This photograph depicts a Samsui woman working on grooves between tiles, at the MOE (Ministry of Education) building. She is dressed in the characteristic samsui red headgear and blue samfoo (sometimes spelt samfu), a tunic-and-trouser suit. Her wooden stool and a bucket is beside her. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
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