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39) 2 sculptures by the bridge


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On the left of the Cavenagh Bridge, along the fringe of the Singapore River, there are 5 bronze naked boys frolicking, driving off the bridge for a swim.
This First Generation sculpture halted the movement of olden days kids playing along the river while the river is still polluted by mud and garbage.  It is a common sight during those days where children swing on trees and take plunge into the river, an uncommon sight these days.


Sculptor, Chong Fah Cheong designed this lovely piece depicting scenes of early days Singapore.  You can see the scene played out all over Asia, though the young laughter of the boys were heard no more.


On the right corner of the bridge, a family of Singapura Cat rest themselves there.  Kitty mama watches over her 2 lovely kittens frisking happily by the side, though 1 of her kittens was stolen.


Kitty mama guards the heart of Singapore day and night, never missed a single movement along the busy riverside.

Author: Sydney Fong

Hi, I am Sydney, a Singaporean. Making a living as an Architectural Illustrator, 3d product designer and visionary. My blog entails categories of my interest, joy, upheaval of life and its destiny. Every post has its own characteristic. It conveys a story of its own, and the life of its owner.

27 thoughts on “39) 2 sculptures by the bridge

  1. I think I’ve missed the cat family. Will definitely take a look next time!

  2. I love these, they are incredible.

  3. Great shots. I really enjoy capturing the art within the art of photography. These sculptures look so real….Thanks for dropping by and will keep a look out for you future posts. P.S. Will upload my review of a Peter Pan some point but not now so people can enjoy yours…

  4. I never knew about the cats.. thanks .. always see the bronze boys sculpture .. will go look for i this weekend

  5. Really beautiful sculptures. Have not seen any that good in a long time.

  6. These are lovely, thanks so much for sharing!

  7. What fun sculptures, Sydney. Thanks for sharing. :)

  8. Very effective pictures

  9. This blog was very different but Awesome & I love the music with it. Thank You

    • Hey, thanks for your kind words, I like your Blog too, especially the latest post “Silent Night, A Soldier’s Night”, but I can’t find any reblog button, is there any way to do it? cheers!

      • I did not see the reblog on your site either. I was told you have to go to “the reader’ on the left side and if you like the blog it will show. If you get better information Please past it on. Thanks

      • Strangely, I can see mine but I can’t see yours. You can see yours but you couldn’t see mine! I thinks is something wrong with the setting, let me figure out! Anyway thanks! have a great week ahead!

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