Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

Item BARK_1994.0465.0001 - Bottle, genseng

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Bottle, genseng

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CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1994.0465.0001

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  • 1904 (Creation)
    Kam Yen Jan Co., Ltd.

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height 23 cm; bottom diameter 6.3 cm; top diameter 2.5 cm; paper

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Kam Yen Jan Co., Ltd.

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Circular green tinted genseng tonic bottle. Attached to the front is a red and white paper label with English information in red print lettering. Attached to the back is a black and white paper label with black Chinese characters. NOTE: Green tint due to the presence of either copper or chromium in the glass. PH1 2006

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Both labels are damaged.

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