This is a 1950s photograph illustrating a group of people looking on with great curiosity. In the middle, the Chinese women are dressed in a traditional floral Chinese costume, the Cheongsam, while the Chinese girls are wearing a modern and shorter version of the costume. Digitized from an album page containing 9 photographs described collectively as "Malayan Airways". 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.Title devised by Library staff.
All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.