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Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1050
Description
Piece of bamboo in dark brown colour. Split on one side.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company", Victoria, B.C.
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Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1050
Description
Piece of bamboo in dark brown colour. Split on one side.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company", Victoria, B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
No labels attached to item
Measurements
18cm height x 7 cm width
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
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Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1208
Description
Tin, has Chinese characters on it
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1208
Description
Tin, has Chinese characters on it
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Measurements
25cm height x 17cm width x 15cm depth
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
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Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1210
Description
Rectangular metal container with two small D shaped handles welded on opposite sides of the rim. Orange paper label has three handwritten Chinese characters.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1210
Description
Rectangular metal container with two small D shaped handles welded on opposite sides of the rim. Orange paper label has three handwritten Chinese characters.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Chinese characters on label, which literally translate to mean "ground" "ripe grain" "root". When adjusted for English translation, "Root of Twelve stamen Melastoma Dodecandrum Lour". Uses in Chinese medicine: Bitter, slightly sweet, neutral. For liver, spleen and lung meridians. Action: Promote blood circulation, stop bleeding, eliminate dampness and remove toxicity. Indications: Scrofula, toothache, dysentery, leucorrhea, uterine bleeding, abdominal pain after delivery, dysmenorrhea."
Measurements
25cm height x 17cm width x 15cm depth
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
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Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1211
Description
Cube-shaped silver-coloured bin. Badly damaged paper label featuring Chinese characters on the front. Well used. One handle at top. One metal groove down the front.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1211
Description
Cube-shaped silver-coloured bin. Badly damaged paper label featuring Chinese characters on the front. Well used. One handle at top. One metal groove down the front.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Chinese characters on bin translate to the herb "Spanish Needles" which is extensively used to treat bacterial Infections.
Measurements
22 cm height x 15 cm width
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
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Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1213
Description
Cube-shaped, silver-coloured bin. Badly damaged paper label featuring Chinese characters on the front. Well used. Two handles at top. Two metal grooves down the front.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1213
Description
Cube-shaped, silver-coloured bin. Badly damaged paper label featuring Chinese characters on the front. Well used. Two handles at top. Two metal grooves down the front.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Chinese characters present (indistinguishable)
Measurements
22 cm height x 15 cm width
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
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Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1216
Description
Rectangular-shaped, silver-coloured bin. Substantial rust damage. Only one of two metal handles are remaining. Brown paper label featuring 2 hand painted Chinese characters.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1216
Description
Rectangular-shaped, silver-coloured bin. Substantial rust damage. Only one of two metal handles are remaining. Brown paper label featuring 2 hand painted Chinese characters.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Word for word translation of Chinese characters is as follows: ashen or gray, method. This has been altered for English comprehension to "Atractylodes Rhizome". Known as Atractylodes Rhizome, is it is the rhizome of Atractylodes lancea (Thunb.) DC or A. chinensis (DC.) Koidz. It is harvested int he spring and autumn. It is pungent, bitter, and warm, and enters the spleen, lung, and liver meridians. It dries dampness and invigorates spleen, and dispels wind-dampness. It is indicated 1) the syndrome of damp obstruction (dispels damp-turbidity, harmonizes spleen and stomach by invigorating spleen); 2) wind-damp arthralgia.
Measurements
24 cm height x 16 cm length x 14 cm width
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
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Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1217
Description
Rectangular-shaped, silver-coloured bin. Appears well used. Rusty. Brown paper label featuring 3 hand painted Chinese characters.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1217
Description
Rectangular-shaped, silver-coloured bin. Appears well used. Rusty. Brown paper label featuring 3 hand painted Chinese characters.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Chinese characters present
Measurements
22 cm height x 15 cm length x 13 cm width
Subjects
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
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Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1220
Description
Rectangular metal container. Orange paper label has three handwritten Chinese characters.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1220
Description
Rectangular metal container. Orange paper label has three handwritten Chinese characters.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Chinese characters on label, which literally translate to "mountain, hill" "thatched(hut) roof", "puncture vine" "a surname" and "mushroom". English translation is "Pseudobulb of Appendiculate Cremastra". Uses in Chinese medicine: Pseudobulb of Appendiculate Cremastra is normally found on the mountains or the humid area around the trees. For example, it could found in Shanxi, Shanxi and Gansu. It has the effect of clearing away heat and toxic materials from your body and reducing swelling. It helps with sore throat and dispel toxic gas induced by insects and snake bite.
Measurements
25cm height x 17cm width x 15cm depth
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
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Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1221
Description
Rectangular-shaped, silver-coloured bin. Rusty, Dented on the side. Small metal handle either side. Large brown paper label featuring hand painted Chinese characters.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1221
Description
Rectangular-shaped, silver-coloured bin. Rusty, Dented on the side. Small metal handle either side. Large brown paper label featuring hand painted Chinese characters.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Word for word translation of Chinese characters is as follows: [surname]; wood; sappan wood. When adjusted for English comprehension, label means "Sappan Wood". Sappan Wood comes from the trunk of Caesalpinia sappan. Tastes sweet, salty, and hot. Prescribed for heart and liver meridian and to promote circulation of blood, restore menstrual flow, and for healing, to treat Injuries, bruises, fracture, stasis pain, blood stasis, sore, infections, etc.
Measurements
24 cm height x 16 cm length x 14 cm width
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1223
Description
Rectangular-shaped, silver-coloured bin. Small metal handle either side. Brown paper label featuring hand painted Chinese characters.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1223
Description
Rectangular-shaped, silver-coloured bin. Small metal handle either side. Brown paper label featuring hand painted Chinese characters.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Measurements
24 cm height x 16 cm length x 14 cm width
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1225
Description
Rectangular metal container with two small D shaped handles welded on opposite sides of the rim. Orange paper label has three handwritten Chinese characters.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1225
Description
Rectangular metal container with two small D shaped handles welded on opposite sides of the rim. Orange paper label has three handwritten Chinese characters.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Label contains three Chinese characters that are literally translated to "field" "base" and can be surname or "King". When adjusted for English comprehension, it means "Hypericum japonicum". Hypericum japonicum is a dry plant with a sweet, slightly bitter taste. Often prescribed for liver, spleen meridian to clear heat, detoxification, eliminating dampness, cure jaundice, eliminating stasis to subdue swelling. To treat jaundice due to damp-heat, acute appendicitis, red eyes, swelling, pathopyretic ulcer, acute hepatitis, chronic hepatitis, Early stage of cirrhosis, hepatalgia, mastitis, Lung abscess, etc.
Measurements
25cm height x 17cm width x 13cm depth
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1226
Description
Rectangular-shaped, silver-coloured bin. Rusty, Dented on the side. Small metal handle either side. Brown paper label featuring hand painted Chinese characters.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1226
Description
Rectangular-shaped, silver-coloured bin. Rusty, Dented on the side. Small metal handle either side. Brown paper label featuring hand painted Chinese characters.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Chinese characters translated word for word: born/raw; rock; to decide. This has been altered for English comprehension to mean: "Raw abalone shell" or "Concha Haliotidis". Product is variously coloured abalone. The Haliotis diversicolor, H. discus, H. ovina are from coast of Guangdong, FUjian and Hainan provinces in China. Slightly salty taste. For liver meridian. Calm the liver and subpress yang, clear liver heat and improve vision. To treat headache, dizziness, epileptic seizures, osteopyrexia and fever, blood-shot eyes, vision-disturbed ophthalmopathy, blurred vision.
Measurements
24 cm height x 16 cm length x 14 cm width
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1227
Description
Rectangular metal container. Orange paper label has two handwritten Chinese characters.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1227
Description
Rectangular metal container. Orange paper label has two handwritten Chinese characters.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Label contains two chinese characters: can be surname "Yuan" "tea".
Measurements
19cm height x 17cm width x 13cm depth
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
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Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1228
Description
Metal tin box with one metal ring on top of each of two opposing sides; a small bit of a gold-coloured label remains on one side.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1228
Description
Metal tin box with one metal ring on top of each of two opposing sides; a small bit of a gold-coloured label remains on one side.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Measurements
22 cm height x 12 cm width x 12 cm length
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1237
Description
Rectangular metal tin with a rectangular orange paper label. 3 Chinese characters in black ink.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria, B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1237
Description
Rectangular metal tin with a rectangular orange paper label. 3 Chinese characters in black ink.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria, B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Orange coloured rectangular label with 3 black Chinese characters. The label is discoloured and torn at the left top and bottom corners. It is also torn on the bottom. Literal English translation: "[possibly] boil" and "all" and "worm or insects". Translation adjusted for English comprehension: "(Boil?) Scorpion" Uses: Boil Scorpion is the dry polypides of Buthus martensii Karsch of Buthidae family and can be found in Henan, Shandong and Hebei provinces in China. It has a slight fish smell, salty taste and is often prescribed for liver meridian and to extinguish wind in liver and stop spasm, counteract toxic pathogen and dissipate nodulation, remove meridian obstruction and alleviate pain.
Measurements
19 cm height x 14 width x 8 cm length
Subjects
Tools and Equipment for Science and Technology
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
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Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1238
Description
Rectangular metal tin. Two small handles at the front and back. Rectangular orange paper label with 2 black Chinese characters on the front.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria, B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1238
Description
Rectangular metal tin. Two small handles at the front and back. Rectangular orange paper label with 2 black Chinese characters on the front.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria, B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Orange rectangular paper label with 2 Chinese characters in black. The label is torn at the top right corner and the bottom corner. There is a small rip near the middle. Text literally translates to English as: "slippery" and "rock". This has been adjusted for English comprehension to: "Pulvistalci, Talc or talcum or talcum powder " Uses:"Pulvistalci, Talc or talcum or talcum powder belongs to the category of silicate mineral found in Shandong, Jiangxi and Shanxi provinces, etc. of China. No fetid smell and no taste. Best quality: Nattiness [texture?], blue-whitish, smooth without impurity. Induce diuresis to treat stranguria; clear heat and summer-heat such as restlessness and thirst, scanty and dark urine, headache, diarrhea, etc.; dispel dampness to promote wound healing for external application."
Measurements
15 cm height x 14 cm width x 11 cm length
Subjects
Tools and Equipment for Science and Technology
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
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Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1239
Description
Rectangular metal container. Four Chinese characters written in black, directly on bin.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1239
Description
Rectangular metal container. Four Chinese characters written in black, directly on bin.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Label contains 4 Chinese characters that are literally translated to: "abundant" "hair" "big" , "?". When adjusted for English comprehension, product is "Balsamiferou Blumea Herb". Balsamiferou Blumea Herb expels wind and eliminates dampness, warms the stomach and spleen, stops diarrhea, activates blood and removes toxicity. It is used to treat snake bites, traumatic injury, cold-damp induced diarrhea, rheumatic arthritis, tinea, taeniasis, intermittent headache, and wind-cold induced common cold.
Measurements
23cm height x 15cm wide x 11cm depth
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
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Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1240
Description
Brown metal tin with orange rectangular paper label with black Chinese characters. Two small metal handles along top edges, one at the front and one at the back. Label has some discolouration. Tin has some discolouration on one side.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria, B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1240
Description
Brown metal tin with orange rectangular paper label with black Chinese characters. Two small metal handles along top edges, one at the front and one at the back. Label has some discolouration. Tin has some discolouration on one side.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria, B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Orange rectangular paper label with 3 Chinese characters in black. Text literally translates to English as: "means to be born/raw" and "means horse" and "means front". This has been adjusted for English comprehension to: "Raw Semen Strychni". Uses: Raw Semen Strychni is the mature seeds of Strychnine tree, also known as Nux Vomica. The strychnine tree is a deciduous tree native to India, and southeast Asia. It taste bitter, cold, strongly toxic; is for liver and spleen meridians. Mainly to activate blood and remove meridian obstruction, alleviate pain, dissipate nodulation and resolve swelling. Treat sore throat, abscess and other inflammation and swelling, arthritis paralysis pain, bone fracture, facial palsy, myasthenia gravis.
Measurements
22 cm height x 15 cm width x 12 length
Subjects
Tools and Equipment for Science and Technology
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1245
Description
Rectangular metal container with two small D shaped handles welded on opposite sides of the rim. Orange paper label has three handwritten Chinese characters.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1245
Description
Rectangular metal container with two small D shaped handles welded on opposite sides of the rim. Orange paper label has three handwritten Chinese characters.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Label contains 3 Chinese characters that are literally translated to: "night" "bright" "sand". When adjusted for English comprehension, product is "Bat's Dung". It enters the liver meridian. It can clear heat and improve eyesight, dissipate blood, and eliminate stagnation. It is indicated in swelling and pain in the eye, scrofula, malaria, malnutrition, nebula, glaucoma, and night blindness.
Measurements
23cm height x 18cm wide x 18cm depth
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1246
Description
Rectangular metal container with two small D shaped handles welded on opposite sides of the rim. Orange paper label has three handwritten Chinese characters.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1246
Description
Rectangular metal container with two small D shaped handles welded on opposite sides of the rim. Orange paper label has three handwritten Chinese characters.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Label contains 3 Chinese characters that are literally translated to: "fried" "?" "teeth".
Measurements
23cm height x 18cm wide x 18cm depth
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1247
Description
Rectangular metal container with two small D shaped handles welded on opposite sides of the rim. Orange paper label has three handwritten Chinese characters.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1247
Description
Rectangular metal container with two small D shaped handles welded on opposite sides of the rim. Orange paper label has three handwritten Chinese characters.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Label contains 3 Chinese characters that are literally translated to: "water" "pine" "hair". Possible translation is for "Glyptostrobus pensilis" or "Pine Leaf". Glyptostrobus pensilis, also known as Chinese swamp cypress, or possibly pine leaves. They are bitter and warm, and enter the heart and spleen meridians. It can dispel wind and dry dampness, kill parasites and relieve itching, activate blood and induce tranquilization. It is indicated in traumatic injury, eczema, rubella, tinea, barbiers, rheumatic arthritis, chronic nephritis, neurasthenia, and hypertension.
Measurements
23cm height x 15cm wide x 14cm depth
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1248
Description
Rectangular metal bin with two small D shaped handles welded on opposite sides of the rim. Appears to have some tarnish and rust. Orange rectangular paper label with black Chinese characters is attached lengthwise to narrower side of bin. Label is ripped on sides and corners.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company," Victoria, B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1248
Description
Rectangular metal bin with two small D shaped handles welded on opposite sides of the rim. Appears to have some tarnish and rust. Orange rectangular paper label with black Chinese characters is attached lengthwise to narrower side of bin. Label is ripped on sides and corners.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company," Victoria, B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
The label contains three Chinese characters that are literally translated to: "cooked", "stone" and "fat, grease, oil, cream, paste." When adjusted for English comprehension, products is "gesso." Gesso is frequently used in construction but one type can be found in medication as an antipyretic. It helps to reduce inflammation and to lower blood sugar in traditional Chinese medicine.
Measurements
20 cm H x 14 cm W x 17 cm D
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
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Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1249
Description
Rectangular metal bin with two small D shaped handles welded on opposite sides of the rim. Appears to have some tarnish and rust. Orange rectangular paper label with black Chinese characters is attached lengthwise to narrower side of bin. Label is ripped on left side.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat kee & Company," Victoria, B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1249
Description
Rectangular metal bin with two small D shaped handles welded on opposite sides of the rim. Appears to have some tarnish and rust. Orange rectangular paper label with black Chinese characters is attached lengthwise to narrower side of bin. Label is ripped on left side.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat kee & Company," Victoria, B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
The label contains three Chinese characters that are literally translated to: "white", "pine, loose" and "incense, appetizing, fragrant." When adjusted for English comprehension, product is "galbanum." Galbanum is produced in Guangdong, Guangxi, Fujian, Jiangxi, Zhejiang, and Anhui in China. It is commonly prescribed as a treatment to relieve rheumatic pains and colds as well as a cure for hemoorrhoids, sprains, and itching.
Measurements
22 cm H x 17 cm W x 17 cm D
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
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Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1250
Description
Metal tin box with one small metal loop at top of one side; on opposide side, there is a rectangular gold-coloured label containing two black Chinese characters placed vertically.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1250
Description
Metal tin box with one small metal loop at top of one side; on opposide side, there is a rectangular gold-coloured label containing two black Chinese characters placed vertically.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Label contains 2 Chinese characters that are literally translated to: "fur"; "cigarette". When adjusted for English comprehension, product is "smoked sheet." Smoked sheet is found in Hunan, Hubei, and Sichuan in China. What was once a herbal remedy is now primarily used for chemical use. Is often used to kill bedbugs or for the treatment of detumescence.
Measurements
21 cm height x 13 cm width x 13 cm length
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
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Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1254
Description
Rectangular brown metal tin. Two small metal handles along top edge, one at the front the other the back. Seam down the middle of the front of the bin, making the handle off centre. Two Chinese characters written in black ink, directly on the side of the bin. Slightly banged up.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria, B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1254
Description
Rectangular brown metal tin. Two small metal handles along top edge, one at the front the other the back. Seam down the middle of the front of the bin, making the handle off centre. Two Chinese characters written in black ink, directly on the side of the bin. Slightly banged up.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria, B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Two Chinese characters written in black on the side of the bin. Text literally translates to English as: "means white" and (indistinguishable). This has been adjusted for English comprehension to: "Alum". Uses: Product is possibly made from processed and refined mineral alum. The main composition is potassium aluminum sulfate. Applied externally, it is an insecticide, and can detoxify and treat dampness and itchiness. Used internally, it can stop bleeding, diarrhea, and phlegm. It is used to treat stroke, epilepsy, throat paralysis, mange, burns, mouth sores, eye infections, pus in ear, nasal polyps, painful sores, uterine bleeding, diarrhea,
Measurements
22 cm height x 15 width x 12 cm length
Subjects
Tools and Equipment for Science and Technology
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
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Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1256
Description
Rectangular-metal bin. One handle along top edge. Chinese characters written directly on the bin in black ink on two sides. Metal is dented and scraped.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria, B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1256
Description
Rectangular-metal bin. One handle along top edge. Chinese characters written directly on the bin in black ink on two sides. Metal is dented and scraped.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria, B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Chinese characters written on the front of the tin and some marks on the side. Text literally translates to English as: "honey", "south", "date (the food)", "salty" and "red". This has been adjusted for English comprehension to: "Chinese dates". Uses: Chinese dates are the ripe fruit of bush woody plant or arbor Ziziphus jujuba Mill. They are plucked in autumn when matured. When used, the product enters the spleen, stomach, and heart meridians, and can tonify qi and the spleen, nourish blood, and induce tranquilization. It is indicated in a) spleen qi deficiency syndromes, 2) restlessness and insomnia due to heart deficiency, and 3) blood deficiency syndromes.
Measurements
22 cm height x 15 cm width x 12 cm length
Subjects
Tools and Equipment for Science and Technology
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1257
Description
Rectangular metal container. Orange paper label has two handwritten Chinese characters.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1257
Description
Rectangular metal container. Orange paper label has two handwritten Chinese characters.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Label contains 2 Chinese characters but first character is damaged. Second character literally translates to "beans".
Measurements
23cm height x 15cm wide x 11cm depth
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1259
Description
Rectangular metal container with small D shaped handle welded on side of the rim. Orange paper label has three handwritten Chinese characters.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1259
Description
Rectangular metal container with small D shaped handle welded on side of the rim. Orange paper label has three handwritten Chinese characters.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Label contains 3 characters that are literally translated to "flower" "charcoal". When adjusted for English comprehension, product is "Charcoal of Sophora japonica L.". Alum flower is the dried flower and bud of the Sophora japonica L. plant. They are collected in the summer when the flower booms and buds are formed. To produce charcoal, the flowers are dried and fried until the surface is brown. It is used to treat blood in stool, bloody diahhrea, blood statis, bleeding from sensory organs, uterine bleeding, hematemesis, liver heat causing red eyes, headache and dizziness.
Measurements
24cm height x 15cm width x 10cm depth
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1260
Description
Rectangular metal container with small D shaped handle welded on side of the rim. Orange paper label has three handwritten Chinese characters.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1260
Description
Rectangular metal container with small D shaped handle welded on side of the rim. Orange paper label has three handwritten Chinese characters.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Label contains 3 Chinese characters that are literally translated to: "public or male" "brave" "root". When adjusted for English comprehension, product is "Mongolian Dandelion Herb root". The plant is dug up between summer and autumn. It enters the stomach and lung meridians. It clears heat from the liver, stomach, and lung, and removes toxicity and dampness. It is indicated in 1) Sores and abscess due to heat-toxicity, 2) Swollen and sore throat, swelling and pain of gum, red, painful and swelling eyes; 3) All syndromes of damp-heat.
Measurements
23cm height x 15cm wide x 11cm depth
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1261
Description
Rectangular metal bin with with front and back metal rings on top rim. Bin has paper label with 3 Chinese characters hand-written in black ink.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1261
Description
Rectangular metal bin with with front and back metal rings on top rim. Bin has paper label with 3 Chinese characters hand-written in black ink.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Measurements
24 cm height x 14 cm width x approx 15 cm depth
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1262
Description
Rectangular metal bin with front and back metal rings on top rim. Bin has 2 Chinese characters painted in black.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1262
Description
Rectangular metal bin with front and back metal rings on top rim. Bin has 2 Chinese characters painted in black.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Label contains 2 Chinese characters that are literally translated to: " tea"; "young" or "seed". When adjusted for English comprehension, product is "Camellia seed". Camellia seed is the seed of the plant Camellia. It is harvested when the fruit matures in the fall. It is widely cultivated in the Yangtze River basin and in Southern China. It enters the spleen, stomach, and large intestinal meridians. It is used to treat abdominal pain due to qi stagnation, intestinal dryness and constipation, tapeworms, hookworms, and itchiness due to mange.
Measurements
24 cm height x 14 cm width x approx 15 cm depth
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1264
Description
Rectangular metal bin with two small D shaped handles welded on opposite sides of the rim. Appears to have some tarnish and rust. Orange rectangular paper label with black Chinese characters is attached lengthwise to narrower side of bin. Label is ripped at upper portion.
Object History
This item originates from the CHinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company," Victoria, B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1264
Description
Rectangular metal bin with two small D shaped handles welded on opposite sides of the rim. Appears to have some tarnish and rust. Orange rectangular paper label with black Chinese characters is attached lengthwise to narrower side of bin. Label is ripped at upper portion.
Object History
This item originates from the CHinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company," Victoria, B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
The label contains three Chinese characters that are literally translated to: "incense, appetizing, fragrant" and "glue, gum" and "end, tip, last."
Measurements
22 cm H x 15 cm W x 15 cm D
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1265
Description
Metal tin box with one metal loop on top of each of two opposite sides.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1265
Description
Metal tin box with one metal loop on top of each of two opposite sides.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Label contains Chinese character that is literally translated to: "root".
Measurements
25 cm height x 10 cm width x 10 cm length
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1273
Description
Rectangular bin with with front and back metal rings on top rim. Torn and stained rectangular label with 3 Chinese characters in black ink. 2 Chinese characters painted in orange on one side.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1273
Description
Rectangular bin with with front and back metal rings on top rim. Torn and stained rectangular label with 3 Chinese characters in black ink. 2 Chinese characters painted in orange on one side.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Label contains 3 Chinese characters that are literally translated to: " red"; "rock"; "fat". When adjusted for English comprehension, product is "Halloysitum Rubrum". The enhydrous kaolinite of the family Silicate. Mainly contain enhydrous aluminium aluminate. Located Fujian, Shandong, Henan provinces in China. Taste: Sweet, astringent, warm. For large intestine and stomach meridians. Treats diarrhea, leukorrhagia, dysentery, excessive menstruation, hemafecia, chronic non-healing sores. External application can remove dampness, cure ulcer and produce new skin. The two Chinese characters on the side are literally translated to: "north"; "stilbene". When adjusted for English comprehension, product is "Radix Astragali". The root of the perennial herbaceous plant Astragalus membranaceus (Fisch.) Bge. var. mongholicus (Bge.) Hsiao or A. membranaceus (Fisch.) Bge. Of Leguminosae family. Mainly produced in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Shanxi and Heilongjiang provinces in China. The one produced in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region is better. Slight smell and sweet, with legumes flavor when chewed. For lung and spleen meridians. Tonify qi, raise yang, tonify defensive aspect, relieve edema through diuretic, dispel toxin to promote skin generation, nourish blood.
Measurements
23 cm height x 16 cm width x approx 16 cm depth
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1274
Description
Rectangular metal bin with paper hand-written label in black text. Labels on two sides of bin. Chinese characters on each label.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1274
Description
Rectangular metal bin with paper hand-written label in black text. Labels on two sides of bin. Chinese characters on each label.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.", Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Bin has two labels: Chinese characters on label, which literally translate to "raw; coix seeds" (side 1) and "shrimp; rock; swallows" (side 2). When adjusted for comprehension, product is Semen Coicis (Coix Seeds). In traditional Chinese medicine, Semen Coicis is used to induce diuresis and drain dampness, invigorate spleen to check diarrhea, treat arthralgia, clear heat and drain pus. Symptoms include edema, dysuria and downward flow of damp turbidity to the foot; diarrhea due to spleen deficiency; arthralgia; pulmonary abscess and intestinal abscess.
Measurements
20 cm height x 12 cm width
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1275
Description
Rectangular bin with with one metal ring on top rim. Torn and stained rectangular label with 3 Chinese characters in black ink.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1275
Description
Rectangular bin with with one metal ring on top rim. Torn and stained rectangular label with 3 Chinese characters in black ink.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Label contains 3 Chinese characters that are literally translated to: "carambola" or "star fruit"; and "leaf". When adjusted for English comprehension, product is Carambola leaf. Leaf of averrhoacarambola plant. Taste: sour, sweet-puckery flavor. For liver and spleen meridians. Use for injury swelling pain, ulcer toxic swelling, stop bleeding, remove heat and pus, treat heat rash.
Measurements
27 cm height x approx 16 cm width x approx 15 cm depth
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1276
Description
Rectangular metal bin with with front metal ring on top rim. Bin has torn rectangular paper label with 2 Chinese characters.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1276
Description
Rectangular metal bin with with front metal ring on top rim. Bin has torn rectangular paper label with 2 Chinese characters.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Label contains two Chinese characters that are literally translated to: "crane"; and "louse". When adjusted for English comprehension, product is "Fructus Carpesii". The dry fruit of Carpesium abrotanoides (plant). Grown in Henan, Shanxi, Shaanxi, Gansu, Guizhou, China. Bitter, pungent, neutral, slightly toxic. For spleen and stomach meridians. Expel parasites and promote digestion. To treat Parasitic abdominal pain and infantile malnutrition.
Measurements
27 cm height x 19 cm width x approx 19 cm depth
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1277
Description
Open rectangular metal bin with with front metal ring on top rim. Bin has slightly torn rectangular paper label with 3 Chinese characters.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1277
Description
Open rectangular metal bin with with front metal ring on top rim. Bin has slightly torn rectangular paper label with 3 Chinese characters.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
Marks/Labels
Label contains three Chinese characters that are literally translated to: "grass", "determine", and "bright". When adjusted for English comprehension, product is "Cassia Seed". It is the ripe seed of the annual herb Cassia obtusifolia L. or C. tora L. It is harvested when the fruits are ripe in autumn. It is bitter, sweet and slightly cold, and enters the liver and large intestine meridians. Its actions include clearing the liver, improving vision, and relaxing the bowels. It is used for all syndromes of eye diseases and for constipation due to dryness of the large intestine.
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
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Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1278
Description
Open square metal box. Two torn and stained rectangular paper labels, one pasted over the other. Original label has Chinese characters in black ink. Superimposed label has Chinese characters in red.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1278
Description
Open square metal box. Two torn and stained rectangular paper labels, one pasted over the other. Original label has Chinese characters in black ink. Superimposed label has Chinese characters in red.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Measurements
27 cm height x 19 cm width x approx 14 cm depth
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1279
Description
Open square dented metal bin with metal ring on top rim. Torn rectangular paper label with Chinese characters in black ink.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1279
Description
Open square dented metal bin with metal ring on top rim. Torn rectangular paper label with Chinese characters in black ink.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Measurements
28 cm height x 17 cm width x approx 14 cm depth
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1280
Description
Open rectangular dented metal bin with metal ring on top rim. Rectangular paper label with 3 Chinese characters in black ink. English words stencilled in ink on side of box.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1280
Description
Open rectangular dented metal bin with metal ring on top rim. Rectangular paper label with 3 Chinese characters in black ink. English words stencilled in ink on side of box.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Label contains 3 Chinese characters that are literally translated to: "hot"; "pepper"; "leaf". When ajusted for English comprehension, product is "Pepper Leaf." This is the leaf of capsicum frutescens. Grown in many areas of China. Taste bitter, warm. It is to reduce swelling, destroy parasites and relieve itching. To treat edma, neurodermatitis, scabies, frostbite, and carbuncles. Stamp reads "MADE IN CH / [indistinguishable] / HONG KONG"
Measurements
27 cm height x 16 cm width x approx 17 cm depth
Country Made
Hong Kong
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
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Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1281
Description
Open rectangular metal bin. Stained rectangular paper label with 2 Chinese characters in black ink.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1281
Description
Open rectangular metal bin. Stained rectangular paper label with 2 Chinese characters in black ink.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Label contains 2 Chinese characters that are literally translated to: " flower"; "pepper". When adjusted for English comprehension, product is "Szechuan pepper/ Chinese pricklyash Peel". Fruit of Szechuan pepper. Grown in many areas of China, but the best quality grows in Szechuan province. Taste: Pungent, warm. For spleen, stomach and kidney meridians. It is to alleviate pain, expel ascaris, destroy parasites and relieve itching. To treat vomiting and diarrhea due to cold-damp, ascariasis with abdominal pain, eczema and pruritus vulvae.
Measurements
24 cm height x 19 cm width x approx 19 cm depth
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1287
Description
Open square dented metal bin. Front has torn rectangular paper label with 3 Chinese characters in black ink. Side has Chinese characters written directly on tin in ink.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1287
Description
Open square dented metal bin. Front has torn rectangular paper label with 3 Chinese characters in black ink. Side has Chinese characters written directly on tin in ink.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Label contains 3 Chinese characters that are literally translated to: "dry";"pueraria lobota"; "kudzu vine"; "slice"; "piece". When adjusted for English comprehension, product is "root of lobed kudzuvine, kudzuvine root, root of thomson kudzuvine". This tall, yellowish-brown plant is used as a treatment for fever, headache, diarrhea, high blood pressure, angina, and deafness.
Measurements
24 cm height x 28 cm width x approx 30 cm depth
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1288
Description
Open rectangular metal bin. Torn paper label with partial Chinese characters written in black ink. Bin contains paper sack.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1288
Description
Open rectangular metal bin. Torn paper label with partial Chinese characters written in black ink. Bin contains paper sack.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Measurements
25 cm height x 28 cm width x 28 cm depth
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1294
Description
Open square dented metal bin. Torn rectangular paper label with partial Chinese characters in black ink.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1294
Description
Open square dented metal bin. Torn rectangular paper label with partial Chinese characters in black ink.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Label contains 1 full and other partial Chinese characters that literally translate to: "tricky"; "artful"; [a surname]. Adjusted translation is unknown. Use in traditional Chinese medicine is unknown.
Measurements
24 cm height x 28 cm width x approx 30 cm depth
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1351
Description
Rectangular metal bin with two small D shaped handles welded on opposite sides of the rim. Appears to have some tarnish and rust. Orange rectangular paper label with black Chinese characters is attached lengthwise to narrower side of bin. Label is ripped on two sides.
Object History
This item originates fromt he Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company," Victoria, B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1351
Description
Rectangular metal bin with two small D shaped handles welded on opposite sides of the rim. Appears to have some tarnish and rust. Orange rectangular paper label with black Chinese characters is attached lengthwise to narrower side of bin. Label is ripped on two sides.
Object History
This item originates fromt he Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company," Victoria, B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
The label contains three Chinese characters that are literally translated to: "cooked", "land, ground" and "charcoal, coal, a surname." When adjusted for English comprehension, product is "prepared rehmannia root." In traditional Chinese medicine, prepared rehmannia root has a dark black colour and a rough, shiny apprearance. The taste is sweet, and the texture is really soft. It is a good supplement to nourish yin and blood. It is used to cure dficiency of liver and kidney. It also helps with dizziness, tinnitus, and grey hair.
Measurements
31 cm H x 20 cm W x 20 cm D
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1353
Description
Metal tin box with rectangular gold-coloured label on side, containing 2 black Chinese characters placed vertically; two metal rings, at either end, on top of box.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1353
Description
Metal tin box with rectangular gold-coloured label on side, containing 2 black Chinese characters placed vertically; two metal rings, at either end, on top of box.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Measurements
20 cm height x 15 cm width x 17 cm length
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1355
Description
Metal tin box with gold-coloured rectangular label in English saying "The Imperial Oil Company Limited" "Royalite" with a black crown on the top and a diamond-shaped trademark on the bottom of one side; on adjacent side, another gold-coloured rectangular label containing 3 vertical black Chinese ch…
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1355
Description
Metal tin box with gold-coloured rectangular label in English saying "The Imperial Oil Company Limited" "Royalite" with a black crown on the top and a diamond-shaped trademark on the bottom of one side; on adjacent side, another gold-coloured rectangular label containing 3 vertical black Chinese characters; both labels have started to peel off.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Label contains 3 Chinese characters that are literally translated to: "white"; "seven"; "one thousandth". When adjusted for English comprehension, product is "puncturevine caltrop fruit." Puncturevine Caltrop Fruit is the dried, ripe fruit of Tribulus terestris L. It is collected in autumn. It enters the liver meridian, and pacifies/soothes the liver, dispels wind and improves vision. It is implicated in 1) the syndrome of liver yang hyperactivity; 2) stagnation of liver qi; 3) blood-shot eyes, nebula, vision disturbed ophthalmopathy due to wind-heat invasion; and 4) rubella with pruritus (severe itching).
Measurements
32 cm height x 10 cm width x 10 cm length
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1356
Description
Rusty gold-coloured metal tin box; rectangular label containing Chinese characters placed vertically appears on one side.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1356
Description
Rusty gold-coloured metal tin box; rectangular label containing Chinese characters placed vertically appears on one side.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store “Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co.”, Victoria B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Label contains Chinese characters that are literally translated to: "fry"; "the heart of a lotus seed"; "rice", "meter". When adjusted for English comprehension, product is "fried pearl barley." Fried pearl barley can be found throughout China, having only been found in Fujian, Hebei and Liaoning before globalization. It is used to clear damp and promot diuresis. It helps to clear away heat and eliminate pus, and also to cure myalgia. It is also a good treatment for diarrhea.
Measurements
32 cm height x 15 cm width x 15 cm length
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1360
Description
Rectangular metal bin. Appears to have some tarnish and rust. Remains of an orange rectangular paper label with black Chinese characters is attached lengthwise to one side of bin. Label is very ripped on sides and corners. Some Chinese characters are hand-written with a black marker or paint on …
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company," Victoria, B.C.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.1360
Description
Rectangular metal bin. Appears to have some tarnish and rust. Remains of an orange rectangular paper label with black Chinese characters is attached lengthwise to one side of bin. Label is very ripped on sides and corners. Some Chinese characters are hand-written with a black marker or paint on another side of the bin.
Object History
This item originates from the Chinese Herbalist Store "Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company," Victoria, B.C.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
The label contains three Chinese characters that are literally translated to: "dark green, ashy, a surname", "ear", and "son, seed, viscount, you." When adjusted for English comprehension, product is "fructus xanthii." In traditonal Chinese medicine, Fructus xanthiis is a common medicine in China and is often prescribed to fight the effects of over-smoking. Can also be helpful to lower blood sugar and help cardiovascular health.
Measurements
30 cm H x 22 cm W x 22 cm D
Subjects
Science & Technology Tools & Equipment
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Name Access
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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