This 1950s photograph shows two Chinese fitters at work. Fitters (or more commonly known as machinists) modify or produce metal parts so that they are able to conform to a set of specifications required. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "A life on the ocean wave". Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album.
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All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.