Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

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  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1979.41.13
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Wood desk with dark finish, four legs and a small top. It is probably from Chinese Benevolent Association's school.

Sewing notions

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2012.20.7
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Contents of IH2012.20.1F, a sewing machine drawer (from the donation of a sewing machine, IH2012.20.2a-b). The contents consist of 4 bobbins, some buttons, a buckle, a metal piece, and a homemade pin cushion. From a Chinese-Canadian family.

Sewing machine

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2012.20.1A-F
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Treadle sewing machine. It is a Singer Manufacturing Co. one, serial number G-3864 (indicating it is from 1914). Used by the Law family of New Westminster. The components are: (.1A) sewing machine, drop head. Has a red fabric band attached to the...


  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2006.39.2
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Wood handle from a toothbrush. The bristles are missing and the head is broken. Located at 822 Carnarvon Street, possibly an item from New Westminster's Chinatown.

Metal piece

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2006.39.1
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Metal piece, made of brass or bronze. It is very small and likely from a necklace. Located at 822 Carnarvon Street, possibly from New Westminster's Chinatown.


  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2009.731.1
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Three round crocheted lace doilies in small, medium and large sizes. A note in the bag reads 'Tableshawl/Edwardian/Chinese Embroidery 1900-1910.'


  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2009.360.1
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China platter with gold rim and edge, measures 10.25" in diameter. There is a Chinese character at the twelve o'clock position. To the right is a dragon (with four feet and no wings) facing into the centre. On the left is a bird with l...


  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2000.17.4
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White plastic comb. The comb is long and narrow, and was found in the Chinese barn on Carnarvon Street.


  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1990.58.45
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Silver diamond shaped cufflink with Chinese character inset in the centre of the diamond.


  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2010.50.1
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Wooden ladder, fabricated from scraps of wood. From the Chinese Benevolent Association buildings.


  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1953.4.11A-C
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Teapot in a wicker cozy from the estate of FS Hill. The wicker basket is cylindrical in shape. The lid is hinged and closes with a clasp and rotating hook. The teapot sits inside the wicker and has two arched handles (one handle is broken). There...


  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1954.30.1
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Chinese queue cut off in 1912 at the Brunette Mill in New Westminster. Many Chinese began to adopt the western haircut around this time, after the 1911 Chinese Revolution.

Scale case

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1962.7.2.1
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Wooden case for an opium scale. It is shaped like a guitar with a long handle. The inside is carved to fit the scale and there is a piece of paper glued to it that has Chinese writing on it. The bottom of the case is chipped. The paper label glued...


  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1980.30.2
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Chinese sign with two green painted characters fixed to painted blue cardboard. There is a wooden pole down the centre of the back of the cardboard and nails through the characters and the pole. There is a string attached to the pole.


  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1980.30.16
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Small square ink block tin with no lid. It is 4.7 by 4.7 cm. In the tin, there is a lump of black material, etched with several things including some Chinese characters and part of the words "Hong Kong" and "No. 28 (?)"


  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1980.30.26.2
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Relief sculpture of Soong May-ling's face in profile, a copper coloured ceramic circle, there are three etched Chinese characters (___ Ji_ng f_rホn, Mrs. Chiang), and initials "PR", diameter is 22.8 cm. Soong May-ling has her hair ...


  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1980.30.28
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Wooden Chinese lap desk; a square of wood with rounded corners on top of a second identical piece of wood. The two pieces of wood are separated by two slats of wood, one on either side, so a compartment for paper storage is created. It is 35 by 2...

Archival material

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2006.180
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Rev. Shiu items. A blue book of moral sayings (four words per line, in Chinese); a green softcover book, English from left, Chinese from right (back of book); and loose slips of paper inside.


  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2006.181.2A-C
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A Chinese scale. The components are: .2A - a wood, almost guitar-shaped case that pivots at the top of the neck to reveal a compartment for a scale and weight. .2B-hand scale, Chinese, 30 cm ivory spar with graduation marks and hold points of thre...


  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2006.181.13
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Brown softcover Chinese/English dictionary. It is 10 x 18 x 9 cm.


  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2006.181.22
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Small decorated Chinese porcelain 'rice' bowl.


  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2006.181.24
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Decorated Chinese porcelain serving bowl (medium).


  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2006.181.27
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Decorated Chinese porcelain plate, dinner plate sized.


  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1987.44.6
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Opium pipe, Chinese?


  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2006.195.6
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Chinese dress, purple with black trim and a blue inside. Donated inside out. Treated with moth balls.

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