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Cup & Saucer & plate (Food Service T&E)

  • CA NAN NAN_1994.013.001 (a-b-c)
  • Item
  • 1994-09-28

Donor, Mrs. Murdoch, had obtained tea set pieces from Mrs. Cecil Mulhulland, who had obtained them from Mrs. Hardy, who had owned a herbalist shop on Victoria Crescent. Mrs. Murdoch's estimation was that the tea set was approximately 85 years...

Murdoch, J., Mrs.

Decanter (Ceremonial Artifact)

  • CA NAN NAN_1979.211.001 (a-b)
  • Item

Local provenance. Used with ceremonial wine cups, one decanter used between two people. It would be placed on the mantle of a chinese household. Found in Nanaimo.

Lee, Ed

Demijohn (Container)

  • CA NAN NAN_1993.042.001
  • Item
  • 1993-12-09

Used by donor's uncle, Sam Jung, who immigrated to Canada during late 19th century and was foreman at No. 1 mine for the rail and sawmill sections. Sam Jung brought donor to Canada in 1918. Demijohn held whiskey and herbs for flavouring it.

Jung, Mr.

Dragon Figurehead (Art)

  • CA NAN NAN_2014.067.001
  • Item
  • 2014-08-19

The figurehead was carved in Hong Kong and was mounted on the Rendezvous Cruiser: the bathtub entry for the Diners' Rendezvous restaurant. The distinctive red tub could be seen speeding around the harbour in the late 1960's and early 197...

Wong, Chuck

Figurine (Art)

  • CA NAN NAN_1994.013.003
  • Item
  • 1994-09-28

The figurine was given to Mrs. Murdoch early in her marriage of 1939 by her mother-in-law. The figurine was purchased in Nanaimo's Chinatown.

Murdoch, J., Mrs.

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