Skip to Main Content

Chinese ship handlers : two people


Reproduction Available:

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.

Date of creation estimated.

Credit Line

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

Subjects


Suggested Pictures