Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

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Queue

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1954.30.1
  • Pièce

Chinese queue cut off in 1912 at the Brunette Mill in New Westminster. Many Chinese began to adopt the western haircut around this time, after the 1911 Chinese Revolution.

Scale case

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1962.7.2.1
  • Pièce

Wooden case for an opium scale. It is shaped like a guitar with a long handle. The inside is carved to fit the scale and there is a piece of paper glued to it that has Chinese writing on it. The bottom of the case is chipped. The paper label glued...

Jar

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2003.39.1
  • Pièce

Brown-glazed stoneware vessel used for storing and transporting a wide variety of foodstuffs. Very likely Chinese.

Basket

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1997.32.1
  • Pièce

Large wicker basket/suitcase with a handle. The suitcase has a dark brown border, with strips of light brown decorating, leather patching on the corners. "CC Shiu" is written in black on one side; on the other in the label holder is &q...

Basket

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IHX1987.974.1A-B
  • Pièce

Faded purple round squat basket and lid. There are bead handles on the lid and a bow decoration. The handle is on the centre and has Chinese characters.

Vase

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1962.6.2A-B
  • Pièce

Tall Chinese vase and lid. The word "CHINA" is stamped on the bottom.

Painting

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1962.6.8
  • Pièce

Framed picture painted on silk with very heavy glass. Depicted are probably Chinese people. One man in fancy dress with a hat is sitting on a black pedestal. From Mary Aline Cox.

Box

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2009.267.1
  • Pièce

Yellow box with windmills, Chinese characters and the words "Luen Chong Tai Tea Co."

Abacus

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1954.10.1
  • Pièce

Abacus, a calculator used by Chinese immigrants as an aid in counting. This one is made of dark wood.

Stand

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1961.3.29
  • Pièce

Chinese wood carved vase stand with a 3" diameter. The word "CHINA" is stamped into the bottom.

Bottle

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1988.87.78
  • Pièce

Clear glass bottle with a black lid and a red label. The label has Chinese characters and the English text "POISON" and "Kwong Chai Tong."

Figurine

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IHX1987.743.1
  • Pièce

Ivory figurine of a Chinese man seated with an umbrella in his left hand and another object in his right hand.

Box

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1990.58.39
  • Pièce

Black wood rectangular box with a Chinese scene depicting three men outdoors painted on lid in gold. Hinged lid.

Lute

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1997.33.1-.2
  • Pièce

Wooden Chinese lute with a bamboo bow. Bow has horsehair strings but is unstrung. Located circa 1950 in a Chinese building on Carnarvon Street at the 800/900 block, odd side.

Ceramic pot

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2009.222.1
  • Pièce

Small ceramic pot, centre opening suitable for cork. It has a light gray glaze. The pot is wrapped in a basketry cage with two handles and was possibly used for ginger. It is likely Asian, either Japanese or Chinese. The handles are long and loop ...

Comb

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2000.17.4
  • Pièce

White plastic comb. The comb is long and narrow, and was found in the Chinese barn on Carnarvon Street.

Cufflink

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1990.58.45
  • Pièce

Silver diamond shaped cufflink with Chinese character inset in the centre of the diamond.

Ladder

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2010.50.1
  • Pièce

Wooden ladder, fabricated from scraps of wood. From the Chinese Benevolent Association buildings.

Figurine

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IHX1987.1015.1
  • Pièce

Chinese figurine of a woman wearing traditional Dutch attire. Her apparel is a light blue hat, a dark blue apron, a pink skirt, brown shoes and a black jacket.

Jar

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1988.87.73
  • Pièce

Base and partial portion of the side of a black ceramic jar of Chinese origin. Poor condition.

Ceramic jug

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2009.204.1
  • Pièce

Brown ceramic jug with small pour spout near the centre, central opening suitable for corking. There is a chip in the rim. Unglazed bottom, slightly concave. Dirty, might have been an item dug up. Large deep crack, but has not broken. Possibly fo...

Stool

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1997.24.1
  • Pièce

Wooden stool. It has a rectangular seat with two straight board legs with inverted "V" cut outs at the bottom of both legs, creating four feet. The donor said it was from the Chinese Benevolent Association on Victoria Street in New Westm...

Plate

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1996.47.16
  • Pièce

Small, round china plate with a colourful Chinese scene depicting three people. There is a linear zigzag pattern around the border.

Comb

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2000.17.5
  • Pièce

Brown wood comb with large teeth. Found in the Chinese barn on Carnarvon Street.

Doll

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH1989.3.4A-B
  • Pièce

Doll with carved and painted wooden head and hands. The doll depicts a Chinese male figure in a green, colourfully embroidered robe. He wears white and pink floral printed pants under his robe. Part B of the artefact is a gold paper headdress.

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