Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

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Sign (Advertising Medium)

  • CA NAN NAN_1975.022.001
  • Item
  • 1975-01-1

This sign was imported from China and mounted on the Kong Nam Low Restaurant located on the west side of in Nanaimo's Chinatown. The gold-painted Chinese characters read "Kong Nam Low" in Cantonese. Kong Nam means south of the river...

Lee, Ed

Opium Tin (Merchandising T&E)

  • CA NAN NAN_1978.172.001
  • Item
  • 1978-12-07

Local provenance. Found by Ed. Lee & Bill Spowart in basement of house in Chinatown after the 1960 fire tucked behind a beam. 2 marks. The larger one reads, モLi-yuanヤ (=Lai Yuan) which is an early high-quality brand supposedly imported from HK...

Lee, Ed

Wok Brush (Food T&E)

  • CA NAN NAN_1978.175.001
  • Item
  • 1978-12-07

Local provenance. Used to clean the large iron ''Wok'' cooking pots.

Lee, Ed

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