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Yucho Chow's photographic case

Significance 

This photographic equipment case has the name and company logo of Yucho Chow on the front. The logo is a stylized version of the Chinese characters for Yucho Chow’s name shaped to look like a photographer bending over a camera. Chow was an important Vancouver photographer who welcomed customers of many backgrounds to his studio (located near Chinatown at several different addresses over the years). Chow photographed members of the Punjabi and Japanese communities, as well as Chinese Canadians.

Date Range 
c. 1920 - 1950
Place of Use 
Yucho Chow studio, 518 Main Street
Dimensions 
54 cm high, 69 cm wide, 20 cm deep
Museum Location 
Storage
Catalog Number 
H989.288.79
Donor 
Ben Chow and Family