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STUDIO SHOT OF A PERANAKAN BRIDE AND A YOUNG GIRL IN SAMFOO … | 1940s-1950s  THE LIBYAN Esther Kofod www.estherkofod.com

STUDIO SHOT OF A PERANAKAN BRIDE AND A YOUNG GIRL IN SAMFOO … | 1940s-1950s THE LIBYAN Esther Kofod www.estherkofod.com

STUDIO PHOTO OF A NONYA IN BAJU PANJANG - 1940s to 1950s

STUDIO PHOTO OF A NONYA IN BAJU PANJANG - 1940s to 1950s

Peranakan House at Kandahar Road, Singapore.                 THE LIBYAN Esther Kofod www.estherkofod.com

Peranakan House at Kandahar Road, Singapore. THE LIBYAN Esther Kofod www.estherkofod.com

Peranakan Wedding - 1920-1940s

Not clear if this is a wedding photo, but a lovely couple!

1950s Borneo Malaysia, Dayak Couple

Dayak male and female. Male has a throat tattoo that is said to protect the bearer from headhunters. The tattoo is believed to make the skin of the neck stronger. Beautiful headdress on the girl too Photo circa

Singapore | A young Straits Chinese or nonya girl dressed for her role in  a traditional Straits Chinese wedding. She has a long, finely beaded cloak trailing to her side, a Ching-style gown, and numerous items  of jewellery including rings, and a head piece and chest ornaments based on the bride's 'sanggul kemantain' and 'dada kemantain'. | Postcard image, ca. 1910, photographer unknown.

Singapore | A young Straits Chinese or nonya girl dressed for her role in a traditional Straits Chinese wedding. She has a long, finely beaded cloak trailing to her side, a Ching-style gown, and numerous items of jewellery including rings, and a head piece and chest ornaments based on the bride's 'sanggul kemantain' and 'dada kemantain'. | Postcard image, ca. 1910, photographer unknown.

Peranakan in Penang, Malaysia - 1940s to 1950s

Peranakan in Penang, Malaysia - to

Street hawker, Singapore, 1954.   THE LIBYAN Esther Kofod www.estherkofod.com

Street hawker, Singapore, 1954. THE LIBYAN Esther Kofod www.estherkofod.com

The Nyonya ladies of yesteryear..with their "sapu taghan" handkerchief pinned to their kebaya blouse.  THE LIBYAN Esther Kofod www.estherkofod.com

The Nyonya ladies of yesteryear.with their "sapu taghan" handkerchief pinned to…

Peranakan family in Singapore - 1940s to 1950s

Peranakan family in Singapore - to

STRAITS CHINESE WEDDING - GROOM AND BRIDE IN TRADITIONAL Peranakan 1920

Peranakan wedding in Singapore - 1920

Selling lap cheong (Chinese sausage) in Singapore Chinatown, 1954.   THE LIBYAN Esther Kofod www.estherkofod.com

Selling lap cheong (Chinese sausage) in Chinatown - Photo credit: Donald Moore Collection/NAS