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Heeren Street, no. 111, food storage box : close-up


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This 1966 photograph shows a food storage box, hung from the ceiling with a long hook in a house in Malacca. The contents are kept away from rodents and other pests, especially since it is suspended in mid-air. The box itself is encased with wire mesh to keep the flies out. Title devised by Library staff.

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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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