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January 2, 2016 - May 22, 2016
Exhibition – Celestial Empire: Life in China 1644-1911- featuring city plans & maps
Celestial Empire: Life in China 1644-1911
National Library of Australia, Canberra. Dates – 2 January – 22 May 2016.
See exquisite and precious objects from the National Library of China. Marvel at drawings and plans for Beijing’s iconic palaces from the Yangshi Lei Archives, listed on UNESCO’s Memory of the World Register in 2007 and never before seen in Australia. Beautiful maps, books and prints come alive in ornate detail.
Further information on the exhibition website