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  • Bugis seaman : headshot

    Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1950s photograph of a Bugis seaman aboard his ship. He was most probably a marintime trader as the Bugis were quite well-known for being traders. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title devised by Library...
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  • A Buddhist : headshot

    Arts · Personalities · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1950s photograph captures the headshot of a Buddhist priest, dressed in his robe. Buddhist priests are highly respected in Burma due to the majority practising Buddhism as their religion. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE."...
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  • Tamil girl, 1920 : headshot

    Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph taken by A G.R. Lambert & Co. in 1920 shows a Tamil girl posing for a headshot. The girl is dressed in a saree, a traditional Indian outfit, and is wearing several Indian ornaments such as the Maatty, nose ring and necklaces. Title devised by Library staff. Date...
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