Opium Tin (Merchandising T&E)
- CA NAN NAN_1978.172.001
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...
Ginger Pot (Food T&E)
- CA NAN NAN_2003.086.011
The pot is from the estate of Dick Mah and may have belonged to his grandparent, Bing Kee Mah.
Bottle (Merchandising T&E)
- CA NAN NAN_2001.081.002
unknown. Donor found bottle in Nanaimo area on Protection Island.
Ginger Jar (Food T&E)
- CA NAN NAN_1994.013.002 (a-c)
Donor, Mrs. Murdoch, purchased the ginger in Nanaimo's Chinatown during the early period of her marriage, which had been in 1939.
Murdoch, J., Mrs.
- CA NAN NAN_1993.042.001
Used by donor's uncle, Sam Jung, who immigrated to Canada during late 19th century and was foreman at No. 1 mine for the rail and sawmill sections. Sam Jung brought donor to Canada in 1918. Demijohn held whiskey and herbs for flavouring it.