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Malay woman washing clothes by the water's edge, 1970s

This picture shows a Malay woman by a pond in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. Modestly covered by a red batik sarong, the woman is washing clothes by the water's edge after taking a bath. An outhouse can be seen on the right-hand side of the picture, just behind the tree. Various floating litter and debris can be seen on the left-hand side of the picture. Title devised by Library staff.

Gambar ini menunjukkan seorang wanita Melayu berkemban mencuci baju selepas mandi di tepi kolam di Potong Pasir dalam era 1970-an. Sebuah pondok kecil tempat membuang air terselindung di sebalik pokok di sebelah kanan gambar dan barang-barang terbuang terapung di tepi kolam di sebelah kiri gambar. Title devised by Library staff.

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