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  • Malay girl, Singapore

    Geography and Travels
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of four Malay girls and three Malay boys standing on a sampan helmed by a Malay man. The three taller girls are dressed in baju kurong and the boys are also in their traditional attire with songkok. Behind this sampan is another...
  • Taping rubber, Singapore

    Economy · Geography and Travels
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of two Malay boys at a rubber tree. The sap is collected in a small bowl placed at the bark of the rubber tree. In this photograph the sap is being transferred to a metal pail placed at the bottom of the...
  • Local children with a crocodile

    Geography and Travels
    This image shows the front of a black-and-white postcard. It features four Malay boys posing with a large crocodile. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • A baby girl with a bunch of bananas

    Geography and Travels · Nature and Environment
    This image shows the front of a black-and-white postcard. It features a toddler posing with a bunch of bananas. Seen behind the child is a pineapple plant. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Siamese woman and child

    Geography and Travels
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of a Siamese woman and child. The woman is sitting on a rock, wearing a sarong and no top. She is holding on to a child who is standing between her legs while suckling at her breast. The words "Siamese...
  • Japanese girl holding a doll

    Geography and Travels · Arts
    This postcard from the “Lim Shao Bin Collection” features a photograph of a Japanese girl posing with a doll in her hands. The girl is wearing a traditional Japanese hairstyle, and dressed in traditional Japanese costume. The back of the postcard contains a message to Sophie Kruger, who stays in...