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2 Envelopes and 1 Letter from Hong Kong to Cumberland B.C.

  • CA CUMB CUMB_983.025.002
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  • 1930-05

Envelope (B) is from Hong Kong and addressed to Hwang Je-Syen from Hwang Ren-II; letter (A) stating that the sender received money from Je-Syen and that “Your family is fine, so don’t worry about it.”; envelope C is addressed to “Sing Shun & C...

Wing Shing

Box of ''Wing Tai Co.'' Medicine Oil '' Cross Balm''

  • CA CUMB CUMB_995.052.006
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This box once contained “Wing Tai Co.” medicine oil known as “Cross Balm.” Which was used for cough, headache, rheumatism, sore throat, toothache, neuralgia, gout, lumbago, sciatica, scorpion, asthma, insect bites, stings, cuts, cramps etc…One la...

Wing Tai Co.

Box with Vial of “Suppositoria of Red Pills”

  • CA CUMB CUMB_995.027.004
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This box contains “suppositoria of red pills” that were made in Hong Kong; the box has Chinese and English writing. The product was manufactured by: Ho Ming Sing Tong in Hong Kong.

Ming Sing Tong

Glass Bottle of "Girl Brand Florida Water"

  • CA CUMB CUMB_985.041.008
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This bottle is from Kwong Sang Hong ltd.; it was made in Hong Kong. The label reads: "Girl Brand" “Florida Water” , with the image of 2 women, roses, and 2 flags.

Kwong Sang Hong ltd

Metal Tin Produced by Poche Tong Poon Moum

  • CA CUMB CUMB_986.010.237
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This tin has both Chinese and English writing stating that this product was manufactured by Poche Tong Poon Moum in Hong Kong.

Poche Tong Poon Moum

Ming Kung Cake Tin

  • CA CUMB CUMB_981.273.010
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Product of Hung To Yuen Co. ; The ingredients on the side of the tin read: “flour, sugar, green bean powder, vegetable oil and peanut.” “Manufactured on Kings Road, Hong Kong.”

Hung To Yuen Co.

Money Wire to Hong Kong

  • CA CUMB CUMB_2011.002.001A-C
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None of the items are translated; the business card reads: ''Mah In Luen.''; Photographed: All.

Pak Moy Kwai Medicinal Tonic Bottle

  • CA CUMB CUMB_998.048.017
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This bottle once contained medicinal wine. The front of the bottle is embossed with “Federal Law Forbids Sale of Re-Use of This Bottle.” There are 2 labels on the right side; the first label reads: “This bottle contains 26.6 ounces, medicinal win...

Wing Lee Wai

Post Office Receipt to Wing Yee Chong and a Royal Bank Receipt

  • CA CUMB CUMB_982.020.028
  • Item
  • 1920-04-06-1920-03-24

A: is a receipt from the post office addressed to Wing Yee Chong, Hong Kong. A Dated:April, 6, 1920; B: is a receipt for $700 from the Royal Bank of Union Bay B.C. to Hong Kong; B Date: Mar, 24, 1920. Photographed: 982.020.028 B (Royal Bank Recei...

Wing Yee Chong