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Street barber and customer

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This 1890s photograph shows a Chinese street barber tending to a Chinese male customer who is seated on a stool. Both men sport similar hairstyles with the front and sides of their heads shaven, and are barefoot. A police constable is seen standing, on the right of the photograph. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.

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


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