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  • Samsui women at work, 1986 : general view [2]

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph depicts three Samsui women working at the MOE (Ministry of Education) building. Two are scrubbing the grooves between tiles. A piece of brown paper covers their characteristic samsui red headgear. They are also wearing the blue samfoo (sometimes spelt samfu), a tunic-and-trouser suit. Title devised by Library staff....
  • Samsui woman at work, 1986 : profile [6]

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph depicts a Samsui woman working on the grooves between tiles at the MOE (Ministry of Education) building, with her tools beside her. Although she is wearing a blue headgear (a mark of mourning or distinguishing them as coming from the Sun Yap area in China), samsui women are...
  • Samsui woman at work, 1986 : rear view [2]

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph depicts a Samsui women working on the grooves between tiles at the MOE (Ministry of Education) building. She is dressed in her characteristic samsui red headgear and blue samfoo (sometimes spelt samfu), a tunic-and-trouser suit. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Samsui woman at work, 1986 : close-up [3]

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph depicts a Samsui woman working on grooves between tiles, at the MOE (Ministry of Education) building. Dressed in the characteristic samsui red headgear and blue samfoo (sometimes spelt samfu), a tunic-and-trouser suit, she is seated on her wooden stool with a small red cup beside her. Date of...
  • Samsui woman at work, 1986 : close-up [4]

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph depicts a Samsui woman working on grooves between tiles, at the MOE (Ministry of Education) building. She is dressed in the characteristic samsui red headgear and blue samfoo (sometimes spelt samfu), a tunic-and-trouser suit. Her wooden stool and a bucket is beside her. Title devised by Library staff....
  • Samsui woman, 1986 : profile [1]

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph depicts a Samsui woman who is sitting by the road with a basket in front of her. She is dressed in the characteristic samsui red headgear and blue samfoo (sometimes spelt samfu), a tunic-and-trouser suit. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Samsui woman at work, 1986 : profile [7]

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph depicts a Samsui woman working on the grooves between tiles at the MOE (Ministry of Education) building, with her tools beside her. She is dressed in the characteristic samsui red headgear and blue samfoo (sometimes spelt samfu), a tunic-and-trouser suit. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Samsui woman at work, 1986 : close-up [5]

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph depicts a Samsui woman with a bucket and other tools beside her, scrubbing the grooves between tiles at the MOE (Ministry of Education) building. Although she is wearing a blue headgear (a mark of mourning or distinguishing them as coming from the Sun Yap area in China), samsui...
  • Samsui women at work, 1986 : general view [5]

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph depicts three Samsui women working on the grooves between tiles at the MOE (Ministry of Education) building. Samsui women are usually dressed in their characteristic samsui red headgear and blue samfoo (sometimes spelt samfu), a tunic-and-trouser suit. (The blue headgear is either a mark of mourning or distinguishes...
  • Samsui women, 1986 : two people [2]

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph depicts two Samsui women who are taking a break from work at the construction site. They are seated on wooden stools with their belongings and tools beside them. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Samsui women at work, 1986 : two people [1]

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph depicts two Samsui women at work at the MOE (Ministry of Education) building. A piece of brown paper covers their characteristic samsui red headgear. They are also wearing the blue samfoo (sometimes spelt samfu), a tunic-and-trouser suit. A wooden stool can be seen lying at one corner. Date...
  • Samsui women, 1986 : two people [3]

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph depicts two Samsui women having a nap. They are probably taking a break from work at the construction site. Their belongings and tools are beside them. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Samsui woman at work, 1986 : profile [1]

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph depicts a Samsui woman working at the MOE (Ministry of Education) building. She is scrubbing the grooves between tiles. A piece of brown paper covers her characteristic samsui red headgear. She is also wearing the blue samfoo (sometimes spelt samfu), a tunic-and-trouser suit. Date of creation estimated. Title...
  • Samsui woman at work, 1986 : profile [2]

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph depicts a Samsui woman, with her tools beside her, scrubbing the grooves between tiles at the MOE (Ministry of Education) building. She is dressed in her characteristic samsui red headgear and blue samfoo (sometimes spelt samfu), a tunic-and-trouser suit. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Samsui woman at work, 1986 : rear view [6]

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph depicts a Samsui woman working on the grooves between tiles at the MOE (Ministry of Education) building, with her tools beside her. She is dressed in the characteristic samsui red headgear and blue samfoo (sometimes spelt samfu), a tunic-and-trouser suit. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Samsui women on a pickup truck, 1986 : close-up

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Transportation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph depicts a group of Samsui women sitting on the back of a pickup truck. This is usually the form of transport by which they are either ferried to or from work at the construction site. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Samsui women at work, 1986 : two people [2]

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph depicts two Samsui women working on grooves between the tiles at the MOE (Ministry of Education) building. A piece of brown paper covers their characteristic samsui red headgear. They are also wearing the blue samfoo (sometimes spelt samfu), a tunic-and-trouser suit. A black bucket and wooden stool can...
  • Samsui women at work, 1986 : general view [4]

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph depicts two Samsui women, with tools beside them, working on the grooves between tiles at the MOE (Ministry of Education) building. Although one of them is wearing a blue headgear (a mark of mourning or distinguishing them as coming from the Sun Yap area in China), samsui women...
  • Samsui woman, 1986 : profile [2]

    Geography and Travels · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph nicely depicts the contrast between traditional and modernity. An elderly Samsui woman sitting by the road is dressed in the characteristic samsui red headgear (polka-dotted in this case) and blue samfoo (sometimes spelt samfu), a tunic-and-trouser suit in contrast to the lady wearing high heels in the background....
  • Samsui women at work, 1986 : general view [6]

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph depicts three Samsui women in the interior of a building, working on the floors and the windows. From their surroundings, it is evident that they are at a construction site. They are dressed in the characteristic samsui red headgear and blue samfoo (sometimes spelt samfu), a tunic-and-trouser suit....
  • Samsui woman at work, 1986 : close-up [1]

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph depicts a Samsui woman working on grooves between tiles, at the MOE (Ministry of Education) building. She is dressed in the characteristic samsui red headgear and blue samfoo (sometimes spelt samfu), a tunic-and-trouser suit. Her wooden stool and a bucket is beside her. Title devised by Library staff....
  • Samsui women, 1986 : two people [1]

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph depicts two Samsui women who are probably taking a smoking break from their work at the construction site. They are seated on wooden stools with their belongings and tools beside them. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Samsui woman at work, 1986 : rear view [1]

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph depicts a Samsui woman, seated on her wooden stool, working on grooves between the tiles at the MOE (Ministry of Education) building. She is dressed in her characteristic samsui red headgear and blue samfoo (sometimes spelt samfu), a tunic-and-trouser suit. A black bucket, a hammer and a small...
  • Samsui women at work, 1986 : general view [3]

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This portrait photograph depicts three Samsui women working at the MOE (Ministry of Education) building. Two are scrubbing the grooves between tiles. A piece of brown paper covers their characteristic samsui red headgear. They are also wearing the blue samfoo (sometimes spelt samfu), a tunic-and-trouser suit. Date of creation estimated....