Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

Item CUMB_983.073.001 - Framed Parchment with Chinese Calligraphy Commemorating the Grand Opening of the Dart Coon Club in Cumberland B.C.

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Framed Parchment with Chinese Calligraphy Commemorating the Grand Opening of the Dart Coon Club in Cumberland B.C.

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CA CUMB CUMB_983.073.001

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70 x 42.5 cm;1 parchment; Chinese calligraphy; framed; brown, white, black.

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Dart Coon Club

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The calligraphy on this parchment is commemorating the grand opening of the Dart Coon Club, that was located in Cumberland B.C. The Dart Coon Club was a 3 story building that would take in unemployed and loneless laborers who would pay a debt once he was found.

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BURROWS, JIM 83/05/28


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36.5 KiB


December 23, 2015 3:06 PM

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