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Collection of Small Opium Bottles from Mine Site in Cumberland B.C.

  • CA CUMB CUMB_2015.013.002.A-G
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These bottles were recovered from an old mining site in Cumberland B.C. They were in the ground under a foot of mud. It is believed that these bottles contained opium for Chinese miners. Note the presentation of the corks. Some of the bottles of c...

Dalphne Joyce Mulholland

Embroidered Table Runner from Jumbo's Cabin

  • CA CUMB CUMB_2005.038.001
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This item is from Jumbo’s Cabin in Chinatown, Cumberland B.C. Jumbo (Hor Sue Mah) was one of the last residents of Cumberland’s Chinatown; his cabin is the last remaining structure.

Jumbo