Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

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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...

Box

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2009.267.1
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Yellow box with windmills, Chinese characters and the words "Luen Chong Tai Tea Co."

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...

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...

Tea cup

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2009.360.3
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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); on the right of the handle is a long plumaged bird, with a flower in its beak. On the bottom are the word...

book

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2009.384.1
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Hardcover book titled "Chinese Birthday, Wedding, Funeral and Other Customs" by Mrs. J. G. Cormack, La Librairie Francaise, Peking & Tientsin. Printed by The Commercial Press, Peking Branch Works. 1923. 209 pages. Blue cover with tit...

Doily

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2009.731.1
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Three round crocheted lace doilies in small, medium and large sizes. A note in the bag reads 'Tableshawl/Edwardian/Chinese Embroidery 1900-1910.'

Book

  • 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.

Ladder

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2010.50.1
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Wooden ladder, fabricated from scraps of wood. From the Chinese Benevolent Association buildings.

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 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...

Buttons

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2012.20.4
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Contents of sewing machine (IH2012.20.2a-b) which was found of IH2012.20.1b, a sewing machine drawer. Consists of a variety of unused buttons and toggles mounted on card. From a Chinese-Canadian family.

Miniature

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2012.20.5A-B
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Miniature oilcan for a sewing machine, found in IH2012.20.1b, a sewing machine drawer (from the donation of a sewing machine, IH2012.20.2a-b). The contents are: .5A-oil can base, a half sphere with a flat bottom, and .5B-lid and nozzle for oil ca...

Fabric remnants

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2012.20.6
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Contents of IH2012.20.1C, a sewing machine drawer (from the donation of a sewing machine, IH2012.20.2a-b). Consists of a variety of salvaged and incomplete fabric pieces. From a Chinese-Canadian family.

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.

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...

Dress

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2012.20.9
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Platinum-coloured cheongsam dress (short sleeved Chinese silk) with embroidery of baskets and tree branches with pale blue and pale coral. Also has maroon accents on the edge and collar. Appears to be unused. On May 17, 2012, the donor relayed t...

Gramophone

  • 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...

Figurine

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IHX1987.1015.1
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Chinese figurine of a woman wearing traditional Dutch attire. Her apparel is a light blue hat, a dark blue apron, a pink skirt, brown shoes and a black jacket.

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_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_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.

Archival material

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IHX1987.2947
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Photographs of the Chinese Benevolent Society drill team and a banner for the Chinese Benevolent Society.

Bottle

  • 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.

Shoes

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

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