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Metal tin canister with lid.

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.5.255
Description
Metal tin canister with lid (approximately 2 cm deep); brown rectangular label with 3 characters on front of canister.
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
HV975.5.255
Description
Metal tin canister with lid (approximately 2 cm deep); brown rectangular label with 3 characters on front of canister.
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 literally translate to: "present or submit"; "eggplant"; "child". When adjusted for comprehension, product is Litsea cubeba. Litsea cubeba, the aromatic litsea or may chang, is an evergreen tree or shrub. It can be found in Guangxi, Guangdong and Hunan provinces in China. The oil can also be extracted from the leaf. The timber is sometimes used for making furniture and crafts. Plant parts are also used in medicine. It is used for detoxification, to reduce swelling, to stop bleeding, treat snake bite, for injuries causing bleeding, swollen feet, and chronic bronchitis.
Measurements
13 cm height x 7 cm diameter
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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Chapter XI: Commerce Along Kingsway p. 75

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Bygones of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1977
, because they further agreed that two beds for the police and “other necessary furniture” be purchased — an act of thoughtfulness which certainly must have made the nights, at least, more comfortable for Burnaby’s lawmen. The population boom of 1912 put serious pressure on the small police force with
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