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  • Female worker packing planks at Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill

    Economy · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in the 1950s this photograph shows a female worker packing planks in the factory. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Four female workers at Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill

    Economy · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier, it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in the 1950s this photograph shows four female workers at the factory. High stacks of planks are seen in the background. Title...
  • An Indian woman weeding : single

    Geography and Travels · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Percy Hill Collection
    This photonegative shows an Indian woman clearing weeds in an open area near a rubber plantation. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Samsui women : group photograph

    Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a coloured slide of six samsui women dressed in black wearing their typical red headgear and carrying baskets walking away from a construction site. They are probably on their way home after a hard day's work. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Samsui woman : profile

    Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This coloured slide shows the profile of a samsui woman. She is seen sitting on the ground with elbows resting on her knees. She is dressed in black samfoo with apron and a red headdress. In front of her is a red checked basket. Date of creation estimated. Title devised...