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Singapore Press Club certificate and Press Passes

Singapore Press Club’s certificate and Press Pass for Mr Wee's Honorary Life membership, together with his Press Pass for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (1971).

Singapore Press Club’s certificate of honorary life member
Dr Wee's work armchair

A “faculty” armchair – with the attached crest of Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore 1876. Inscribed at the back of the armchair: “In Appreciation to President Wee Kim Wee – Donald M Tilghman, US Organizing Committee Nov 9–14, 1987”. 

Dr Wee's work armchair
Close Up of the attached Crest on the chair
Peranakan and miscellaneous tableware, glassware and table decorations

Peranakan tableware; cut-crystal decanter and matching glasses; light-green glass coffee cups; dinner plate and matching soup cup; silver/silver-plated cutlery; wine glass (from Harrods); sample crested dessert glass (Siglap); sample table decorations (Siglap).

light green glass coffee cups; dinner plate and matching soup cup; silver/silver-plated cutlery;
Wine glasses
Original map of the East Indies

A gift from President of Italy Francesco Cossiga on his State Visit to Singapore, October 1988. 

Original map of the East Indies
Calligraphic signature of Dr Wee's father-in-law

Khor Chwee Tor's calligraphic signature for the establishment of the Hokkien Huay Kuan, reproduced in its "red" book. 

Kor Chwee Tor‘s calligraphic signature
Calligraphy Material
Autographed National Day programmes

National Day programmes which President Wee autographed for his daughter Ms Wee Eng Hwa, with his advice to be treat fellow human beings kindly and respectfully.

Autographed National Day programme
President Wee’s handwritten letter to Mr Rewa Mirpuri

President Wee’s handwritten letter dated 30 June 1992 to Rewa Mirpuri – an excerpt of which is printed at the back cover of Mirpuri’s Book of Humour.  

President Wee’s hand-written letter
Book of Humour
Gunong Sayang Association's message of thanks

Programme for the play "Siapa Lu?", with an article remembering and thanking Dr Wee and Mrs Wee for their support during and after his presidency.

Gunong Sayang Association magazine for the play "Siapa Lu?"
Tea party in honour of Crown Prince Masahito and Princess Hitachi

Photo of the tea party given by Dr Wee and Mrs Wee in honour of Crown Prince Masahito and Princess Hitachi of Japan at Raffles Hotel (1995).

Dr Wee & Mrs Wee tea party with Prince Masahito and Princess Hitachi
"Thank you" card from NCSS volunteers

Large autographed card from National Council of Social Service volunteers (1995).

NCSS Volunteer's Thank you card to Dr & Mrs Wee
Calligraphy by Lim Siak Kee

(Left) "Gold and jade have filled the hall, thus the whole family will have good fortune". (Right) "Brilliant achievement, and longevity with good health".  (13 January 2003)

Calligraphy by Lim Siak Kee
Poster for the "Rasa Peranakan” Food & Fun Fair

Mrs Wee made “sesagun”, a lost Peranakan culinary art, for the Singapore Peranakan Association’s fair (14 November 1998).

"Rasa Peranakan” Food & Fun Fair
Glass souvenir of voyage on SS Chusan

Bought by Mrs Wee on the ship’s inaugural voyage to Penang, Hong Kong and Japan. Dr Wee had paid for the trip to show his love and appreciation for her (November 1950).

Glass souvenir of “SS Chusan”
Photo of Dr Wee's Lying-in-State

Photograph taken at The Istana by Roger Syn, grandson of Dr Wee (2005).

Dr Wee Lying-in-State at The Istana
Kitchen items

A few kitchen items:  wooden kueh koya moulds, red lacquered ang ku kueh moulds, kueh bahulu beater and mould, kueh bangkit mould and tweezers, apom bokwa moulds.

Kitchen Utensils
Paraphernalia belonging to Mrs Wee

Cosmetic case, cosmetics, metal-glass powder container, etc., for Mrs Wee's State Visits.

Mrs Wee's Paraphernalia