Samsui women : two people

Seen in this coloured slide are two samsui women taking a break. Both are dressed in black samfoo with red headdress. Sitting on low stools, one is about to take a drink whilst the other, with a cigarette in her mouth is going to light it. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.

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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

Subjects
  • Commerce and Industry>>Labour and Employment>>Coolies
  • Women employees--Singapore—Photographs
  • Business, finance and industry>>Economics>>Labour economics>>Women workers
  • Women construction workers--Singapore—Photographs

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