This is a 1950s photograph of an old Malay woman carrying a young child. In the album, the photographer inscribes below the picture "The past, age and wisdom with the future who doesn't know what its' all about". Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album. Date of creation estimated.
From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.