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Singapore Tapping rubber

This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of a Malay lady and a boy at a rubber tree. The lady is tapping rubber so that the sap would be collected in a small bowl placed at the bark of the rubber tree. In this photograph the bowl is on the ground, in front of one of the pails carried by the boy. The back of the postcard is unwritten. Date of creation estimated.

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The copyrights to the Lim Shao Bin Collection belong to various parties, as declared in the documents; images; letters; etc. kindly shared by Lim Shao Bin. Use and reproduction require written permission.


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