The street of the gamblers (by day), Chinatown, San Francisco, ca. 1896-1906


One of a series of Genthe’s photographs of the San Francisco Chinatown, ca. 1896-1906. Genthe reportedly snapped his Chinatown photos with a small camera that he kept hidden in his pocket.

Source and Copyright

Creator Arnold Genthe
Medium Black and White Photograph
Source Library of Congress
Collection Arnold Genthe Collection
Number LC-USZ61-2270
Copyright Public Domain
Disclaimer Courtesy of the Library of Congress