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Sea gypsies on the Burma South Siam Coast, 1950s : general vew

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A [1950s] photograph depicting a Burmese sea gypsy (also known as Salon or Saloun) standing by a few small boats. Behind her, there are several attap houses on stilts, with an abundance of coconut trees, adding on to the scenery. Title transcribed from album. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Date of creation estimated.. Title transcribed from album.

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


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