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Seated Malay man and standing girl, 1863 : two people

This 1863 studio photograph shows a man and a girl. The man is in a destar (turban), a coat over a baju melayu together with a samping (a type of short waist wrap or sarong worn by men over their trousers). The girl is in a baju kurong. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled “Views and types of Singapore, 1863”. Title information from donor and edited by library staff.

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

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