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Eurasian households often have an Asian kitchen with a Western table setting.

(Left) One of Singapore’s most well-loved Eurasian was the late President Benjamin Sheares. (Right) Vintage dresses worn by Eurasian women.

A showcase of road names in Singapore named after Eurasians.

A collection of medals that belonged to Halford Boudewyn, an Eurasian war hero.

Old photographs and personal items reflecting the Eurasian culture.

Eurasian Roots

A soon-to-reopen heritage gallery gives an insight into this small but influential ethnic group.
Sep 13, 2019 5:50 AM

JULIA D’SILVA USED to get upset whenever people asked her what an Eurasian was, and if she was Singaporean. These days, she sees it as an opportunity to explain her ethnicity, but laments that many young Singaporeans are even less familiar with Eurasians than before.

The retired civil

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