By William Behr Mueller

a contented marriage ceremony in San Francisco’s Chinatown in 1879 is catastrophically interrupted whilst the bride to be is abducted and her relations murdered. She is smuggled to ny urban the place she is held captive.

On a moonlit evening in March Albert Pinkham Ryder leaves the lodge his brother manages and walks from the Greenwich village position to the center of Chinatown. There he comes upon a chinese language lady watching the moon.

Albert makes an attempt to speak along with her yet she doesn’t converse English. After utilizing his sketchpad to persuade the chinese language lady that he's really an artist she concurs to sit down for him.

The portray is completed and approximately to be bought to an artwork broker whilst it and the version disappear.

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