dragon wings
36 in HIGH x 24 in WIDE
(91.44 cm HIGH x 60.96 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

This poster is made up of a black and white photograph of a man sitting at a desk and writing. "dragon wings" in a stylized font and another, smaller image of a man in an airplane are in the top right corner. "Fong Joe Guey, aviator / launched 20 minute flight from Piedmont Heights, September 21 1909 / later travelled to China and built the country''s first airplane" is at the bottom of the image. There are photographs of other "Oakland Chinatown" residents and scenes along the bottom of the page next to an Oakland Oak Tree symbol.

This was from a series of 10 posters celebrating local "patron saints and sinners" that were wheat-pasted all over town the year Oaklandish was founded as "a covert street art campaign designed to illuminate local history and the unique cultural legacy existing here in 'the Town’ “. [LMC]

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