Chinese secret society gangsters in the early 1900s. There was no apparent incongruity between the sartorial attire of these men and their unsavoury lifestyle. Observe the presence of a little boy, a pet dog, cups of alcohol and the forced body postures.
Source: Irene Lim. Secret Societies in Singapore: featuring the William Stirling Collection
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