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STREET PORTRAITS: Mr Loke (above) took evocative photographs of samsui women, children selling drinks and people moving into flats.

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STREET PORTRAITS: Mr Loke took evocative photographs of samsui women (above), children selling drinks and people moving into flats.

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STREET PORTRAITS: Mr Loke took evocative photographs of samsui women, children selling drinks (above) and people moving into flats.

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STREET PORTRAITS Mr Loke took evocative photographs of samsui women, children selling drinks and people moving into flats (above).

Shutterbug of S'pore past makes debut

Loke Hong Seng kept his negatives unprinted for more than 30 years - before gallerist persuaded him to exhibit his pictures.
Jul 17, 2015 5:50 AM

LOKE Hong Seng, 71, is not a name recognisable to the art world. But a recently discovered treasure trove of street portraits he took from 1963 to 1985 might change that.

The avid shutterbug captured the spirit of Singapore in her early years in some 200 evocative black-and-white

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