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May Hing Sam and Yee Chow portraits [graphic].
BANC PIC 2006.012--B; BANC PIC 2006.012--B
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Title:

May Hing Sam and Yee Chow portraits

Creator/Contributor:

Schulze, Hortense., creator

Abstract:

Hand-colored portraits of Chinese children May Hing Sam and Yee Chow, taken in San Francisco's Chinatown by Hortense Schulze.

Date:

1900 (issued)

Subject:

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Chinese -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Children -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Photographs

Note:

Photographer's dated copyright stamp on recto.
Original mounted prints, on matted mounts with labels provided by dealer.
Title supplied by cataloger, based on photographer's ms. annotations (including photographer's nos.) on versos: #185 May Hing Sam, #786 Yee Chow.
In 1900, amateur San Francisco photographer Hortense Schulze opened a photograph gallery on Stockton St. after gaining popularity for her portraits of children taken in Chinatown.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
2 photographic prints : b&w, hand-colored ; 18 x 12 cm, on mounts 46 x 36 cm

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2006.012--B
BANC PIC 2006.012--B

Origin:

California