Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

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Abacus

  • CA TN TN_2014.009.001
  • Item

Wooden abacus with brass hardware and the words "Chee Kong Tong Society", also known as the Nelson Chinese Masonic Lodge, written in Chinese calligraphy on the back in gold.

Box

  • CA TN TN_1960.027.001
  • Item

A sixteen gauge metal box engraved with a hinged lid and a carved ivory handle. The engraving is detail of two bearded men of Chinese descent in a garden surrounded by an elaborate border.

Brush, Calligraphic

  • CA TN TN_2014.009.003
  • Item

A bamboo brush with stained black hairs and bamboo lid.

Button, Political

  • CA TN TN_1965.021.013
  • Item

Chinese union button. White with red text and a metal pin on verso.

Certificate, Membership

  • CA TN TN_2014.009.005
  • Item
  • December 12, 1919

An off white paper certificate of the "Benevolent Societies Act" from the British Columbia Registrar of Joint Companies to certify the incorporation of the Nelson Chee Tong Kong Society on December 12, 1919.

Document - Chinese Nationalist League

  • CA TN TN_2014.009.025
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A document for the Chinese Nationalist League. In the center at the top is a portrait of Dr. Sun Yat-sen flanked on either side by the Chinese Nationalist and the Republic of China flags.

Inkpad

  • CA TN TN_2014.009.002
  • Item

Silver coloured metal inkpad with lid. An image of bird is engraved on top of the lid and the makers mark is on the bottom.

Iron, Cooking

  • CA TN TN_1993.004.002
  • Item

Bronze Chinese cooking pot with hollow handle and flat, smooth bottom. The edges of the pot are scalloped coming to a point at the handle end.

Jar, Food Storage

  • CA TN TN_2005.140.002
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A rounded dark brown ceramic jar with a wide mouth.

Jar, Food Storage

  • CA TN TN_2005.140.004
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A rounded dark brown ceramic wine jug that narrows at the neck.

Knife, Brush

  • CA TN TN_2014.021.009
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A forged double edged j-shaped metal blade attached to a straight, wooden handle that has been wrapped in electrical tape.

Photograph

  • CA TN TN_2014.009.023
  • Item
  • [1930]

A portrait of a seated man taken by photographer George Meeres in Nelson.

Photograph - Nelson Chinese Youth Orchestra

  • CA TN TN_2003.066.002a
  • Item

A black and white copy negative of the Nelson Chinese Youth Orchestra rehearsing in an interior room. There are five young men playing instruments, and two young women holding sheet music and a microphone.

Photograph - Nelson Chinese Youth Orchestra

  • CA TN TN_2003.066.002b
  • Item

A black and white copy negative of members of the Nelson Chinese Youth Orchestra rehearsing in an interior room. There are seven young men playing instruments, and singers in the center made up of two young women on either side of a young man.

Photograph - Chinese Masonic Hall

  • CA TN TN_2007.052.020
  • Item
  • [1970]

A black and white photograph of the Chinese Masonic Hall located at 605 Lake Street, in a photograph album containing images of buildings and bridges.

Photograph - Man with Umbrella

  • CA TN TN_1983.143.002
  • Item
  • [1910]

A black and white print of a man with an umbrella smoking a cigarette and standing on a roof top with laundry hanging on lines and a view of Nelson, BC and Kootenay Lake.

Photograph - Mar Family Members

  • CA TN TN_2003.066.003
  • Item
  • [1930]

A black and white copy negative of Shu Ling Mar, Mar Juck, and Shu Tong Mar standing in front of an automobile.

Photograph - Members of the Nelson Chinese Nationalist League

  • CA TN TN_2014.009.024
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A black and white photograph of the members of the Nelson Chinese Nationalist League. At the top is a portrait of Dr. Sun Yat-sen in uniform flanked on either side by the Chinese Nationalist and the Republic of China flags. Below him are portraits...

Photograph - Nelson Chinese Youth Association

  • CA TN TN_2003.066.005
  • Item

A black and white copy negative of the Nelson Chinese Youth Association. There are six young men standing and three seated, as well as a seated young woman.

Photograph - Nelson Chinese Youth Association Basketball Team

  • CA TN TN_2003.066.006
  • Item

A black and white copy negative of the Nelson Chinese Youth Association basketball team. There are eleven young men in uniforms, and a young woman on the right hand side and a young man on the left, presumably the coaches.

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