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Abacus, wooden

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_2001.0013.0001
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One wooden abacus, purchased new. The wooden frame is sealed in a dark varnish and protected at the corners by brass fittings. The thirteen bars hold seven beads, divided by the beam. Five beads sit below the beam, and two above. In the curatorial...

Accessory, Hand

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-970-119-001a,b
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This object is a pair of Chinese dancing accessories made of fabric with wooden handles. The handles of the object are long a cylindrical with a ridged pattern near the top and a more circular bottom. Near the bottom a hole has been drilled throug...

Acrobatic routine performed by one of the Hoy daughters; circa 1930.

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1990.0003.1030
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A young Chinese girl, dressed in a majorette type costume, doing a backstand , There is a stuffed armchair behind her and a floral rug on the floor. Probably one of the Hoy girls. See also P 1819 to P 1821 inclusive, P 1823 to P 1827 inclusive.

Hoy, C. D.

Acrobatic routine performed by one of the Hoy daughters; circa 1930.

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1990.0003.1033
  • Item

A young Chinese girl, dressed in a majorette type costume, laying on the floor, with her left leg being held over her head with her left hand. There is a floral rug on the floor. Probably one of the Hoy girls. See also P 1818 to P 1824 inclusive, ...

Hoy, C. D.

Acrobatic routine performed by one of the Hoy daughters; circa 1930.

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1990.0003.1027
  • Item

A young Chinese girl standing in a majorette type costume. There is a stuffed armchair behind her and a floral rug on the floor. She is wearing a gymnastic exercise suit, fancy socks, ballet type shoes with laces, criss crossed up her shin. Probab...

Hoy, C. D.

Acrobatic routine performed by one of the Hoy daughters; circa 1930.

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1990.0003.1031
  • Item

A young Chinese girl, dressed in a majorette type costume, doing the splits. There is a stuffed armchair behind her and a floral rug on the floor. See also P 1819 to P 1822 inclusive, P 1824 to P 1817 inclusive.

Hoy, C. D.

Acrobatic routine performed by one of the Hoy daughters; circa 1930.

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1990.0003.1034
  • Item

A young Chinese girl, dressed in a majorette type costume, bent over backwards, with one foot flat on the floor and the other one straight above her. There is a stuffed armchair in behind her and a floral rug on the floor. Probably one of the Hoy ...

Hoy, C. D.

Acrobatic routine performed by one of the Hoy daughters; circa 1930.

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1990.0003.1028
  • Item

A young Chinese girl, dressed in a majorette type costume, doing a spread eagle on the floor. There is a stuffed armchair behind her and a floral rug on the floor. To the side is an electric floor lamp. Probably one of the Hoy girls. See also P 18...

Hoy, C. D.

Acrobatic routine performed by one of the Hoy daughters; circa 1930.

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1990.0003.1029
  • Item

A young Chinese girl, dressed in a majorette type costume, doing a headstand. There is a stuffed armchair behind her and a floral rug on the floor. Probably one of the How girls. See also P 1819, P 1820, P 1822 to P 1827 inclusive.

Hoy, C. D.

Acrobatic routine performed by one of the Hoy daughters; circa 1930.

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1990.0003.1032
  • Item

A young Chinese girl, dressed in a majorette type costume, doing a backstand. There is a floral rug on the floor and a stuffed armchair behind her. Probably one of the Hoy girls. See also P 1819 to P 1823 inclusive, P 1825 to P 1817 inclusive.

Hoy, C. D.

Address Plaque Numbers

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1980.30.5.1-3
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Rusted metal numbers "825." Each number has four small holes in the metal for affixing the number. The number is probably from an adjoining building by the Chinese Benevolent Association building at 824 Agnes Street. This latter locati...

Address Plate

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1980.30.4
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This wooden address plate measures 8 by 33 cm. The numbers "824" are cut vertically into the wood and painted yellow. There are two nail holes, one on either end.

Admiral of the Tubs

  • CA EMA EMA_Vertical File 'S'|Soue Kee
  • Item
  • July, 1989

Newspaper clipping from the Bulletin of Chief and Petty Officer Association dated July, 1989. Soue Kee emigrated to from China in 1909 to Esquimalt. He was sponsored by the father of Jack (Uncle Jack) Tang, Yip Tang. He left his family, wife and c...

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Aerial view of Chinatown South

  • CA CHL CHL_004750
  • Item
  • 1947

Photograph consists of an aerial view of Yale Road West where Chilliwack's Chinatown south was located until 1934 when it was destroyed by fire. On the east side of the highway is the Chinese Masonic Hall at 136 Yale Road West which was the o...

Lewis, Marion

Agitator, Laundry

  • CA RMA RMA_86.34.1
  • Item

Wooden handle with funnel shaped bottom. Four separate half-circular chambers on the inside. In the center a circular strainer is attached. Found in a building on Front Street, Revelstoke known locally as the Chinese Joss house. A posser was used...

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