This is a 1950s photograph of three villagers harvesting the grown rice crops. They seem to be threshing the rice by hand into a wheelbarrow to gain the rice grain out of the husk of the plant. Digitized from an album page containing seven photographs described collectively as "Life in a Paddy field". Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title devised by Library staff.
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