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Dragon Figurehead (Art)

  • CA NAN NAN_2014.067.001
  • Item
  • 2014-08-19

The figurehead was carved in Hong Kong and was mounted on the Rendezvous Cruiser: the bathtub entry for the Diners' Rendezvous restaurant. The distinctive red tub could be seen speeding around the harbour in the late 1960's and early 1970's

Wong, Chuck

Chinese house coat-dress (Clothing-Outerwear)

  • CA NAN NAN_2013.182.001
  • Item
  • 2013-08-16

Mrs. M Slotzenburg lived in Nanaimo and was the owner and gave it as a gift to the Museum through Pamela Mar - Donor brought it from Goodwill late 1980's

Stolzenberg, Lillian

Reminiscences of Ethnicity in Chilliwack

  • CA CHL CHL_2012.070.001
  • Item
  • 2012

The manuscript contains two pages of reminiscences from Jack Ker about ethnicity in Chilliwack. This includes Jack's memories of Chinese, Japanese, Sikh, Roman Catholic and Anglican communities.

Ker, Jack

Chad Reimer fonds

  • CA CHL CHL_2010.012
  • Fonds
  • 2009-2011

The fonds consists of the manuscript, published book and research series of files for the publication entitled "Chilliwack's Chinatowns: A History", by Chad Reimer, PhD. The manuscript was published by the Chinese Canadian Historical Society of British Columbia and the Initiative for Student Teaching and Research in Chinese Canadian Studies at the Univerisity of British Columbia in 2011.

Reimer, Chadwick T., 1963-

Medicine Bottle (Container)

  • CA NAN NAN_2008.037.012
  • Item
  • 2008-05-29

From B.C. but not local. Wilma's husband who worked as a logger and collected bottles from areas including Cumberland, Nanaimo, and Duncan

Riley, Wilma

Ginger Pot (Food T&E)

  • CA NAN NAN_2003.086.011
  • Item
  • 2003-09-18

The pot is from the estate of Dick Mah and may have belonged to his grandparent, Bing Kee Mah.

Mah, Marion

Chinese Teapot (Food Service T&E)

  • CA NAN NAN_2003.086.009
  • Item
  • 2003-09-18

The tea pot is from the estate of Dick Mah and may have belonged to his grandparent, Bing Kee Mah. The tea pot is c. 1850.

Mah, Marion

Chinese Teapot (Food Service T&E)

  • CA NAN NAN_2003.086.010
  • Item
  • 2003-09-18

The tea pot is from c. 1850. The pot is from the estate of Dick Mah and may have belonged to his grandparent, Bing Kee Mah.

Mah, Marion

Chinese Vase (Household Accessory)

  • CA NAN NAN_2003.083.001 (a-b)
  • Item
  • 2003-09-4

The vase was used to hold mints at the Rendezvous Restaurant in Nanaimo.

Wong, Chuck

Chinese Soup Bowl (Food Service T&E)

  • CA NAN NAN_2003.083.002 (a-c)
  • Item
  • 2003-09-4

The soup bowl, lid, and saucer were used for formal dinners at the Rendezvous Restaurant in Nanaimo.

Wong, Chuck

Bottle (Merchandising T&E)

  • CA NAN NAN_2001.081.002
  • Item
  • 2002-01-11

unknown. Donor found bottle in Nanaimo area on Protection Island.

Williams, Parker

Soybean Oil Jar (Food T&E)

  • CA NAN NAN_1999.335.001
  • Item
  • 1999-10-20

Local - Possibly Chinese Soybean oil jar, found at Old North Wellington Chinatown. Information taken from Nanaimo Bastion inventory file.

Bastion Museum Society

Chinese Coins (Exchange Medium)

  • CA NAN NAN_1999.561.001 - .011
  • Item
  • 1999-09-3

Said to be original examples of Chinese coins dating from 1644-1911, though this seems unlikely, they are more likely modern reproductions of old coins, they were purchased by the donor from an importer in Vancouver as a set and apparently displayed on the photocopied sheet of paper with the dynasty names and dates corresponding with the coins. They were removed from the mount they were received in for conservation purposes, the paper mount is 1999.561.011

Wong, Chuck

Water Pipe (Personal Gear)

  • CA NAN NAN_1999.302.001 (a-b)
  • Item
  • 1999-09-1

According to Kit Stannard, this was part of a Chinese opium pipe.

Bastion Museum Society

Lady's Slipper (Clothing-Footwear)

  • CA NAN NAN_1999.539.001 - .002
  • Item
  • 1999-06-16

Local - purchased in Hong Kong circa 1985 as a gift for Mrs. Mar by her Sister in Law. Worn by Mrs. Mar until donated to the Museum in the early 1990s.

Mar, Pamela

Beaded Purse (Personal Gear)

  • CA NAN NAN_1999.506.001 (a-c)
  • Item
  • 1999-03-8

Local - given as a gift to donors Grandmother Martha Dawson (nee Southern) circa 1920's by Emerald Bing Kee Mah R.N. on the occasion of her wedding

Johnson, Sue

Dragon King Chinese Restaurant

  • CA CHL CHL_2010.005.0751
  • Item
  • 1997

Photograph shows the Dragon King Chinese Restaurant located at 46212 Yale Road East, Chilliwack. Photograph was taken by Norman Williams of Norman's Photographic Studio.

Williams, Norman

Tea Plate (Food Service T&E)

  • CA NAN NAN_1994.013.001 (c)
  • Item
  • 1994-09-28

Donor, Mrs. Murdoch, had obtained tea set pieces from Mrs. Cecil Mulhulland, who had obtained them from Mrs. Hardy, who had owned a herbalist shop on Victoria Crescent. Mrs. Murdoch's estimation was that the tea set was approximately 85 years old at the time of the donation to the museum. Probably purchased in Nanaimo's Chinatown.

Murdoch, J., Mrs.

Ginger Jar (Food T&E)

  • CA NAN NAN_1994.013.002 (a-c)
  • Item
  • 1994-09-28

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.

Figurine (Art)

  • CA NAN NAN_1994.013.003
  • Item
  • 1994-09-28

The figurine was given to Mrs. Murdoch early in her marriage of 1939 by her mother-in-law. The figurine was purchased in Nanaimo's Chinatown.

Murdoch, J., Mrs.

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