Lansdowne Airfield, early 1920s


Chan Dun, who was a naturalized Canadian citizen, was the principal of a flying school started by the Chinese community in order to send trained pilots to China to aid the revolution. The woman in the photograph is Edith Lee (nee Koo), wife of Rev. Clarence Lee and sister of Mrs. Chan Koo Shee; the little boy standing in front of Edith is Maurice Chan; Roy Chan is on the extreme right; Ira Chan is in the cockpit; Esther Chan is in the rear cockpit; Allan Chan is on the wing of the airplane.

In Collection:
Subject Identifier
  • M06952
Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 1 black and white photograph
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 48.4359, -123.35155
  • 48.4294, -123.3679
Physical repository Collection
  • Victoria’s Chinatown, a gateway to the past and present of Chinese Canadians
Provider Genre Is referenced by Date digitized
  • May 10, 2012
Technical note
  • 600 dpi tiff. Cataloguing metadata provided by GF. Migration metadata by MT.

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