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Singapore: three native people known as "klings", and one "dhirzie" or tailor. Photographs by J. Taylor, c. 1880.

  • Taylor, J. E. (John Edmund), active 1860-1885
Date:
1880
Reference:
32246i
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Sketches in the Malay archipelago. Album of watercolours and photographs made and collected by J.E. Taylor.
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Publication/Creation

1880

Physical description

2 photographs : photoprints, albumen ; 13.5 x 10 cm

Lettering note

Lettering on the mount reads "native character in Singapore. Klings - natives of Southern India generally cab drivers, cow keepers - laundry men etc.; Dhirzie or tailor, very clever at making ladys dresses"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 32246i

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  • album of watercolours and photographs

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