ILL U S TRAT E D B OO K S O F T H E Q I N G I N C E L E S T I A L E M P I R E AT T H E N LA – TAASA Review March 2016

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Nathan Woolley T he exhibition Celestial Empire: Life in China, 1644­1911 at the National Library of Australia (NLA) presents a selection of works produced under China’s last imperial dynasty.

Through a range of books, maps and other documents, the exhibition provides a tour of lived experience over nearly three centuries of Manchu rule.

The exhibits are drawn equally from the collections of the NLA and the National Library of China...