Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

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Book with Chinese Writing

  • CA CUMB CUMB_982.084.008
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The writing inside of the book reads “add, subtract, divide, multiply.”

Wall Hanging Calendar from "Leung's Grocery Ltd."

  • CA CUMB CUMB_998.019.001
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This is a wallhanging from a Leung Grocery Ltd. calendar. The wall-hanging is a painted scene of a cottage by a lake or river, with ducks flying by. It is set in a cardboard frame.

Leung Grocery Ltd.

Tiger Balm Label

  • CA CUMB CUMB_995.027.008
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The writing on this label reads: “Tiger Trademark, Registered Tjap Harimau” and “Eng Aun Tong, Tjap Harimau, Tiger Balm, Matjam.”

Eng Aun Tong

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

Hell Bank Notes -Ceremonial Monies

  • CA CUMB CUMB_985.045.001
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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.

Ceremonial Paper

  • CA CUMB CUMB_985.042.002
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The paper is representing cloth; This kind of ceremonial paper is still used in ceremonies today. A-F shown in photo.

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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