Gambier plantation, 1921 : general view

A G.R. Lambert & Co. 1921 photograph of a gambier plantation, with several Malay workers. Gambier is a common ingredient in betelnut chewing. It also found a big market in the British dyeing and tanning industry, in the 1830s. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.

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

  • Commerce and Industry>>Trade
  • Ethnic Communities
  • Plantations--Photographs
  • Plantation workers--Photographs

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