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Ceremonial object, 1982

Photographer’s annotation on slide: “Vers Sungai Road 05 Sept 82.” A slaughtered pig can be seen with an orange that has some joss sticks on it in its mouth in this 1982 photograph. Its head can be seen lying on a block of ice. The pig most likely is an offering for some Chinese ceremonies. Title devised by Library staff.

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From the Paul Piollet Collection. All rights reserved, Paul Piollet and National Library Board Singapore 2012


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