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  • Elderly Malay woman seated outside a shop, 1960s

    Geography and Travels · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows an elderly Malay woman wearing a baju kurung and no footwear sitting near the entrance to a shop. She seems to be a beggar. There is a used milk tin and an oats container in front of her with a few coins on two pieces of paper...
  • Elderly Chinese woman spinning thread on a wheel, 1960s

    Geography and Travels · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows an elderly Chinese woman wearing a samfoo. She is sitting on a low stool, spinning thread on a wheel by hand. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Aged woman at a Chinese wedding : half-length portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    A 1950s photograph showing an aged Chinese woman, dressed in a traditional Cheongsam, with a critical facial expression while watching a Chinese wedding. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album. Date of creation...
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