This 1970s photograph shows a Chinese calligrapher at work. Calligraphers were among the five-foot-way traders and craftsmen who conducted their business along shophouse walk-ways which were five feet wide. Such calligraphy stalls were commonly found in areas such as Chinatown. Physical dimensions of original: 13 x 10 cm. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
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