Highlights Tour: Indians in Singapore - Past & Present

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The Indian Heritage Centre's permanent exhibition features five themes arranged chronologically to span 1st century CE to the 21st century. They tell the story of SIngapore's Indian communities within the larger context of Southeast Asia. This exhibition presents, through artefact and interactive di...

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  1. Early Contact: Interactions Between South and Southeast Asia (Introduction)

    0:36 | Gallery 1 | Level 4

  2. Minature Shrine Roof (Gallery Highlight)

    0:30 | Early Contact: Interactions Between South and Southeast Asia

  3. Agastya (Gallery Highlight)

    0:30 | Early Contact: Interactions Between South and Southeast Asia

  4. Shadow Puppets or Wayang Kulit (Gallery Highlight)

    00:30 | Early Contact: Interactions between South and Southeast Asia

  5. Chariot Finial with Garuda (Gallery Highlight)

    0:30 | Early Contact: Interactions Between South and Southeast Asia

  6. Qibla Indicator (Gallery Highlight)

    0:45 | Early Contact: Interactions Between South and Southeast Asia

  7. Madonna with Gold Earrings (Gallery Highlight)

    0:30 | Early Contact: Interactions Between South and Southeast Asia

  8. Side Chair (Gallery Highlight)

    0:30 | Early Contact: Interactions Between South and Southeast Asia

  9. Roots and Routes: Origins and Migration (Introduction)

    0:40 | Gallery 2 | Level 4

  10. A Chettinad Doorway (Gallery Highlight)

    0:30 | Roots and Routes: Origins and Migration

  11. The Manecksha family (Gallery Highlight)

    0:30 | Roots and Routes: Origins and Migration

  12. The SS Rajula

    2:27 | Roots and Routes: Origins and Migration

  13. Kasumalai (Gallery Highlight)

    4:26 | Roots and Routes: Origins and Migration

  14. Kavadi (Gallery Highlight)

    1:09 | Roots and Routes: Origins and Migration

  15. Pioneers: Early Indians in Singapore and Malaya (Introduction)

    1:03 | Gallery 3 | Level 3

  16. Porcelain cups used for rubber collection (Gallery Highlight)

    0:14 | Pioneers: Early Indians in Singapore and Malaya

  17. Photograph of the Singapore Police Contingent (Gallery Highlight)

    2:41 | Pioneers: Early Indians in Singapore and Malaya

  18. Singai Nagar Anthadi by Yazhpanam Sadasiva Pandithar (Gallery Highlight)

    0:30 | Pioneers: Early Indians in Singapore and Malaya

  19. Poster of Malay Film, Hang Tuah (Gallery Highlight)

    1:00 | Pioneers: Early Indians in Singapore and Malaya

  20. Needlework album from the collection of Radha Raja (Gallery Highlight)

    0:22 | Pioneers: Early Indians in Singapore and Malaya

  21. Social and Political Awakening of Indians in Singapore and Malaya (Introduction)

    3:40 | Gallery 4 | Level 3

  22. Autograph Book (Gallery Highlight)

    2:57 | Social and Political Awakening of Indians in Singapore and Malay

  23. INA Uniform belonging to Captain John Jacob (Gallery Highlight)

    0:39 | Social and Political Awakening of Indians in Singapore and Malay

  24. Certificate of marriage registration issued in Pondicherry to S Varathan upon his reform marriage (Gallery Highlight)

    3:16 | Social and Political Awakening of Indians in Singapore and Malay

  25. Making of The Nation: Contributions of Indians in Singapore (Introduction)

    0:50 | Gallery 5 | Level 3

  26. Plaque presented by Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations to Shirin Fozdar (Gallery Highlight)

    3:00 | Making of The Nation: Contributions of Indians in Singapore

  27. A Singapore Fire Brigade Helmet (Gallery Highlight)

    1:50 | Making of The Nation: Contributions of Indians in Singapore

  28. Rolex watch belonging to SR Nathan the Sixth President of Singapore (Gallery Highlight)

    2:30 | Making of The Nation: Contributions of Indians in Singapore

  29. Shoes worn by K Jayamani at the 1977 Southeast Asian Games 800m race with the date of the event written in ink (Gallery Highlight)

    2:20 | Making of The Nation: Contributions of Indians in Singapore

Featured artworks

Early Contact: Interactions Between South and Southeast Asia

Miniature Shrine Roof

Agastya

Shadow Puppets (Wayang Kulit)

Credits

Indian Heritage Centre