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Samsui woman at work, 1986 : rear view [6]



This photograph depicts a Samsui woman working on the grooves between tiles at the MOE (Ministry of Education) building, with her tools beside her. She is dressed in the characteristic samsui red headgear and blue samfoo (sometimes spelt samfu), a tunic-and-trouser suit. 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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