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Huang Kuanzhu gu zhang gu mu er wei hui cun Open in full size

Huang Kuanzhu gu zhang gu mu er wei hui cun

Picture, 1944, Chinese

Huang Kuanzhu gu zhang gu mu er wei hui cun

Picture, 1944, Chinese

Notes

This is a portrait of Robert S. Wong and his cousin Mah Kiam Yuet. It was taken January 1944, at the Yucho Chow photography studio in Vancouver Chinatown. Robert who worked in Windsor, Ontario was in Vancouver for his wedding to Eva Lum, January 1944. Mah Kiam Yuet's father was Robert's mother's brother, a "Mah." Robert is wearing his EFFTS/RCAF uniform and is approximately 27 years old. As written on the portrait frame, Mah Kiam Yuet is giving this portrait to his Aunt & Uncle. The uncle, Wong Fun Gee is Robert's father. Mah Kiam Yuet either mailed this portrait to his Aunt & Uncle Wong Fun Gee living in Toronto, or he gave it to Robert to take back to Toronto.

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

photograph, black and white

Provenance

Gift from E. Roberta Lau in 2016

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Chinese Canadian Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

CHI201608B010106-DIG