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  • Lee Siew Eng with her two sisters in school uniforms of the Methodist Girls' School, circa 1920s

    Arts
    This is the photograph of Lee Siew Eng with her two sisters in school uniforms of the Methodist Girls' School. Description on verso of photoprint written in ink: 1. Siew Eng, 2. Siew Hiong, 3. Siew Keow. Eldest middle. Title devised by Library staff.
  • N.K. Otsubo

    Arts
    This is a portrait from the “Lim Shao Bin Collection”. The portrait, dated 1913, is of a young Caucasian man, wearing a white shirt buttoned all the way to his neck, as well as a white hat. The photograph is placed within a frame. The words "N.K. Otsubo Photograhic Artists...
  • A portrait of Dr. Wu Lien-teh's friend, Shanghai, 1936

    Personalities · Arts
    This is a photograph of a portrait of a friend of Dr. Wu Lien-teh. This Chinese gentleman is in a suit. This was taken in Shanghai in 1936. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Russian colleagues during pneumonic plague epidemic, East Siberia, 1920-1921

    Arts
    This photograph shows two Russian men covered in thick clothing. Both have headwear and are posing in front of a door of a wooden building. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Secretary Yen Shifu

    Arts
    This is a photograph of Secretary Yen Shifu. Dressed in a suit a bespectacled Secretary Yen is facing the right. He is seated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Russian family

    Arts
    This photograph shows a Russian family of five in a garden outside a house. The man is in a military uniform while the lady is in a dress and a hat. All except the youngest girl are standing. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Daven Chang-keng Wu with his family [1]

    Arts
    This is a group photograph of Mr Daven Chang-keng Wu and his family. Mr Wu is the eldest son of Dr Wu Lien-teh and Ruth Huang. Mr Wu and his two children are in Western-style clothing while his wife, Arlene Hsu Hsiu-Lin, is wearing a dark jacket over a cheongsam....
  • Daven Chang-keng Wu with his family [2]

    Arts
    This is a group photograph of Mr Daven Chang-keng Wu and his family. Mr Wu is the eldest son of Dr Wu Lien-teh and Ruth Huang. Dressed in a suit and partially standing, Mr. Wu rests his right thigh on the arm rest of the chair that his wife, Arlene...
  • 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...
  • A travelling Russian family, 1911

    Arts
    This photograph shows a travelling Russian family of five with a dog. The man who is in a military uniform and his two sons are sitting on a cart while the wife, standing in front of the cart, is pointing at the photographer. The daughter is in the background. This...
  • 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...
  • Wu Lien-teh and wife, photograph : back

    Personalities · Arts
    This image shows the back of the photograph of "Wu Lien-teh and wife". It has the text "Photo 1950", "7a" and "Not to be used" written on it in blue ink. The back also has a divided-back postcard-design with lines printed on it and the text "Leonar" printed at the...
  • Wu Lien-teh and wife, photograph : front

    Personalities · Arts
    This 1950 photograph shows the half-length portrait of Dr Wu Lien-teh (on the right) and his second wife, Marie Lee Suk Cheng (on the left). Dr Wu is dressed in Western-style attire. Mrs Wu wears her hair parted in the centre, and is dressed in a cheongsam with floral motifs....
  • Gregg Shorthand Writers Association, Singapore, 1939 committee : group photograph

    Personalities · Arts
    This photograph shows the members of the 1939 committee for the Gregg Shorthand Writers Association, Singapore. A description at the bottom of the photograph listing the members reads: "Gregg Shorthand Writers Association, Singapore. 1939 Committee. (Sitting: left to right) Mr. Chuah Teong Choon (Hon. Librarian), Mr. E. Albuquerque (Hon. Secretary),...
  • Gregg Shorthand Writers' Association, Singapore, members and friends : group photograph [2]

    Personalities · Arts
    This is a group photograph of the members of the Gregg Shorthand Writers' Association, Singapore with their friends and families at a tea party in 1939. The group includes adults and children at an outdoor tea party. A description at the bottom of the photograph reads: "Members and friends of...
  • Gregg Shorthand Writers' Association, Singapore, members and friends : group photograph [1]

    Personalities · Arts
    This is a group photograph of the members of the Gregg Shorthand Writers' Association, Singapore and their friends at a dinner in 1938. The gentlemen and ladies are dressed in formal attire. A description at the bottom of the photograph reads: "Members and friends of the Gregg Shorthand Writers' Association,...
  • Killiney Road building : interior [1]

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1971 photograph was taken inside a building at Killiney Road. It shows, mounted on a wall, a photograph of two rows of women. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Neil Road house, ancestral portrait : general view [1]

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows an ancestral portrait, hung in the ancestral hall of the Wee family (descendants of 19th century shipping tycoon Wee Bin) residence on Neil Road. The house has since been converted into the Tan Cheng Lock Baba House Museum. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Neil Road house, ancestral portrait : general view [2]

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows an ancestral portrait, hung in the ancestral hall of the Wee family (descendants of 19th century shipping tycoon Wee Bin) residence on Neil Road. The house has since been converted into the Tan Cheng Lock Baba House Museum. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Panglima Prang, ancestral portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1971 photograph features an ancestral portrait of a seated Chinese man wearing traditional clothing in an ornate photo frame. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Group photograph at Siong Lim Temple, 1979

    Streets and Places · Arts · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1979 photograph shows a group of six people taking a photo within the ground of Siong Lim Temple. One of the buildings of the temple can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.