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Mr. and Mrs. Wong Sun Yue Clemens [graphic].
BANC PIC 2001.020--PIC
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Title:

Mr. and Mrs. Wong Sun Yue Clemens

Abstract:

Portraits of a mixed race couple who ran a curio business in San Francisco's Chinatown. She is of European descent and he, Chinese. He wears traditional Chinese costume in all images, and she is in Western dress in one, Chinese in the others. They are pictured in front of an open doorway and in their shop.

Date:

ca. 1910-ca. 1915 (issued)

Subject:

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Wong, Sun Yue Clemens -- Portraits
Chinese -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Intermarriage -- California -- Photographs
Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title from manuscript caption on images and/or stamps on versos.
Stamped on verso of 4 prints: Mr. & Mrs. Wong Sun Yue Clemens / Dug from the ruins / 535 Grant Ave. / San Francisco Calif.
4 images captioned: Mrs. Howard Gould's sister.
3 photographic prints (from 2008 additions) accompanied by envelope with 1915 stamp of Panama-Pacific International Exhibition.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
5 photographic prints (postcards) : b&w ; 14 x 9 cm

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2001.020--PIC

Origin:

California