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Son of owner of Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill with Manager of Lion Limited at business event



Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in the 1950s this photograph shows Ng Siew Hoo, second son of the owner of the sawmill factory and R. Toplis, Manager of Lion Limited at a business event. Lion Limited was the authorised manufacturer and distributor of Coca Cola. In the photograph Toplis is looking at something held in his right hand while Ng (left) looks on with a smile. A group of men in the background are also observing Toplis. Title devised by Library staff.

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All rights reserved. Helen Ng Bee Loon

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