Date: circa 1920
Credit: Chilliwack Museum and Archives, 1988.003.001
A full set of 144 Mahjong tiles and accompanying materials that was given to Maude Elizabeth Banks (nee Bremner; 1888–1953) from a Chinese foreman at Hulbert Hop Yards.
Mahjong was a popular game in Asia before becoming a North American trend during the 1920’s. The original name for the game means “Sparrow” in English.