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Other Name
MOTHER'S DAY PLAQUE
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
PLASTIC, ALUMINUM
Catalogue Number
P19970041066
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
MOTHER'S DAY PLAQUE
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Materials
PLASTIC, ALUMINUM
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.4
Length
20.5
Width
15.6
Description
RECTANGULAR PAPER ARTWORK WITH GLASS FACE TAPED TO IT. PICTURE IS OF A COLORFUL BOUQUET OF FLOWERS ON LEFT SIDE AND TEXT SCROLL ON RIGHT SIDE WITH FLOWERS AROUND IT. TEXT IN SCROLL READS "TO MOTHER: POETS WRITE ABOUT HER, SONGS TELL OF HER LOVE, I CANNOT DO WITHOUT HER, IT'S 'MOTHER' I'M THINKING OF."
Subjects
ART
Historical Association
DECORATIVE ARTS
History
PICTURE WAS GIVEN TO DONOR'S MOTHER, LOIS NAKAYAMA (NEE MASUI YAO), AS A GIFT FROM HER CHILDREN ON MOTHER'S DAY. LOIS NAKAYAMA WAS ORIGINALLY FROM JAPAN AND WAS A CHRISTIAN MISSIONARY TO THE JAPANESE COMMUNITY IN VANCOUVER WHEN SHE MET AND MARRIED G.G. NAKAYAMA IN 1926. SHE WAS A GRADUATE OF JAPAN'S KINDERGARTEN TRAINING COLLEGE AND WORKED EXTENSIVELY WITH YOUNG CHILDREN IN VANCOUVER, SLOCAN AND COALDALE WHERE SHE MOVED WITH HER FAMILY IN 1945. SEE RECORD P19970041001 FOR EXPANDED BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION AND PERMANENT FILE FOR FURTHER HISTORY. *UPDATE* IN 2015 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF ART OBJECTS. NO NEW INFORMATION ABOUT THIS ARTIFACT WAS FOUND.
Catalogue Number
P19970041066
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
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