The Chinese collection displays items and clothing from W S Ling & Co.
This department store was established on 1879 and
served Wellington and district until 1935.

A feature of this collection is the traditional Chinese wedding garments
worn by Eva Cheuy Hoo and George Lousick at their wedding in 1905.

The chinese costumes were packed in trunks.

A range of paraphernarlia sold by WS Ling and Company.