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  • Christmas party : general view [1]

    Events · Heritage and Culture · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a group of men conversing and networking with one another while having drinks. The Singapore Police Force crest is seen near the top of the photograph. A Christmas tree is also prominent on the right side. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre inauguration : exterior [5]

    Events · Economy · Arts · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a troupe of lion dance performers, performing at the entrance of OCBC Centre. A troupe member is seen teasing one of two lions. Lion dance performances on auspicious occasions such as the launch of new buildings, is believed to bring good fortune and wealth. Physical dimensions of...
  • Chinese new year paraphernalia : close-up

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing an assortment of Chinese New Year paraphernalia, including red packets, Chinese New Year cards as well as a miniature lion's head, probably to represent the lion dance performances common during Chinese New Year. The character for "rat" is on one of the pamphlets on the...
  • Chinese old lady : headshot

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an elderly lady with a common dress style, typically worn by older Chinese women. Her hair is traditionally tied up in a bun, at the back of the head. The bun of hair is covered with a fine net and secured with a long pin. She is...
  • Christmas party : general view [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Events · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a group of men conversing and networking with one another while having drinks. The Singapore Police Force crest is seen near the top of the photograph. A Christmas tree is also prominent on the right side. Title devised by Library staff.
  • A lion's head : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a close-up view of a lion's head used in lion dance performances. It is placed on a red paper with Chinese characters on them, written in gold. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.