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Cumberland Museum and Archives

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Calligraphy Scroll of Scene From “Shui Hu Zhuan”

  • CA CUMB CUMB_2000.015.001
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Scene depiction translated in the water margin.“Shui Hu Zhuan” is considered to be one of the 4 great novels of Chinese literature; the men depicted are members of the 108 stars of destiny, the main characters of the novel. Hazel Jordan owned hote...

Embroidered Table Runner from Jumbo's Cabin

  • CA CUMB CUMB_2005.038.001
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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.

Jumbo

Brass Abacus

  • CA CUMB CUMB_2006.010.001
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This abacus is made completely of brass; it could be a child's abacus due to its size.

Straw Hat

  • CA CUMB CUMB_2007.013.001
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Used for working in fields.

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