Pioneers of Singapore

Online resources to support students in “Understanding Singapore in the Past and Present”

An image from the Singapore Bicentennial in 2019, depicting Sir Stamford Raffles. Photo taken during the Bicentennial Experience.

This webpage aims to be a simple resource to support students in “Understanding Singapore in the Past and Present“.

However, it is still under construction and will be ready by mid-2023 (TBC) as product development takes quite a lot of time. Thank you for your patience and for visiting.

Mr Naraina Pillai and the Sri Mariamman Temple

Naraina Pillai is credited with building the Sri Mariamman Temple

Opium

Artist’s impression of an opium pipe. Illustrated by Jeyasoorya and commissioned by Shawn Seah.

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Kerongsang. Illustrated by Jeyasoorya and commissioned by Shawn Seah.

Kueh and other Singapore delicacies. Illustrated by Jeyasoorya and commissioned by Shawn Seah.

Seah Family Pioneers

Born in Singapore, Seah Liang Seah and Seah Peck Seah were sons of the Teochew community leader, Seah Eu Chin.

Copyright © 2021 by Shawn Seah. Updated 22 July 2022.