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Tin

  • CA CVM CVM_997.63.3
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An oval tin with an attached lid. A paper label is attached to the front and back with Chinese characters and a rooster is impressed within oval lines. On the lid are raised Chinese characters and a central design.

Tin

  • CA CVM CVM_984.41.21a,b
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An Almond Cake Tin (a) and separate lid (b) from the Pekin Restaurant (proprietor Sue Lem Bing). One end and side of tin are Chinese characters. On the other side and end are the words ALMOND CAKE. The sides of the tin also list the ingredients an...

Tin

  • CA CVM CVM_991.72.17-.18
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A "Dried Sliced Beef" tin with lid manufactured by the Yee Yuen Co. H.K., 17 Wing Fung St., W. Hong Kong, Tel.727948. On the lid is a picture of a pastoral North American farm scene. There are Chinese characters all over the tin.

Tin

  • CA CVM CVM_984.41.24
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A Coconut Wafers Tin (a) and separate lid (b) from the Pekin Restaurant (proprietor Sue Lem Bing). On both ends of the tin are Chinese characters and the list of ingredients in English. On one side of the tin are the words COCONUT WAFERS PRODUCT ...

Tin

  • CA CVM CVM_997.5.39a,b
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A rectangular tin with a separate lid. It is dark in colour and has been rusted but stabilized. The lid has raised Chinese figures in a shield shape. The source thought it had contained opium.

Tin

  • CA CVM CVM_984.41.26
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A square, cake tin (a) and separate lid (b) from the Pekin Restaurant (proprietor Sue Lem Bing). The inside and bottom of the tin and bottom of the lid are unpainted. There are many small painted Chinese characters on both parts. The only English ...

Trim

  • CA CVM CVM_002.59.22
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A piece of decorative woven trim in colours of pink, green and light purple.

Vase

  • CA CVM CVM_992.67.12
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A Chinese ginger jar in brown pottery covered with Salish cedar weaving. Around the base is a ring of wild cherry bark. It is roughly made with bulrush verticals and grass. The base is covered. The rim has a loop design and has grass around the e...

Whip

  • CA CVM CVM_989.102.50
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A whip or whip-like object of horsehair. The handle is made of wood and carved decoratively with a metal ring at the end. At the top of the handle, long horsehair is woven or worked into a short 8cm section of some kind of hair or gut bound or wo...

Whisk

  • CA CVM CVM_984.41.4
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A large, metal whip or whisk for mixing batters from the Pekin Restaurant (proprietor Sue Lem Bing). It has a hollow metal cylinder for a handle, which is tightly wrapped in thin wire. Extending out from the top of this handle are twelve long, f...

Yearbook

  • CA CVM CVM_991.72.14
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A large paperback Chinese almanac written in Chinese except for some pages which have many English words. The pages are bound with thread or string which literally has sewn the pages together. Over the spine and binding a red tape has been applie...

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