Topic: Special Exhibition.
Description: Exhibition spanning the reigns of the three Emperors Kangxi
(1662-1722), Yongzheng (1723-1735), and Qianlong (1736-1795). Precious
robes, palace furnishings, paintings, scrolls, weapons, clocks,
astronomical instruments, fine porcelain, carvings, lacquer ware,
furniture, and an imperial throne.
Comment: Closes April 17, 2006.
Topic: Education project on cultural interactions in Eurasia.
Description: Education project using the "Silk Road" theme to explore
cultural interactions across Eurasia from the beginning of the Common
Era (A.D.) to the Seventeenth Century. Includes historical texts,
images, bibliography, art exhibition. Sponsored by the Simpson Center
for the Humanities at the University of Washington and the Silk road
Foundation of Saratoga, California, USA.
Comment: Focus on cultural history.
Topic: Annotated link list of internet resources.
Description: Part of a large link list on East- and Southeast Asia
maintained by Robert Y. Eng, Professor of History at the University of
Topic: Chinese Art.
Description: One of the best collections of Chinese art: Paintings,
calligraphy, tapestry & embroidery, rare
books, documents, bronzes, ceramics, jades.
Comment: Poor web site (slowly loading "Flash" applications).