Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

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New Westminster Museums and Archives


  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1980.30.20.3
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Wooden handled metal ink stamp with five Chinese characters.

Cornice brackets

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1979.41.1-.11
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Cornice brackets from the Chinese Benevolent Association office at 825 Victoria Street. They are made of soft wood (cedar?) and painted green.


  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1997.33.4A-D
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Chinese musical instrument. It has a cylindrical-shaped body with thin neck and two pegs and is decorated with snake skin. Located circa 1950 in a Chinese building on Carnarvon Street at 800/900 block, odd side.


  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2006.181.16
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Chinese-style brown dress with high band collar and armpit to neck slash with snap closures.


  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2006.181.18
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Decorated Chinese porcelain soup spoon.

Soy sauce dish

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2006.181.20
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Decorated Chinese porcelain soy sauce dish.


  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2006.195.2
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Silk Chinese-style blouse, light blue with an occasional floral spot in the silk and fancy toggle style closures. It has black piping detail near the edge. The underside overlapping front panel has a handkerchief pocket. Treated with moth balls.


  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2006.195.4
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Chinese dress in black and purple. The zip side also has side snap closures. Treated with moth balls.

Tea cup

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2009.360.2
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China tea cup with gold rim and handle. It has a Chinese character on each side; to the left of the handle is a dragon (four feet, no wings); and on the right of the handle is a long plumaged bird with a flower in its beak. On bottom, the markings...


  • 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.

Unknown item

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2009.252.1
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Lacquered piece of wood with inlaid gold work of a tree with blossoms. On the right are four large flip-up ivory tabs with insects inlaid on top. To the left, there are three small and one large ivory tabs. It might be a counting device or a game...


  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1980.30.31A-B
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Doors from the Chinese Benevolent Association building, painted light green. The components are .31A swing door with knob, missing one half of one hinge; 31B stationary 'pinned' door, has hardware but no knob, has a pull chain release c...

Water spray can

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2008.125.1A-B
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Water spray can. Looks like a small brass tin can with a tube across the top, with a small fill port and cap on the top. Might be home made, from a tin can. One would blow through the pipe on top, which would pick up water through the hole in the ...

Spoon fragment

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2009.1044.31
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Porcelain spoon in blue with cherry blossoms.


  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1979.41.12
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Wood desk with dark finish, four legs and a small top. It is probably from Chinese Benevolent Association's school.

Bowl fragment

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1988.87.51
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Bowl fragment. It is blue on grey and has a blue back, Chinese style.

Knitting needles

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2012.20.8A-G
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These appear to be double-point knitting needles in a case. The items are: .8A-case, .8B-case end; .8C-F Four 8.75 inch long double point knitting needles (?); and .8G- a 8.75 thicker gauge aluminum double point knitting needles. Found inside IH...


  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2015.19.1
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Tabletop gramophone owned by donor's father, Chong Hee, who went by Johnny when running the family store in New Westminster (his name was transcribed as Cheung). He was born in 1905, opened a Columbia Street store, another at Sixth and Carna...


  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2006.39.3
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Small glass medicine bottle with broken neck. Located at 822 Carnarvon Street, possibly a New Westminster Chinatown item.


  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2006.181.1
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Black wood abacus. A section of the right edge is missing at the back, allowing the panel to slide. Used by the donor's father at his store.


  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2009.846.1
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Chinese language book called "Tung Wah Coffin Home & The Global Charity Network: selected archives source materials" by Ming Yip. Pages 216-217 have New Westminster content.


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


  • CA NWM_ NWM_IHX1987.3118.52
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Dark green glass bottle with two horseshoes embossed on side and Chinese characters around the bottom.


  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2000.17.5
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Brown wood comb with large teeth. Found in the Chinese barn on Carnarvon Street.


  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1989.3.4A-B
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Doll with carved and painted wooden head and hands. The doll depicts a Chinese male figure in a green, colourfully embroidered robe. He wears white and pink floral printed pants under his robe. Part B of the artefact is a gold paper headdress.

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