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The Fall of Singapore: The story of the Pether family

Kathleen and Harold Pether standing on a neighbour’s balcony, 1947–1948. Their home on Bukit Timah Road is in the background. Photographer unknown. Reproduced courtesy of the Pether family.

On 23 September an exciting new exhibition opened at the National Museum of Singapore called Witness to War: Remembering 1942. Ten objects from Te Papa were sent to Singapore to be featured in the exhibition. In this blog history curator Katie Cooper shares the story of the Pether family, and explains how they witnessed the war…. Read more »