Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

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Abacus

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2006.181.1
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Black wood abacus. A section of the right edge is missing at the back, allowing the panel to slide. Used by the donor's father at his store.

Abacus

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1954.10.1
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Abacus, a calculator used by Chinese immigrants as an aid in counting. This one is made of dark wood.

Address Plaque Numbers

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1980.30.5.1-3
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Rusted metal numbers "825." Each number has four small holes in the metal for affixing the number. The number is probably from an adjoining building by the Chinese Benevolent Association building at 824 Agnes Street. This latter locati...

Address Plate

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1980.30.4
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This wooden address plate measures 8 by 33 cm. The numbers "824" are cut vertically into the wood and painted yellow. There are two nail holes, one on either end.

Archival material

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IHX1987.2947
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Photographs of the Chinese Benevolent Society drill team and a banner for the Chinese Benevolent Society.

Archival material

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2006.180
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Rev. Shiu items. A blue book of moral sayings (four words per line, in Chinese); a green softcover book, English from left, Chinese from right (back of book); and loose slips of paper inside.

Archival material

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2006.211
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Documents including head tax certificate of Tee Lee Sing Kan; bylaws of Chinese Old Man's Home in Chinese and English; Kwong on Wo balance sheets on letterhead; directors list; and other Chinese documents.

Basket

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2008.747.1A-B
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Round woven basket with three red tassels on top, a Chinese coin, and a red plastic loop handle. The basket is a dark brown colour. The basket contains three plastic bags with no numbered items. The bags contain the following: strips of lace trimm...

Basket

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1997.32.1
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Large wicker basket/suitcase with a handle. The suitcase has a dark brown border, with strips of light brown decorating, leather patching on the corners. "CC Shiu" is written in black on one side; on the other in the label holder is &q...

Basket

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IHX1987.974.1A-B
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Faded purple round squat basket and lid. There are bead handles on the lid and a bow decoration. The handle is on the centre and has Chinese characters.

Basketry over bottle

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2007.811.1
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First Peoples' basketry bottle. Basketry is woven around the bottle, on the diagonal and patterned with contrasting colour basketry. It is 18 cm tall. The top diameter is 5.5 cm. Made for souvenir trade? The bottle is a Chinese imported Ta ...

Block

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1980.30.16
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Small square ink block tin with no lid. It is 4.7 by 4.7 cm. In the tin, there is a lump of black material, etched with several things including some Chinese characters and part of the words "Hong Kong" and "No. 28 (?)"

Blouse

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2006.195.1
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Silk Chinese blue blouse with double breast overlapping front and side closure. There are five side toggles, two are in groups of two, with two at the collar, and two at the breast corner. Has been treated with moth balls.

Blouse

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2006.195.2
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Silk Chinese-style blouse, light blue with an occasional floral spot in the silk and fancy toggle style closures. It has black piping detail near the edge. The underside overlapping front panel has a handkerchief pocket. Treated with moth balls.

Book

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2009.846.1
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Chinese language book called "Tung Wah Coffin Home & The Global Charity Network: selected archives source materials" by Ming Yip. Pages 216-217 have New Westminster content.

Book

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2006.180.1
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Small-sized New Testament in Chinese, from the Reverend C. C. Shiu.

Bottle

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1988.87.78
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Clear glass bottle with a black lid and a red label. The label has Chinese characters and the English text "POISON" and "Kwong Chai Tong."

Bottle

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2006.39.3
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Small glass medicine bottle with broken neck. Located at 822 Carnarvon Street, possibly a New Westminster Chinatown item.

Bottle

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IHX1987.3118.52
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Dark green glass bottle with two horseshoes embossed on side and Chinese characters around the bottom.

Bowl

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2009.1044.42
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Porcelain bowl rim shard. It has a blue tint with dark blue decoration.

Bowl

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2006.181.22
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Small decorated Chinese porcelain 'rice' bowl.

Bowl

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2006.181.24
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Decorated Chinese porcelain serving bowl (medium).

Bowl

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IHX985-0266
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Ceramic bowl. The bowl has large relief figures across the face, with two Chinese men. The man on left is in green robes, the man on the right in blue. Both are bald with long trailing horn-like hair; the man in blue has a branch in his hands go...

Bowl

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2006.181.23
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Small decorated Chinese porcelain 'rice' bowl.

Bowl fragment

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1988.87.51
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Bowl fragment. It is blue on grey and has a blue back, Chinese style.

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