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Morning with a Veteran Frame Maker

by Nagore Dargah Indian Muslim Heritage Centre
8 May • 10:00am • Nagore Dargah Indian Muslim Heritage Centre

Mr Yoosuf, who has been showcased in the Singapore HeritageFest (SHF) 2022 video, will be sharing his story in person at NDIMHC. He will also be conducting a live demonstration on how to build a frame for the typical poster/ A4 photograph.

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Morning with a Veteran Frame Maker
Date & Time:
Sun, 8 May | 10am to 12pm

Venue: Nagore Dargah Indian Muslim Heritage Centre
Fee: Free with registration
Registration: https://ndimhc.mimbar.sg/event/2223

Frame Making used to be a niche business for a group of Indian Muslim migrants from Thopputhurai region in Tamil Nadu, India. Join for a live demonstration and hands-on experience of how a frame is built for a typical A4 size photograph. Mr Yoosuf, an expert frame maker, will, in addition, share stories about how his father Y Shahul Hameed came to set up his frame-making business in 1948, about apprenticeship in a family business, and how his father’s legacy continues today. He will also share about the Thopputhurai Muslim Association, which is part of the Federation of Indian Muslims, Singapore.

Nagore Dargah Indian Muslim Heritage Centre

The Nagore Dargah Indian Muslim Heritage Centre documents the history of Indian Muslims and their many contributions to Singapore.

The Centre currently occupies the site of the historic Former Nagore Dargah, a memorial shrine commemorating the Tamil Sufi preacher-saint Shahul Hamid, erected by Chulia pioneers from the Coromandel Coast in southern India.

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