Pioneer Indar Singh Gill and wife Kartar Gill.

   

SASI number: 

2016.014.002 

Title: 

Pioneer Indar Singh Gill and wife Kartar Gill. 

Date: 

[ca. 1947]. 

Description: 

1 photograph : sepia toned ; of pioneer Indar Singh Gill and wife Kartar Gill standing in front of curtains. Indar is on the left and has his hands at his sides and is wearing dark coloured trousers, a white collared shirt, a tie, and a double breasted suit jacket. Kartar is on the right and is standing with her hands interlocked in front of herself; she is wearing a long buttoned up overcoat.
Indar Singh Gill first immigrated to Canada in 1930, leaving behind his wife Kartar Kaur and their young daughter. In 1947 the Canadian government relaxed its strict immigration laws and after a 17 year separation, Indar Singh returned to India to bring Kartar Kaur to Canada. 

Creator/Source: 

Courtesy of the Gill family. 

General Material Designation: 

Graphic material. 

Dimensions: 

1 photograph : sepia toned ; 600 ppi. 

Repository: 

Canadian Sikh Heritage. 

Identifier number: 

N/A 

URL: 

http://canadiansikhheritage.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Indar-Singh-Gill-Kartar-Kaur-Gill-1952.jpg 

Rights: 

Courtesy of the Gill family. 

Subjects: 

Portrait. 

Gill, Indar Singh.
Gill, Kartar.
Emigration and immigration.