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Branded Porcelain Plate Used At Hollywood East Cafe

Object Details

Date
Between 2000 and 2010
Medium
ceramic
Dimensions
8 7/8 × 1 in. (22.6 × 2.6 cm)
Cite As
Gift of Janet Yu & Family
Caption
This dinner plate was used at Hollywood East Café, a popular Chinese restaurant in Wheaton, MD specializing in Cantonese and Hong Kong-style cuisine. The plate bears the logo and name of the restaurant in English and Chinese. Owners Alan and Janet Yu named the restaurant for their connections to actors and actresses in Hong Kong cinema. The Café was a significant gathering spot for the Chinese American community in the Washington, DC region.
Accession Number
2021.3.6
Type
plate
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Data Source
Anacostia Community Museum
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dl8e4cd95a1-20da-44c1-aa05-54487230e89c
Record ID
acm_2021.3.6
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