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Chinese characters on a frame that say "long live China"; circa 1910.

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1990.0003.1249
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Chinese writing along four edges with two lines at the bottom. See also P2073. Original scan is mirror image, needs to be reversed. Translation: Top: Long Live the Republic of China. Right: Return to the Orient with fortune. Left: Many Greetings and congratulations. Bottom: Sing Kee & Co / Pok Ju Lum (possibly a person's name)

Hoy, C. D.

Unidentified Chinese woman; circa 1910.

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1990.0003.0067
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An old Chinese woman in traditional Chinese attire, sitting in front of a dark background. She is holding a white cloth in her left hand. See also P 1546, P 1855, P 2220, P 2223.

Hoy, C. D.

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. a) Canister is 14cm high by 11cm dia. b) Lid is 2.5cm high by 11cm dia. PH2 2007

Horizontal Scroll Expressing Good Wishes

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_2007.0051.1199
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Rectangular piece of paper with Chinese characters written in black ink. Paper is bright red. Ph2 2007

House Rules (Gambling House)

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_2007.0051.1248
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Rectangular piece of paper with Chinese characters written in black ink. Paper is off white. Possibly game rules. Ph2 2007

Vertical Scroll Expressing Good Wishes

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_2007.0051.1247
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Rectangular piece of paper with Chinese characters written in black ink. Paper is orange with gold flecks. Ph2 2007

Vertical Scroll Expressing Good Wishes

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_2007.0051.1198
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Rectangular piece of paper with Chinese characters written in black ink. Paper is bright red. Ph2 2007

Lunar Calendar, Chinese

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_2007.0051.1215
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Rectangular piece of paper with Chinese characters written in black ink. Paper is bright red. Possibly a calendar. Ph2 2007

Shrine, religious

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_2007.0051.1277
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Shrine of the kitchen god. Wooden shrine painted dark brown. Rectangular in shape with a peaked roof. Four boards of shrine on front are painted red with black Chinese characters inscribed on it. PH2 2007

Horizontal Scroll Expressing Good Wishes

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_2007.0051.1231
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Rectangular piece of paper with Chinese characters written in black ink. Paper is faded red. Ph2 2007

Vertical Scroll Expressing Good Wishes

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_2007.0051.1334
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Faded red rectangle of paper with Chinese characters written in black ink. PH2 2007

Vertical Scroll Expressing Good Wishes

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_2007.0051.1335
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Faded red rectangle of paper with Chinese characters written in black ink. PH2 2007

Vertical Scroll Expressing Good Wishes

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_2007.0051.1336
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Faded orange with gold flecks rectangle of paper with Chinese characters written in black ink. PH2 2007

Vertical Scroll Expressing Good Wishes

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_2007.0051.1475
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A piece of cardboard with 4 black Chinese characters on it. The cardboard is rectangular and is painted red with gold sparkles. PH2 2007

Paper

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_2007.0051.1308
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A group of paper with red chinese print on one side of each sheet of paper. There is a piece of gold or paint on each piece as well. There print is a square with two plants and chinese lettering in the middle. PH2 2007

Envelope

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1997.0003.0040.H
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Rectangular Chinese lucky money envelope with illustration of a dragon and a lantern on sail boat on one side and a robed man and child on the back. PH2 2007

Envelope

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1997.0003.0040.C
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Rectangular Chinese lucky money envelope with illustration of sail boat on one side and two boys with lantern and cherry blossoms on the back. PH2 2007

Envelope

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1997.0003.0040.D
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Rectangular Chinese lucky money envelope with illustration of an old man, a young child and a very small deer on the front and two children fishing on the back. Both sides are bordered in gold and have gold writing. PH2 2007

Envelope

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1997.0003.0040.A
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Rectangular Chinese lucky money envelope with illustration of sail boat on one side and mandarin oranges, basket and fish on the back. PH2 2007

Envelope

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1997.0003.0040.G
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Rectangular Chinese lucky money envelope with illustration of an old man and a deer and Chinese lettering in yellow printed on the front. PH2 2007

Paper, Chinese

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_2007.0051.4396
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Rectangular piece of brown paper covered with an off white tissue paper. Three pieces of tissue paper covers one side only, it is folded over on back and glued along the back edges. Front, centre of tissue paper is a red design of flowers and chinese characters. A thick orange stripe is printed half way up centre of paper with a gold/silver shiny piece of paper on top of the end of the stripe. PH2 2007

Paper, Chinese

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_2007.0051.4392
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Rectangular piece of brown paper covered with an off white tissue paper. Three pieces of tissue paper covers one side only, it is folded over on back and glued along the back edges. Front, centre of tissue paper is a gold/silver shiny rectangle of paper. PH2 2007

Chinese headboard marking a grave in the Richfield cemetery; circa 1936.

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_PHO3016
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A wooden Chinese grave marker in the Richfield cemetery: Translation: "The Grave of Mr. Wong (Huang), Wenzhuo from Taishan. Passed on in 1939, buried at noon of December 20th (Chinese lunar calendar), 1939." The man was Bill Wong's cousin.

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