Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

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Cumberland Museum and Archives

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Personal Seal/ Chop of Jumbo (Hor Sue Mah)

  • CA CUMB CUMB_984.100.001
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This was Jumbo’s (Hor Sue Mah) personal seal; there is a carved lion on the top and the mahogany base was made by Bill Johnstone. Jumbo gave this seal to Bill Johnstone just before he left Chinatown in Cumberland B.C. Jumbo was the last Chinese re...

Jumbo

Three Homes in Chinatown, Cumberland B.C.

  • CA CUMB CUMB_994.025.07
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  • 1965

Jumbo’s Cabin is in the centre of the houses in this photo. Jumbo’s Cabin is named after “Jumbo” (aka Hor Sue Mah) who lived in this cabin and was a Cumberland Chinatown resident for many years.

Copyright, Tasserman 1993.

Three Houses in Chinatown, Cumberland B.C

  • CA CUMB CUMB_991.052.025
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  • [ca. 195-?]

The houses shown in this photo are: Jumbo’s original cabin (left), Stove Pipe Maker –Mr. Tan’s house (middle), and gardener, Jung Shue’s house (right). Date: ca. 1950's?

Two Houses Including Jumbo’s Cabin, in Chinatown, Cumberland B.C.

  • CA CUMB CUMB_994.025.08
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  • 1965

Jumbo’s Cabin is the house in the front in this photo. The Cabin is named after “Jumbo” (aka Hor Sue Mah) who lived in this cabin and was a Cumberland Chinatown resident for many years. It is the last remaining structure from Cumberland’s Chinatown.

Copyright, Tasserman 1993.

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