TEXT AND IMAGE: EAST ASIAN RARE BOOKS AND ART WORKS AT THE CLAREMONT COLLEGES
This online exhibit presents a selection of East Asian rare books and art works that were on display February 7-May 31 2018 at The Claremont Colleges Library. They range from the early 11th century to the early 20th century and exemplify the unique features and characteristics of traditional East Asian books and prints.
The exhibit highlights the teaching and research value of these resources and acknowledges donors whose generosity created the collections and keeps them in pristine condition. Special thanks to Prof. Allan Barr, Prof. Bruce Coats, Prof. Zhiru Ng, and Prof. Feng Xiao, for their contribution to this exhibition, and for their presentation in the Claremont Discourse Lecture series on February 8, 2018.
The exhibit was curated by Xiuying Zou, Head of the Asian Library, and coordinated by Ashley Larson, Public Services Librarian at the Special Collections, and Margaret Ellsworth, Communications and Programs Coordinator of The Claremont Colleges Library. For more information, please contact us .