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Pin

  • CA KMS KMS_HK-996-028-001
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Circular lapel pin, silver-colored metal with blue enamel; interior design a representation of Sun-Yat Sen, surrounded by a rayed nimbus, with Chinese characters at the bottom; floral-shaped screw-on backing which is gold in color.

Pipe

  • CA KMS KMS_2010.002.002
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Hexagonal shaped aluminum pipe. The pipe consists of seven sections soldered together. A narrow mouthpiece has been soldered to the middle section. There is a grill in the top interior section of the pipe.

Pipe

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-979-013-004
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The main body of this pipe is a long, thick, hollow, cylindrical piece of bamboo. The bamboo is yellow/light brown in color and has thin raised ridges running a ring around the body of the pipe at equal intervals. The bamboo is not quite straight ...

Pipe

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-974-054-005
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The handle of the pipe is made from a piece of wood that looks as though it was a tree branch of some sort. The wood is smooth with a shiny finish but it is covered in knobs and swirls like a tree branch would be. The end of the pip is thin with a...

Pipe

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-974-642-107
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This object is water pipe that is made of metal, presumably copper, and is quite heavy. The main body of the object is oblong in shape with flat sides and rounded ends. On the sides of the body there are detailed decorations engraved into the side...

Pipe

  • CA KMS KMS_2010.002.001
  • Item

Pipe. The wooden bowl is capped with a hinged, metal grill. Inside of the bowl is a metal chamber. The wooden shank bends at the middle making the wooden stem run parallel to the bowl. The bit is composed of rubber and cloth with a metal tip. Ther...

Pipe, Opium

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-977-210-001
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The main body of the pipe is a thick cylindrical piece of wood which is brown in color and has a glossy finish on it. Both the ends of the pipe are slightly rounded and have a hole drilled through the center. Attached near one end of the pipe is a...

Pitcher

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-971-217-004
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The main body of this pitcher is rounded with shoulders that are slightly broader then the base. The handle of the pitcher is L shaped connecting the top edge of the jar and the top of the neck. The neck of the pitcher is thin and cylindrical and ...

Plate

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-979-246-011
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This object is a white glass plate with a slightly raised thick edge. The bottom of the plate has a glass ring presumably to keep it from sliding and a red Chinese character is stamped on the bottom. On the top of the plate there are designs of bu...

Plate

  • CA KMS KMS_2014.043.001
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White plate with gold band on rim. Pink and green flowers on rim with words " SING'S CAFE KELOWNA B.C." Red and green dragon in center of the plate.

Plate

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-979-246-012
  • Item

This object is a white glass plate with a slightly raised thick edge. The bottom of the plate has a glass ring presumably to keep it from sliding and a red Chinese character is stamped on the bottom. On the top of the plate there are designs of bu...

Plate

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-979-246-013
  • Item

This object is a white glass plate with a slightly raised thick edge. The bottom of the plate has a glass ring presumably to keep it from sliding and a red Chinese character is stamped on the bottom. On the top of the plate there are designs of bu...

Portrait Photograph of Three Men

  • CA KMS KMS_2006.084.003
  • Item

Portrait photograph of three men. Possibly Wan Quong standing in the back. The two other men are possibly Jim Quong and Tape Kwong owners of City Park Café.

Postcard of Kuo Min Tang Building

  • CA KMS KMS_1978.002.007
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Postcard photograph of the front exterior of the Kuo Min Tang builidng of the Chinese Nationalist party in Chinatown Kelowna.

Pot

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-973-019-002
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This object is a very short and stout ceramic pot. The body of the pot it fairly round before it narrows at the neck and flares out to create a lipped top. The inside of the pot is an off white color which has been glazed so it is shiny. Just insi...

Pot

  • CA KMS KMS_HG-992-082-006
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This object is a short and stout pot that is made of hand thrown pottery. The pot is mainly grey in color with some beige tones throughout the pot. The top of the pot is a bit wider than the rest of the pot with a raised ringed lip at the top. The...

Pot

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-973-642-001
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This object is a semi-round ceramic jar that was presumably used to hold soya sauce. The jar itself is made of a brown colored ceramic which has been painted a dark brown color and has a shiny glazed finish. The bottom of the jar is unfinished and...

Pot

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-977-308-001
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This object is a semi-round ceramic jar that was used to hold soya sauce. The jar itself is made of a tan colored ceramic which has been finished with a shiny glaze. The bottom of the jar is slightly indented and has a Chinese symbol in the potter...

Pot

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-976-018-005
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This object is a small round ceramic pot with a top that is slightly wider than the bottom. The inside of the pot is white in color with some black speckles throughout the pottery. It has been glazed and is shiny within. The outside of the pot is ...

Pot, Coffee

  • CA KMS KMS_2010.002.003
  • Item

Turkish Coffee Pot. Small, copper, boiling pot with a narrow mouth, small pouring lip and wooden handle. There is a metal hook at the end of the handle.

Record, Phonograph

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-977-550-001
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The paper slip which contains the record is made of a thin paper material which is in the shape of a square is open on three sides. The center of this paper slip has a circular hole through it so the center of the record can be seen. The paper is ...

Record, Phonograph

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-977-551-001a-b
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The paper slip which contains the record is made of a thick paper material which is in the shape of a square and opens on two sides. The center of this paper slip has a circular hole through it so the center of the record can be seen. The paper is...

Recorded Songs and Speeches Book

  • CA KMS KMS_PB-985-469
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Published in 1927 this is 'Recorded Songs Collection - Selected Music'. Published by Hwa-Mai Gramophone Co., Kwangchow (Canton). Recorded hit songs and public speeches made by Dr. Sun Yen Son, most of them refelecting social events and h...

Ring

  • CA KMS KMS_HK-985-020-005
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This object is a circular metal ring made of lead. The ring has a thick edge and is completely round except for the front of the ring which is slightly thicker and has a flat front. The metal has been bent slightly and there are some scratches and...

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