This is a 1950s photograph depicting a hungry and aged Malayan sailor enjoying his plate of rice during his meal time, while sitting cross-legged. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album.
Date of creation estimated.
All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.