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  • Sikh security guard, 1950s : full-length portrait

    Arts · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph of a Sikh man reading a newspaper at the entrance of a building. He is probably the security guard there. Many of the early Sikhs in Singapore were either watchmen, policemen or dairy farmers. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as...
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  • Man wearing a turban : full-length portrait

    Heritage and Culture · Personalities
    This 1890s photograph shows a jaga (watchman) posing outside a building. The barefoot man is dressed in traditional Indian attire, wearing a turban on his head and a cloth wrapped around his waist. He appears to be holding a bird in his left hand. Date of creation estimated. Title devised...
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  • Sheik Alaudin, security guard : half-length portrait

    Arts · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1983 photograph shows a half-length portrait of Sheik Alaudin, a security guard for the Institute of Education (Bukit Timah Road). Title devised by Library staff.
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