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Jung Shue in Chinatown, Cumberland B.C.

  • CA CUMB CUMB_987.077.002
  • Item
  • 1964

The person identified in this photo is Jung Shue of Chinatown, Cumberland B.C.; he was a gardener for Mrs. Layland’s yard which is now the site of the Cumberland Museum and Archives.

Jumbo’s Cabin in Chinatown, Cumberland B.C.

  • CA CUMB CUMB_987.077.004
  • Item
  • 1964

Jumbo’s Cabin is named after its owner Hor Sue Mah who was known as “Jumbo.” It is the last remaining structure from Cumberland’s Chinatown.

Calligraphy Scroll Depicting Scene from “Shui Hu Zhuan”

  • CA CUMB CUMB_988.027.002
  • Item

The depiction is translated water margin. “Shui Hu Zhuan” is considered to be one of the 4 great novels of Chinese literature; the men depicted are members of the 108 stars of destiny, the main characters of the novel

Mrs. Hudson

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