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  • Dinner guests celebrating the opening of the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre : general view [6]

    Events · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows guests at a dinner in celebration of the opening of the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre inauguration : general view

    Events · Economy · Organisations · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows guests at the opening of the 52-storey Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre. The crowd is gathered for a reception at the banking hall. Seen on the upper floor is the OCBC Bank's logo which depicts a Chinese junk, reflecting the bank's strong Asian heritage. Physical dimensions of...
  • OCBC Centre inauguration : exterior [6]

    Events · Economy · Organisations · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a crowd gathered outside the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre. Inside the banking hall, VIPs and invited guests are seen attending the inauguration of OCBC Centre. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • VIPs at OCBC Centre inauguration : general view [1]

    Events · Personalities · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a group of men during the OCBC Centre inauguration. Sitting third from left is Tan Sri Tan Chin Tuan. Nicknamed Mr OCBC, he was a prominent Peranakan philanthropist and was often credited as the man who built the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC). To his left are Harry...
  • Fireworks near OCBC Centre : night view [2]

    Streets and Places · Events · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows fireworks being set off near the Singapore River. Featuring prominently is the well-lit OCBC Centre near Elgin Bridge in the foreground. Other financial buildings like UOB Building and Hong Leong Building are set against Singapore's skyline. Physical dimensions of original: 10 x 13 cm. Title devised by...
  • OCBC Centre inauguration : two people

    Events · Economy · Arts · Organisations · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows two men at the opening of the 52-storey Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre. The backdrop shows the OCBC Bank's logo which depicts a Chinese junk, reflecting the bank's strong Asian heritage. Physical dimensions of original: 27 x 21 cm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre inauguration : top view [6]

    Events · Economy · Organisations · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows guests walking the red carpet while others arriving at the entrance of the OCBC Centre. The VIPs are seen shaking hands with the management of OCBC Bank. Photographers are ready with their cameras to capture moments during the opening of the 52-storey Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre....
  • OCBC Centre inauguration : exterior [4]

    Events · Economy · Arts · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a troupe of lion dance performers, playing cymbals and drums, near the entrance at OCBC Centre. Next to them, on the floor, is a lion head. On the wall are two Chinese characters 'Hua Sha', literally translated as China Building. Below that is OCBC Centre, the building's...
  • Fireworks near OCBC Centre : night view [1]

    Streets and Places · Events · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows fireworks being set off near the Singapore River. Featuring prominently is the well-lit OCBC Centre near Elgin Bridge in the foreground. Other financial buildings like UOB Building and Hong Leong Building are set against Singapore's skyline. Physical dimensions of original: 10 x 13 cm. Title devised by...
  • OCBC Centre inauguration : top view [5]

    Events · Economy · Organisations · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows guests walking the red carpet while others arriving at the entrance of the OCBC Centre. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • VIPs at OCBC Centre inauguration : general view [3]

    Events · Economy · Organisations · Personalities · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing David Marshall shaking hands with a man as he arrives at the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre. He is among many VIPs and guests who are attending the inauguration of OCBC Centre. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dinner guests listening to Tan Sri Tan Chin Tuan at a dinner in celebration of the opening of the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre : general view [2]

    Events · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows Tan Sri Tan Chin Tuan making a speech as guests look on. This was taken at a dinner in celebration of the opening of the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dinner guests celebrating the opening of the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre : general view [13]

    Events · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing three ladies and a man at the OCBC Centre. They were among the many guests at the OCBC Centre Inauguration. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre inauguration : close-up [1]

    Events · Economy · Organisations · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows guests arriving on the red carpet, at the entrance of OCBC Centre. The VIPs are seen shaking hands with the management of OCBC during the opening of the 52-storey Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre inauguration : exterior [2]

    Events · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a part of the wall near the entrance at the OCBC Centre. On it are Chinese characters that can be translated as OCBC Centre inauguration, 1 October 1976. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dinner guests celebrating the opening of the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre : general view [4]

    Events · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows guests at a dinner in celebration of the opening of the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre. Warm lighting from ceiling lamps give the dining hall a cosy effect. On the wall are photographs of the old OCBC Centre on the left and the new 52-storey building on...
  • OCBC Centre inauguration : exterior [5]

    Events · Economy · Arts · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a troupe of lion dance performers, performing at the entrance of OCBC Centre. A troupe member is seen teasing one of two lions. Lion dance performances on auspicious occasions such as the launch of new buildings, is believed to bring good fortune and wealth. Physical dimensions of...
  • OCBC Centre inauguration, VIPs : group photograph

    Streets and Places · Events · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a close-up black and white photograph of a group of VIPs looking at a model of OCBC Centre at its inauguration ceremony in 1976. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View of the band : the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang : general view

    Events · Personalities · Arts · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It was taken during the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock on 14 February 1938. It shows the Governor, Sir Shenton Thomas (in dark uniform) crossing the gangway from Sea Belle II to inspect the Guard of Honour, with...
  • Dinner guests celebrating the opening of the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre : general view [5]

    Events · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows guests at a dinner in celebration of the opening of the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dinner guests celebrating the opening of the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre : general view [2]

    Events · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows guests at a dinner in celebration of the opening of the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre. Warm lighting from ceiling lamps give the dining hall a cosy effect. On the wall are photographs of the old OCBC Centre on the left and the new 52-storey building on...
  • OCBC Centre inauguration : close-up [4]

    Events · Economy · Organisations · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows guests arriving on the red carpet, at the entrance of OCBC Centre. The VIPs are seen shaking hands with the management of OCBC during the opening of the 52-storey Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dinner guests celebrating the opening of the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Centre : general view [11]

    Events · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing two ladies and a man at the OCBC Centre. They were among the many guests at the OCBC Centre Inauguration. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff.
  • 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.