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Samsui woman at work, 1986 : profile [3]

This photograph depicts a Samsui woman, with her tools beside her, working on the grooves between tiles at the MOE (Ministry of Education) building. She is dressed in her characteristic samsui red headgear and blue samfoo (sometimes spelt samfu), a tunic-and-trouser suit. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.

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From the Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏. All rights reserved, Family of Kouo Shang-Wei and National Library Board Singapore 2007


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