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Fork

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-977-216-001
  • Item

The handle of the fork is flat with a rounded end. The handle thins and curves upward and then slops down before the head of the fork. The head of the fork has a rounded base with four long prongs coming off of it which has painted tips. All the p...

Pipe, Opium

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-977-210-001
  • Item

The main body of the pipe is a thick cylindrical piece of wood which is brown in color and has a glossy finish on it. Both the ends of the pipe are slightly rounded and have a hole drilled through the center. Attached near one end of the pipe is a...

Trivet

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-982-200-002
  • Item

This object is a square trivet made of a brown colored metal which has a glossy finish on the top. On the bottom of the object there are four small circular feet in each corner and the metal on the bottom is smooth and flat. On the top surface of ...

Tin

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-982-005-001
  • Item

This object is a rectangular metal candy tin which has a lid hinged on the back. The outside of the object is mainly a light yellow in color with gold color around the edges. The top of the tin has a picture of a beach with palm trees on it and a ...

Knife, Paring

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-977-117-001
  • Item

The handle of the knife is made of brown and cream colored plastic in which the colors are swirled together. The handle is generally rectangular with rounded edges and a slightly curved bottom. The blade of the handle is attached into the top of t...

Dispenser, Paper Roll

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-973-416-004
  • Item

The base of the paper dispenser is made of a large rectangular wooden board which is slightly warped in the middle. Attached on top of the board in the middle of either end are two small rectangular boards which standing up vertically and parallel...

Suitcase

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-973-416-019
  • Item

This object is a large rectangular suitcase which is made of red/brown colored finished leather. The base of the suitcase is quite tall as the inside of the case is deep. The front side has two gold colored metal locks attached which are rectangul...

Dustpan

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-977-294-001
  • Item

The handle of the dustpan is a long cylindrical rod of wood which is attached to the backside of the dustpan in a vertical position. The handle has a rounded top and the wood is light brown in color and smooth. Near the bottom end a notch was cut ...

Knife, Cake

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-977-215-001
  • Item

The bottom of the handle of the object is flat and round getting much thinner midway up before widening again at the knife's blade. The blade of the knife is flat on both sides with a slight increase in it width as it reaches the tip. On one ...

Doll, Paper

  • CA KMS KMS_HK-989-026-001
  • Item

This object is a paper cut out of a female Chinese character on a thick brown paper. The underside of the paper doll has many little cuts in its back and a piece of white tape in its center. The holes make up the detail on the front of the dolls d...

Pipe

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-974-642-107
  • Item

This object is water pipe that is made of metal, presumably copper, and is quite heavy. The main body of the object is oblong in shape with flat sides and rounded ends. On the sides of the body there are detailed decorations engraved into the side...

Basket

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-971-217-007
  • Item

The main body of this object is made of interwoven pieces of wicker which create a circular basket with a flat bottom. Around the edges and the base of the object are thin rectangular pieces of wood which create a support system for the wicker of ...

Broom, Whisk

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-977-258-001
  • Item

The handle of this object is a small cylindrical piece of wood that is rounded at the top with a hole in it. Inserted into the hole is a metal loop presumably for hanging the broom the broom up after use. This loop has a metal stick which goes str...

Bottle, Medicine

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-977-244-001
  • Item

This object is a small medicine bottle which is made of clear glass and wrapped in paper labels. The main body of the object cylindrical, short and stout with a flat bottom. The shoulders of this bottle curve inward before a long, thin, cylindrica...

Doll, Paper

  • CA KMS KMS_HK-989-026-002
  • Item

This object is a paper cut out of a male Chinese character on a thick brown paper. The underside of the paper doll has many little cuts in its back and two little pieces of white tape on it. The holes make up the detail on the front of the dolls d...

Ring

  • CA KMS KMS_HK-985-020-005
  • Item

This object is a circular metal ring made of lead. The ring has a thick edge and is completely round except for the front of the ring which is slightly thicker and has a flat front. The metal has been bent slightly and there are some scratches and...

Dish

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-974-642-097
  • Item

This object is a small circular ceramic dish which has a small ring on the bottom as its base. The base is unfinished ceramic to keep the dish from sliding on the table. The rest of the dish is small but deep and made of a off white ceramic that h...

Dish

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-968-001-049
  • Item

This object is a small circular ceramic dish which has a small ring on the bottom as its base. The base is unfinished ceramic to keep the dish from sliding on the table. The rest of the dish is small but deep and made of a off white ceramic that h...

Scarf

  • CA KMS KMS_HK-984-036-001
  • Item

This object is a square piece of thin cream cloth. Around the edge of the cloth piece there is a small border sewn. The cloth is really thin as you can see through it. On the surface of this scarf there is a bunch of different Chinese symbols and ...

Dish

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-977-248-001
  • Item

This object is a small circular ceramic dish which has a small ring on the bottom as its base. The base is unfinished ceramic to keep the dish from sliding on the table. The rest of the dish is small but deep and made of a off white ceramic that h...

Bottle, Medicine

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-977-243-001
  • Item

This object is a small medicine bottle which is made of clear glass and wrapped in paper labels. The main body of the object cylindrical, short and stout with a flat bottom. The shoulders of this bottle curve inward before a long, thin, cylindrica...

Wan Quong fonds

  • CA KMS KMS_2006.084
  • Fonds

fonds consists of untranslated letters written in Chinese location of sender is unknown. Receipts and menus connected to city park café the Quong family business. Ticket and travel documents for Wan Quong from China to Victoria. A 1949 journal wri...

Vest

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-982-031-001
  • Item

The inside lining of the vest is made of a pink silk fabric with zigzag and floral designs on the material. The outside of the vest has a thick black silk border around both sides of the vest and the back. The background material inside this borde...

Pants

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-977-916-010
  • Item

The main part of the pants is made of a synthetic fiber fabric which is a deep navy blue. As a design on the fabric in shiny material and only subtly noticeable is a floral pattern. The waist of the pants in made with a thin elastic band that has ...

Sandal

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-977-250-001a-b
  • Item

The main base of the object is made of interwoven straw material that is twisted together in lines which round at the heel and toe. The base of the shoe is long and oblong in shape and a foot long. The bottoms are slightly dirty from use as are th...

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