Friday, October 11, 2013

Moy G. Quing

The Marion Daily Mirror
September 9, 1911
Chinese Artists
Chicago, Sept. 9.—An oil portrait of an American done by Chinese artists, the only one of its kind in the world, is soon to be hung in the Chicago Art Institute. The painting is a likeness of P.H. O’Donnell and was done by Moy G. Quing who came to America three months ago to get American art atmosphere.

World War I Draft Card
Name: Moy Quing
Address: 201 West End Avenue
City: Manhattan
County: New York
State: New York
Birth Date: 14 Dec 1874
Race: Chinese
Draft Board: 125
Age: 44
Occupation: Portrait Painter
Nearest Relative: Moy Jun, cousin, 567 9th Avenue
Height/Build: Medium/Slender
Color of Eyes/Hair: Dark Brown/Black
Signature: September 12, 1918

Seattle, Washington, Passenger
Name: Geo Quing Moy
Arrival Date: 6 Jun 1927
Age: 43
Estimated Birth Year: 1884
Occupation: Artist
Birthplace: Sunning, China
Last Residence: USA
Gender: Male
Race/Nationality: Chinese
Ship Name: President Lincoln
Port of Arrival: Seattle, Washington
Port of Departure: Hong Kong, China

New York Chinese Exclusion Act Case File
Name: George Moy Quing
Alias: Quing Moy
Additional Alias: Gung Dek Moy
Possible Chinese Surname: 梅
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 22 Jan 1883
Birthplace: China
Age: 42
Occupation: Professor of Art
Place of Origin: On Fun Village, Sunning
Address: 75 5th Avenue, New York, New York
Port & Entry Date: San Francisco; 1886
Case Number(s): 6, 32
Box: 2

(Next post October 18: Paul Fung in the Oregonian)

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