Hell Bank Notes -Ceremonial Monies
- CA CUMB CUMB_985.045.001
These paper monies are called “Hell Bank Notes,” and amount to $50,000,000 each- only to be used in Hell . Ceremonial monies of this kind are still in use today. Photograph shows front and back.
Tiger Balm Label
- CA CUMB CUMB_995.027.008
The writing on this label reads: “Tiger Trademark, Registered Tjap Harimau” and “Eng Aun Tong, Tjap Harimau, Tiger Balm, Matjam.”
Eng Aun Tong
Chinese Record "Over the Line: GWO"
- CA CUMB CUMB_988.059.001
Chinese Record “Over the line: GWO Jl-l Below: “We usually have new recorders speakers etc… we like customers to come to our store and shop at -----“
Wall Hanging Calendar from "Leung's Grocery Ltd."
- CA CUMB CUMB_998.019.001
This is a wallhanging from a Leung Grocery Ltd. calendar. The wall-hanging is a painted scene of a cottage by a lake or river, with ducks flying by. It is set in a cardboard frame.
Leung Grocery Ltd.
Chinese Bible from The Christian Literature Society for China
- CA CUMB CUMB_991.025.013
“Wlan Kwoh Kung Pao: A review of the times, new series by Rev. D Macgillivary, acting editor.” Published by: The Christian Literature Society for China (formerly Society for the Diffusion of Christian and General Knowledge Among the Chinese.” Prin...
Rev. D. Macgillivary
Calligraphy Scroll with Poem
- CA CUMB CUMB_980.526
The poem translates to: "always be kind and hospitable. It lays a good foundation for your heirs in the future."
- CA CUMB CUMB_982.092.004
Some writing on the back of this scroll.
Pak Moy Kwai Medicinal Tonic Bottle
- CA CUMB CUMB_998.048.017
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
White Porcelain Cup
- CA CUMB CUMB_986.010.056
A marking on the bottom of the cup reads: “YUA, Wood & Sons ltd. encl A. O, R N.5.3.8.”
Wood & Sons Ltd.
Personal Seal/ Chop of Jumbo (Hor Sue Mah)
- CA CUMB CUMB_984.100.001
This was Jumbo’s (Hor Sue Mah) personal seal; there is a carved lion on the top and the mahogany base was made by Bill Johnstone. Jumbo gave this seal to Bill Johnstone just before he left Chinatown in Cumberland B.C. Jumbo was the last Chinese re...