First Son : Portraits by C D Hoy

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Born in China in 1883, Chow Dong Hoy emigrated to Canada in 1902. Missing the gold rush, he nevertheless settled in the far reaches of the British Columbia interior where he eventually established himself as town photographer. Over the years that followed he took hundreds of photographs of the Chinese, Native and Caucasian members of this isolated community. The accompanying essay provides a close historical reading of these long-lost, startling photographs that bring to life a seldom told tale of modern history. 96 full page duotone reproductions.

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Faith Moosang is a photographer and historian living in Vancouver. This book is the product of years of research and investigation.

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Book Description Presentation House Gallery/Arsenal Pulp Press, Vancouver, BC, 1999. Card Cover in Wraps. Condition: Very Good. An extraordinary collection of photographs by C.D. Hoy (1883-1973), a Chinese Canadian photographer whose startling, evocative portraits of First Nations, Chinese and Causasian subjects in small-town British Columbia, taken between 1909 and 1920, form an important historical and cultural document abouth the roots of "otherness" in Canada. Wraps attached to spine, white card cover, black endpapers, 159 pages. Minor shelf wear. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Seller Inventory # 017100

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