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The writing on this label reads: “Tiger Trademark, Registered Tjap Harimau” and “Eng Aun Tong, Tjap Harimau, Tiger Balm, Matjam.”
Eng Aun Tong
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.
“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
This envelope was likely used to hold medicinal herbs.
The poem translates to: "always be kind and hospitable. It lays a good foundation for your heirs in the future."
Some writing on the back of this scroll.
This scroll would be hung on the right side of a doorway; it was created as a celebration for the opening of a new business and was meant to bring good luck.
Lu Wei Qing
Brown sweet and sour vinegar pottery jug. Wire handle with wood grip. Cork in top and spout. This style has been used for over a hundred years.
Small porcelain bowl - light blue glaze on outside, paler blue inside. Small indented base. Flared from base to top rim. This bowl was used by Chinese families as individual spirits bowl on their table.
Chinese bowl for rice. Hand painted design. Used by the On Lee family of Yale.
Food pot, very common around the Chinese community Made in China Circa 1890 - 1900 Medium brown glaze inside and out
Small Chinese bowl for individual serving. Whitish blue glaze, small pink flowers, green stalks. Two small blue lines around top. Small indented base.
Chinese grey clay bowl-like lid, orange glaze on outside. Circular in shape, with a brim on the edge. It is pitted on the bottom - [evidence it was made on a wheel?].
Ceramic Chinese soy sauce jar. dark brown with random cream and gray markings. Squat round shape with a narrow top opening with 1/4" lip. Spout is at top side with narrow, small opening. Brown paint does not completely cover bottom edge of ja...
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...
This item is from Jumbo’s Cabin in Chinatown, Cumberland B.C. Jumbo (Hor Sue Mah) was one of the last residents of Cumberland’s Chinatown; his cabin is the last remaining structure.
This headstone rubbing was taken from paint on a 4x4 piece of rice paper on wood.
This rubbing was taken from concrete.
This booklet contains the policy of The Nationalist League; full translation available (Translated by: Sen-Shou Lin June, 4th, 1988)
The Nationalist League
This item is a New Year greeting card from Mr. Hwang Li-Yen and Mrs. Whang Mai-Syen; the card reads “Hong On Tai Jan Som Hop Toy Sun, Canton, China.” ; the alternate side reads “Hong Tai Inn, Canton, China.”
(Translated by: Sen-Shou Lin June, 4th, 1988).