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  • View of Siong Lim Temple from the courtyard, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Arts · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a front view of Siong Lim Temple. It shows details of the ornate roof decorations and vibrant colours of the temple. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thian Hock Keng Temple, mid-1970s : interior

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a close-up view of two altars in the inner hall of Thian Hock Keng Temple at Telok Ayer Street. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thian Hock Keng Temple, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows the exterior view of the side entrance to Thian Hock Keng Temple at Telok Ayer Street. An ice-cream vendor is seen outside the temple. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thian Hock Keng Temple, mid-1970s : interior

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a female devotee kneeling in front of an altar offering her prayer in the inner hall of Thian Hock Keng Temple. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese temple refurbishing operation, mid-1970s [1]

    Streets and Places · Personalities
    This photograph shows a female construction worker, squatting on a wooden scaffolding working on the tiles of the temple gateway. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese temple refurbishing operation, mid-1970s [2]

    Streets and Places · Personalities
    This photograph shows a construction worker sitting on a wooden scaffolding doing tiling work on a Chinese temple gateway. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thian Hock Keng Temple, mid-1970s : interior

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the inner courtyard of Thian Hock Keng Temple. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho temple during circuit breaker period

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Koh, Robin
    "People praying outside the gates of the Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple. All places of worship were closed during the COVID-19 Circuit Breaker."--Contributed by Robin Koh, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows worshippers outside the temple gate during the circuit breaker...
  • Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho temple during phase 1 of re-opening

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Pek, Sara
    "Person praying outside the gates of the Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple. All places of worship remained closed during COVID-19 Phase 1."--Contributed by Sara Pek, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows a lady praying outside the temple gate during phase 1...
  • Cordoned off entrance to Toa Payoh Seu Teck Sean Tong during circuit breaker period

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Tay, Pei Lin
    "This photograph was taken on the morning of 19 April 2020 during the COVID-19 Circuit Breaker. The entrance to Toa Payoh Seu Teck Sean Tong (修德善堂) has been cordoned off. All places of worship were closed as part of measures to contain the spread of COVID-19."--Contributed by Tay Pei Lin,...
  • Fuk Tak Chi Museum

    Streets and Places
    This is a view of the entrance to the Fuk Tak Chi Museum. It features curved tiled roof with intricate colourful carvings of flora and fauna. Two red lanterns are suspended on both sides of the doorway. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Ancestral Temple of Ying Fo Fui Kun

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of the ancestral temple of Ying Fo Fui Kun at 9 Commonwealth Lane. Blocks of Housing and Development Board flats can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Ancestral Temple of Ying Fo Fui Kun

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the sign at the entrance of the ancestral temple of Ying Fo Fui Kun at 9 Commonwealth Lane. It contains information on the opening hours and address. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple, 1980s

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple (观音堂佛祖庙), located at 178 Waterloo Street. Seen here is the entrance, which comprises a large central gateway flanked by two smaller gates on either side. Throngs of devotees can be seen entering the temple. There are some street vendors along the...
  • Toa Payoh, Chinese temple : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows Seu Teck Sean Tong (修德善堂) temple which is located at 2 Toa Payoh Lorong 6. The temple was established by several local philanthropists in 1949. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thian Hock Keng Temple signage : close-up

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a sign for Thian Hock Keng Temple, located at the temple's main entrance at Telok Ayer Street. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Ban Siew San Temple : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This is a 2009 photograph showing a partial view of Ban Siew San Temple located at 2 Telok Blangah Drive. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hong San See temple, ceiling : close up [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the details of the timber beam in the middle hall of the Hong San See temple (风山寺). The are intricate carvings, with two dragon sculptures, as well as a black board with traditional Chinese art on it. Hong San See temple is located at no. 31...
  • Leong San See Temple signage : close-up

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows one of the many Chinese calligraphy panels in Leong San See Temple. The temple is located at no. 371 Race Course Road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thian Hock Keng Temple, ceiling : close-up [3]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows details of a timber beam in the middle hall, at Thian Hock Keng Temple located at Telok Ayer Street. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Leong San See Temple, chandelier : close-up

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a chandelier in the main hall of Leong San See Temple. The temple is located at no. 371 Race Course Road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thian Hock Keng Temple signage : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a sign providing a brief history of Thian Hock Keng Temple. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hong San See temple, roof : close-up [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the roof details of Hong San See temple (风山寺), which depict a diorama comprising characters from Chinese mythology. Hong San See temple is located at no. 31 Mohamed Sultan Road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hong San See temple, ceiling : close up [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the details of the timber beam in the courtyard of the Hong San See temple (风山寺). The red beams are decorated with intricate gold carvings. Hong San See temple is located at no. 31 Mohamed Sultan Road. Title devised by Library staff.