowers as well as a teacup...
  • Dr. Wu Lien-teh's father, Mr Ng Khee-hok, 1832-1916

    Heritage and Culture · Arts
    This photograph shows Dr. Wu Lien-teh's father, Mr. Ng Khee-Hok, dressed in Qing dynasty court official clothes. He is seated on a chair, next to a side table. There is a vase with flowers as well as a teacup on the table. Below the table, on the floor, is a...
  • Manchu (big feet) lady with Tientsin (bound feet)

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows two Chinese ladies in traditional Chinese costume. Both are seated with a small round table between them. A pot of flowers is placed in front of the table. The Manchu lady (right) has big feet while that from Tientsin has small feet due to foot-binding. Title devised...
  • Fashionable lady of the 1940s : full-length portrait

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Arts
    This is a photograph of Tan Yuen Chuen's mother looking stately in a studio pose. She is wearing a traditional long cheongsam worn by Chinese women, typified by the high collar. She sits in a round chair, clutching a purse and handkerchief. Photograph donated by Tan Yuen Chuen and displayed...