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Group Figurine (Art)

  • CA NAN NAN_1994.013.004
  • Item
  • 1994-09-28

The figurine was given to Mrs. Murdoch early in her marriage of 1939 by her mother-in-law. The figurine was purchased in Nanaimo's Chinatown.

Murdoch, J., Mrs.

Hat (Clothing-Headwear)

  • CA NAN NAN_1977.077.002
  • Item
  • 1977-05-4

From outside Canada. Came via New York, from the Van der Goes family. In Heritage of Hands Exhibit, 2006-7.

Van der Goes, Mrs.

Headband (Clothing-Headwear)

  • CA NAN NAN_1985.037.001
  • Item
  • 1985-02-27

Made for donor's mother, Mah Sze Hun, by her sisters before she emigrated from China to Nanaimo, BC to marry Wong Kee in 1918.

Wong, Chuck

Herb Grinder (Medical & Psychological T&E)

  • CA NAN NAN_1978.221.001 (a-d)
  • Item
  • 1978-12-13

Local. Herbalist store in Chinatown. Used by herbalist to pulverize heavier materials such as minerals when making remedies. According to Daphne Patterson, the wooden shoes should not be allowed to touch the floor but should rest on the axle of th...

Lee, Ed

Herbalist Chest (Merchandising T&E)

  • CA NAN NAN_1993.040.001
  • Item
  • 1993-11-01

The chest was made in China c. 1910 and brought to Nanaimo prior to World War I by Wong Kee (a.k.a. Wong Wah Soon) for use in his herbalist shop, Dai Song Tong or Keep You Alive Drugstore located at 10 Pine Street in Nanaimo's Chinatown. Wong...

Ink Stamp (Printing T&E)

  • CA NAN NAN_1978.200.001
  • Item
  • 1978-12-11

Local provenance. - Used in local Chinese community to sen New Year's Greeting

Lee, Ed

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