Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

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Announcement, Chinese

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1991.0285.0603.1
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A group of Chinese symbols (3-1) "da yoi cai ye (Chinese symbols)". (2-2) "fa cai xuan dong (Chinese symbols). (3-3) "heng cai (Chinese symbols)." All of them were written using black ink on rectangular red papers. Found i...

Announcement, Chinese

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1991.0285.0630
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A Chinese symbol fragment using black ink on a rectangular red paper. It was attached to newspaper made wall paper with a date "1895" and it covered partially picture (991.285.618(2-1)) and it was covered late with a light blue cardboard...

Application, registration

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1996.0009.0001
  • Item

Paper with Chinese writing and photograph of older ethnic Chinese male. PH1 2006

Apron, worker's

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1994.0963.0007
  • Item

A beige coloured worker's apron. A total of three pocket appear on the front of the artifact. At the top of these are a total of four steel fasteners, upon each of which "TROY" appears in raised lettering. A neck loop has been attac...

Troy

Artwork, framed

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_2013.0062.0001.a-d
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(a) framed swatch of hand woven Chinese silk brocade, image featuring a bird with elaborate plumage on a red background. Frame is plastic, diamond shaped, with red hanging string at the top, and decrative knot with tassle at the bottom. Back of fr...

Ashtray

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1993.0105.0006
  • Item

A multi-colored glazed ceramic artifact. Possibly an ashtray. The main body of the item has the shape (and decoration) of an inverted turtle shell. Passing transversely under this portion, there are circular segments of wire, two of which two of w...

Atlarpiece

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1993.0107.0001
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A rectangular shaped base tin Chinese altarpiece. The item is a cloud symbol, and it consists of a base that has four square "feet" and a deformed top from which vertically rise four abstractly designed metal segments. The base of each s...

Avaline or May Hoy; circa 1920.

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1990.0003.0586
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A Chinese girl standing in front of a woodpile, holding an apple in her right hand. She is wearing a long, high neck, long sleeve dress, (with embroidery ), thermal leggings, high button shoes. Evelyn or May Hoy?

Hoy, C. D.

Backrest

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1994.0429.0001
  • Item

Wooden backrest for artifact 994.428.1. Item consists of three vertical planks connected by two horizontal back segments. Five blue Chinese characters have been painted on one of the boards. Inverted 'U' shaped hanging device at top. PH1...

Bag

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1993.0105.0002
  • Item

A roughly rectangularly shaped sack. On one side of the item, several Chinese characters appear in black. Per Mrs. S. Kilvert, the artifact is known as a "jack doy" (made from water grass). It was used to carry rice, beans, grain, etc. s...

Bag

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1982.0134.0278
  • Item

Brown paper bag. Black Chinese characters.

Bag

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1982.0134.0281
  • Item

Paper bag. Ink Chinese characters.

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