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  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1993.0002.0009
  • Item
  • 1892

Circular dark green three-piece mould bottle for holding a red herb wine. Encircling ring on neck. "WING LEE WAI" and seven Chinese characters appear in embossed letters on side. These characters respectively mean 1) Made in Tin Tuin (a ...

Wing Lee Wai

Bowl, opium

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1993.0002.0002.A-B
  • Item

Circular greenish-grey ceramic opium holder. Two sets of parallel grooves around edge, glazed base. Characters translate 1) Jang Designed Container 2) Foog Kee (Store name, indicated twice) 3) Double Happiness 4) Mercury container. PH1 2006

Bowl, opium

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1993.0002.0006
  • Item

Circular glass opium bowl. Total of twelve oval shaped flat surfaces around side. Angled lip at top with a circular opening. PH1 2006

Jar, food-storage

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1993.0002.0001
  • Item

Circular shouldered food jar. Base slants outward and has unglazed sections. The remainder of the item exhibits a dark brown glaze. Rounded lip. PH1 2006

Lid, tin

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1993.0002.0005
  • Item

A rectangular opium box lid. Faint embossed decorations appear in the centre of the top surface. PH1 2006

Tin, opium

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1993.0002.0004.A-B
  • Item

Rectangularly shaped opium tin and its lid. 993.2.4a is tin (L. 6.7 cm., W. 4.2 cm., H. 4.5 cm.) 993.2.4b is lid (L. 6.9 cm., W. 4.3 cm., H. 1.6 cm.) Chinese characters in an oblong depression on top surface of lid. Characters translate "Made...