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Singapore, street in Tanglia



This is a black-and-white postcard of a rickshaw puller and his passenger stopping in a street in Tanglin (spelled as "Tanglia" on the card). The street is heavily lined with bamboo trees. From his attire and hat, the passenger could be a Chinese towkay. Rickshaw pullers roamed Singapore streets shirtless often exposing their thin frame. A date "18.4.06" is visible on the postcard. This card has an undivided back which contains some writings. Date of creation estimated.

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