May 16, 2022

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Nostalgic postcard e book showcases life in Singapore throughout the Nineteen Sixties

In case you’ve been interested by how Singapore regarded throughout the 1960’s, then look no additional.

Photographer Mun Chor Seng’s Singapore Moments, a postcard e book, showcases the great thing about the Lion Metropolis throughout a particularly turbulent time.

Flood at Newton Circus in 1969. IMAGE: Mun Chor Seng / Flickr.

The Nineteen Sixties was the last decade that noticed Singapore merge with Malaysia after which depart to forge its personal path.

Mun, who was solely a young person throughout that point, captured the on a regular basis lifetime of the denizens of Lion Metropolis and compiled all of those pictures into two books, Singapore Moments and Singapore Recollections.

These had been easy occasions. IMAGE: Mun Chor Seng / Flickr.

Every e book of 18 postcards options features of what life was like within the early years of independence in addition to avenue scenes and places which have since been demolished.

Mun Chor Seng is a high contributor of the Singapore Reminiscence Portal. IMAGE: Marshall Cavendish.

The photographer, who labored in broadcasting for over 40 years, was the Head of Location Operations at Mediacorp earlier than retiring in 1998.

Well-known for his pictures and movies, Mun’s archival postcard e book is a must have for historical past lovers in addition to these seeking to journey down reminiscence lane.

Singapore Moments is on a 50 % low cost and might be bought for less than S$7.49 (US$5.42).

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Cowl picture sourced from Cat Socrates.