Samsui women : group photograph

  • Economy
  • Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988
  • 1950 / 1988

This is a coloured slide of six samsui women dressed in black wearing their typical red headgear and carrying baskets walking away from a construction site. They are probably on their way home after a hard day's work. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.

Credit Line

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

Subjects
  • Commerce and Industry>>Labour and Employment
  • Women employees--Singapore--Photographs
  • Business, finance and industry>>Economics>>Labour economics>>Women workers

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