Mayo family

   

SASI number: 

2016.010.002 

Title: 

Mayo family. 

Date: 

[19-?]. 

Description: 

1 photograph : b&w ; of a family portrait of Mayo Singh Manhas and his family. Mayo is wearing a striped suit jacket and vest, a tie, white collared shirt, and a brimmed hat with a band around the top. He is standing at the back centre of the portrait. His wife sits on the bottom left of the image and is holding a baby in her lap. A girl stands in the middle in from of Mayo, another girl is sitting on a chair at the bottom right and a little boy is standing on the seat behind the girl.
Mayo Singh Manhas was the founder of Paldi, a small town in the Cowichan Valley, which was named after his village of Paldi in India. Mayo Singh started a lumber mill on Vancouver Island, and the village grew around it. Paldi housed and employed many South Asian men and their families. 

Creator/Source: 

Unknown. 

General Material Designation: 

Graphic material. 

Dimensions: 

1 photograph : b&w ; 96 ppi. 

Repository: 

Mosaic of Forestry Memories. 

Identifier number: 

Paldi024 

URL: 

http://forestry.mosaictraining.ca/Images/Photo%20Gallery/Paldi/Paldi024.jpg 

Rights: 

The Mosaic of Forestry Memories does not state any reproduction restrictions; should be credited. 

Subjects: 

British Columbia-Vancouver Island-Paldi.
Family. 

Lumber industry. 

Manhas, Mayo Singh, 1888-1955.