Chinese women with pianist Lili Kraus

Chinese women with pianist Lili Kraus
22 February 1947

Group portrait of Chinese women with pianist Lili Kraus. Photograph taken 22 February 1947, probably before or after Kraus' concert at the Wellington Town Hall. Photographer unidentified.

Back row, left to right: Mary Young (Mrs Ng), Kitty Wong, Shirley Ting (Mrs Jim Tso), Marie Ting (Mrs Bill Chun), Mung Wong She (?) (Mrs Frank Lu), Bickleen Fong (Mrs Bickleen Ng?), Dorothy or Kathleen Gee (possibly Mrs Kathleen Ou?) (Mrs Bing Wong), Lily Young (Mrs Watson Kitt), Sunly Young (Mrs Ted Chong), Ivy Ngan (Mrs Peter Joe).

Second row from back, left to right: Mollie Kwok (Mrs Willie Ngan Kee), Mavis Chung, Betty Ting (Mrs Stan Wong), Myra [?] (nee Ngan), Dorothy Gee (Mrs Wong), Maisie Wong (Mrs Karm Young), Patsy Ng (Mrs Jack Young), June Hing (Mrs David Yee), Lois Wong, Irene Gee, Lucy King (Mrs Lucy Dong), Winnie Kwok (Mrs Peter Young).

Third row from back, left to right: Kathleen Ng (Mrs Jim Luey), Priscilla Young (nee Ng), Valerie Kwok (Mrs Cho Tong), Mrs Yen (nee Ting)(or Lily Young?), Lili Kraus, Nettie Joe (or Kum?) (nee Lowe), Doris Ng (Mrs Graham Bing), Nancy Ngan (Mrs Gordon Joe), Phyllis Wong (Mrs Bill Young).

Front row: Mollie Joe (Mrs Merlin Wong), Doreen Lowe, May Kohing, Jean Ngan.

Source of descriptive information - Photocopy of original item at PAColl-1531 and pers comm, and family member

Hungarian pianist Lili Kraus played at a concert in Wellington Town Hall on Saturday, 22 February 1947. A group of Chinese New Zealand women sold autographed programmes at the event to raise money for Corso in China. The women dressed in national costumes (Source of information: 'Southern Cross', 21 & 24 February 1947)

Quantity: 1 b&w copy negative(s).

Physical Description: Film negative

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Leong, Sadie, active 1991: Photographs relating to Leong and Kwok families
1 b&w copy negative(s), Negatives, Group portraits, Film negative, Orientation: Horizontal image
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