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Samsui woman at work, 1986 : single [1]

This photograph depicts a Samsui woman, stooping to fill up her bucket with sand. From her surroundings, it is evident that she is at a construction site. She is dressed in the characteristic samsui red headgear and blue samfoo (sometimes spelt samfu), a tunic-and-trouser suit. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.

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From the Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏. All rights reserved, Family of Kouo Shang-Wei and National Library Board Singapore 2007


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