Man wearing a turban : full-length portrait

This 1890s photograph shows a jaga (watchman) posing outside a building. The barefoot man is dressed in traditional Indian attire, wearing a turban on his head and a cloth wrapped around his waist. He appears to be holding a bird in his left hand. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.

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

  • Ethnic Communities
  • Men--Singapore--Photographs
  • Watchmen--Singapore--Photographs
  • East Indians--Singapore--Photographs

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