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Photograph of Yip grandsons

Significance 

This photograph shows three sons of Yip Kew Him, the #5 son of merchant Yip Sang. Left to right are Gibb Yip, Sun Yip, and Howard Yip. The photograph was taken at the studio of professional photographer Yucho Chow about 1915. The boys are dressed in Buster Brown-style suits, typically worn by schoolboys of the time.

Date Range 
c. 1915
Artist 
Photographer: Yucho Chow studio, 23 West Pender Street
Dimensions 
25.5 cm high, 15.5 cm wide, 0.2 cm deep
Museum Location 
Gateway to the Pacific gallery
Catalog Number 
H2006.14.11
Donor 
Arlene Yip