Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

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Abacus

  • CA TN TN_2014.009.001
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Wooden abacus with brass hardware and the words "Chee Kong Tong Society", also known as the Nelson Chinese Masonic Lodge, written in Chinese calligraphy on the back in gold.

Inkpad

  • CA TN TN_2014.009.002
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Silver coloured metal inkpad with lid. An image of bird is engraved on top of the lid and the makers mark is on the bottom.

Brush, Calligraphic

  • CA TN TN_2014.009.003
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A bamboo brush with stained black hairs and bamboo lid.

Press, Seal

  • CA TN TN_2014.009.004
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A black and gold enameled cast iron embossing seal press.

Certificate, Membership

  • CA TN TN_2014.009.005
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  • December 12, 1919

An off white paper certificate of the "Benevolent Societies Act" from the British Columbia Registrar of Joint Companies to certify the incorporation of the Nelson Chee Tong Kong Society on December 12, 1919.

Sign

  • CA TN TN_2014.009.006
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A green painted wooden sign with carved text in gold.

Sign

  • CA TN TN_2014.009.007
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Two long wooden panels painted red with words carved and painted in gold. It reads "Coming into the Temple, we hope all our brothers can jointly honour the pledge and not turn their backs to their promise to be determined, loyal and generous....

Stamp, Marking

  • CA TN TN_2014.009.008
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A stamp with individual rubber letters inserted to read "Joe Wah P.O. Box 137 Nelson, BC Aanado."

Stamp, Marking

  • CA TN TN_2014.009.009
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A rubber stamp that has the masonic symbol in the center and reads " Chee Kong Tong Chinese Free Mason P.O. Box 137 Nelson, B.C."

Stamp, Marking

  • CA TN TN_2014.009.010
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A small rubber stamp with a wooden handle.

Stamp, Marking

  • CA TN TN_2014.009.011
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A rubber stamp with a wooden handle.

Stamp, Marking

  • CA TN TN_2014.009.012
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A small rubber stamp with a wooden handle.

Stamp, Marking

  • CA TN TN_2014.009.013
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A rubber stamp with a wooden handle and a makers label for "Sun Tai Lok Co. 803 Grant Ave. San Francisco, Cal."

Stamp, Marking

  • CA TN TN_2014.009.014
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A rubber stamp with a wooden handle.

Stamp, Marking

  • CA TN TN_2014.009.015
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A rubber stamp in the shape of a square with a wooden handle. The handle has the makers mark "Hewitt Vancouver" etched on it .

Stamp, Marking

  • CA TN TN_2014.009.016
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A square shaped rubber stamp with a wooden handle and the makers label for "Sun Tai Lok Co. 803 Grant Ave. San Francisco, Cal."

Stamp, Marking

  • CA TN TN_2014.009.017
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A rubber stamp that reads "Chee Kong Tong P.O. Box 137 Nelson, B.C. - Canada." The handle is made of wood and has a plastic slot holding a stamped piece of paper of the stamp.

Stamp, Marking

  • CA TN TN_2014.009.018
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A carved wooden square shaped stamp.

Stamp, Marking

  • CA TN TN_2014.009.019
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A carved wooden square shaped stamp.

Photograph

  • CA TN TN_2014.009.023
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  • [1930]

A portrait of a seated man taken by photographer George Meeres in Nelson.

Photograph - Members of the Nelson Chinese Nationalist League

  • CA TN TN_2014.009.024
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A black and white photograph of the members of the Nelson Chinese Nationalist League. At the top is a portrait of Dr. Sun Yat-sen in uniform flanked on either side by the Chinese Nationalist and the Republic of China flags. Below him are portraits...

Document - Chinese Nationalist League

  • CA TN TN_2014.009.025
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A document for the Chinese Nationalist League. In the center at the top is a portrait of Dr. Sun Yat-sen flanked on either side by the Chinese Nationalist and the Republic of China flags.

Sign

  • CA TN TN_2014.009.027
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Calligraphy painted with black ink on rice paper.

Platter

  • CA TN TN_2014.021.008
  • Item
  • [1928]

A circular wood carved relief of a dragon.

Knife, Brush

  • CA TN TN_2014.021.009
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A forged double edged j-shaped metal blade attached to a straight, wooden handle that has been wrapped in electrical tape.

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