Chinatown: Tin How Temple

The cards on this page show Tin How Temple ("joss house") on Waverly Place, including both pre-quake and post-quake images.

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The image on these cards shows pre-quake Tin How Temple at 33 Waverly Place. An earlier Unknown publisher 39 dated 8/03/1901 has the correct caption "Exterior of Chinese Joss House"; the caption "Chinese Restaurant" on two of these cards is incorrect.

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Pre-quake Tin How Temple also appears in an Arnold Genthe photo.

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These linen era cards show post-quake Tin How Temple (same location, now 125 Waverly Place) exterior and interior. The top floor also appears on Unknown publisher RPPC.

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