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  • An evening of jazz with Carol Kidd : performing

    Personalities · Arts · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a photograph of Carol Kidd performing on stage with Edwin Thumboo and another man waiting to present her with bouquets of flowers. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Title devised by Library staff.
  • An evening of jazz with Carol Kidd : group photograph

    Personalities · Arts · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a photograph of Edwin Thumboo and Carol Kidd, a jazz singer, posing with two other friends. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Children's charity show : group photograph

    Personalities · Events · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a 1997 photograph of Edwin Thumboo posing with four others at a children's charity show. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Isa Kamari : half-length portrait

    Personalities
    This is a cropped shot of Isa Kamari, a recipient of Cultural Medallion, Literature, in 2007. Title devised by Library staff.
  • An evening with József Eötvös : group photograph [1]

    Personalities · Arts · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a photograph of four persons. It depicts a lady shaking hands with József Eötvös, a classical guitarist, with Prof. Edwin Thumboo and Mr. S. Dhanabalan looking on. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
  • Dr Wong Meng Voon (黄孟文博士) : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    Shown here is a photograph of Dr. Wong Meng Voon i.e. Huang Mengwen) who is one of Singapore's most well-known Chinese authors. He was the first recipient of the Cultural Medallion in Chinese literature in 1981. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Kuo Pao Kun : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    Shown here is a photograph of Kuo Pao Kun, who made a monumental contribution to Singapore’s literature and theatre. He had written 24 plays, some of which have become classics. He was awarded Cultural Medallion (Drama) in 1990. Title devised by Library staff.
  • S. Varathan : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    Pictured here is Mr. S. Varathan, a National Arts Council Cultural Medallion Recipient in 1984. He formed the Singapore Indian Artistes’ Association, compiled his drama experiences in books, researched on the development of Tamil theatre in Singapore, in addition to taking on the role as an advisor guiding the younger...
  • An evening with József Eötvös : group photograph [4]

    Personalities · Arts · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This photograph depicts four people, one of whom is Prof. Edwin Thumboo who stands to the extreme left, taken at a performance by classical guitarist József Eötvös. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • An evening with József Eötvös : group photograph [2]

    Personalities · Arts · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a photograph of six people including Prof. Edwin Thumboo at the far left and Mr. S. Dhanabalan standing third from the left, taken at the performance of classical guitarist József Eötvös. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Date of creation estimated....
  • Chew Kok Chang : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a half-length portrait of Chew Kok Chang, the recipient of the Cultural Medallion Award 1999 in literature. Besides poetry and mini-novels, Chew has also written and translated children’s literature actively, which includes poems, nursery rhymes, fairy tales and folktales. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Muhammad Ariff bin Ahmad : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a half-length portrait of award-winning writer, editor and former lecturer Muhammad Ariff Ahmad (b. 6 December 1924, Singapore-), a.k.a. Mas, who is a prominent expert and activist of the Malay language and culture in Singapore. A founding member of the esteemed Malay literary club, Asas '50, he had...
  • An evening with József Eötvös : group photograph [3]

    Personalities · Arts · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a photograph of five people including Prof. Edwin Thumboo who stands to the extreme left, Mr. S. Dhanabalan in the centre, and classical guitarist József Eötvös, second from right. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Date of creation estimated. Title devised...
  • Prof. Edwin Thumboo : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Arts · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a photograph of Edwin Nadason Thumboo (b. 22 November 1933, Singapore), Emeritus Professor at National University of Singapore's Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. He is widely regarded as the unofficial poet laureate of Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Abdul Ghani Abdul Hamid : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Arts · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a half length portrait of Abdul Ghani Abdul Hamid (b.1933, Singapore). He is an award-winning writer, poet and artist and has contributed to the Malay literature and the arts in Singapore since his schooldays. Writing primarily in Malay, he has hundreds of poems, short stories, essays, newspaper articles...
  • Lin Chen : headshot

    Personalities · Arts · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a photograph of Lin Chen, who was a playwright and one of the early pioneers of Singapore theatre. He was awarded the Cultural Medallion (Theatre) in 1982. Title devised by Library staff.
  • M. Balakrishnan : headshot

    Personalities
    This is a coloured photograph of M. Balakrishnan, an Indian author and the recipient of the Cultural Medallion Award 2005 in literature. Photo from M Balakrishnan © Courtesy of National Arts Council. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lee Tzu Pheng : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Arts · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    Shown here is a photograph of Dr. Lee Tzu Pheng, who is considered one of Singapore's most distinguished poets. She was awarded Cultural Medallion Award (Literature) in 1985. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • China trip : group photograph

    Arts · Personalities · Sports and Recreation · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a group photograph of Prof. Edwin Thumboo and two friends standing outside a building in China in 1999. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Prof. Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Goh Poh Seng : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a photograph of Goh Poh Seng (Dr) (b. 1936, Kuala Lumpur, Malaya -) physician, poet laureate, prize-winning writer and entrepreneur, who played an active role in Singapore arts following the country's independence. He was a pioneer of Singapore English drama as well as the author of the first...
  • Wong Yoon Wah : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a photograph of Wong Yoon Wah, recipient of the 1989 Cultural Medallion for Literature. Title devised by Library staff.