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  • Neil Road house, wood sculpture : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows intricate wood carvings depicting a Chinese figurative scene. It is featured on an ancestral shrine (kum), seen in the Wee family (descendants of 19th century shopping tycoon Wee Bin) residence. Such shrines usually contains the ancestral tablets of the family. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Neil Road house, wood carvings with Chinese figurative scenes : close-up [1]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows intricate wood carvings depicting Chinese figurative scenes. It is seen on the door panel of a kitchen cabinet, found in the Wee family (descendants of 19th century shopping tycoon Wee Bin) residence on Neil Road. The house has since been converted into the Tan Cheng Lock...
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  • Neil Road house, wood carvings with Chinese figurative scenes : close-up [2]

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows intricate wooden carvings depicting a Chinese figurative scene. It is seen on a kitchen cabinet, found in the Wee family (descendants of 19th century shopping tycoon Wee Bin) residence on Neil Road. The house has since been converted into the Tan Cheng Lock Baba House Museum....
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  • Neil Road house, bas-relief : close-up

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows decorative bas-relief panels, featuring Chinese figurative scenes. They were featured on the front façade of the Wee family (descendants of 19th century shipping tycoon Wee Bin) residence on Neil Road, which has since been converted into the Tan Cheng Lock Baba House Museum. Title devised by...
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  • Neil Road house, wood carving : close-up

    Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows a wood carving hanging on a wall in a house on Neil Road. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Ceramic Exhibition : group photograph [1]

    Arts · Events · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a group photograph of thirteen people at the Ceramic Exhibition taken in 1999. Among them are Prof. Edwin Thumboo and Prof. Lim Pin, standing on the second row. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB.Title devised by Library staff.
  • A stone lion statue outside a Chinese temple : side view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Percy Hill Collection
    A huge stone statue of a lion is pictured here, guarding the entrance to the grounds of a Chinese temple in an unidentified location. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • OCBC Centre inauguration : close-up [8]

    Events · Economy · Arts · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing an ice sculpture, featuring the letters OCBC. This was taken during a dinner to celebrate the OCBC Centre inauguration. OCBC stands for Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Statue of Sir Stamford Raffles : general view

    Arts · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows the statue of Sir Stamford Raffles erected on the Esplanade (now Padang) and unveiled on 16th June 1887. The statue was relocated in front of the Victoria Memorial Hall in 1919. No date of creation provided. Title devised...
  • Ceramic Exhibition : group photograph [3]

    Arts · Events · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a photograph of Prof. Lim Pin having his hand pressed into clay at the Ceramic Exhibition in 1999. Looking on are Prof. Edwin Thumboo and Mr. Iskandar Jalil. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sir Stamford Raffles statue : close-up

    Arts · Personalities · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph of the statue of Stamford Raffles, the founder of Singapore, in front of the Victoria Memorial Hall. The photographer was standing close to the base of the statue so the view is slightly slanted upward against the backdrop of the Victoria Memorial Hall to show some...
  • Statue of King George V, Bombay (Mumbai) : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows the statue of King George V which stood near the Gateway of India. No creation date provided. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
  • Prof. Edwin Thumboo at the Ceramic Exhibition : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Events · Arts · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a half-length portrait of Prof. Edwin Thumboo making an address to the audience at the Ceramic Exhibition that was held in 1999. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Ceramic Exhibition : group photograph [2]

    Arts · Events · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a photograph of Prof. Edwin Thumboo talking to Prof. Lim Pin and Mr. Iskandar Jalil at the Ceramic Exhibition taken in 1999. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre inauguration : close-up [10]

    Events · Economy · Arts · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing an ice sculpture, featuring the letters OCBC. This was taken during a dinner to celebrate the OCBC Centre inauguration. OCBC stands for Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Statue of Sir Stamford Raffles, 1890s : general view

    Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph shows the statue of Sir Stamford Raffles erected on the Esplanade (now Padang). The St. Andrews' Cathedral can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
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  • Roberts Lane statue shop : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a1982 photograph showing statues placed outside a shop at Roberts Lane. The road mentioned is in the Little India area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Dalhousie monument with scaffolding: general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1863 photograph depicts the Dalhousie Obelisk which was then standing at the seaward end of High Street by Dalhousie Pier which can be seen in the foreground. The Dalhousie Obelish was later moved four times, in 1886, 1890, 1910 and 1911, and now stands near the Asian Civilisations Museum...
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  • Clemenceau Bridge plaque : close-up [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing the Municipal Commissioners Singapore Clemenceau Bridge plaque on Clemenceau Avenue. The plaque depicts a lion with a coconut tree in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Tan Kim Seng Fountain, 1880s : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1880s photograph shows a view of the Tan Kim Seng Fountain, at Battery Road. The fountain was built to commemorate Tan Kim Seng who had donated $13,000 to the government for the construction of Singapore’s first reservoir and waterworks. The fountain was unveiled on 19 May 1882. It was...
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  • Copper statue of Sir Stamford Raffles, 1950 : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of the copper statue of Sir Stamford Raffles, in front of Victoria Memorial Hall, which has been there since 1919 until the Japanese Occupation in 1943. It has been re-installed at the same location after the return of the British in 1946. Part of a...
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  • Tan Kim Seng Memorial Fountain, 1960s : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows the Victorian-style Tan Kim Seng Memorial Fountain, which was erected by the Municipality at Fullerton Square on 19 May 1882. The fountain was shifted to Battery Road in 1905 and again to Elizabeth Walk in 1925. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
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  • St. Andrew's Cathedral and Raffles Monument. 286, 1880s : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1880s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of the St. Andrew's Cathedral in the background, and the statue of Sir Stamford Raffles in the centre of the Esplanade. Sculpted by Thomas Woolner (a graduate of the Royal Academy), the Raffles' statue was unveiled installed on 27...
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  • Sri Mariamman Temple Stone stele : close-up [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows the inscription on the stone stele from Sri Mariammam Temple, at South Bridge Road. Title devised by Library staff.
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