This is a 1950s photograph of a Sikh traffic policeman, dressed in a turban and a khaki uniform, posing while on duty. The policeman is standing on a pedestal, in the middle of the road. This was taken in Kuala Lumpur, Malaya. 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.