If you were asked to pick an object to represent Singapore, what would you choose? Tiger beer or Tiger Balm? An SIA kebaya or an Army T-shirt? The Merlion or Singa the Courtesy Lion?
Taking a cue from the popular British Museum's 2010 radio series and book, A History Of The World In 100 Objects, (newspapers such as the New York Times also launched a similar project), Melissa Sim contacted musuems, archives and reference books to tell the story of Singapore through 50 objects.
A list of this nature cannot be exhaustive. Tell us what items you think could help tell the history of Singapore. E-mail email@example.com and use the header 50 objects. Click here to take a look at the list.