The Chinese Women’s Association Journal (Jan/Feb 1986) belonging to Mdm. Violet Woo

This is a copy of the Chinese Women’s Association Journal (Jan/Feb 1986 edition).The artefact was donated by Datin Patricia Lim Pui Huen, and is part of a series of items that belonged to her mother, Mdm. Violet Woo. Born in Hong Kong, Mdm. Woo later moved to Singapore after her marriage and was an active member in the Chinese Women’s Association (founded in 1916), becoming its vice-president in 1979. Datin Lim is the great-granddaughter of Wong Fook Kee, better known as Wong Ah Fook, who was a prominent Chinese businessman and philanthropist. Datin Lim’s grandfather was Wong Ah Fook’s eldest son, Wong Siew Nam. Her father, Wong Peng Shing, was Wong Siew Nam’s second son.

Date/Period
1986
Region
Singapore
Dimension
Object size: H:28.8 x W:21 x D:0.3 cm
Accession No.
2008-06032
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Credit Line
Gift of Datin Patricia Lim Pui Huen
Category
Rare Books