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  • Buddhist temple hall, 1950s-60s

    Streets and Places · Arts · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a Buddhist temple hall, with a statue of Buddha surrounded by statues of monks on a large raise platform. In front of the platform is an altar as well as a row of kneeling cushions. Photograph taken between 1950-1969. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Diorama at Tiger Balm Garden, 1960s [4]

    Arts · Sports and Recreation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a diorama depicting a scene from Chinese mythology at Tiger Balm Garden or Haw Par Villa. The scene shows three human figures and another figure of what seemed to be a half human-half animal. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Diorama at Tiger Balm Garden, 1960s [1]

    Arts · Sports and Recreation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a diorama depicting a scene from Chinese mythology at Tiger Balm Garden or Haw Par Villa. The scene shows the sculpture of a man with a long pole and a woman emerging from a shell, with sculptures of animals around them. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised...
  • Buddha statue at Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple, 1960s

    Arts · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a huge sitting Buddha statue at Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple. A woman can be seen standing at the base of the statue. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Repair works at Tiger Balm Garden, 1960s

    Arts · Sports and Recreation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows three men doing restoration works on a sculpture at Tiger Balm Garden or Haw Par Villa. The area is cordoned off with wooden scaffolding and covered with a thatched roof. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Reclining Buddha statue at Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple, 1960s [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a statue of a reclining Buddha at Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple with his right hand supporting his head. Behind him stand three monk statues, and on the wall to the right, is a painting of a man in princely clothes. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised...
  • Diorama at Tiger Balm Garden, 1960s [2]

    Arts · Sports and Recreation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a diorama depicting a scene from Chinese mythology at Tiger Balm Garden or Haw Par Villa. The scene shows two humans and one half animal-half human sculptures. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Visitors at Tiger Balm Garden, 1960s [1]

    Arts · Sports and Recreation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a group of five visitors to Tiger Balm Gardens. The group consists of two men, two women and a baby. The women are dressed in traditional Malay costume and one of the men is wearing the traditional Malay black headgear or songkok. At the background is a...
  • Diorama at Tiger Balm Garden, 1960s [3]

    Arts · Sports and Recreation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a diorama depicting a scene from Chinese mythology at Tiger Balm Garden or Haw Par Villa. The scene shows four figures on a tower, and a handcuffed figure at the bottom. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Reclining Buddha statue at Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple, 1960s [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a statue of a reclining Buddha at Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple with his right hand supporting his head. Behind him stand three monk statues, and on the wall to the right, is a painting of a man in princely clothes. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised...
  • Merlion, mid-1970s

    Arts · Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows the side view of the Merlion statue, a half beast, half fish mythical creature, at the mouth of the Singapore River. Lighters and ships can be seen on the waters. The statue was relocated in 2002. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Diorama at Tiger Balm Garden, mid-1970s

    Arts · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a diorama depicting a scene at Tiger Balm Garden or Haw Par Villa (虎豹別墅). Title devised by Library staff.
  • Spanish dancers at Tiger Balm Garden, mid-1970s

    Arts · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows the statue of two Spanish dancers at Tiger Balm Garden or Haw Par Villa (虎豹別墅). Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tiger Balm Garden, Confucius statue, mid-1970s

    Arts · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a statue of Confucius at Tiger Balm Garden or Haw Par Villa (虎豹別墅). Title devised by Library staff.
  • Diorama at Tiger Balm Garden, mid-1970s

    Arts · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a diorama depicting a scene from the Eight Immortals Cross the Sea (八仙過海) at Tiger Balm Garden or Haw Par Villa (虎豹別墅). It shows the battle between the eight immortals and the soldiers of the East Sea. Part of the caption on the diorama reads "Stories from...
  • Diorama at Tiger Balm Garden, mid-1970s

    Arts · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows the statue of a Chinese deity on top a pagoda roof at Tiger Balm Garden or Haw Par Villa (虎豹別墅). Title devised by Library staff.
  • Diorama at Tiger Balm Garden, mid-1970s

    Arts · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a diorama of a few women in swimwear and bikinis having fun by the side of a river at Tiger Balm Garden or Haw Par Villa (虎豹別墅). Title devised by Library staff.
  • Pagoda with Sakyamuni statue at Tiger Balm Garden, mid-1970s

    Arts · Sports and Recreation
    The photograph shows Buddha Sakyamuni statue sits atop a pagoda at Tiger Balm Garden or Haw Par Villa (虎豹別墅). Title devised by Library staff.
  • Diorama at Tiger Balm Garden, mid-1970s

    Arts · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a diorama of a farm scene at Tiger Balm Garden or Haw Par Villa (虎豹別墅). One of the farmers is working the water buffalo at the foreground. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Diorama at Tiger Balm Garden, mid-1970s

    Arts · Sports and Recreation
    The photograph shows a large-scale diorama with statues of sea lions, frogs, turtles and snakes at Tiger Balm Garden or Haw Par Villa (虎豹別墅) at Pasir Panjang Road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tiger Balm Garden Thai dancer statue, mid-1970s

    Arts · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a close-up view of the statue of a Thai dancer at Tiger Balm Garden or Haw Par Villa (虎豹別墅). Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tiger Balm Garden, Laughing Buddha statue, mid-1970s

    Arts · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a statue of the Laughing Buddha, also known as Buddha Maitreya, at Tiger Balm Garden or Haw Par Villa (虎豹別墅). Title devised by Library staff.
  • Diorama at Tiger Balm Garden, mid-1970s

    Arts · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a diorama of Chinese deities and sea creatures having a battle at Tiger Balm Garden or Haw Par Villa (虎豹別墅). Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa, circa 1962-1965 [6]

    Sports and Recreation · Arts · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows a large-scale diorama in Haw Par Villa with a white statue of the Laughing Buddha and two children sitting at his feet. Title devised by Library staff.