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C. D. Hoy, right, with his brother-in-law Lim Bing; circa 1910.

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1990.0003.0795
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C. D. Hoy and another Chinese man seated on wooden chairs (one of which has been modified) in front of a dark cloth backdrop. Between them is a small circular table with four books, a clock and flowers. On the floor is a rug of Native design. To t...

Hoy, C. D.

Can

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1994.0539.0001.A-B
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A circular brass coloured metal can and its lid. Two red and two black Chinese characters appear on the side of the item. PH1 2006 PH2 2007

Candlestick

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0402.0002
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A tubularly shaped unpainted wooden Chinese candlestick. Affixed to the side area are the remnants of a rectangularly shaped piece of paper. Three circular nails have been driven into the top of the item. Ph1 2006 PH2 2007

Candlestick

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0402.0005
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A roughly square base predominently wooden candlestick. From just above the base the artifact becomes cylindrical in shape, rising to a relatively flat top surface. To this surface has been nailed a circular piece of steel. This has been attached ...

Candlestick

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0402.0004
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A rectangular base wood and metal Chinese candlestick. From the base the sides of the item slant inwards as they rise up to a narrow rectangular top. Four protruding nails have been used to affix a rectangularly shaped metal segment to the top of ...

Candlestick

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1994.0537.0001
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Circular candlestick. Body is an unfinished tubularly shaped piece of wood. Four circular nails have been hammered into the top surface. PH1 2006 Ph2 2007

Cane, brass

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_2009.0046.0001.A-B
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Brass and steel sword cane. Handle of cane has a face formed on top of knob, face is a bearded Asian man. Hilt of sword/cane has decorative markings in th form of a bearded man with Chinese characters behind him. Scabbard/body of cane is hollow br...

Canister

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1959.0339.0002.A-B
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A circular, metal canister that has copper-coloured sides and lid. On the side of the canister in red paint are Chinese characters. On the side of the lid and canister is a seam. The inside of the canister is a silver metal and is slightly rusty. ...

Canister

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1982.0536.0001.A-B
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A circular, metal canister that has copper-coloured sides and lid. On the side of the canister in red paint are Chinese characters. On the side of the lid and canister is a seam. The inside of the canister is a silver metal and is slightly rusty. ...

Canister, Chinese

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_2000.0064.0026
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A tin can with Chinese characters painted in red on the side. It has a lid that has numerouse rust spots. Some sort of herbs {?} are stored inside. Ph2 2007

Canister, Chinese

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_2000.0064.0025
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A tim can with Chinese characters painted in red on the side. It has a lid that has numerouse rust spots. PH2 2007

Cap

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1997.0003.0019
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A child's woven cap. It is deep red with stripes of light pink and green near the top and stripes of light pink, green and dark pink at the bottom border. There are Chinese "double happiness" characters woven in on one side in dark ...

Cap, Chinese

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_2001.0002.0153
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A conical shaped all black cloth cap. The cap consists of four triangular sections with four hems. Near the edge of the item are two parallel rows of stiching. PH2 2007

Cards, playing

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_2001.0030.0055
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One playing card. Black King of spades, without a number. The back is a red and green check pattern. See summary "Material found in the Chee Kung Tong Building (84)" for further information about Chinese gambling in Chinatown. PH2 2007

Cards, playing

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_2001.0030.0058
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One half of a playing card. Red ten of hearts, with the number ten. The back is red with the image of a winged figure (cherub?) on a bicycle. This image is surrounded by a design including other winged figures on the corners. A hole has been burnt...

Cards, playing

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_2001.0030.0054
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One playing card. Black seven of clubs, without a number. The back is a red and green check pattern. See summary "Material found in the Chee Kung Tong Building (84)" for further information about Chinese gambling in Chinatown. PH2 2007

Cards, playing

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_2001.0030.0057
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One playing card. Black nine of spades, with the number nine. The back is blue with the image of a man riding a tri-wheeled bicycle in the center circle. This image is surrounded by an ornate, almost spiral design. See summary "Material found...

Cards, playing

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_2001.0030.0056
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One playing card. Red King of Diamonds, without a number. The back is blue with the image of mythological creature in a central circle. The circle is surrounded by a geometrical design. See summary "Material found in the Chee Kung Tong Buildi...

Cards, playing

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_2001.0030.0059
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One playing card. Black eight of spades, with the number eight. The back is red with four winged figures (cherubs?) at the corners, set into a floral design. Due to wear, a hole has been formed in the center of the card. See summary "Material...

Ceramic jar, food storage

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_2006.0022.0058
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Large ceramic food storage jar with brown glaze. PH2 2007

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

Checkers, Chinese

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_2000.0041.0426.B
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Chinese checkers board. Red wooden frame and dragons at two corners. Ph3 2008

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