Had a great time visiting Sentosa. The Images of Singapore showcase the history of Old Singapore. It is very interesting and very worth visiting.
We were viewing a short movie about the different cultures of Singapore and where our forefathers come from.
These are just some exhibits show casing the coolies (labourers) taking a rest in their quarters. These coolies mostly come from China and worked in Singapore as coolies to pay for their journey from China to Singapore.
A ma jie (house servant cum babysitter) seeking the help of a writer to write a letter back to her family in China. Most of these ma jie come from Singapore and they vow never to marry. They came to Singapore during the early fifties to earn more money to send back to their family in China.
A female construction worker also know as Samsui women. They worked mostly at construction sites in the 1950s. They carried rocks, dug holes and conducted menial work that defied their small physical stature. They wore a red head dress which became their trademark feature. You can read more about them from infopedia.