Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

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2 Envelopes and 1 Letter from Hong Kong to Cumberland B.C.

  • CA CUMB CUMB_983.025.002
  • Item
  • 1930-05

Envelope (B) is from Hong Kong and addressed to Hwang Je-Syen from Hwang Ren-II; letter (A) stating that the sender received money from Je-Syen and that “Your family is fine, so don’t worry about it.”; envelope C is addressed to “Sing Shun & C...

Wing Shing

Embroidered Symbol of the Dart Coon Club by Mrs. Mah

  • CA CUMB CUMB_985.041.001
  • Item
  • 1932

Bead embroidered symbol of the Dart Coon Club. It was presented in 1932 on the 5th anniversary of the club by Mah Lip Sui and his wife Lily (sir name Ho Yuet Hing). The work was specially made by Mrs. Mah for the anniversary.

Mrs Mah

Children’s Practice Reading Book

  • CA CUMB CUMB_985.041.006
  • Item

This is a Chinese reader for children learning to read.; the book has no specific story. A translation of a chapter is included.

Ceremonial Paper

  • CA CUMB CUMB_985.042.002
  • Item

The paper is representing cloth; This kind of ceremonial paper is still used in ceremonies today. A-F shown in photo.

Hell Bank Notes -Ceremonial Monies

  • CA CUMB CUMB_985.045.001
  • Item

These paper monies are called “Hell Bank Notes,” and amount to $50,000,000 each- only to be used in Hell . Ceremonial monies of this kind are still in use today. Photograph shows front and back.

2 Bills with Serial Numbers

  • CA CUMB CUMB_986.010.273
  • Item

The first bill’s serial number is: #014836. The second bill’s serial number is: #014837.

Bank of Montreal Cheque from 1917 Victoria B.C.

  • CA CUMB CUMB_986.010.276
  • Item
  • 1917-11-13

This cheque is from the Bank of Montreal; Cheque No. 18277; $1000; "on demand pay to: Wing Hong Chong; from Victoria B.C.; some writing on the back.

Bank of Montreal

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