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Russell Goldfield Jack AM, at the Golden Dragon Museum, Bendigo, Victoria, 13 December 2016 / Ken Leanfore
Bib ID 8607394
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline [still image, online resource]
Author
Leanfore, Ken, photographer
 
Online Access
Description 2016 
1 online resource (1 photograph) : TIFF file, colour 
Series

Leanfore, Ken. What's in a surname?, 2016

Summary

Standing behind Russell in the photograph is Loong, an imperial dragon that is believed to be the oldest in the world. Russell is the founder and director of the Golden Dragon Museum in Bendigo, Victoria, a museum dedicated to the history and culture of the Chinese people who immigrated to Australia. Russell was made a Member of the Order of Australia in 1993. Russell's father went to the Victorian Goldfields in 1899 and when asked his name, he stated ‘Leuih Jit’ and his name was romanised into Louie Jack. Information supplied by photographer.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer based on information from acquisitions documentation.

Part of the collection: What's in a surname?, 2016.

Subjects Jack, Russell, 1935- -- Photographs.  |  Golden Dragon Museum (Bendigo, Vic.) -- Photographs.  |  Chinese Australians -- Victoria -- Bendigo -- Photographs.  |  Names, Personal -- Chinese -- Victoria -- Bendigo -- Photographs.  |  Chinese Australians -- Victoria -- Bendigo -- Ethnic identity -- Photographs.  |  Chinese Australians -- Cultural assimilation -- Victoria -- Bendigo -- Photographs.  |  Chinese -- Museums -- Victoria -- Bendigo -- Photographs.  |  Museum directors -- Victoria -- Bendigo -- Photographs.
Other authors/contributors Leanfore, Ken
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