Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

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Photograph

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1960.0209.0008.153
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A typical street scene. Written below this photo it states " Taken in front of the Bowron's home."

Photograph

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1960.0209.0008.221
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A Chinese man standing in front of a wooden fence. Below is "Ear Hay Our honourable servant".

Photograph

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1960.0209.0008.284
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Five men with shovels digging a ditch along a bank. The top of the bank is covered in trees. There are a few spots of snow along the bank. Along the bottom of the photo is written "Chinamen working on C. G. F. Ditch" L.10.4cm W.9cm

Jar

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1960.0211.0006.A-B
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960.211.6 A - Top Dia. 7.9 cm. Base Dia. 6.6 cm. H. 9.2 cm. 960.211.6 B - Top Dia. 1.0 cm. Base Dia. 5.8 cm. H. 1.5 cm. Circular glazed ceramic jar and its lid. The jar has a circular base rim and th 'U' shaped handles attached to its si...

Pot

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1961.0008.0002
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Old Chinese pot. Round and made of brass. Has handle and spout. marked on handle "China".

Compass

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1961.0016.0001.A
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Circular wooden Chinese directional compass. Needle under glass in top, surrounded by black and red Chinese characters. Seven black Chinese characters on circular base undersurface depression.

Teapot

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1961.0027.0002.A-B
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A small galzed ceramic teapot. The exterior of the artifact has a bright orange coloured glazed background upon which are silver coloured decorations that inclue two (2) representations of dragons as wells as Chinese characters. The base of the ar...

Pipe, opium

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1961.0042.0001
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A circular dark wood (bamboo?) opium pipe. The artifact consists of a tube-like segment to each end of which have been attached ivory butt pieces. These in turn each display a hole through their centres. A silver coloured metal spout has been affi...

Chair

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1961.0052.0001
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One Chinese chair. Handmade with wood for a frame and the back, seat and foot rest are woven rope. Head rest is triangular in shape and has an inlaid design in bone or ivory. PH1 2006 PH3 208

Pipe, water

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1961.0057.0001
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One water pipe. Brass.

Dominoes

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1961.0057.0002
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One box of Dominoes used by the Chinese.

Jar

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1961.0057.0003.A-E
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Five Chinese jars.

Pipe, smoking, smoking

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1961.0057.0005
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A long stemmed Chinese pipe; overall length, 11 3 4". Cherrywood stem 7"_ set in cork. Detachable curved mouth-piece with screw thread for stem. Mouthpiece either of bamboo or some compostion. The stem is set into a porcelain or china bo...

Mah-jong

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1961.0057.0007
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Chinese mah-hong set, comprising a wooden box (red-brown stain) with five drawers (drawers covered infront by a vertically sliding panel.) The box is edged with eight brass cornerpeices and topped with two curved brass handles, the sliding panel h...

Stand, plant

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1961.0057.0008
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A handmade Chinese wooden plant stand.

Box, storage

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1961.0067.0007
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A rectangular shaped Chinese mahogany storage chest. The item has a front segment which slides out vertically. Upon this appear three Chinese characters in green paint. Also appearing in green is "MADE IN CHINA". Attached to the top of t...

Hat, Chinese

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1961.0076.0001
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Very old Chinese hat. PH1 2006 Conical bamboo and wicker hat. Hat is composed three layers, the middle is black paper(?) and bamboo leaves with a woven layer of bamboo strips on either side. The head piece is a round woven wicker circle inserted i...

Hat, Chinese

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1961.0078.0001
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Circular wicker Chinese "coolie" hat. Upper surface has been heavily varnished. There is a rectangular black painted design on the top surface. Within this appear four black painted Chinese characters, the images of two Asian males, and ...

Hat, Chinese

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1961.0080.0001
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Chinese straw hat PH1 2006 Conical bamboo hat, frame is made with strips of bamboo woven in a criss cross pattern with bamboo leaves sandwiched between the two outside layers. White string tie on interior of hat. Ph2 2007

Tray, dresser

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1961.0083.0020
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A multi-coloured ceramic dresser tray. The artifact is rectangular with short out turned walls. The design may be Chinese, becouse the black markings in the design appear to be Chinese faces, and a oriental type marking appears in red on the botto...

Teapot

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1961.0112.0001.A-Bdup
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Glazed ceramic teapot and its lid. Beige coloured slip. Two wires form handle. Metal insert in spout. PH1 2006 PH2 2007

Bowl

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1961.0117.0001
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A Chinese serving bowl. The object is a glazed piece of porcelain, hand turned, with an all over green tone underglaze. Multi-coloured enamel brushwork applied over the glaze decorates the exterior sides and interior bottom of the piece. The brush...

Bowl

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1961.0117.0002
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A Chinese serving bowl. The object is a glazed piece of porcelain, hand turned, with an all over green tone underglaze. Multi-coloured enamel brushwork applied over the glaze decorates the exterior s ides and interior bottom of the piece. The brus...

Bowl

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1961.0117.0003.A
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A Chinese bowl, probably sed for rice. The object is a glazed piece of porcelain, hand turned, with a green tone underg lazeapplied to the exterior of the bowl and a green tone underglaze appli ed to the interior. The piece may be re ferred to as ...

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