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Samsui woman at work, 1986 : close-up [3]



This photograph depicts a Samsui woman working on grooves between tiles, at the MOE (Ministry of Education) building. Dressed in the characteristic samsui red headgear and blue samfoo (sometimes spelt samfu), a tunic-and-trouser suit, she is seated on her wooden stool with a small red cup beside her. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.

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From the Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏. All rights reserved, Family of Kouo Shang-Wei and National Library Board Singapore 2007

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