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  • Smiling Chinese man : half-length portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph illustrating an aged Chinese man, wearing a conical Asian hat, who is laughing. On the right-hand corner of the photograph, there is a traditional Chinese lantern hanging above the man. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff...
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  • Aged Chinese worker : half-length portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    A 1950s photograph showing a thin and aged Chinese man who is rushing to cover up his goods for sale. The man is probably an opium smoker. Opium smoking was widely practised in Singapore in the early 19th century. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY...
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