Seated man with child on lap, 1863 : two people

This 1863 photograph portrays a man 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 image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled “Views and types of Singapore, 1863”. Title information from donor and edited by library staff.

Credit Line

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

Subjects
  • Ethnic Communities
  • Malays--Singapore--Photographs
  • Muslim men--Singapore--Photographs
  • Muslim girls--Singapore--Photographs

Suggested Pictures
Suggested Pictures from National Archives of Singapore