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Chopsticks

  • CA CHL CHL_1957.049.001a-b
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CM 2238 Chopsticks (A & B) Identical chopsticks; one end of each chopstick is rounded and the other flat; made of material which resembles ivory.

Chopsticks

  • CA CHL CHL_1957.049.002
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CM 2347 Chopsticks (A & B) Nearly identical chopsticks. Chopsticks made of wood and dark brown in colour. Hand-made. Chinese in origin.

Chopsticks

  • CA CHL CHL_1957.024.001a-b
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CM 2486 Chopsticks A & B) Identical chopsticks. Made of wood; each has 5 Chinese (Hanzi) characters; cut square at top end and rounded at bottom end.

Container, Soya Sauce

  • CA CHL CHL_1957.034.001
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CM 2319 Soya Sauce Container Hand-made black earthenware pot, with a top opening and short spout. Chinese origin. ***Badly cracked.

Cover, Table

  • CA CHL CHL_1997.053.001
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CM 5284 Table Cover Round cream coloured cotton table cover with scalloped edge; floral embroidered pattern in a darker cream.

Currency (Chinese)

  • CA CHL CHL_1988.039.002b
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CM 3846b Chinese Banknote or Paper Money Dark red graphics printed on both sides of paper rectangle; face of man on front; scene tower and buildings on back. Numbered 3B 436674. Lettering reads in part, "THE CENTRAL BANK OF CHINA / ... / TEN ...

Currency (Chinese)

  • CA CHL CHL_1988.039.002a
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CM 3846a Chinese Banknote or Paper Money Dark brown graphics printed both sides of paper rectangle; face of man on front; water landscape on back; Numbered 034944. Lettering reads in part, "THE CENTRAL BANK OF CHINA / ... / TWENTY / YUAN".

Dorothy Chung in front of Chinese Masonic Hall

  • CA CHL CHL_007472
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  • 1947

Photograph shows Dorothy Chung (Kostrzewa) standing beside truck belonging to her brother Harry Chung at the Chung family home on Yale Road West (west side of the road, former site of Fraser Valley Frosted Foods). Chinese Masonic Hall visible in t...

Dragon King Chinese Restaurant

  • CA CHL CHL_2010.005.0751
  • Item
  • 1997

Photograph shows the Dragon King Chinese Restaurant located at 46212 Yale Road East, Chilliwack. Photograph was taken by Norman Williams of Norman's Photographic Studio.

Williams, Norman

Dress

  • CA CHL CHL_1991.033.005a-b
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CM 4470 Chinese Silk Dress The top has purple background with orange embroidery, trim and lining. Embroidery consists of trees, mountains, boat, bridge and pagoda. 27.5 mm slit up either side. Front ties and knots for fastening attached to rosette...

Edenbank Farm Group Portrait

  • CA CHL CHL_2004.052.0700
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  • 1899

Photograph consists of a group portrait at Edenbank farm, Sardis. Standing left to right: Gertrude Wells, Edwin Wells, Ray Wells, Harry Weeds, C.L. Reid, Frank Blackstock, Archie Atkinson, A.C. Wells. Seated left to right: Allen, Ernest Farrow, Mr...

Fan

  • CA CHL CHL_1988.027.005
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CM 3811 Fan Green blue paper with water-colour floral design in dark green, light pink, dark pink and blue with silver veins on leaves and metallic brown band along top edge; paper glued to thin wooden struts attached to ivory struts near base/han...

Fan

  • CA CHL CHL_1988.027.006
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CM 3812 Fan White feathers painted with water-colours in floral design with two parrots(?) in bright green, dark blue and red; enhanced with gold paint; wax(?) pattern dribbled on; silvery-gold paint applied on top; feathers attached to open cut-w...

Game

  • CA CHL CHL_1988.003.001
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CM 3702a Mah-Jongg Game Set Wood, brass ?, ivory, bamboo, ink, paper; wood cabinet with front door that slides upwards that reads: "Sparrow Set / Nade [sic] in China; cabinet has five drawers; top four drawers contain 36 ivory and bamboo tile...

Group portrait around table

  • CA CHL CHL_003561
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The photograph shows several men and women seated at dinner table, outdoors with Chinese servant.

Booen, James Orville

Group portrait of the Yip On family

  • CA CHL CHL_007642
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  • [ca. 1903 to 1916]

Photograph consists of a formal studio group portrait of the Yip On family. Image shows the young couple with their two children. Child sitting between couple is seen holding on to a small toy, possibly a dog, with left hand. Father also has ri...

Handkerchief

  • CA CHL CHL_1988.027.004
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CM 3810 Handkerchief White, sheer silk, embroidered floral pattern in light purple, light blue, white, light pink and green; and cranes in white, black and purple; scalloped edges in medium pink edge stitch.

Horse drawn mechanical hops sprayer with Chinese boss, Sing

  • CA CHL CHL_005406
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Photograph consists of a view of a horse drawn mechanical hops sprayer between rows of hops, with Chinese boss Sing standing at left behind sprayer. Signatures: "Sing, and the spray engine" is written in white margin below image. "...

Jar, Food-Storage

  • CA CHL CHL_1965.010.001
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CM 2318 Food-Storage Jar Hand-made brown glazed pottery jar; wide-mouth; unglazed base with exception of bottom of jar; uneven glazing throughout; Chinese origin.

Jar, Food-Storage

  • CA CHL CHL_1962.002.001
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CM 2241 Food-Storage Jar Pottery jar has brown glaze; wide-mouth; base of jaw has no glaze. Chinese character on side.

Jar, Ginger

  • CA CHL CHL_1979.034.001
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CM 2277 Ginger Jar Shiny glaze on jar is brown and blue; wide-mouth with hole in center of base; unglazed base with sections of running glaze; Chinese origin.

Ladle

  • CA CHL CHL_1957.063.001
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CM 959 Ladle Black ladle with wide spoon; tapered handle; homemade handle; visible edging.

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