Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

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Box

  • CA TN TN_1960.027.001
  • Item

A sixteen gauge metal box engraved with a hinged lid and a carved ivory handle. The engraving is detail of two bearded men of Chinese descent in a garden surrounded by an elaborate border.

Tablecloth

  • CA TN TN_1960.051.010
  • Item

A white square linen tablecloth with white embroidered dragons along the border.

Stand

  • CA TN TN_1963.026.060
  • Item

Circular dark-brown wooden stand with four short legs and raised lip. The base is carved with an open scroll pattern.

Button, Political

  • CA TN TN_1965.021.013
  • Item

Chinese union button. White with red text and a metal pin on verso.

Photograph - Man with Umbrella

  • CA TN TN_1983.143.002
  • Item
  • [1910]

A black and white print of a man with an umbrella smoking a cigarette and standing on a roof top with laundry hanging on lines and a view of Nelson, BC and Kootenay Lake.

Iron, Cooking

  • CA TN TN_1993.004.002
  • Item

Bronze Chinese cooking pot with hollow handle and flat, smooth bottom. The edges of the pot are scalloped coming to a point at the handle end.

Photograph - Nelson Chinese Youth Orchestra

  • CA TN TN_2003.066.002a
  • Item

A black and white copy negative of the Nelson Chinese Youth Orchestra rehearsing in an interior room. There are five young men playing instruments, and two young women holding sheet music and a microphone.

Photograph - Nelson Chinese Youth Orchestra

  • CA TN TN_2003.066.002b
  • Item

A black and white copy negative of members of the Nelson Chinese Youth Orchestra rehearsing in an interior room. There are seven young men playing instruments, and singers in the center made up of two young women on either side of a young man.

Photograph - Mar Family Members

  • CA TN TN_2003.066.003
  • Item
  • [1930]

A black and white copy negative of Shu Ling Mar, Mar Juck, and Shu Tong Mar standing in front of an automobile.

Photograph - Nelson Chinese Youth Association

  • CA TN TN_2003.066.005
  • Item

A black and white copy negative of the Nelson Chinese Youth Association. There are six young men standing and three seated, as well as a seated young woman.

Photograph - Nelson Chinese Youth Association Basketball Team

  • CA TN TN_2003.066.006
  • Item

A black and white copy negative of the Nelson Chinese Youth Association basketball team. There are eleven young men in uniforms, and a young woman on the right hand side and a young man on the left, presumably the coaches.

Tablecloth

  • CA TN TN_2004.007.001
  • Item

An off white square tablecloth with embroidered white dragons and clouds.

Jar, Food Storage

  • CA TN TN_2005.140.002
  • Item

A rounded dark brown ceramic jar with a wide mouth.

Jar, Food Storage

  • CA TN TN_2005.140.004
  • Item

A rounded dark brown ceramic wine jug that narrows at the neck.

Shoes

  • CA TN TN_2005.165.001
  • Item

Dark brown velvety men's slipper-like shoes with embroidered brown bamboo shoots on the surface. At the toe there is a band up the center to produce a reinforced upturned false toe.

Shoes

  • CA TN TN_2007.042.001
  • Item

Pair of bound foot shoes with slightly raised heels, rounded toes, and elongated, rectangular tabs at the back of the heel. Uppers are green and pink, and detailed with pink, yellow, and purple silk embroidery.

Photograph - Chinese Masonic Hall

  • CA TN TN_2007.052.020
  • Item
  • [1970]

A black and white photograph of the Chinese Masonic Hall located at 605 Lake Street, in a photograph album containing images of buildings and bridges.

Photograph - The Chinese Nationalist League

  • CA TN TN_2009.042.001
  • Item
  • [1930]

A black and white photograph of the Chinese Nationalist building located at 524 Lake Street in Nelson, B.C. shows seven men posing on the porch and Chinese written in ink along the bottom.

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