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Tunic (Clothing)

  • CA NAN NAN_1977.079.001
  • Item
  • 1977-05-4

From outside Canada.

Van der Goes, Mrs.

Apothecary's Balance (Weights & Measures T&E)

  • CA NAN NAN_1981.281.001 (a-c)
  • Item
  • 1981-11-26

Used in Dai Song Tong herbalist shop operated by Wong Kee (a.k.a. Wong Wah Soon) at 10 Pine Street. Wong Kee was a practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine. He operated Dai Song Tong until the early 1920s. The balancing scale was used to we...

Wong, Chuck

Sign (Advertising Medium)

  • CA NAN NAN_1975.022.001
  • Item
  • 1975-01-1

This sign was imported from China and mounted on the Kong Nam Low Restaurant located on the west side of in Nanaimo's Chinatown. The gold-painted Chinese characters read "Kong Nam Low" in Cantonese. Kong Nam means south of the river...

Lee, Ed

Theatre Chair (Furniture)

  • CA NAN NAN_1967.122.001
  • Item
  • 1967-11-20

Imported from China by the manager of the Lun Yick Chinese Opera House on Pine Street in Nanaimo's Chinatown. Lun Yick translated as 'group will benefit' and was the name of the group which bought the land to build the theatre in 19...

Lee, Ed

Lion's Head Mask (Ceremonial Artifact)

  • CA NAN NAN_1973.006.001
  • Item
  • 1973-03-7

The mask was brought to Nanaimo in 1937 by a lion dance team from Vancouver. They were in Nanaimo raising money to support the Chinese effort in the Sino-Japanese War. The horn on the lion's head indicates that it was made in southern China...

Lee, Ed

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