Chinese coolies loading coal at the docks

Lacking in proper education and skills, Chinese coolies undertook back-breaking jobs as construction workers or rickshaw pullers. Loading coal as port workers, as depicted in this postcard, was another job alternative.

Date/Period
c. 1900
Region
Singapore
Dimension
Image size: 8.7 x 13.8 cm
Accession No.
1995-01598
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Category
Postcards

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