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  • Backstage of Chinese street opera [6]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Personalities · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows the backstage of a Chinese street opera (wayang). Two performers can be seen seating on the floor applying makeup. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Backstage of Chinese street opera [8]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Personalities · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows the backstage of a Chinese street opera (wayang). Four children can be seen in the photograph and three of them are performers. Two of them are posing for photograph while the third is helping the fourth to draw eyebrow. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Stringed instrument player of Teochew street opera

    Personalities · Streets and Places · Arts · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows a man who is a stringed instrument player at the backstage of a Teochew street opera. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese street opera at Jalan Mandar, Choa Chu Kang Road, 1982

    Streets and Places · Arts · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows a Chinese street opera at Jalan Mandar, Choa Chu Kang Road. This is a day show and performers can be seen performing on stage while the audiences are seating in front of the stage. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Removing of a street opera stage at Sungei market, 1971

    Streets and Places · Arts · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows some workers removing a street opera stage at Sungei market. Shophouses can be seen on the right and in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Musicians of Chinese street opera

    Personalities · Streets and Places · Arts · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1970 photograph shows a group of four musicians at the backstage during a performance of Chinese street opera. Three of them are stringed instrument players. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese street opera (wayang) in Chinatown, 1971

    Streets and Places · Arts · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows a Chinese street opera (wayang) in Chinatown. Performers can be seen singing on stage. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Suona (wind instrument) player of Chinese street opera

    Personalities · Streets and Places · Arts · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1972 photograph shows a man blowing his suona (wind instrument) at backstage during a Chinese opera performance. Audiences watching the show can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese street opera at Sungei market, 1970

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Arts · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1970 photograph shows a Chinese street opera (wayang) at Sungei market. Performers can be seen singing on stage and children standing in front of the stage. Others can be seen watching under the shade away from the stage because of the hot sun. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Backstage of Chinese street opera [3]

    Personalities · Streets and Places · Arts · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows the backstage of a Chinese street opera (wayang). Two musicians and a performer can be seen taking a break backstage. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Children watching Chinese street opera

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Arts · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1972 photograph shows members of the audience seated on benches under the sun, watching Chinese street opera (also known as "wayang" in Singapore). Several people were carrying umbrellas, while watching the show. In the middle of the picture are seven girls seated in a row on a bench. One...
  • Teochew wayang in Chinatown [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “Teochew wayang, S’pore 6 Juin 71." This 1971 photograph shows a Teochew wayang group performing on stage at Chinatown. The yellow drape in front of the table has the troupe’s name, 新美鳳劇團 (Sin Bee Hong Opera Troupe). Some children can be seen watching from the back...
  • Teochew wayang in Chinatown [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “Teochew wayang. S’pore 6 Juin 71." This 1971 photograph shows a Teochew wayang group performing on stage at Chinatown. The yellow drape in front of the table has the troupe’s name, 新美鳳劇團 (Sin Bee Hong Opera Troupe). Some onlookers can be seen at the back of...
  • Backstage of Chinese street opera [5]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Personalities · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows the backstage of a Chinese street opera (wayang). Two performers can be seen in the photograph. One is taking a break smoking and the other is applying powder to her face. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Backstage of Chinese street opera [7]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Personalities · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows the backstage of a Chinese street opera (wayang). Four performers can be seen applying makeup and preparing for the show. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese street opera (wayang) in Chinatown, 1970

    Streets and Places · Arts · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1970 photograph shows a Chinese street opera (wayang) in Chinatown. Performers can be seen singing on stage. Children are also seen either standing or sitting at the side of the stage. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese street opera at Joo Chiat Lane, 1991 [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1991 photograph shows a Chinese street opera (wayang) at Joo Chiat Lane. This is a day show and six performers can be seen performing on stage. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Yangqin player of Chinese street opera [1]

    Personalities · Streets and Places · Arts · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows a man playing his yangqin on stage during a Chinese opera performance. Audiences watching the show can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese street opera at Joo Chiat Lane, 1991 [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1991 photograph shows a Chinese street opera (wayang) at Joo Chiat Lane. A performer can be seen on stage holding a scroll with Chinese character "答谢神恩" in his hand. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Attentive four

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Arts · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1972 photograph shows a group of four, 1 adult and three children watching attentively at most likely a Chinese street opera. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Backstage of Chinese street opera [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Personalities · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows the backstage of a Chinese street opera (wayang). Children performers can be seen standing behind a lady who is playing a string instrument. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Backstage of Chinese street opera [4]

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Arts · Personalities · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows the backstage of a Chinese street opera (wayang). A performer can be seen posing with two children. Title devised by Library staff.
  • An elderly woman and six children at a street wayang, 1971

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Streets and Places · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows an elderly woman and six children watching a Chinese street opera (street wayang) at an open space. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Backstage of Chinese street opera [9]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Personalities · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows the backstage of a Chinese street opera (wayang). Performers can be seen preparing themselves for the show. One of them is helping a lady performer to style her hair. Title devised by Library staff.