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Rubber tapping, 1950s : half-length portrait [2]


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This is a 1950s photograph of an Indian worker tapping rubber so that the sap would be collected in a small bowl at the bark of the rubber tree. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Tin Mining Rubber Tapping". Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Date of creation estimated. Title transcribed from album.

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From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.

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