Photograph of Mrs.Amena bai Sk Hatim bhai Nakhoda

This is a childhood photograph of Mrs.Amena bai Sk Hatim bhai Nakhoda taken in pre-World War II Singapore. She is seen wearing traditional Bohri attire including a jhabala or tunic and topi or cap. She is the wife of Mr. Hatim Nakhoda, who is among the oldest living members of Singapore’s Dawoodi Bohra community. His father, Mr. Fida Husein Mohammedali Nakhoda was a Justice of Peace, and community leader. He was the co-founder of F.M.Noordin & Co, one of the oldest Bohri commodities trading company, established 1895.

Date/Period
Early 20th century Early 20th century
Region
Singapore
Accession No.
2014-00557
Material
Paper
Collection of
Indian Heritage Centre
Credit Line
Gift of Mr.Hatim Nakhoda
Category
Photographs and Negatives