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Chinese labourer : full-length portrait

This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a barefoot Chinese labourer carrying some cloth. Two large baskets full of cloth are suspended from a carrying pole across the bare-chested labourer’s shoulder. A swing gate is partially seen in the background, on the right. No date of creation provided. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.

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From the Edwin A. Brown Collection. All rights reserved, Celia Mary Ferguson and National Library Board, Singapore 2008


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