This 1890s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view, probably of a coffee plantation in Sumatra, Indonesia. Barefoot men, some wearing sarongs, are carrying rattan baskets and picking coffee beans. Though not taken in Singapore, this image has been added as it forms part of the Lee Kip Lin Collection. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
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