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No ship chandler puts anything across this man : general view


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This is a 1950s photograph illustrating a bespectacled Chinese ship chandler, observing a leg of meat, while another Chinese sailor looks on. A ship chandler is a retail dealer who deals with special supplies or equipment for ships. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album.

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From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.

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