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  • Bugis Sailing ships : general view

    Transportation · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1950s photograph of Bugis sailing ships used to trasport cargo for trade. The Bugis were well-known as marintime traders. The Bugis ships brought several goods such as cotton cloth, gold dust, birds-of-paradise feathers, pepper, trepang (sea slugs), sandalwood, tortoiseshell, coffee, and rice to Singapore. Part of a compiled album,...
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