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Title
Gift Shop, New Chinatown, Los Angeles, California
Creator
unknown
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1940
Publication Information
Department of Archives and Special Collections, William H. Hannon Library, Loyola Marymount University
Sincere Importing Co
Contributing Institution
Loyola Marymount University, Department of Archives and Special Collections, William H. Hannon Library
Collection
Changing Face of Southern California
Rights Information
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Description
Front door and picture windows to Sincere Importing Co.; potted plants surround front entrance; banners and American flags decorate the upstairs balcony.
One of the earliest businessess in Chinatown, Sincere Imports was founded by Fong Kin Chin and is located at 483 Gin Ling Way.
On back:"In a setting of Old China, with shrines, lily pools, and courts, the Chinese have gathered art trreasures of the Orient. Here is offered silks, antiques, jewelry, and thousands of beautiful souvenires. The delicacies prepared in the fine Chinese restaurants are fit for a Mandarin, and delight the palate as well as the eye."
Publisher's serial number: 12,650F
Printed on linen textured paper.
Type
image
Format
1 postcard : Color ; 14 x 9 cm.
Identifier
post_00108
http://digitalcollections.lmu.edu/cdm/ref/collection/chgface/id/609
Language
English
Subject
Decoration and ornament, Architectural--California--Los Angeles
Gift shops--California--Los Angeles
Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Source
Werner von Boltenstern Postcard Collection

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