A bespectacled calligrapher is shown in this black and white photograph, seated at a table writing auspicious Chinese verses for sale. His works are displayed all around him. He is also a fortune teller. On the table and in front of it are advertisements of his services. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
From the Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏. All rights reserved, Family of Kouo Shang-Wei and National Library Board Singapore 2007