Portrait of a Chinese Domestic Worker

Image

Portrait of a Chinese Domestic Worker

Title

Portrait of a Chinese Domestic Worker

Identifier

2353

Description

Portrait of a male Chinese domestic worker, seated. He is wearing traditional Chinese clothing, shoes, and hat, and is looking at the viewer. He is holding a fan in one hand and something indistinguishable in the other. He sits in an upholstered chair next to a small table with items on top of the table. Library records indicate the man is "Charlie", a servant in the home of Thomas R. Bard.

Creator

Brewster, John Calvin

Date

No date

Format

Black and White Photograph
Portrait, Full
10.5 x 15.7 cm

Subject

Chinese
Household employees
Traditional clothing
Men--California--Portraits

Coverage

California
Ventura County (Calif.)
Port Hueneme (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, “Portrait of a Chinese Domestic Worker,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed July 2, 2022, https://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/4276.