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A Librarian’s World@PL – Early Advertising in Singapore

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277 Orchard Rd

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Early Advertising in Singapore (Hospitality and Entertainment)

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Join us as we reconstruct life and lifestyles in Singapore based on print advertisements from the 1830s to 1960s. Discover the early days of our local hospitality and entertainment industries.

This programme is in conjunction with the exhibition, Selling Dreams: Early Advertising in Singapore, which runs from now until to February 2019 at Level 10 of the National Library.

About the Librarians
Goh Yu Mei
is a Librarian at the National Library. She works with the Chinese arts and literary collection and has recently updated the Bibliography of Singapore Chinese Literature. Her research interest lies in the interaction between society and Chinese literature.

Fiona Lim is an Associate Librarian with the National Library’s Singapore and Southeast Asia team. She’s interested in space, history, time, memory and power, as well as the interactions between them. She contributed a chapter on hospitality advertisements for the book, Between the Lines: Print Advertising in Singapore 1830s–1960s, which she also edited and produced. She’s currently researching on the penal system in colonial Singapore.

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