Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

Item BARK_1980.0001.0010 - Unidentified Chinese woman, Courtney; February 20, 1933.

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Unidentified Chinese woman, Courtney; February 20, 1933.

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CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0001.0010

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Schwarze, F.

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A portrait photograph of a young, beautiful Chinese woman in a sitting pose on a backless wooden chair. She is wearing a mid-calf length, high-necked gown with elbow length sleeves. The photograph is mounted in a cream and black display type case with a curved top triangular flaps at the back to support the photograph in an upright position. Caption on the back of the frame: Dear Sister Ida, Your Sincereley Sister Lillian. Taking on Feb 20, 1933. Front of the frame has a logo, presumably from photography studio: N Swartze, Courtenay BC. Woman identified as Mrs. Lee Chong's sister Lillian.

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341.7 KiB


January 8, 2016 8:25 AM

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