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Pulau Semakau fishing village, 1969 : general view [1]

Shown in this photograph are houses in the Pulau Semakau fishing village. They are perched on stilts elevated over the water. The island is presently a landfill set up by the Singapore Government in 1999. This village comprised of a small community of subsistence fishermen who made a living off the nearby reefs. Photograph donated by Soh Ek Chor and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_627. Title devised by Library staff.

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This digital copy © National Library Board Singapore 2008. The original work © Soh Ek Chor.


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