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Photo of Ruth Ma, Ruby Ma and Joe Mah

Picture, 1919, English

Photo of Ruth Ma, Ruby Ma and Joe Mah

Picture, 1919, English

Notes

Joe Mah, Ruth Ma, and Ruby Ma were children of Reverend T. K. Wou Ma and Anna Ma, who established the first Chinese Presbyterian Church in Toronto in early 1900s. Ruth Ma (left) became a well-known pianist growing up and contributed much of her talent to charity causes in Toronto. This photo was taken at their backyard around 1919.

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

photograph, black and white

Extent

13 cm x 8 cm

Provenance

Gift from Peter Ma in 2017

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Chinese Canadian Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

CHI201710B030101-DIG