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Chinese ship handlers : two people

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This is a 1950s photograph depicting a scene on a cargo ship where two Chinese men, possibly ship handlers, discussing about the time taken to load goods onto the ship. A ship chandler is a retail dealer who deals with special supplies or equipment for ships. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album.

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


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