Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

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Plate

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2006.181.26
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Decorated Chinese porcelain plate, side plate size (small).

Plate

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2006.181.28
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Decorated Chinese porcelain plate, dinner plate sized.

Platter

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2009.360.1
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China platter with gold rim and edge, measures 10.25" in diameter. There is a Chinese character at the twelve o'clock position. To the right is a dragon (with four feet and no wings) facing into the centre. On the left is a bird with l...

Poker chip

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1980.30.24.1-63
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Brown plastic chip-like poker chips, 3.7 cm diameter with a gold Chinese character on either side. 63 in total.

Pot

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2009.1044.12
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Soy sauce pot. This is brown pottery from the 1910-1930 period. Found in the soil beneath the Burr (Columbia) Theatre.

Pot

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2009.1044.13
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Tiger Whiskey pot. This is green pottery from the 1890-1910 period. Found in the soil beneath the Burr (Columbia) Theatre.

Queue

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1954.30.1
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Chinese queue cut off in 1912 at the Brunette Mill in New Westminster. Many Chinese began to adopt the western haircut around this time, after the 1911 Chinese Revolution.

Red Box

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IHX1987.744.1A-B
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This little box has an illustration with cross-hatching on top. Appears to be a stylized landscape in portrait format.

Scale

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IHX1987.1451.1A-D
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Chinese opium scales. It comes with an ivory bar for measuring weights, a plate with four strings and an oval weight with black string.

Scale

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2006.181.2A-C
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A Chinese scale. The components are: .2A - a wood, almost guitar-shaped case that pivots at the top of the neck to reveal a compartment for a scale and weight. .2B-hand scale, Chinese, 30 cm ivory spar with graduation marks and hold points of thre...

Scale

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IHX1987.1532.1
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Scale with a wooden base and weight at one end, shaped like ball. The other end is a plate of about 19 cm in diameter. The base is about 64 cm long; the weight and plate are rusted.

Scale

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IHX1987.1452.1A-C
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Chinese opium scale in a wooden case that is shaped like a guitar. There is also an ivory bar with a plate and a weight.

Scale

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2006.181.3A-B
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Chinese scale. Component .3A is a handheld spar scale. Has an all wood 45-cm spar, with graduation marks, and with a hook to hang what is to be weighted. Component 3B is a weight on a string to slide up and down the spar to balance the weight and...

Scale case

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1962.7.2.1
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Wooden case for an opium scale. It is shaped like a guitar with a long handle. The inside is carved to fit the scale and there is a piece of paper glued to it that has Chinese writing on it. The bottom of the case is chipped. The paper label glued...

Sculpture

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1980.30.26.2
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Relief sculpture of Soong May-ling's face in profile, a copper coloured ceramic circle, there are three etched Chinese characters (___ Ji_ng f_rホn, Mrs. Chiang), and initials "PR", diameter is 22.8 cm. Soong May-ling has her hair ...

Sculpture

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1980.30.26.1
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Relief sculpture of a Chiang Kai-shek's face in profile possibly some military decoration on the collar, a copper coloured ceramic circle, there are 3 etched Chinese characters (___ Ji_ng zh_xメ, or Chairman Chiang), diameter is 22.8 cm. Chia...

Sewing Machine Accessories

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2012.20.3
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Contents of sewing machine (IH2012.20.2a-b) which was found in IH2012.20.1b, the sewing machine's drawer. This series consists of accessories such as bobbins, screw drivers, presser feet, shuttles, a belt fragment, and other items. From a C...

Sewing machine

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2012.20.1A-F
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Treadle sewing machine. It is a Singer Manufacturing Co. one, serial number G-3864 (indicating it is from 1914). Used by the Law family of New Westminster. The components are: (.1A) sewing machine, drop head. Has a red fabric band attached to the...

Sewing notions

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2012.20.7
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Contents of IH2012.20.1F, a sewing machine drawer (from the donation of a sewing machine, IH2012.20.2a-b). The contents consist of 4 bobbins, some buttons, a buckle, a metal piece, and a homemade pin cushion. From a Chinese-Canadian family.

Shears

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2006.181.7
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Large shears measuring 32 cm long (with a 14-cm cutting edge). The knuckle padding is sewn on. The donor's father came to Victoria around 1917, while his wife and children remained in China. He later moved to New Westminster, then Vancouver...

Shoes

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IHX1987.3174A-B
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Cotton embroidered "Chinese" slipper with leather sole. Primary colours are blue and grey.

Sign

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1980.30.2
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Chinese sign with two green painted characters fixed to painted blue cardboard. There is a wooden pole down the centre of the back of the cardboard and nails through the characters and the pole. There is a string attached to the pole.

Sign

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1980.30.1
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Wooden framed sign on white linen and written in Chinese. The sign is 99 by 54 cm. It offers congratulations from the Victoria Chinese Benevolent Society Association on the occasion of the opening of the New Westminster Chinese Benevolent Associ...

Skirt

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2006.195.3
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Blue Chinese-style skirt. It has a side snap with hook and loop metal catches. Treated with moth balls.

Skirt

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2006.195.5
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Chinese wrap skirt. It is composed of closed pleats in brown and black with a blue edge detail band with purple flowers. Blue top band has a centre toggle opening, with ties on the ends. Treated with moth balls.

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