Rosemary Chew and Olive Young in the garden of the Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, 1928
University of California, Los Angeles. -- Library. -- Dept. of Special Collections (repository) Bartlett, Adelbert, 1887-1966 (photographer) Chew, Rosemary (subject) Otis Art Institute (subject) Young, Olive, -- 1903 or 07-1940 (subject)
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Rosemary Chew and Olive Young seated on bench near bamboo structure in the garden of the Otis Art Institute Text from nitrate negative sleeve: 2357 P1-6. Pacific [illegible]. 1928. Pls ret negs. IN THE GARDEN OF THE WESTERN GODS. Olive Young, right, "Chinese Mary pickford" popular motion picture player of Chinese and oriental roles, Rosemary Chew, noted Chinese soprano and artist's model, photographed in the garden of the Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles with the new Elk's Club as a back ground. Showing frieze of heroes etc. on wall - thus, in a garden of the Western gods. Olive Young was an actress who was a major star at the Great Wall studio in Shanghai from 1926 to 1929. Born Olive Young in St. Joseph, Missouri, she first visited China at the age of 16, when her parents sent her to Hong Kong to complete her education. Two years later she began her acting career in Shanghai. After 1929, she returned to the United States and had a brief acting career in Hollywood. Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.