A Splendid Little Colony: British Singapore 1819 - 1963


An Extended Straits-Chinese Family, c1920


An extended Straits-Chinese family posing in front of their large house, sometime in the 1920s.The prosperity of the colony also benefitted numerous Asians, who happily lived as comfortably as did many Europeans.

Source: Gretchen Liu. Singapore: A Pictorial History 1819 – 2000.
This was evidently a wedding photograph, with the bridal couple in the centre of the photo.


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