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Chinese men rowing a boat in 1905 : action

This 1905 photograph has the handwritten words "Chinese in Malay boat. Singapore. 3.03. 1905" on the back. This photograph shows six Chinese men rowing a sampan, a canoe-like coastal craft propelled by oars. It is used for fishing and short range transportation.

Credit Line

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


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