Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

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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

Framed Painting of Jumbo's Cabin

  • CA CUMB CUMB_980.498
  • Item

Jumbo's Cabin is the last remaining structure from Cumberland B.C's Chinatown, it has been moved from its original location.

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.

Slide Show

  • CA CUMB CUMB_983.021.002
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The Chinese residents of Cumberland B.C. were housed at an outbuilding in the hospital which was connected by a walkway after the 1923 explosion

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