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  • Raffles City and Padang : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing a game of rugby being played at the Padang with the Raffles City area as a backdrop. Set against the city skyline is the spire of St. Andrew's Cathedral on the left and the Raffles City Shopping and Convention Centre, Westin Plaza (now known as...
  • Clementi Swimming Complex, 1983 : aerial view

    Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Here in this photograph are three well utilized swimming pools at the Clementi Swimming Complex. One of them is palm-shaped, while the other two are rectangular. Greenery surrounds the swimming complex which was officially unveiled to the public on 15 August 1983. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
  • Swimming pool at Raffles City, 1986 : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a Caucasian man sitting in a lounge chair by the two freeform outdoor swimming pools at Raffles City. This hotel facility is shared between sister hotels Fairmont Singapore (which was previously known as The Westin Plaza or Raffles The Plaza) and Swissotel The Stamford (previously known as...
  • Tennis court at Raffles City, 1986 : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph of the tennis courts at Raffles City, more specifically on the 8th floor of Fairmont Singapore (previously known as The Westin Plaza or Raffles The Plaza). A far exit leads to Swissotel The Stamford (previously known as The Westin Stamford) and to the far left is...
  • Rugby scrum : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Pictured in this photograph are two rugby teams in a scrum (scrummage). One team is in blue and white striped jerseys, while the other is in red and blue stripes. There is a man dressed in white, who should be the referee as he is holding a whistle. Trees with...
  • Dragon Boat race at Singapore River : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Sports and Recreation · Events · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a Dragon Boat race at the Singapore River. In each long and narrow, dragon-shaped boat is a drummer who sets the rhythm for the paddlers by beating a drum and a coxswain who steers the boat with a rudder. In the background are financial buildings and shophouses...
  • Rugby scrum : close-up

    Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Pictured in this photograph are two rugby teams in a scrum (scrummage). The picture is a close-up view, showing the backs of the rugby players interlocked in a scrum. One team is in blue and white striped jerseys, while the other is in red and blue stripes. Title devised by...