Chinese Cook Portrait

Image

Chinese Cook Portrait (25561)
Chinese Cook Portrait (15056)

Title

Chinese Cook Portrait

Identifier

25561 NP
15056

Source

Margaret Alice Slye Collection, 1993
J. Kelly Collection, 1988

Description

Bust portrait of Wong (or Quong), a Chinese cook at Matilija 1916-1918 and Thacher School cook. He is wearing a suit and tie as well as a hat, and is gazing to the left of the viewer.

Creator

Brewster, John Calvin

Date

1917

Format

Black and white negative
Black and white photograph
12.8 x 12.5 cm
Portrait, Bust

Subject

Chinese Americans
Cooks
Men--Portraits

Coverage

California
Ventura County (Calif.)
Ojai (Calif.)

Publisher

Museum of Ventura County

Rights

The copyright to this image has not been determined. These images are intended for personal or research use only. Please contact library staff for rights determinations and additional uses.

Type

Image

Language

English

Citation

Brewster, John Calvin, “Chinese Cook Portrait,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed April 20, 2024, http://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/4314.