This is a close-up photograph of Tan Yuen Chuen's mother sporting a combed-back hairstyle that shows the forehead. Hairdos of the period typically featured hair that was teased into a bouffant to give an overall puffed-out appearance. Hair clips were also used to complete the look. Photograph donated by Tan Yuen Chuen and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_289. Date of creation estimated. Reviewed PSH (CE) 2014-01-17.
This digital copy © National Library Board Singapore 2008. The original work © Tan Yuen Chuen.