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Men selling firewood : general view


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This is a 1950s photograph of two Chinese men selling firewood. The firewood has been stacked and tied in bundles. It is a very important necessity in households as it is needed to do things such as starting a fire, and cooking. Digitised from an album page containing 5 photographs described collectively as "Cane Basket shops". Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album. 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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