This photograph depicts three samsui women, two of whom are taking a break, at the construction site. Their belongings and tools are beside them. They are usually dressed in the characteristic samsui red headgear and blue samfoo (sometimes spelt samfu), a tunic-and-trouser suit. Title devised by Library staff.
From the Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏. All rights reserved, Family of Kouo Shang-Wei and National Library Board Singapore 2007