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Fisherman's house at Tuas jetty, 1970 : general view

This is a photograph of a remote fishing village in Tuas jetty. In the background is a fisherman's house. It was usual to find wooden stilt houses in kampongs built near the sea. In most rural areas, fire-prone houses were made from basic wooden planks, and attap or zinc roofs. Photograph donated by Tan Marilyn and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_495. Title devised by Library staff.

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This digital copy © National Library Board Singapore 2008. The original work © Tan Marilyn.


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