This is a 1950s photograph illustrating a close-up view of a European mechanical mine where the tin is being sorted out from the water. 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." 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.