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Samsui woman at work, 1986 : profile [4]



This photograph depicts a Samsui woman who is bending over to sweep the floor at the MOE (Ministry of Education) building. A bucket and other tools are beside her. A piece of brown paper covers her characteristic samsui red headgear. She is also wearing the 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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