Calligraphy Scroll of Scene From “Shui Hu Zhuan”
- CA CUMB CUMB_2000.015.001
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
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.
Wellington Colliery Railway Customs Report from 1925
- CA CUMB CUMB_2007.027.035
This is a customs Report/ Receipt form the Wellington Colliery Railway Company; there are some Chinese characters on the back; Date: December, 7, 1925.
Wellington Colliery Railway Company
Collection of Small Opium Bottles from Mine Site in Cumberland B.C.
- CA CUMB CUMB_2015.013.002.A-G
These bottles were recovered from an old mining site in Cumberland B.C. They were in the ground under a foot of mud. It is believed that these bottles contained opium for Chinese miners. Note the presentation of the corks. Some of the bottles of c...
Dalphne Joyce Mulholland
Stores and Buildings in Chinatown, Cumberland B.C.
- CA CUMB CUMB_980.010.050
The view of Chinatown in this photo shows Mah Kim’s store that was later a gambling hall on the right; the building in the middle at the rear belonged to Wong Suey, and the building behind the car belonged to “Slugger.”