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Friday, November 14, 2014

BLOOD, SWEAT AND TEARS


Kongsi-house of the 'Fifteen Company' in Marup, near Engkili.

Coolies

Rubber plantation coolies 


Dr. Malcolm Watson (IMR), about 1909, with a group of Chinese boys who used to help round up children on rubber estates for spleen tests.

Sing Chio Ang (Sungei Merah), Sibu, 1903. Sungei Merah was one of the two sites for the first batch of Foochow settlers.

 Iban clients together with Chinese traders in a longhouse.

Chines traders buying camphor from Kayans.


A late nineteenth century of Chinese miners in a gold mine, Bau, Sarawak.


Moe Pak Kion had a gravel-pump mine near Kuala Lumpur.


Leong Sin Nam at one of his tin mines, Perak.






After @150 years of their presence here, who are pulling the carriage now?

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