Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

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Ornament

  • CA CHL CHL_1980.061.001
  • Item

Chinese Ornament Wooden square base; hand-carved pieces of wood; wooden pieces pointed at one end and heart-shaped on other; wooden pieces strung together with string; many loose pieces.

Photograph of Wong Mui

  • CA CHL CHL_1999.029.069.009
  • Item
  • 1966-5-4

Photograph shows Wong Mui, a Chinese girl from Hong Kong, who has been financially adopted through the Foster Parents Plan by Mr. and Mrs. E.G. Batty of Chilliwack. The photograph was published in the Chilliwack Progress newspaper on page 24, May ...

The Chilliwack Progress

Pipe

  • CA CHL CHL_1957.019.069
  • Item

CM 2240 Pipe Short stemmed bamboo pipe with brass bowl and brass and white metal mouthpiece; decorated with inlaid floral petals in three places; one set of floral stems engraved.

Pipe

  • CA CHL CHL_1990.028.002a-f
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CM 4186 Pipe Six nickel [?] pieces fitted together; pipe (A) with long slender neck vertical from six-sided base container; small spout protrudes vertically from this; neck at 45 degree angle just before upper end; tobacco [?] container. (B) six-s...

Pipe

  • CA CHL CHL_1979.038.003
  • Item

CM 1437 Pipe 9 pieces of soldered brass; six-sided tube with slight curve; with offset stem; mouthpiece with metal filter

Pipe

  • CA CHL CHL_1957.019.068
  • Item

CM 2239 Pipe Bamboo stem with brass bowl piece and brass mouthpiece; no markings.

Portrait of group having tea in front of Hulbert house

  • CA CHL CHL_000119
  • Item
  • [ca.1896]

Photograph consists of portrait taken of a group seated around a table, having tea, outside of the Hulbert house in Sardis, ca. 1896. Individuals identified in group include, from left to right: Rachel McLeod (holding tea cup), Joe Banks, unidenti...

Booen, James Orville

Problematical

  • CA CHL CHL_1956.001.0231
  • Item

CM 2320 Unidentified object believed to be a headrest Made of interlocked wood; adjustable and folds flat; bottom with Chinese (Hanzi) characters.

Racks, Mah Jongg

  • CA CHL CHL_1990.054.001
  • Item

CM 3702b Mah Jongg Racks Long beige box with one corner of the lid being ripped. There are no markings except for tape around the edge at the bottom. The lid lifts off and inside the box are 4 Mah Jongg Racks. The racks are long with a little shel...

Saucepan

  • CA CHL CHL_1979.038.004a-b
  • Item

CM 252 Saucepan (a) Pot; cast iron with offset handle; wide body with slightly narrowing at top; hollow, fluted-shaped handle; marked, "KENRICK / 6 PINTS". (b) Lid; tin; no markings.

Scarf, Table

  • CA CHL CHL_1988.003.002
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CM 3703 Table Scarf Silk with embroidery; square off-white, with pale pink, blue, gray, green floral and bird designs in Chinese style.

Shawl

  • CA CHL CHL_1977.029.003
  • Item

CM 2039 Shawl Half-moon shape shawl; burgundy; tassles around exterior/circular edge; floral design 4cm down from top straight edge.

Shawl

  • CA CHL CHL_1977.029.002
  • Item

CM 2040 Shawl; burgundy silk; half-moon shape; tassles around exterior/rounded edge; floral design.

Shovel, Trenching

  • CA CHL CHL_1993.021.001
  • Item

CM 4699 Trenching Shovel Rectangular silver coloured cracked blade; handle meets shovel with 17.5cm wide lip; dark silver on one side, light silver on reserve side.

Side view of river steamer S.S. Gladys locked in river ice

  • CA CHL CHL_001089
  • Item
  • [ca.190-]

Photograph consists of a front 3/4 view of steam ship S.S. Gladys, locked in river ice in winter. A total of eight unidentified men are posing on the large two-tiered sternwheeler. Five men are seen standing on the bow of the ice bound ship. Th...

Leary, Frederick Gordon

Teapot

  • CA CHL CHL_1958.003.001
  • Item

CM 926 Teapot Earthernware; no lid with one missing/broken handle; with embossed lettering on side, "COMPLIMENTS OF / F.W. RENWORTH & COY. / SHOE SPECIALISTS. / CHILLIWACK B.C."; catch for teapot handle broken off at front above spout.

Tin, Biscuit

  • CA CHL CHL_1979.031.001
  • Item

CM 693 Biscuit Tin Metal tin; octogon shape; orange, blue, yellow and red oriental design; hinged lid; interior of tin is off white; marked, "A Product of Scotland. Gray Dunn Biscuit Manufacturers. Established 1853."

Trunk

  • CA CHL CHL_2007.005.001
  • Item

Storage Trunk Wooden trunk; painted shiny black; 4 rectangular metal hinges at back; 2 metal handles on sides of trunk that have hook like details and a round stopper; front has metal clasp with scalloped edge detail (15.5cm L x 13cm H); right sid...

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