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Almanac

  • CA CVM CVM_984.41.19
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A very old Chinese almanac. It has no spine, but the pages are bound together by a red string in four places along the spine edge. Since the Chinese read from right to left, all of the following cover descriptions will be referred to in this way....

Altar

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0279.0001
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A wooden board with two (2) sides and a top. Red clothing has been affixed to the top. There are several layers of paper on the board. The artifact has been inscribed with Chinese lettering, which may refer to the Chi Kung Tong.

Altar

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0271.0001
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One (1) red wooden Chinese altar crown. The front portion has a moulded bottom edge, and the side and bottom pieces are at right angles to the front of the artifact.

Altar, Chinese

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1999.0031.1603
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A wood Chinese household altar painted red with gold trim.

Altar, Chinese

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_R1603
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This object is a reproduction and is being used for display purposes.

Altarpiece

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0272.0001
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Wooden altarpiece. Tope & front stained. Red & black Ying Yang symbol on front. 3 candle holding (?) depressions on toe (4.0 cm. dia. each).

Altarpiece

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0388.0001.AandB
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A) Bears Date. 7th dawn of the midsummer month 1891. Urn like object standing on four curved legs, narrow waist, with two pierced handles on the top. "A" stands upon a base. B) Base has four short legs, perforated on the top with the Chi...

Altarpiece

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0390.0001
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A large candlestick like object on four short legs, square in cross section. Tapers from bottom and top to a large centre section.

Altarpiece

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0390.0002
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One Chinese altar piece.

Altarpiece

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1993.0106.0001
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A square based roughly rectangular shaped tin Chinese altarpiece. The item is a cloud symbol, and it consists of a base that has four square "feet" and a horizontal top from which vertically rise four abstractly designed metal segments. ...

Altarpiece

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0389.0001
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Chinese altarpiece. Square base with vertical element. Two square mouldings around the vertical element.

Altarpiece

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0389.0002
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Stands on four short legs. First section is narrow waist from square aperture At top of first section a second section emerges. Second section tapers from the top to the bottom square in cross section. A 15.3 cm. shaft (hollow, square in cross sec...

Altarpiece

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1993.0140.0001.A-B
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993.140.1 a L. 22.5 cm. W. 15.5 cm. H. 10.0 cm. 993.140.1 b L. 27.0 cm. W. 16.0 cm. H. 51.0 cm. Altarpiece (two pieces). Top segment displays Chinese inscriptions in red paint. PH1 2006

Altarpiece, table

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0277.0001
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Ph1 2006 Roughly constructed table made of planks and both round and square nails. Chinese lettering on sides. Paint, scratches, and wear on surfaces. Ph2 2007

Alter

  • CA CVM CVM_991.72.11-.13
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A small portable wooden altar. Two ornate, plastic, gold-coloured electric candles come with it. A wire reaches out the back to plug in the candles.

An unidentified woman with two small children and a baby; circa 1910.

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1990.0003.1531
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A Chinese (?) women seated on a wooden chair, holding a baby on her lap. There is a young boy to her right and a young girl to her left. They are in front of a closed doorway. The woman is sitting in a pressed back chair.

Hoy, C. D.

Announcement

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1991.0285.0567.1
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Three rectangular orange colored paper covered with gold foil, with Chinese written using black ink. There are overlaped and covered with light yellow paint. PH1 2006 Ph2 2007

Announcement

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1991.0285.0567.2
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Three rectangular orange colored paper covered with gold foil, with Chinese written using black ink. There are overlaped and covered with light yellow paint. PH1 2006 Ph2 2007

Announcement

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1991.0285.0567.3
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Three rectangular orange colored paper covered with gold foil, with Chinese written using black ink. There are overlaped and covered with light yellow paint. PH1 2006 Ph2 2007

Announcement

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1991.0285.0592.1
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(2-1) a Chinese symbol "Dan Men Fa Cai (Chinese symbols)" written using black ink on a rectangular orange paper. (2-2) was overlapped with (2-1). Both (2-1) and (2-2) were covered with light pink color paint. PH1 2006 Ph2 2007

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