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Bugis seaman : headshot

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A 1950s photograph of a Bugis seaman aboard his ship. He was most probably a marintime trader as the Bugis were quite well-known for being traders. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.

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


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