From Flickr: “Chinese pharmacy, Los Angeles, California (LOC)” by The Library of Congress

This is one of many locations featured in the “Not an Ostrich” exhibition currently on display in Los Angeles, California. Read more about the photos included in the exhibit in our recent Picture This blog post “Not an Ostrich”—Exhibition of Library of Congress Photos.”

Detroit Photographic Co., photographer

Chinese pharmacy, Los Angeles, California

[Detroit] : Detroit Photographic Co., [1899]

1 photograph : color photolithograph print ; sheet 24 x 18 cm.

Summary: Photolithograph shows interior of Chinese American pharmacy.

• Title from item.
• Forms part of the Detroit Publishing Company Collection. For more information, see:
• Exhibited as a digital copy in: "Not an Ostrich: And Other Images from America’s Library" at the Annenberg Space for Photography, 2018; Detroit Publishing Co. section and Business & Science section.

• Chinese Americans–Health & welfare–California–Los Angeles–1890-1900.
• Medicine, Chinese.
• Medicines–1890-1900.
• Drugstores–California–Los Angeles–1890-1900.


Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL):

Call Number: LOT 9056

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