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Opium Tin (Merchandising T&E)

  • CA NAN NAN_1978.172.001
  • Item
  • 1978-12-07

Local provenance. Found by Ed. Lee & Bill Spowart in basement of house in Chinatown after the 1960 fire tucked behind a beam. 2 marks. The larger one reads, モLi-yuanヤ (=Lai Yuan) which is an early high-quality brand supposedly imported from HK...

Lee, Ed

Grinding Mill (Food Processing T&E)

  • CA NAN NAN_1978.222.001 (a-c)
  • Item
  • 1978-12-13

Local provenance. Finess of the grind could be controlled by inserting shims, such as felt, between the sotnes to increase or decrease the gap between the stones.

Lee, Ed

Ink Stamp (Printing T&E)

  • CA NAN NAN_1978.200.001
  • Item
  • 1978-12-11

Local provenance. - Used in local Chinese community to sen New Year's Greeting

Lee, Ed

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