COLLECTION, UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE Xiaoju Liu and Lauren Ellis – TAASA Review December 2020


This article was originally found in the December 2020 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 29, Issue 4, Page 24).

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Front cover of Arts and Life issue number 16, July 1935.

The image title is `Liu ta xi pan’, describing the subjects alongside a glazed tile pagoda and brook. Courtesy University of Melbourne Archives and Special Collections A mong its many unique cultural collections, the University of Melbourne is home to an East Asian Special Collection of around 20,000 items.

The predominantly Chinese and Japanese library collection includes many items not held elsewhere in Australia and complements the much larger East Asian general library collection...