Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

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Box

  • CA SMA SMA_976. .248
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Cardboard box covered with white paper wrapping. Top of box has chinese characters on it in red and black ink. Addressed to Hudson Bay Co. in Chinese characters.

Bottle

  • CA SMA SMA_976. .243
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Pale green transparent glass bottle, circular base. Seamlines visible up sides of bottle, not on mouth rim. Very small part of original label remains (hand lotion 1890-1907).

Fan

  • CA SMA SMA_972.047.924
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Ladies fan, with ivory frame. Either end has floral carving on it with painted gold detail, as do the base areas of the individual ivory fan 'ribs'. The fabric on the upper part of the fan 'ribs' has cream coloured fabric cover...

Lid

  • CA SMA SMA_986.005.015
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Chinese grey clay bowl-like lid, orange glaze on outside. Circular in shape, with a brim on the edge. It is pitted on the bottom - [evidence it was made on a wheel?].

Jar

  • CA SMA SMA_985.007.001
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Ceramic Chinese ginger jar. Blue-green glaze, possibly iron which would date it as fairly old. Grey around base and neck of jar. Red, rust-like patches showing through glaze. Six panels, each with a different design. Possibly some of these designs...

Abacus

  • CA SMA SMA_976. .264
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Rectangular frame, wooden, wood unknown, stained black outside. Edges bound with thin brass. Abacus is divided horizontally into two areas, the base area being much deeper than the top. Thirteen bamboo rods are evenly spaced at fixed intervals ins...

Bottle

  • CA SMA SMA_976. .256
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Pale green transparent glass bottle, square base. Bottle appears to made with a piece of hollow glass tubing with thick glass over it to form a bottle. A few small bubbles in glass. Recorded as, "possibly a Chinese medicine bottle."

Bottle

  • CA SMA SMA_976. .252
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Clear glass bottle, square base, circular mouth rim that will take cork stopper. Seam lines visible down sides and over mouth rim. Medicine bottle.

Bottle in Box with Instructions

  • CA SMA SMA_976. .247 a-d
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a)Clear glass Medicine bottle-containing original contents-brown liquid, cork stopper sealed in top. Red and white label with Chinese Characters on sides. b)Booklet-illustrated, found in box with medicine bottle. Sole agent is Eng Chow and Co. of ...

Scratcher

  • CA SMA SMA_972.J.495
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Wooden dowel of unknown wood-probably hardwood with a diamond shaped end and carved hand. Hand shape is hand carved from bone or ivory. Recorded as a "Chinese, bone".

Newspaper Article - 17 September 1925 - reference to Chinese

  • CA SMA SMA_SR-2015-051
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Sidney and Islands Review, 17 September 1925, Page 5. "While many of our residents have been telling one another how good a place North Saanich would be for the greenhouse business, it remains for a Chinese Company to invest the money and bu...

Newspaper Article - 10 December 1925 - reference to Chinese

  • CA SMA SMA_SR-2015-050
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Sidney and Islands Review, 10 December 1925, Page 5. "Notes By The Way by OBSERVER An anti-Oriental society in Victoria is advocating the return to all Chinese who desire to return to China all their head-tax. This has been advocated befor...

Newspaper Article - 10 February 1927 - Chinese New Year

  • CA SMA SMA_SR-2015-041
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Sidney and Islands Review, 10 February 1927, Page 3. "The Chinese New Year celebrations went off with a bang locally. The fireworks display in Chinatown on Tuesday evening were quite spectacular."

Newspaper Article - 2 September 1915 - reference to Chinese

  • CA SMA SMA_SR-2015-030
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Sidney and Islands Review, 2 September 1915, Page 4. "There is now in the neighborhood of 350 white men and about 50 Chinamen employed on the works at James Island. The contractors are certainly rushing things over there and are working day...

Newspaper Article - 27 February 1914 - reference to Chinese

  • CA SMA SMA_SR-2015-025
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Sidney and Islands Review, 27 February 1914, Page 1. "While blasting for the paving of the new road a Chinaman was recently killed. He had run for shelter to a fir tree and was standing behind another man when the blasts went off. The latt...

Newspaper Article - 13 January 1927 - Chinese person drowned

  • CA SMA SMA_SR-2015-040
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Sidney and Islands Review, 13 January 1927. Page 2. "Believe Chinaman Drowned A Chinaman named Wong, emplayed by Lt.-Col. Harvey on Knapp Island, is believed to have been drowned returning from Sidney to Knapp Island Friday night! Wong car...

Newspaper Article - 24 October 1913 - reference to Orientals

  • CA SMA SMA_SR-2015-005
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Sidney and Islands Review, “Oriental Menage To Integrity Of The British Empire”, 24 October 1913, Page 6. “Oriental Menace To Integrity Of The British Empire” – Lengthy article giving some of the views of the immigration of Orientals and that “Ou...

Newspaper Article - 1 August 1913 - reference to Chinese

  • CA SMA SMA_SR-2015-003
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Sidney and Islands Review, “A Warning to Chinese”, 1 August 1913, Page 2. “A Warning to Chinese Three million circulars for distribution all over China are declared to have been despatched by local Chinese warning their compatriots against coming...

Newspaper Article - 6 March 1919 - Chinese building reference

  • CA SMA SMA_SR-2015-015
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Sidney and Islands Review, 6 March 1919, Page 3. "The Sidney Mills, Limited, no doubt did much to establish the reputation of Sidney as a centre of industry by the erection of its huge new tile chimney, but the latest monument to attest the ...

Newspaper Article - 17 October 1913 - reference to Chinese

  • CA SMA SMA_SR-2015-004
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Sidney and Islands Review, “Must Be Photographed”, 17 October 1913, Page 1. “Must Be Photographed An edict from the immigration department at Ottawa has been issued requiring every Chinaman to have his photograph taken and filed with the local im...

Newspaper Article - 16 May 1913 - reference to Chinese

  • CA SMA SMA_SR-2015-002
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Sidney and Islands Review, “Editorial Notes”, 16 May 1913, Page 4. “We have no doubt that we shall presently see much improvement in passenger transportation facilities to Victoria. One of the most urgently required betterments is more accommod...

Newspaper Article - 11 February 1915 - reference to Chinese

  • CA SMA SMA_SR-2015-012
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Sidney and Islands Review, '“For Mothers”, 11 February 1915, Page 3. “For Mothers Not having a special department for mothers the editor is compelled to put in the general columns this bit of exclusive information which came to him unexpecte...

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