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This is a cutout photograph of a women in cheongsam. Accompanying the photograph is a stand. This large group of photographs provides important visual documentation of the fashion, studio photography and lifestyle of Peranakans of the Straits Settlements and Indonesia in the late 19th to mid-20th centuries. The collection also allows study of different photographic techniques and covers a wide range of themes, including changing fashions (from baju panjang and baju kurong to kebaya and cheongsam), festive celebrations (weddings, funerals, ancestral rites, Chinese New Year), interiors, transportation and children.

Date/Period
20th Century
Region
Straits Settlements or Indonesia
Dimension
Gross measurement: Refer to parts
Accession No.
2015-01116
Material
Paper
Collection of
Peranakan Museum
Credit Line
Gift of Mr and Mrs Lee Kip Lee
Category
Photographs and Negatives