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Time means nothing : half-length portrait

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This is a 1950s photograph showing a Chinese sailor who is wearing a conical Asian hat, taking a break from the heat using ripped Burlap sacks as shelters while posing for the photographer. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album.

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From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.


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